8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Venice
— 2 nights

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Albany, USA to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, tram, and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Albany to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albany in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

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

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 9th (Fri), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, and finally admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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 11th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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