8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon and then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome route planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rome is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in May; daily highs in Rome reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, classes, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence road trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Museums
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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