6 days in Italy Itinerary

6 days in Italy Itinerary

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Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and then explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally don't miss a visit to Vaticano Egyptian Obelisk.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dusseldorf in March; daily highs in Rome reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

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Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 19th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally don't miss a visit to Palazzo Vecchio.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Florence online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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City of Romance

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 21st (Sun), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.