7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 2 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Florence
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Florence
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome online holiday builder.

Cairo, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect Rome to be slightly colder, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Valle delle Ferriere and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giovanni del Toro, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Atrani.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Ravello day trip planning website.

Drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Ravello to be a bit warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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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 15th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria and then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Ravello to Florence by combination of taxi and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.