10-Day Italy Road Trip from Bologna to Ravenna & Florence

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Starts in
Bologna
Ends in
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Duration
10 days & 9 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 10-day road trip through Italy.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Italy. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Bologna, Ravenna, and Florence.

We'll help you experience the best 10 days in Italy you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Italy at Bologna, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Italy, including the stunning Piazza Maggiore and Two Towers.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Bologna, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 3-star B&B Hotel Ferrara. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 4-star Best Western Palace Inn. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star Hotel Carlton. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Piazza Santo Stefano in the city of Bologna. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Finestrella and Fountain of Neptune.

From the spectacular Cattedrale Metropolitana di San Pietro in the city of Bologna to the unforgettable Arco Del Meloncello in the city of Bologna, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Italy.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Italy. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Italy.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Italy, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Italy has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Italy. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 9 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 9 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Italy fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Italy today!

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Included

9 nights hotel
Breakfast
10 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Bologna - city in ItalyBologna
Florence - city in ItalyFlorence
Ravenna - city in ItalyRavenna

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Attractions

Fountain of Neptune, Santo Stefano, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyFountain of Neptune
Cattedrale Metropolitana di San Pietro, Santo Stefano, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyCattedrale Metropolitana di San Pietro
Arco Del Meloncello, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, ItaliaArco Del Meloncello
Piazza MaggiorePiazza Maggiore
Two Towers, Santo Stefano, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyTwo Towers
Piazza Santo StefanoPiazza Santo Stefano
Finestrella, Santo Stefano, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyFinestrella
Mirabilandia, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyMirabilandia
Fontanella Piazza del Popolo, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyFontanella Piazza del Popolo
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare NuovoBasilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyCathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Cupola del Brunelleschi, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyCupola del Brunelleschi
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of FioreOpera del Duomo Museum
Basilica di San LorenzoBasilica di San Lorenzo
Piazza della SignoriaPiazza della Signoria
Piazza della RepubblicaPiazza della Repubblica
Giotto's Bell Tower, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyGiotto's Bell Tower
Piazza del Duomo, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyPiazza del Duomo
Uffizi Gallery, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyUffizi Gallery
Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyBasilica of Santa Croce in Florence
Piazzale MichelangeloPiazzale Michelangelo
Palazzo VecchioPalazzo Vecchio
Central Market
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyBasilica of Santa Maria Novella
Accademia Gallery, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyAccademia Gallery
David di MichelangeloDavid of Michelangelo
Porta Romana, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyPorta Romana
Pitti Palace, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyPitti Palace
Ponte VecchioPonte Vecchio
Strozzi Palace, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyStrozzi Palace
Piazza dei Martiri
Castello di Grazzano Visconti
Rocca di VignolaRocca di Vignola
Museo Ducati, Borgo Panigale-Reno, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyMuseo Ducati
Pinacoteca Nazionale, Santo Stefano, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyPinacoteca Nazionale
Biblioteca Comunale dell'ArchiginnasioBiblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio

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Dec 8 - Dec 17

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Day 1

Day 1 in Bologna - Arrival Day

  • Bologna - Arrival Day
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  • Fountain of Neptune
  • Cattedrale Metropolitana di San Pietro
  • Arco Del Meloncello
  • More

Your amazing road trip adventure in Italy begins when you reach the incredible city of Bologna. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Bologna is the Best Western Palace Inn.

We also recommend the best 3-star hotels, like the B&B Hotel Ferrara.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Bologna is the Hotel Carlton.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Bologna, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Bologna has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Fountain of Neptune. This attraction is a fountain and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,802 visitors.

Cattedrale Metropolitana di San Pietro is another popular attraction in the city of Bologna. This unforgettable attraction is a catholic cathedral and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,760 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Bologna is Arco Del Meloncello. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,573 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Bologna, Trattoria da Me. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,763 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Bologna is Trattoria da Me. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,763 customers.

Locals recommend Trattoria dal Biassanot as one of the best restaurants in the city of Bologna. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,616 customers.

Bologna also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Bologna is BrewDog Bar Bologna. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,504 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Bologna is BrewDog Bar Bologna. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,504 customers.

Locals also enjoy Macondo - Cocktail Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 808 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 10-day vacation in Italy!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Bologna

  • Bologna
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  • Piazza Maggiore
  • Two Towers
  • Piazza Santo Stefano
  • Finestrella
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Day 2 will take you to the best attractions the city of Bologna has to offer, such as the incredible Piazza Maggiore, Two Towers, and Piazza Santo Stefano.

You’ll continue exploring the city of Bologna on day 2 of your self-drive road trip through Italy. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Italy.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Bologna. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Bologna, like the extraordinary Piazza Maggiore. This attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 61,303 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Bologna is the spectacular Two Towers. This attraction is a tower and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 24,319 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Piazza Santo Stefano square. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,058 visitors.

