10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Alghero, Sardinia
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Toronto

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day
Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Civica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Baia Dei Venti, and finally take advantage of the amenities at Summer Dream.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Alghero trip itinerary site.

Toronto, Canada to Alghero is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in August: highs in Alghero hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Alghero

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Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Summer Dream ©
Summer Dream
La Baia Dei Venti ©
La Baia Dei Venti

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San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Brandinchi, stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Taverna Beach, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia Isuledda.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Teodoro online holiday planner.

Drive from Alghero to San Teodoro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in San Teodoro, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Porto Taverna Beach, Spiaggia Isuledda, Cala Brandinchi
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Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo ©
Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 4th (Tue), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and finally explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Trastevere, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rome attractions tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from San Teodoro to Rome in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 6th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice online trip maker.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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