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Rome — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Palatine Hill and Trevi Fountain. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Denver to Rome, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in March; daily highs in Rome reach 61°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.
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Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Bring the kids along to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Venice — 4 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Verona.
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Verona — 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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 29th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally listen to music at Arena di Verona.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Verona route website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in March, expect Verona to be warmer, temps between 84°F and 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Milan.
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Milan — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Verona in March: high temperatures in Milan hover around 57°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.