Finestrella is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This is a popular destination among visitors in Bologna. Rated at an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 7,495 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

Your discovery of Italy does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Bologna on this day of your trip. This experience and allows you the opportunity to explore fantastic attractions. Include this activity on your itinerary or choose among other memorable tours in Bologna.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Italy, be sure to eat at Trattoria del Tempo Buono, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Bologna. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,531 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Bologna is the popular La Bottega di Franco. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,223 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Bologna is Ristorante San Pietro. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,152 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Bar Senza Nome is one of the best bars in the city of Bologna for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,552 customers.

Bar Maurizio is another of the most popular bars in the city of Bologna. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 581 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Bologna is Caffè De Marchi. Caffè De Marchi has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 553 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Bologna!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Ravenna and Florence

  • Florence
  • Ravenna
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  • Mirabilandia
  • Fontanella Piazza del Popolo
  • Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo
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Day 3 of your road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Mirabilandia, Fontanella Piazza del Popolo, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Ravenna is the amazing Mirabilandia. This attraction is an amusement park that is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 38,939 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Fontanella Piazza del Popolo. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 9,183 visitors, this city attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city is the outstanding Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo. This popular basilica and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,088 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Ravenna by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Italy’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Italy. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Florence, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Florence is the 4-star Hotel Novotel Genova City.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Grand Hotel Savoia is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Florence.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Best Western Hotel Porto Antico.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Ristorante Paoli, one of the best restaurants in the city of Florence. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 6,031 customers.

Locals also recommend Ristorante Oliviero 1962 as one of the best restaurants in the city of Florence. Ristorante Oliviero 1962 is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,046 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Florence is Il Vezzo. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 862 customers.

After dinner, visit Manifattura, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Florence. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 509 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Ditta Artigianale. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,877 customers.

Alternatively, Locale Firenze is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Florence. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 771 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Florence

  • Florence
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  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Cupola del Brunelleschi
  • Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Basilica di San Lorenzo
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On day 4 of your road trip through Italy, you’ll explore the city of Florence, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Cupola del Brunelleschi, Opera del Duomo Museum, and more.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Florence is the 4-star B&B Hotel Trento.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Florence is the 3-star Hotel Vela.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Florence, like the outstanding Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. This attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 72,046 visitors.

Cupola del Brunelleschi is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Florence. This incredible attraction is a dome and has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,290 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Florence is the extraordinary Opera del Duomo Museum. This art museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,995 visitors.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Basilica di San Lorenzo. Around 9,385 visitors have given Basilica di San Lorenzo parish church an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Come to Florence prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book this experience, or discover other popular activities you can do on this day in Florence.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Florence.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Ristorante Le Volte Firenze, after your day of exploring the city of Florence. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 536 customers.

Ditta Artigianale is another of the best restaurants in the city of Florence. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,877 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Florence is Le Cappelle Medicee. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,574 customers.

Locals recommend Archea Brewery, one of the best bars in the city of Florence, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 723 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Florence, Djària - American Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 182 customers.

Caffe San Firenze is also one of the best bars in the city of Florence. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,268 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Italy.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Florence

  • Florence
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  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Piazza della Repubblica
  • Giotto's Bell Tower
  • Piazza del Duomo
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Day 5 will take you to the best attractions the city of Florence has to offer, such as the incredible Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, and Giotto's Bell Tower.

You’ll continue exploring the city of Florence on day 5 of your self-drive road trip through Italy. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Italy.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Florence. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Florence, like the extraordinary Piazza della Signoria. This attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 64,087 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Florence is the spectacular Piazza della Repubblica. This attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 21,719 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Giotto's Bell Tower. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,708 visitors.

Piazza del Duomo is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This is a popular destination among visitors in Florence. Rated at an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 110,812 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

Your discovery of Italy does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Florence on this day of your trip. This experience and allows you the opportunity to explore fantastic attractions. Include this activity on your itinerary or choose among other memorable tours in Florence.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Italy, be sure to eat at La Giostra, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Florence. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,432 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Florence is the popular Di Poneta Novoli. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,201 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Florence is Ristorante La Grotta Toscana. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,038 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, SE·STO on Arno Rooftop Bar is one of the best bars in the city of Florence for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,020 customers.

The Florence Irish Pub is another of the most popular bars in the city of Florence. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 426 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Florence is Harry's Bar Firenze. Harry's Bar Firenze has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 421 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Florence!

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Day 6

Day 6 in Florence

  • Florence
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  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Palazzo Vecchio
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Day 6 will take you to the best attractions the city of Florence has to offer, such as the incredible Uffizi Gallery, Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, and Piazzale Michelangelo.

