7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 1 night
2
Milan
— 1 night
3
Florence
— 1 night
4
Rome
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary app.

Tehran, Iran to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find out how to plan a trip to Milan, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get a taste of the local shopping with M.G. Design, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence online itinerary maker.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Milan in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, take a stroll through Trastevere, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rome attractions planning website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

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

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