8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Vietri sul Mare
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Munich

1
night
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 1st (Thu), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On your second day here, make a trip to St. Mark's Square, then make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker app .

Munich, Germany to Venice is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, Venice is a bit warmer than Munich - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, then stroll through Spiaggia Lannio, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di castiglione.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vietri sul Mare online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Venice to Vietri sul Mare. Traveling from Venice in August, Vietri sul Mare is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di castiglione, Spiaggia Lannio
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Spiaggia Lannio
Spiaggia Lannio

2
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Cave of Smeraldo, then stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo. On the next day, stroll through Lido di Ravello, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, and then look for gifts at Il Gusto della Costa.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Positano trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Vietri sul Mare to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lido Capo di Conca, Il Gusto della Costa, Lido di Ravello
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Cave of Smeraldo ©
Cave of Smeraldo

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take an unorthodox tour of Catacombe di San Callisto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online attractions planner .

Getting from Positano to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. 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

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 8th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Florence vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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