9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Peoria
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Milan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tremezzina
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Peoria


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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stop by I Tre Mercanti, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and then wander the streets of Cannaregio. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally step off the mainland to explore Isola di Burano.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planner.

Peoria, USA to Venice is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Peoria to Venice is 7 hours. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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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 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll around Comune Di Certaldo and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Comune Di Certaldo
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Comune Di Certaldo ©
Comune Di Certaldo
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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Milan

Milan ©
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 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and then look for gifts at La Rinascente.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan sightseeing planner.

Getting from Florence to Milan by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping Historic Sites
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
La Rinascente ©
La Rinascente

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nights
Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, choose your vessel at Turati Centro Nautico Lario, and then paddle through the water with AC Boat. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Azalea - Silk of Como, look for gifts at Barindelli & Trezzi, stop by Profumeria Bellagio, then stop by Bellagioseta, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Menaggio.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tremezzina trip builder.

Traveling by car from Milan to Tremezzina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Bellagio, Menaggio, Turati Centro Nautico Lario
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Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
AC Boat ©
AC Boat
Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario

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