7 days in Venice, Bologna & Florence Itinerary

7 days in Venice, Bologna & Florence Itinerary

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7 days in Venice, Bologna & Florence Itinerary

Start: Tehran
Subway + Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bologna
— 1 night
Train:  45​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Subway:  11​h 15​min
End: Tehran

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then browse the exhibits of Casa dei Tre Oci, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary builder tool .

Tehran, Iran to Venice is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tehran in April, expect Venice to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bologna.

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Abacanto Home, look for gifts at Strix Libreria Magica New Age, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then shop like a local with Bologna Fotografata. Tre Secoli di Sguardi, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

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Abacanto Home ©
Abacanto Home
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Florence Shop 4 It, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence route builder tool .

Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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