8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy vacation planner
Make it your trip
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Amalfi
— 1 night
Drive

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Rome. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.
more
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Florence. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

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 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice driving holiday planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Amalfi.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Amalfi — 1 night

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then savor the flavors at Amalfi Coast Drive, then appreciate the history behind Fontana sant'Andrea, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Venice to Amalfi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Venice in July, Amalfi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
more
Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
more