8 days in Rome, Florence & Venice Itinerary

8 days in Rome, Florence & Venice Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and explore the galleries of Welcome to Rome.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome road trip planning site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. May in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenview the masterpieces at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, get a new perspective on things with Like a Venetian, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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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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