Update 7/11: Changed my mind again and removed Florence from the itinerary so that I could spend the time in Provence, France, instead. Maybe I'll add Florence back in if I cut something else out.
Update 6/12: I squeezed out a couple extra days here and there from my itinerary to make room for a stop in Florence after Rome. Those who have been told me that I couldn't come through Italy and not stop here. So I'll check it out.
I get into Florence at 9:45am from Rome on Nov 8th.
Fodors has this listed for its two-day itinerary
- Day 1: Morning at the Uffizi Gallery, then the Piazza della Signoria, then the Duomo. Climb the steps to the cupola of the cathedral dome for a great view. Spend the afternoon relaxing, shopping or wandering the medieval streets or head out to Fiesole to experience the ancient amphitheater and beautiful views of the Tuscan countryside.
- Day 2: See Michelangelo's David at the Galleria dell'Accademia, the Medici Chapels, the Palazzo Pitti and Boboli Gardens, and the churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce. Spend the afternoon on a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo for a sweeping view of the Florentine countryside.
On the morning of Nov 9th, it's off from Florence to Pisa on the 8:05am to 9:22am train.