10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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10 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24​h
1
Venice
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 19th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Venice road trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Venice is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, classes, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip site .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome online attractions planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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