8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
Drive
2
Bolzano
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Auronzo di Cadore
— 1 night
Drive
5
Venice
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice road trip tool.

Paris, France to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. You will leave for Bolzano on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Bolzano

— 3 nights

Gateway to Dolomites

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
You've now added Lago di Carezza to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park and Percorso Panoramico "Strada dei Pescatori". The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sonnenplateau Ritten - Altopiano del Renon, make a trip to Piazza Walther, and hike along Il Salto/ Salten.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bolzano driving holiday planner.

Drive from Venice to Bolzano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bolzano are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Bolzano

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Cortina d'Ampezzo

— 2 nights
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Rifugio Lagazuoi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cinque Torri, hike along Giro del Nuvolau, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Passo Giau, and finally look for gifts at Corso Italia.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cortina d'Ampezzo driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Bolzano to Cortina d'Ampezzo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Auronzo di Cadore.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Auronzo di Cadore

— 1 night
Auronzo di Cadore is a comune (municipality) in the province of Belluno (Cadore) in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 120km north of Venice and about 50km northeast of Belluno.The municipality of Auronzo di Cadore has the famous mountain group of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Lake Misurina. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Misurina as well as Tre Cime di Lavaredo. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Tre Cime di Lavaredo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Misurina, head outdoors with FunBob Auronzo, admire the majestic nature at Riserva Naturale Orientata Somadida, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Auronzo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Lucano Vescovo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Auronzo di Cadore holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Auronzo di Cadore takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Auronzo di Cadore, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Auronzo di Cadore

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Venice

— 1 night

City of Romance

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli and then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Auronzo di Cadore to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.