8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Perugia
Bus:  2 h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Perugia

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.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Palatine Hill. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip site .

Perugia to Rome is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. October in Rome sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in October, you will find days in Venice are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Family-friendly places like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Boboli Gardens will thrill your kids. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
The Boboli Gardens ©
The Boboli Gardens

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