7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Rome — 2 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online sightseeing planner.

Cincinnati, USA to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Rome. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.
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Florence — 1 night

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 10th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice — 2 nights

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 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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