8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 1 day
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Assisi
— 1 night
4
Ravello
— 1 night
5
Rome
— 2 nights

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker website.

Detroit, USA to Venice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Venice is 6 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, thenadmire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip site.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thendo a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia San Giovanni, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, thenmake a trip to Villa Rufolo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ravello journey maker tool.

You can drive from Assisi to Ravello in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Assisi in October, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Parrocchia San Giovanni, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, thendon't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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