8 days in Rome & Naples Itinerary

8 days in Rome & Naples Itinerary

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8 days in Rome & Naples Itinerary

Start: Rome
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Naples
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Rome
— 4 nights
End: Rome

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Biciclettaro. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa d'Este in Tivoli--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and stop by Libreria Altroquando.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

1
night
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 25th (Mon), look for gifts at Nuvola, idee che volano, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Onde Blu, make a trip to Spaccanapoli, then stop by Gay Odin, and finally look for gifts at Marinella.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Naples trip site.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Naples sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lido Onde Blu
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Lido Onde Blu ©
Lido Onde Blu
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Nuvola, idee che volano ©
Nuvola, idee che volano

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Get some cultural insight at Palatine Hill and Musei Capitolini. Discover out-of-the-way places like Palazzo Doria Pamphilj and Spas & Wellness. Explore Rome further: stroll through Colle del Gianicolo, stop by Palazzo del Freddo, admire the masterpieces at Centrale Montemartini, and take a stroll through Ghetto Ebraico.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder site.

Take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sistine Chapel
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Sistine Chapel ©
Sistine Chapel
Colle del Gianicolo ©
Colle del Gianicolo

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