8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Alghero, Sardinia
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Rome
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: London


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1
night
Alghero, Sardinia

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Alghero trip tool .

London, UK to Alghero is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in June, things will get a bit warmer in Alghero: highs are around 33°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Alghero

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 22nd (Mon), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and then don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rome online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Alghero to Rome in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to 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
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 24th (Wed), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, then admire the landmark architecture of Cappelle Medicee, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
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 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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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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