You’ll continue exploring the city of Florence on day 6 of your self-drive road trip through Italy. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Italy.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Florence. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Florence, like the extraordinary Uffizi Gallery. This attraction is a national museum and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 58,464 visitors. Uffizi Gallery gets around 2,011,219 visitors every year.

Another of the best travel destinations in Florence is the spectacular Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence. This attraction is a church and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 27,317 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Piazzale Michelangelo square. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 74,604 visitors.

Palazzo Vecchio is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This palazzo is a popular destination among visitors in Florence. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,318 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

Your discovery of Italy does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Florence on this day of your trip. This experience and allows you the opportunity to explore fantastic attractions. Include this activity on your itinerary or choose among other memorable tours in Florence.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Italy, be sure to eat at Locale Firenze, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Florence. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 771 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Florence is the popular Casa Toscana. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 813 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Florence is Il Granaio Ristorante. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 667 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Il Vinile is one of the best bars in the city of Florence for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 376 customers.

FUK - Cocktail bar, music & more is another of the most popular bars in the city of Florence. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 374 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Florence is La Petite. La Petite has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 343 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Florence!

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Day 7

Day 7 in Florence

  • Florence
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  • Central Market
  • Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
  • Accademia Gallery
  • David of Michelangelo
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Day 7 of your road trip across Italy will give you another day in the magnificent city of Florence, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions, like the unforgettable Central Market, Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, Accademia Gallery, plus many more.

Florence will have plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Florence is the stunning Central Market. This has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 41,260 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Basilica of Santa Maria Novella in the city of Florence. This attraction is an archive and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 22,547 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Florence is the incredible Accademia Gallery. Accademia Gallery gathers around 1,719,645 visitors each year. This attraction is a national museum and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 32,661 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic David of Michelangelo. This statue and travel destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 9,516 visitors. If you’d rather experience something else, you’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of other options for top-rated tours and activities in Florence you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Florence has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Florence, Da Lino. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 681 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Florence that locals enjoy, eat at Agricola Toscana. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 629 customers.

Another of the best restaurant options in the city of Florence is Essenziale. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 310 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Florence, Gosh*. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 210 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Florence, we recommend the cocktails at Quelo Bar. This bar has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 449 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Florence is Angel Roofbar & Dining. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 373 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Florence!

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Day 8

Day 8 in Florence

  • Florence
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  • Porta Romana
  • Pitti Palace
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Strozzi Palace
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Day 8 of your road trip across Italy will give you another day in the magnificent city of Florence, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions, like the unforgettable Porta Romana, Pitti Palace, Ponte Vecchio, plus many more.

Florence will have plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Florence is the stunning Porta Romana. This has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,290 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Pitti Palace in the city of Florence. This attraction is a palazzo and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 22,513 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Florence is the incredible Ponte Vecchio. This attraction is a deck arch bridge and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 114,086 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic Strozzi Palace. This palazzo and travel destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,631 visitors. If you’d rather experience something else, you’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of other options for top-rated tours and activities in Florence you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Florence has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Florence!

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Day 9

Day 9 in Emilia-Romagna and Bologna

  • Bologna
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  • Piazza dei Martiri
  • Castello di Grazzano Visconti
  • Rocca di Vignola
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Day 9 of your road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit in Emilia-Romagna is the amazing Piazza dei Martiri. This attraction is a square that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,729 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible castle, Castello di Grazzano Visconti. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Italy’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Italy. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Bologna, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Bologna is the 3-star B&B Hotel Ferrara.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Best Western Palace Inn is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Bologna.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hotel Carlton.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try L'Arcimboldo, one of the best restaurants in the city of Bologna. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,070 customers.

Locals also recommend Dispensa Emilia - Bologna Stalingrado as one of the best restaurants in the city of Bologna. Dispensa Emilia - Bologna Stalingrado is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,077 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Bologna is Ristorante Da Cesari. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 995 customers.

After dinner, visit Officina dei Sapori, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Bologna. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 362 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Caffè Ristretto. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 209 customers.

Alternatively, Bar River is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Bologna. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 187 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 10

Day 10 in Bologna - Departure Day

  • Bologna - Departure Day
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  • Museo Ducati
  • Pinacoteca Nazionale
  • Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio
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Day 10 of your road trip in Italy is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Bologna before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Museo Ducati is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Bologna. This industry museum and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,802.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Pinacoteca Nazionale art museum is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,128 reviews.

You can also stop at Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio public library to capture the beauty and wonder of Bologna one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 900.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Bologna before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Bologna at Al Sangiovese Restaurant before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 811 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Trattoria Pizzeria La Mela for your last chance at a meal in the city of Bologna. The Trattoria Pizzeria La Mela restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 836 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try All'Osteria Bottega. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 815 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Italy and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Italy!

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