8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome tour planner.

Doha, Qatar to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Rome is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Doha in May, things will get colder in Rome: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cappelle Medicee, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence sightseeing planning app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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

2
nights
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 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip site.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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