8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

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 24th (Fri), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary tool.

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in April, with highs in Rome at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, browse the fresh offerings at La Bottega del Produttore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence visit planning app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
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 28th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Venice travel planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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