7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Siena
— 1 day
Drive
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 1 night
Drive
5
Tremezzina
— 1 day
Ferry to Como, Fly to Edinburgh

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Rome

Eternal City

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 Vatican Museums, Colosseum, Tempio dei Dioscuri, and other attractions. On the 10th (Tue), delve into the distant past at National Roman Museum - Baths of Diocletian and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Tempio dei Dioscuri, then contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome online vacation planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Rome is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Rome is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Edinburgh in May; daily highs in Rome reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Siena.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

1
day
Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

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 Castello di Brolio as well as Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana. On the 12th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Castello di Brolio.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Siena trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rome to Siena in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Siena. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

2
nights
Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tuscany MTB Guide, Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Leonardo Da Vinci Museum, and other attractions. On the 13th (Fri), take a spin around town with Tuscany MTB Guide, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Mediceo di Pratolino (Villa Demidoff), then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then engage your brain at Leonardo Da Vinci Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Accademia di Belle Arti.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence journey builder site.

You can drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

1
night
Venice

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vetreria Marco Polo Nuova Marco Polo, Teatro La Fenice and Doge's Palace. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then see a show at Teatro La Fenice, and then learn the secrets of production at Vetreria Marco Polo Nuova Marco Polo.

To find photos and tourist information, read our Venice journey website.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Venice

Tours · Nightlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
day
Tremezzina

The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Turati Centro Nautico Lario as well as Waterval van Porlezza. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario and then take in the dramatic scenery at Waterval van Porlezza.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tremezzina tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Venice to Tremezzina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Tremezzina are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.