8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Rome
— 2 nights
Train + Subway:  2​h 45​min
3
Sorrento
— 1 night
Ferry:  30​min
4
Positano
— Few hours
Bus:  30​min
5
Ravello
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

1
night
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 13th (Fri): examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Florence is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Florence. In March, Florence is colder than San Juan - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome travel route app .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Vinicola De Angelis, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then look for gifts at Antonella Ferrante.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sorrento day trip website .

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Sorrento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Wineries Shopping
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Food Tours
Vinicola De Angelis ©
Vinicola De Angelis
Antonella Ferrante ©
Antonella Ferrante

few
hours
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.
To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Positano online trip planner .

Positano is just a short distance from Sorrento. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Positano

Tours Outdoors Transportation

1
night
Ravello

Ravello ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally look for gifts at Kundry Bottega d'Arte.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ravello holiday planner .

Ravello is just a short distance from Positano. In March, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Capri.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Amalfi
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Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

1
night
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): make a trip to Belvedere Cannone.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Capri vacation website .

Drive from Ravello to Capri in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone

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