8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 1 night
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights

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 striking features of Basilica di San Marco and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice route planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Venice. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary website.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough 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
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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