8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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.
On the 11th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice holiday website.

Birmingham, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Venice is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, thenexamine the collection at Pitti Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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