8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  6 h
1
Alghero, Sardinia
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Ravello
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London

1
night
Alghero, Sardinia

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alghero attractions site.

London, UK to Alghero is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Alghero. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in Alghero: highs are around 36°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, thenadmire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally delve into the distant past at Pantheon. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, thendelve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip app.

Fly from Alghero to Rome in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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night
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 11th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello trip planning website.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Ravello, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Amalfi
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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 12th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Assisi trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Assisi when traveling from Ravello in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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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 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence journey planning app.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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