7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
3
Amalfi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
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27
28
29
30
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2

Venice

— 1 night

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take a stroll through Cannaregio, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the next day, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice road trip planner.

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Venice. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planning tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Amalfi

— 1 night

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 30th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amalfi trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Florence to Amalfi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in September since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 1st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally contemplate the long history of Roman Forum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the galleries of Vatican Museums.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome journey planner.

Drive from Amalfi to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in September, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.