8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Rome
1
Rome
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Pompeii
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
5
Como
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Pisa
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Rome

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night
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 5th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then stop by Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then stroll through Isola Tiberina, and finally admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder tool.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In November in Rome, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Museo Vesuviano Giovan Battista Alfano, then delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, then explore the ancient world of Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pompeii trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins
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Teatro Grande ©
Teatro Grande
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins ©
Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins

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Rome

Rome ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then stop by Giuliani Fabbrica Marrons Glaces & Cioccolateria. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then look for gifts at Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Pompeii to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stop by Jean Saade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Arno.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence attractions planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November in Florence, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a train to Como.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Shopping
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Jean Saade ©
Jean Saade
Arno ©
Arno

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Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 11th (Fri), look for gifts at Dep Design Store, then examine the collection at Museo Didattico della Seta, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo).

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Como online visit planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Como in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in November, expect Como to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Como

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Dep Design Store ©
Dep Design Store
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Museo Didattico della Seta ©
Museo Didattico della Seta

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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 12th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of San Frediano, admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Pfanner, then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pisa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Como to Pisa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Como in November, with highs in Pisa at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Lucca
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Basilica of San Frediano ©
Basilica of San Frediano
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral

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