8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Naples
Train:  3 h
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Milan
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Edmonton

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza della Signoria, Campanile di Giotto and Leaning Tower of Pisa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker website.

Naples to Florence is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Naples in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
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.
You've now added Ponte di Rialto to your itinerary. On your second day here, explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for Milan.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bosco Verticale, Dmag, Via Monte Napoleone, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary maker site .

Take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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