9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Kutaisi
Fly:  6 h
1
Milan
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Genoa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Portofino
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
4
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Pisa
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
7
Bologna
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
8
Ferrara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Venice
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Verona
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Milan
— Few hours
Fly:  6 h
End: Kutaisi

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Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 25th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan online route planner.

Kutaisi, Georgia to Milan is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kutaisi to Milan due to the time zone difference. In March in Milan, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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Genoa

Genoa
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Genoa attractions planning tool.

Take a train from Milan to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Milan in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Genoa, with lows of 9°C. You'll set off for Portofino on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. On the 26th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Portofino online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Genoa to Portofino in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. March in Portofino sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites
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Castello Brown ©
Castello Brown
Faro di Portofino ©
Faro di Portofino

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 26th (Thu), get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip planning site.

Getting from Portofino to Cinque Terre by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Portofino in March, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church

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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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Take a train from Cinque Terre to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Pisa are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Archeologico, then steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Maggiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna holiday planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Ferrara.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©

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Ferrara

Ferrara ©
With surrounding medieval walls and network of 15th- and 16th-century architecture, the city of Ferrara is often deemed the Heart of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo dei Diamanti, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia), appreciate the extensive heritage of Via delle Volte, pause for some serene contemplation at Ferrara Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Municipale, and finally steep yourself in history at Castello Estense.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ferrara online trip maker.

Ferrara is very close to Bologna. In March in Ferrara, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ferrara

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense
Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia) ©
Ferrara Cathedral ©
Ferrara Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Ferrara to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Venice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 1st (Wed), look for gifts at Patrizia Prencipe, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, then don't miss a visit to Cappella dei Notai, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Verona vacation planning website.

You can take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Venice in March, things will get much warmer in Verona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

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Milan

Milan
For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milan driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Verona to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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