8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 1 day
Drive
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Nettuno
— 1 night
Drive
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San Felice Circeo
— 1 night
Drive
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Gaeta
— 1 night
Drive
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence
— 1 night
Train

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Rome

— 1 day

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planning app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Rome. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nettuno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nettuno

— 1 night
Nettuno is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Rome in the Lazio region of central Italy, 60km south of Rome. On the 15th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Sicily Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, then take a stroll through Borgo medievale di Nettuno, then stop by Le Meraviglie del Mare, and finally make a trip to Torre Astura.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nettuno road trip website.

You can drive from Rome to Nettuno in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Nettuno are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to San Felice Circeo.

Things to do in Nettuno

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

San Felice Circeo

— 1 night
San Felice Circeo is a town and comune in the province of Latina, in the Lazio region of central Italy.It is included in that Circeo National Park. On the 16th (Mon), get outside with Club Verdemare Circeo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dell'Immacolata, then don't miss a visit to La Villa dei Quattro Venti, and finally don't miss a visit to San Felice Circeo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the San Felice Circeo trip planner.

You can drive from Nettuno to San Felice Circeo in an hour. In August in San Felice Circeo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gaeta.

Things to do in San Felice Circeo

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Gaeta

— 1 night
Gaeta is a city and comune in the province of Latina, in Lazio, central Italy. On the 17th (Tue), stroll through La Playa Caliente, kick back and relax at Lido Onda Blu, then don't miss a visit to Santuario Santissima Trinita, and finally get great views at Santuario della Santissima Trinita - Della Montagna Spaccata.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gaeta trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Felice Circeo to Gaeta takes an hour. August in Gaeta sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Gaeta

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Sorrento

— 2 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 18th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park and then cool off at Fornillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Art & Craft Gallery, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento holiday planner.

You can take a train from Gaeta to Sorrento in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Gaeta in August, Sorrento is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Venice itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Sorrento to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Sorrento in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Venice, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Florence

— 1 night

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 21st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.