9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
3
Naples
— 1 night
Train
4
Florence
— 3 nights
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Venice

— 2 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.
On the 1st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Venice is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Venice is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in September, things will get much colder in Venice: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then delve into the distant past at Forum, and then make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Naples itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Naples are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation maker site.

Take a train from Naples to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Naples in September, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Italy travel guide

4.6
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.