7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Venice
— 1 night
2
Florence
— 1 night
3
Rome
— 1 night
4
Ravello
— 1 night
5
Naples
— 1 night

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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 7th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, thenexplore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice travel route planning website.

Philadelphia, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Venice due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

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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 9th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
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.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, thenmake a trip to Roman Forum, thencontemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome journey planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia San Giovanni, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravello trip maker.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Ravello dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Amalfi, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, thenexplore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli.

Discover how to plan a Naples trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, Naples is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte ©
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte

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