8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Bologna
— 1 day
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Florence
— 1 night
3
Passignano Sul Trasimeno
— 1 night
4
Perugia
— Few hours
5
Terni
— 1 night
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Orvieto
— 1 day
7
Bolsena
— 1 night
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Saturnia
— Few hours
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Sestri Levante
— 3 nights

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

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Pavia to Bologna is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basilica of Santa Croce
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Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 24th (Fri), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence trip tool.

You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Passignano Sul Trasimeno.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Passignano Sul Trasimeno

Passignano Sul Trasimeno
Passignano sul Trasimeno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region of Umbria, located about 20 km northwest of Perugia.Passignano was home to a historic Italian airplane factory, the SAI Ambrosini, now abandoned as an industrial center but still used as an association center. To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Passignano Sul Trasimeno holiday planner.

Drive from Florence to Passignano Sul Trasimeno in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Passignano Sul Trasimeno are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Perugia.

Things to do in Passignano Sul Trasimeno

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife
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Perugia

Perugia
Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Perugia road trip planning website.

Perugia is just a stone's throw from Passignano Sul Trasimeno. In July, daytime highs in Perugia are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Terni.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Terni

Terni ©
Terni is a city in the southern portion of the Region of Umbria in central Italy. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Francesco, then head outdoors with Lago di Piediluco, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata delle Marmore, and finally delve into the distant past at Carsulae - Parco Archeologico.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Terni itinerary builder website.

Getting from Perugia to Terni by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Perugia in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Terni. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orvieto.

Things to do in Terni

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Santuario di San Francesco ©
Santuario di San Francesco
Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Lago di Piediluco ©
Lago di Piediluco

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Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Decugnano dei Barbi and then contemplate the long history of Pozzo di San Patrizio.

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Getting from Terni to Orvieto by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Orvieto when traveling from Terni in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bolsena.

Things to do in Orvieto

Wineries · Historic Sites
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Decugnano dei Barbi ©
Decugnano dei Barbi
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio

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Bolsena

Bolsena
Bolsena is a town and comune of Italy, in the province of Viterbo in northern Lazio on the eastern shore of Lake Bolsena. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Christina.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bolsena vacation planner.

Bolsena is just a short distance from Orvieto. In July, daytime highs in Bolsena are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Saturnia.

Things to do in Bolsena

Historic Sites
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Saturnia

Saturnia
To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saturnia attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bolsena to Saturnia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Saturnia are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You'll set off for Sestri Levante on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Saturnia

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
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Sestri Levante

Sestri Levante ©
Sestri Levante is a town and comune in Liguria, Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Area Marina Protetta Portofino (in Portofino), Abbazia di San Fruttuoso (in Camogli) and Santa Margherita Ligure (Santa Margherita Ligure & Villa Durazzo). There's much more to do: stroll through Sun Beach, trek along Hike the Punta Manara, don't miss a visit to Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro In Vincoli.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sestri Levante trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Saturnia to Sestri Levante in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sestri Levante

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Margherita Ligure, Area Marina Protetta Portofino, Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo, Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
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Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Sun Beach ©
Sun Beach
Santa Margherita Ligure ©
Santa Margherita Ligure

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