8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dubai

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.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Venice is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Venice. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in June: high temperatures in Venice hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, take a stroll through Quinzano, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Verona online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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 4th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

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