8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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

2
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: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

Miami, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Miami in May; daily highs in Rome reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

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

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensee the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thencontemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, thenmake a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip planning tool.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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

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