8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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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.
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 see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

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

Munich, Germany to Venice is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. 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 Museums
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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. 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 more things to do, maps, traveler tips, 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 ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
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.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Positano trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Vietri sul Mare to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. 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

Side Trips

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

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.
On the 6th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history 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 find other places to visit, ratings, 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, subway, 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

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

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night
Florence

Florence ©
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.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary tool.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 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 ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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