8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've now added St. Peter's Basilica to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sun), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, then appreciate the history behind St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

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New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence visit planning app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

1
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 17th (Sat): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Venice sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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