7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 night
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Drive to Ischia, Ferry to Pozzuoli, Drive to Rome
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 1 night

City of Romance

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 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice day trip planner.

Detroit, USA to Venice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. August in Venice sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Forio.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Forio, Isola d'Ischia

— 1 night
You've now added Giardini Poseidon Terme to your itinerary. On the 10th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Citara, boost your wellbeing at Giardini Poseidon Terme, and then take a tour by water with Diving Agency.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Forio attractions website.

Getting from Florence to Forio by combination of train and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Florence in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 73°F in Forio. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Forio

Spas · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On your second day here, make a trip to Spanish Steps and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome holiday maker.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Forio to Rome in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. August in Rome sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.