8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
Fly:  7 h
1
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Cairo

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Mura Venete. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, see the interesting displays at Gallerie d’Italia, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, thenexamine the collection at Museo del Novecento, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan online route planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Milan is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in August, things will get little chillier in Milan: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. You'll set off for Florence on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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Mura Venete
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Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro
Gallerie d’Italia ©
Gallerie d’Italia
Museo del Novecento ©
Museo del Novecento

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 17th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, thensteep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, thenexamine the collection at Cappella Brancacci, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenget great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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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
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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.
Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Pantheon and Piazza Venezia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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