8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 1 night
2
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 1 night
4
Rome
— 3 nights

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night
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 16th (Mon): look for gifts at Vecchia Murano V.M. srl, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, thenstop by Campo Santa Margherita, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Venice Marco Polo Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
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Chiesa di San Zaccaria ©
Chiesa di San Zaccaria
Santa Maria dei Miracoli ©
Santa Maria dei Miracoli
Church of San Pantalon ©
Church of San Pantalon

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nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro and Castello Doria. Appreciate the collections at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello and Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cinque Terre: Ponte Thaon di Revel (in La Spezia), Chiesa di San Giorgio (in Tellaro) and Genoa (Museo Diocesano Chiostro dei Canonici di San Lorenzo & Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, admire the striking features of Chiesa Di San Pietro, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Groppo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cinque Terre driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Genoa, Tellaro, Ponte Thaon di Revel
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Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello
Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro ©
Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 20th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Corridoio Vasariano, see the interesting displays at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, thentour or see a show at Palazzo Strozzi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Florence journey maker.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Corridoio Vasariano ©
Corridoio Vasariano
Palazzo Strozzi ©
Palazzo Strozzi
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele ©
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Prassede, make a trip to Domus Aurea, explore the galleries of Villa Farnesina, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Campidoglio.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route planning tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Stanze di Raffaello ©
Stanze di Raffaello
Vatican Necropolis ©
Vatican Necropolis
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo

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