8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner
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Fly
1
Rome
— 1 night
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 1 night
Drive
4
Aosta
— 1 night
Drive
5
Turin
— 2 nights
Fly

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Rome — 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): make a trip to Spanish Steps and then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome online itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Rome hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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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 24th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Museums

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 (Mon): explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online trip maker.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Venice reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Aosta.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Aosta — 1 night

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): head outdoors with Scuola Sci Evolution, get in on the excitement at ANS Aquatic Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mura di Aosta, then look for gifts at La Casa del Cucu, and finally explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Aosta road trip tool.

You can drive from Venice to Aosta in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turin.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Theme Parks
Side Trips

Turin — 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 28th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Turin trip planner.

Getting from Aosta to Turin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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