8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  21​h
1
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cabras, Sardinia
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Rome
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  12​h 30​min
End: Washington DC


2
nights
San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Spiaggia dell' Isuledda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach and then kick back and relax at La Cinta.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Teodoro attractions tool .

Washington DC, USA to San Teodoro is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in July, San Teodoro is little chillier at night with lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Cabras.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Isuledda Beach
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Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
La Cinta ©
La Cinta

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Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
On the 7th (Sat), kick back and relax at Spiaggia tra San Giovanni di Sinis e Is Aruttas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Is Aruttas. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Maimoni Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, and then kick back and relax at Sa Mesa Longa.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cabras visit planner .

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to Cabras takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cabras

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, Maimoni Beach
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Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Maimoni Beach ©
Maimoni Beach
Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa

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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.
On the 9th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Colosseum and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight from Cabras to Rome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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