8 days in Florence, Bologna & Venice Itinerary

8 days in Florence, Bologna & Venice Itinerary

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8 days in Florence, Bologna & Venice Itinerary

Start: Tehran
plane:  11​h 30​min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
2
Bologna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
plane:  11​h
End: Tehran

2
nights
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 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard and then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planning tool .

Tehran, Iran to Florence is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tehran in April, things will get slightly colder in Florence: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Castello del Trebbio
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at La Tarlatana, steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, then make a trip to Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, then take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo dei Diamanti, and finally steep yourself in history at Castello Estense.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Bologna trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Bologna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ferrara, Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Museo Ferrari
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Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense

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.
On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at San Marco 801, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip maker app .

You can drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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