8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 2 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 25th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and finally don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Zaccaria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Venice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Venice. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairo in January, with highs in Venice at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

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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 27th (Mon): make a trip to L’importuno di Michelangelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Venice in January, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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

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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

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

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