8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  5​h
1
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
2
Bologna
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Verona
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bucharest

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Palazzo Sansedoni, Siena Cathedral, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, see the interesting displays at Stibbert Museum, stop by SHANTI fascino d'Oriente, and admire the natural beauty at Villa Medicea La Petraia.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker site .

Bucharest, Romania to Florence is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Florence is minus 1 hour. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Siena
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Siena Cathedral ©
Siena Cathedral
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella

1
night
Bologna

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, see the interesting displays at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, and then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Comunale.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna day trip tool .

Getting from Florence to Bologna by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. August in Bologna sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Bologna

Tours Museums
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Food Tours
Museo per la Memoria di Ustica ©
Museo per la Memoria di Ustica
Palazzo Comunale ©
Palazzo Comunale

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nights
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of I Portoni della Bra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Santissima Trinita in Monte Oliveto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia, then explore the ancient world of Operaforte, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Teresa di Gesu Bambino, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Dello Scudo. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at SS. Siro e Libera, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), admire the masterpieces at Museo Canonicale, then take in the views from Ponte Pietra, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally look for gifts at Gulliver Libri Per Viaggiare.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Verona road trip planning website .

Take a train from Bologna to Verona in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Verona are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia ©
Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia
Torre dei Lamberti ©
Torre dei Lamberti
Ponte Pietra ©
Ponte Pietra

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, and then look for gifts at Caberlotto. Keep things going the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, make a trip to Chiesa di San Nicolo dei Mendicoli, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Storico Navale.

To find out how to plan a trip to Venice, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Spas Tours Museums

Side Trip

Basilica di Sant’Antonio
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Basilica di Sant’Antonio ©
Basilica di Sant’Antonio
Museo Storico Navale ©
Museo Storico Navale

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