8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Italy Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Venice is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in August; daily highs in Venice reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome trip planning website .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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