8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Cinque Terre
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Pisa — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Leaning Tower of Pisa has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisa route app.

Valletta, Malta to Pisa is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Traveling from Valletta in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pisa, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Ponte Vecchio make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Duomo di Siena, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and examine the collection at Mus.e Firenze Palazzo Vecchio.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Pisa.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Pisa — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes St Martin Cathedral as well as Piazza dei Miracoli. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, and then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pisa trip website.

Drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for Cinque Terre.
Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Cinque Terre — 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Family-friendly places like Baia del Silenzio and Portovenere will thrill your kids. Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Porta del Borgo (in Porto Venere) and Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura (in Levanto). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Giovanni Battista, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Pisa to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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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.