Route & dates
Rome— 3 nights
Train: 1 h 45 min
Florence— 3 nights
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monte Palatino, Arco di Costantino, Roman Forum, and other attractions you added. Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and Church of St. Louis of the French will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza Venezia and Moai Beach. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare in Maccarese--about 44 minutes away. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Campo de' Fiori.
For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome route builder website.
If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.
Things to do in Rome
Moai Beach, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare
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Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.You've now added Food Tours to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pitti Palace and Centro Storico di Siena. Duomo di Pisa and Castello di Verrazzano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Marina di Pietrasanta (Bagno Piemonte, Bagno Carlo, &more) and Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino).
For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.
Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Florence
Marina di Pietrasanta, Duomo di Pisa, Castello di Verrazzano, Centro Storico di Siena, Abbazia di San Galgano
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