8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 1 night
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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 28th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice vacation planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 30th (Tue), examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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