7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly:  14 h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Castiglione D'Orcia
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  13 h 15 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, then explore the activities along Laguna Veneta, and then wander the streets of Cannaregio.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice trip site.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Venice is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in February; daily highs in Venice reach 50°F and lows reach 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

1
night
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 14th (Wed): get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence travel planner.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in February, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Castiglione D'Orcia.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

few
hours
Castiglione D'Orcia

Castiglione D'Orcia ©
Castiglione d'Orcia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region of Tuscany, located about 90km southeast of Florence and about 40km southeast of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia, not far from the Via Cassia.Castiglione d'Orcia borders the following municipalities: Abbadia San Salvatore, Castel del Piano, Montalcino, Pienza, Radicofani, San Quirico d'Orcia, Seggiano.HistoryThe settlement is mentioned for the first time in 714, when it was a possession of the Aldobrandeschi family. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Abbazia di Sant'Antimo and then get to know the fascinating history of Via Francigena.

Plan a Castiglione D'Orcia trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Florence to Castiglione D'Orcia in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Castiglione D'Orcia are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Castiglione D'Orcia

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Via Francigena, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
Highlights from your plan
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Castiglione D'Orcia to Rome in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico
Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli ©
Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli

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