8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Turin
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
4
Catania
— Few hours
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Bengaluru


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3
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 (Mon): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally ponder the design of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome tour itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In April, Rome is colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
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 25th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Florence

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

1
night
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and then get great views at Basilica of Superga.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turin trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Florence in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Catania.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

few
hours
Catania

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, and then steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Catania day trip planning site.

Getting from Turin to Catania by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Turin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Catania, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Monastero dei Benedettini ©
Monastero dei Benedettini
Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania ©
Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania

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