8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thenexplore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile.

Before you visit Venice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Venice is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In October, Venice is colder than Dubai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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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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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 27th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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 29th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, thenmake a trip to Piazza Navona, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online travel planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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