9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

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Venice
— 1 night
Drive
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Canazei
— 1 night
Drive
3
Pisa
— 1 night
Fly
4
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Salerno
— 2 nights
Fly
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Palermo
— 1 night
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Venice

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, 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. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation maker site.

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Canazei.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Canazei

— 1 night
Canazei is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the upper part of the Val di Fassa, about 110km northeast of Trento. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Miniclub Tananai, take some stellar pictures from Sentiero Viel del Pan, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sass Pordoi, and finally get outside with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Canazei trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Canazei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August in Canazei, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Canazei

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Pisa

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 17th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then contemplate the long history of Camposanto, then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pisa trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Canazei to Pisa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Pisa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Rome

— 2 nights

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 18th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Pisa to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Salerno

— 2 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Caseificio Rivabianca, then get outside with Lido Esercito, then explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Di Santa Maria de Lama, then look for gifts at Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, then head outdoors with Cilento, and finally steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salerno online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rome to Salerno in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Salerno, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Palermo

— 1 night
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, then stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Via d'Amelio.

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Getting from Salerno to Palermo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites
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Italy travel guide

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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.