8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Montecchio Maggiore
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Peschiera del Garda
— 1 day
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Verona
— 3 nights
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Sirmione
— 1 night
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Padua
— 1 night
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Venice
— 1 night
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Montecchio Maggiore

Montecchio Maggiore is a town and comune in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Montecchio Maggiore road trip app.

Osijek, Croatia to Montecchio Maggiore is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Montecchio Maggiore when traveling from Osijek in August, with lows around 24°C. You'll set off for Peschiera del Garda on the 10th (Wed).
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Peschiera del Garda — 1 day

Peschiera del Garda is a town and comune in the province of Verona, in Veneto, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Natura Viva, find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia litorale Cappuccini.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Peschiera del Garda holiday site.

Traveling by car from Montecchio Maggiore to Peschiera del Garda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Peschiera del Garda can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 3 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
On the 11th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, then don't miss a visit to Via Mazzini, then take in the views from Ponte Scaligero, and finally catch a live performance at Arena di Verona. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, then snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Verona road trip planning app.

Drive from Peschiera del Garda to Verona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sirmione.
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Sirmione — 1 night

Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Sirmione, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di S. Anna, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jamaica Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sirmione trip maker site.

You can drive from Verona to Sirmione in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Sirmione, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Padua.
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Padua — 1 night

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Statua di Elena Cornaro Piscopia, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio di San Giorgio - World Heritage Site, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Prato della Valle.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Padua trip planner.

Getting from Sirmione to Padua by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Sirmione in August, plan for slightly colder days in Padua, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Venice.
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Venice — 1 night

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 15th (Mon): explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

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You can take a shuttle from Padua to Venice in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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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