8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riga
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Riga

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, thenponder the design of Trevi Fountain, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

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Riga, Latvia to Rome is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Riga in October, plan for much warmer days in Rome, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 5th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thentake some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenexplore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read Florence online holiday builder.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Canal Grande and Piazza San Marco. You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Giorgio Maggiore and Ponte dei Sospiri. Next up on the itinerary: visit Cannaregio, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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