9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 1 day
Drive
2
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive
3
Florence
— 1 night
Drive
4
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive
5
Siena
— 1 night
Drive
6
Perugia
— 1 night
Drive
7
Gubbio
— 1 night
Drive
8
Assisi
— 1 night
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Rome
— 1 night
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Venice

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 2nd (Wed), make a trip to Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Venice tour itinerary builder tool.

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 difference when traveling from London to Venice is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Venice reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

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Lucca

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, then contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lucca road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Lucca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Lucca, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Lucca

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence attractions website.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

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San Gimignano

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano, do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, then steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, and finally get engrossed in the history at Torre e Casa Campatelli.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Gimignano online trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in San Gimignano sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

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Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, gain insight at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Siena planner.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Siena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Siena are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Perugia.

Things to do in Siena

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

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Perugia

Green Heart of Italy

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, get a dose of the wild on Wild Foods Italy, explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, then explore the world behind art at Collegio del Cambio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio Di San Giovanni Battista, and finally admire the masterpieces at Studio Moretti Caselli.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Perugia day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Perugia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Perugia sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gubbio.

Things to do in Perugia

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

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Gubbio

Gubbio is a town and comune in the far northeastern part of the Italian province of Perugia (Umbria). On the 8th (Tue), fly like a bird with Deltaplano Biposto Tandem Hang Gliding, stop by Il Megalite, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, then steep yourself in history at Church of St. Augustine (Sant'Agostino), and finally don't miss a visit to MAUSOLEO DEI 40 MARTIRI.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gubbio road trip planning website.

You can drive from Perugia to Gubbio in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Perugia in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gubbio: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Gubbio

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

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Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 9th (Wed), soar above the sights with Balloon Adventures Italy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gubbio to Assisi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Gubbio, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Assisi, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

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Rome

Eternal City

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 10th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Rome road trip site.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

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.