8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Venice
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Lazise
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 2 nights
End: Rome

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Lazise

Lazise ©
Lazise is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km west of Venice and about 20km northwest of Verona. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Borghetto sul Mincio.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lazise trip planner.

Venice to Lazise is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Lazise are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Lazise

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Borghetto sul Mincio, Gardaland Park
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Borghetto sul Mincio ©
Borghetto sul Mincio

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): make a trip to Piazza Bra, enjoy some music at Arena di Verona, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe, thensteep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio). On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, thenpause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Verona online driving holiday planner.

Verona is just a stone's throw from Lazise. August in Verona sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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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 9th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

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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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 11th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thenmake a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, thenexplore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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