8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 1 night
2
Lampedusa
— 1 night
3
Taormina, Sicily
— 1 night
4
Assisi
— 1 night
5
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 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, stop by Cannaregio, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planning app.

Tallinn, Estonia to Venice is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Venice is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tallinn in October, with highs in Venice at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
On the 12th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli, and then kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lampedusa journey website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Lampedusa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Venice in October, with highs in Lampedusa at 29°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach

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Taormina, Sicily

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): walk around Villa Comunale, then stroll through Isola Bella, then make a trip to Corso Umberto, and finally go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Taormina online trip builder.

You can fly from Lampedusa to Taormina in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Lampedusa in October, plan for little chillier nights in Taormina, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale
Piazza IX Aprile ©
Piazza IX Aprile

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Taormina to Assisi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Taormina in October: high temperatures in Assisi hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and contemplate the long history of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning tool.

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

St. Peter's Square, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano ©
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls

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