7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive
3
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive
4
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 (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Vaticano Egyptian Obelisk, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online vacation planner.

Washington, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Washington in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rome, with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

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Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. April in Florence sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:

Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre and then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Cannaregio, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice visit planning app.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:

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.