10 days in Southern Italy & Northwest Italy Itinerary

10 days in Southern Italy & Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Pompeii
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Venice
— 2 nights

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Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Villa Cimbrone Gardens), Walk Positano by Gabriella (in Positano) and Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso & Duomo di Sant'Andrea). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, make a trip to Forum Baths, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pompeii online trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Pompeii is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dublin in October, expect Pompeii to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Food Tours
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Pompeii to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence

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 28th (Wed), get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Venice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Venice driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in October: highs in Venice hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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