6 days in Italy Itinerary

6 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
Bus
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Pisa
— 1 night
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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 7th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and then browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

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Manchester, UK to Rome is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in October: high temperatures in Rome hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

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Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce and then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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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 12th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Pisa are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Pisa

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.