8 days in Venice, Tuscany & Rome Itinerary

8 days in Venice, Tuscany & Rome Itinerary

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Start: Sofia
Fly:  2 h
1
Venice
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
2
Florence
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Siena
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
6
Montalcino
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
7
Pienza
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
8
Montepulciano
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
9
Florence
— Few hours
Train:  2 h
10
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
End: Sofia

1
night
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.
You've added Doge's Palace, Museo del Vetro, Piazza San Marco, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo del Vetro, make a trip to Chiesa di San Pietro Martire, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sofia to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sofia in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Venice, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Murano
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

few
hours
Florence

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

1
night
Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Le mura di Lucca, Torre Guinigi and Fattoria al Dotto.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucca trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Lucca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, Lucca is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Lucca

Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

1
night
San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Piazza della Cisterna has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza della Cisterna, thenmake a trip to San Gimignano Bell Tower, and then steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Lucca to San Gimignano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in San Gimignano sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Torre Grossa ©
Torre Grossa
San Gimignano Bell Tower ©
San Gimignano Bell Tower
Piazza della Cisterna ©
Piazza della Cisterna

few
hours
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza del Campo as well as Duomo di Siena. On the 13th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena and then make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Siena online route planner.

Getting from San Gimignano to Siena by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Siena are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Montalcino.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

few
hours
Montalcino

Montalcino
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Montalcino trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Siena to Montalcino takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Montalcino can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 13th (Thu), you're off to Pienza.

Things to do in Montalcino

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

1
night
Pienza

Pienza ©
Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. You've added Piazza Pio II, Val d'Orcia, Palazzo Piccolomini, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 13th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Palazzo Piccolomini, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Piazza Pio II, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pienza trip itinerary maker app.

Pienza is just a short distance from Montalcino. In June, daytime highs in Pienza are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Montepulciano.

Things to do in Pienza

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Val d'Orcia
Highlights from your plan
Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Piazza Pio II ©
Piazza Pio II
Cathedral ©
Cathedral

few
hours
Montepulciano

Montepulciano
Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Montepulciano trip builder app.

Montepulciano is just a short distance from Pienza. In June, daily temperatures in Montepulciano can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will leave for Florence on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Montepulciano

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

few
hours
Florence

Florence ©
On the 14th (Fri), make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo and then don't miss a visit to Ratto della Sabina.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montepulciano to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.
Highlights from your plan
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Ratto della Sabina ©
Ratto della Sabina

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Roman Forum, Stadio Olimpico, Villa Borghese, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Colle del Gianicolo, wander the streets of Trastevere, and then step off the mainland to explore Isola Tiberina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenadmire the striking features of Villa Borghese, thenadmire the local landmark of Fonte Gaia Di Villa Borghese, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

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

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Trastevere ©
Trastevere

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