20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paestum
— 1 night
Drive
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Civita
— 1 night
Drive to Lamezia Terme Airport, Fly to Verona Villafranca Airport
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Fly

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence online driving holiday planner.

Sutton-on-Sea, UK to Florence is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

3
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Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Assisi is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, enjoy unforgettable views with Balloon Adventures Italy, and do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

3
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

3
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Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Fornillo, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Spiaggia della Gavitella, and take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Positano trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

1
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Paestum

On the 21st (Sat), head outdoors with Lido Esercito, then get to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins, then stroll through Lido Mediterraneo Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Girasole.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paestum trip planner.

You can drive from Positano to Paestum in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Paestum can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Civita

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. On the 22nd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino, snap pictures at Il ponte del diavolo, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Civita trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Civita takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Civita

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Verona

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 23rd (Mon), examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, then get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally delve into the distant past at Arena di Verona. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lago di Garda and then admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Verona trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Civita to Verona. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

3
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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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.