8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Venice
— 2 nights

3
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary app.

Glasgow, UK to Rome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Glasgow in October, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pick up some local products at La Bottega del Produttore, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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

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 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thencontemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Ca' d'Oro, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in October: highs in Venice hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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

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