8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Venice
— 2 nights

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

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Newark, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in December, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the activities along Canal Grande, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, thencontemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thencontemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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