8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary maker

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Fly
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 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 15th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of Sistine Chapel, and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in July, you will find days in Rome are a bit cooler (37°C), and nights are much colder (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

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Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:

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 21st (Sun): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Venice tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

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.