8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  16​h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + tram:  14​h 15​min
End: Dallas


2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the striking features of Porta della Carta, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to St. Mark's Square, and finally admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice holiday tool .

Dallas, USA to Venice is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Venice is 7 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in June; daily highs in Venice reach 81°F and lows reach 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
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 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, and finally get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Venice in June since evenings lows in Florence dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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, museums, nightlife, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 65°F in Rome. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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