7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 1 night
Drive
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Andalo
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary builder app.

Washington, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington in January; daily highs in Rome reach 55°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:

Florence

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 25th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence vacation planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Andalo.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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Andalo

— 1 night
Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): hit the slopes at Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta, fly down the slopes at Paganella, and then hit the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Andalo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Florence to Andalo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in January: high temperatures in Andalo hover around 45°F and lows are around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Andalo

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 26:

Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Andalo to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Andalo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.