8 days in Crema, Florence & Rome Itinerary

8 days in Crema, Florence & Rome Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Crema
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Crema
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Crema — 2 nights

Crema is a city and comune in the province of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Crema, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria della Croce, then don't miss a visit to Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Crema holiday builder site.

Thessaloniki, Greece to Crema is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Thessaloniki, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Crema, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce for their historical value. Let the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo Nazionale del Bargello capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Crema to Florence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 2 nights

Eternal City

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 22nd (Mon): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and then visit Trastevere.

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Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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