8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Milan
— Few hours
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
Fly

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Milan

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan online driving holiday planner.

Lamezia Terme to Milan is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lamezia Terme in January; daily highs in Milan reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Venice

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 20th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take an in-depth tour of Museo della Misericordia di Firenze, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence journey maker.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in January, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Peter's Basilica and Palatine Hill. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome online attractions planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Rome sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.