8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Rome
1
Rome
— Few hours
Train:  4​h
2
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
3
Genoa
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
5
Verona
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Venice
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Rome
— 1 night
End: Rome

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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.
For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will leave for Cinque Terre on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Rome

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife
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nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre as well as Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Cinque Terre in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©

1
night
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, Aquarium of Genoa, Mercato Orientale, and other attractions you added. On the 5th (Tue), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa and then hunt for treasures at Mercato Orientale.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Genoa online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Genoa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cinque Terre in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Genoa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Romeo Viganotti ©
Romeo Viganotti
Villa del Principe ©
Villa del Principe

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
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.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, get a taste of the local shopping with Brera District, see the interesting displays at Gallerie d’Italia, get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, then browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Novecento.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Milan trip planner .

Traveling by train from Genoa to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Genoa in November, expect Milan to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Villa Necchi Campiglio ©
Villa Necchi Campiglio
Gallerie d’Italia ©
Gallerie d’Italia

1
night
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza dei Signori, Casa di Giulietta, Ponte Pietra, and other attractions you added. On the 8th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona, then take in the views from Ponte Pietra, then browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta, and finally make a trip to Piazza dei Signori.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Verona online travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Lido di Venezia.

Things to do in Verona

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta
Piazza dei Signori ©
Piazza dei Signori
Ponte Pietra ©
Ponte Pietra

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day
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.
On the 9th (Sat), hunt for treasures at Mercati di Rialto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Venice journey planner .

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Ponte dei Sospiri ©
Ponte dei Sospiri

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night
Rome

Rome ©
Trevi Fountain has been added to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome itinerary site .

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in November: highs in Rome hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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