8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Fly
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Venice
— 1 night
Fly to Naples International Airport, Drive to Vietri sul Mare
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Vietri sul Mare
— 1 night
Drive
3
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 1 night
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Venice

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Munich, Germany to Venice is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munich in August: high temperatures in Venice hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Vietri sul Mare

— 1 night
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Lannio, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione.

For maps and tourist information, read Vietri sul Mare travel route planning app.

Explore your travel options from Venice to Vietri sul Mare with the Route module. Traveling from Venice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vietri sul Mare, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Positano

— 2 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and then kick back and relax at Fornillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, then kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca, and then sample the fine beverages at Il Gusto della Costa.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Positano trip planning tool.

You can drive from Vietri sul Mare to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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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 6th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Positano to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Florence

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 8th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary tool.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (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.