8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Paphos
Fly:  2 h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Florence
— 1 day
Train:  2 h
3
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Naples
— 1 night
ferry:  2 h 30 min
5
Capri
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Naples
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
7
Positano
— 1 day
Bus:  1 h 30 min
8
Naples
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  8 h 30 min
End: Paphos

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Via Condotti, Piazza del Campidoglio, Piazza Venezia, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take a stroll through Via Condotti, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio, then admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, and finally appreciate the history behind Altare Della Patria.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Paphos, Cyprus to Rome is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paphos to Rome. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Paphos in March; daily highs in Rome reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
day
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo as well as Trastevere. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Trastevere ©
Trastevere

1
night
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your list of things to see and do now includes Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino, Centro Storico, Piazza del Plebiscito, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gesu Nuovo Church, then wander the streets of Decumani di Napoli, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Piazza del Plebiscito ©
Piazza del Plebiscito
Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino ©
Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino

1
day
Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): cruise along Via Krupp, tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa di santo Stefano, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Piccola.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Capri tour planner .

Traveling by car from Naples to Capri takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Chiesa di santo Stefano ©
Chiesa di santo Stefano

1
night
Naples

Naples ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castel Sant'Elmo, Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli and Castel dell'Ovo. On the 3rd (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Castel dell'Ovo and then get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Naples itinerary planner.

Getting from Capri to Naples by car takes about 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli ©
Castel dell'Ovo ©
Castel dell'Ovo
Castel Sant'Elmo
Castel Sant'Elmo

1
day
Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spiaggia Grande as well as Church of Santa Maria Assunta. On the 4th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, kick back and relax at Fornillo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Positano trip maker app .

You can take a bus from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. April in Positano sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Church of Santa Maria Assunta ©
Church of Santa Maria Assunta

1
night
Naples

Naples
For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Naples tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by bus from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Naples

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

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