8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Bologna
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Florence
— 1 night
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Passignano Sul Trasimeno
— 1 night
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Perugia
— Few hours
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Terni
— 1 night
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Bolsena
— 1 night
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Saturnia
— 1 day
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Grosseto
— 1 night
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Pisa
— Few hours
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Sestri Levante
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Bologna

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 23rd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then take an in-depth tour of La Macchina del Tempo, then steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Bologna road trip planning website.

Pavia to Bologna is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Bologna sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence tour planning site.

Getting from Bologna to Florence by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for Passignano Sul Trasimeno.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

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Passignano Sul Trasimeno

Passignano sul Trasimeno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region of Umbria, located about 20 km northwest of Perugia.Passignano was home to a historic Italian airplane factory, the SAI Ambrosini, now abandoned as an industrial center but still used as an association center. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Maddalena, join in the after-dark buzz at 25mq Beer Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, step off the mainland to explore Isola Polvese, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Cristoforo, and finally get great views at La Rocca di Passignano Sul Trasimeno.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Passignano Sul Trasimeno trip builder.

Getting from Florence to Passignano Sul Trasimeno by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Passignano Sul Trasimeno, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Perugia.

Things to do in Passignano Sul Trasimeno

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Perugia

Green Heart of Italy

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini Carducci, and finally don't miss a visit to Corso Vannucci.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Perugia day trip planner.

Perugia is just a stone's throw from Passignano Sul Trasimeno. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Terni.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Terni

Terni is a city in the southern portion of the Region of Umbria in central Italy. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Cascata delle Marmore.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Terni trip planner.

Getting from Perugia to Terni by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Perugia in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Terni, with lows of 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for Bolsena.

Things to do in Terni

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Bolsena

Bolsena is a town and comune of Italy, in the province of Viterbo in northern Lazio on the eastern shore of Lake Bolsena. On the 26th (Sun), explore the activities along Lago di Bolsena.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bolsena route site.

Getting from Terni to Bolsena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Terni in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Bolsena. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saturnia.

Things to do in Bolsena

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Saturnia

On the 27th (Mon), make a trip to Piazza del Castello di Montemerano, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Cascate del Mulino, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Terme di Saturnia - Parco Termale.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saturnia online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bolsena to Saturnia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Saturnia sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grosseto.

Things to do in Saturnia

Parks · Nature · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Grosseto

Grosseto is a city and comune in the central Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of the Province of Grosseto. For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Grosseto itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Saturnia to Grosseto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July in Grosseto, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Grosseto

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

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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 28th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, steep yourself in history at Camposanto, and then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Pisa visit planning website.

You can drive from Grosseto to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Pisa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Sestri Levante.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

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Sestri Levante

Sestri Levante is a town and comune in Liguria, Italy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Hike the Punta Manara, stroll through Baia del Silenzio, then get outside with Esplorazioni a Vela, and finally kick back and relax at Sun Beach.

Plan my trip to Sestri Levante with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Pisa to Sestri Levante by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Sestri Levante are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sestri Levante

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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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.