8 days in Italy, London & Palma de Mallorca Itinerary

8 days in Italy, London & Palma de Mallorca Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 11th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planning tool.

Valletta, Malta to Rome is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Valletta in August, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

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Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

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Venice, Italy

— 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.
On the 14th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to London.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our London trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Venice to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Venice to London is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Venice in August; daily highs in London reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Palma de Mallorca.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
On the 18th (Thu), stop by Tara's, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, then see some colorful creatures with Big Blue Diving, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Fly from London to Palma de Mallorca in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Palma de Mallorca is 1 hour. Traveling from London in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Palma de Mallorca: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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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.