11 days in Vatican City & Rome Itinerary

11 days in Vatican City & Rome Itinerary

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Rome
Drive:
15​min
Vatican City
— 1 night
Drive:
15​min
Rome
— 9 nights
Rome

2
days
Vatican City

Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums and then explore the ancient world of Ostia Antica. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at MOAI Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sabbianera Super Beach.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vatican City travel itinerary planner.

Rome to Vatican City is an approximately half hour car ride. May in Vatican City sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Vatican City

Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ostia Antica, MOAI Beach, Sabbianera Super Beach
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Vatican Museums
Sabbianera Super Beach
MOAI Beach

9
days
Rome

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eating Italy Food Tours has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at V Lounge Beach Club and Bioparco. For shopping fun, head to Via Condotti or Giuliani Fabbrica Marrons Glaces & Cioccolateria. Change things up with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, stop by Paciotti Salumeria, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome vacation builder.

Rome is just a stone's throw from Vatican City. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Shopping Sightseeing Parks

Side Trip

Villa d'Este
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Via Condotti
Colosseum
Palatine Hill

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