8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy Trip Planner

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Pisa
— 1 day
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 1 night
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Pisa

— 1 day
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
You've now added Camposanto to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally steep yourself in history at Camposanto.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip itinerary planning website.

London, UK to Pisa is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Pisa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Pisa to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

Venice

— 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palazzo Grassi, Teatro La Fenice and Piazza San Marco. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and then explore the galleries of Palazzo Grassi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally catch a live performance at Teatro La Fenice.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice driving holiday planner.

Drive from Pisa to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Vatican Museums, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, make a trip to Vaticano Egyptian Obelisk, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then make a trip to St. Peter's Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at Walking Tour in Rome. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, look for gifts at Officine Creative Roma, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Scuderie del Quirinale.

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Rome tour planner.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. May in Rome sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

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Florence

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Piazzale Michelangelo, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence online itinerary maker.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.