7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive
3
Venice
— 1 night
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
4
Capri
— 1 night
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Dubai

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Rome

— 2 nights

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 2nd (Sun): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rome is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in January, expect Rome to be colder, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Florence

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Florence are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice journey planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Florence in January; daily highs in Venice reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Capri

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Piazza Umberto I, explore the world behind art at Museo Ignazio Cerio, kick back and relax at Marina Grande Public Beach, stroll the grounds of Cimitero Acattolico (The Non-Catholic Cemetery), then explore the activities along Marina Piccola, and finally make a trip to Chiesa di Santo Stefano.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Capri online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Venice to Capri takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Venice in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Capri: highs are around 15°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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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.