8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza Navona and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, steep yourself in history at Forum of Augustus, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome itinerary maker website.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rome is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Rome. When traveling from Kuwait City in August, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Rome: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

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Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fenis.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fenis attractions planner.

You can drive from Florence to Fenis in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to Venice.

Things to do in Fenis

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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City of Romance

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 17th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Fenis to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.