9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take an in-depth tour of Welcome to Rome, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, and finally shop like a local with Via Condotti.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip tool.

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Rome is minus 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in May; daily highs in Rome reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, stop by Assisi Jewels, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio dei Pellegrini, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola.

For where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Assisi trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Assisi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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2
nights
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 5th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, steep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence trip builder site.

Drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Venice.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
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.
On the 7th (Thu), take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, wander the streets of Cannaregio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Mercati di Rialto, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then contemplate the long history of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker website.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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