8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Bologna
— 1 night
2
Saturnia
— 1 night
3
Siena
— 1 night
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Milan
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Petronio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, thenpartake in some friendly competition at Secret Zone, and finally see the sky in a new way at Museo della Specola.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bologna trip planner.

Newark, USA to Bologna is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Bologna is 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in February: high temperatures in Bologna hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saturnia.

Things to do in Bologna

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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Secret Zone ©
Secret Zone
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

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Saturnia

Saturnia ©
Cascate del Mulino has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at Terme di Saturnia - Parco Termale, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Cascate del Mulino, and then don't miss a visit to Necropoli del Puntone.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saturnia trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Saturnia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Bologna, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saturnia, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Saturnia

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Cascate del Mulino ©
Cascate del Mulino
Necropoli del Puntone ©
Necropoli del Puntone
Terme di Saturnia - Parco Termale
Terme di Saturnia - Parco Termale

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 17th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, and finally have fun and explore at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Siena trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Saturnia to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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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 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thensteep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, thenexplore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip app.

You can drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

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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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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.
On the 20th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio and then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

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You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Florence in February, with highs in Milan at °F and lows at °F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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