9 days in Rome, Pompeii & Venice Itinerary

9 days in Rome, Pompeii & Venice Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  13 h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Pompeii
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musei Capitolini. Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip website.

Toronto, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in May; daily highs in Rome reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Pompeii: Positano (Spiaggia Grande & Church of Santa Maria Assunta), Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione) and Ravello (Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, &more). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Lupanar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri.

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You can take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Amalfi
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, thencontemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sebastiano.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation maker site.

Getting from Pompeii to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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