8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 1 night
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Bologna
— 1 night
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Naples
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stop by Cannaregio and then don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary builder site.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Venice is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo Ducati, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Petronio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bologna are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Museo Ducati
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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Museo Ducati ©
Museo Ducati
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

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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 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, examine the collection at Stibbert Museum, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally get advice or help at Palazzo Strozzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, get engrossed in the history at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planning site.

You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome vacation planning site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 14th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Gesu Nuovo Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples attractions planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums
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Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
Cimitero delle Fontanelle ©
Cimitero delle Fontanelle
Gesu Nuovo Church ©
Gesu Nuovo Church

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