8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner
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Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Milan
— 1 night
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder app.

Cairo, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in January; daily highs in Rome reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train 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.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence attractions tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Venice — 2 nights

City of Romance

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 5th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Milan.
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Milan — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Milan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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