7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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7 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Sun), wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice travel itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Venice is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in Venice hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): trek along Cinque Terre Trails, then get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, and then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cinque Terre visit planner.

Drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 21st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Chiesa e Museo di Orsanmichele, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence journey website .

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome driving holiday planning app .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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