22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Genoa
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
7
Bologna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Fermo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Perugia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
11
Naples
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, thenwander the streets of Cannaregio, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenbrowse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice online day trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Venice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Venice is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

few
hours
Verona

Verona ©
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 1st (Mon), examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally delve into the distant past at Arena di Verona.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Verona online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. July in Verona sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, thencontemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio ©
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

2
nights
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Genoa tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, Genoa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Portofino, Baia del Silenzio
Highlights from your plan
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello
Faro di Portofino ©
Faro di Portofino

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 5th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cinque Terre road trip tool.

Take a train from Genoa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Genoa in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria
Chiesa Di San Pietro ©
Chiesa Di San Pietro

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Pitti Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence trip site.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

1
night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Palazzo del Podesta, thenmake a trip to Piazza Maggiore, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, and finally contemplate the long history of Torre Prendiparte.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bologna itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bologna are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fermo.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Torre Prendiparte ©
Torre Prendiparte
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore

3
nights
Fermo

Fermo ©
Fermo is a town and comune of the Marche, Italy, in the Province of Fermo.Fermo is on a hill, the Sabulo, elevation 319m, on a branch from Porto San Giorgio on the Adriatic coast railway.HistoryThe oldest human remains from the area are funerary remains from the 9th–8th centuries BC, belonging to the Villanovan culture or the proto-Etruscan civilization.The ancient Firmum Picenum was founded as a Latin colony, consisting of 6000 men, in 264 BC, after the conquest of the Picentes, as the local headquarters of the Roman power, to which it remained faithful. On the 10th (Wed), examine the collection at Museo Cinema a Pennello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria, thenstep into the grandiose world of Camminamenti di Ronda della Pontificia Basilica, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Della Santa Casa, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Popolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Medievale Di Offagna, and then kick back and relax at Baia di Portonovo.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fermo journey maker tool.

Drive from Bologna to Fermo in 3 hours. When traveling from Bologna in July, plan for little chillier days in Fermo, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Perugia.

Things to do in Fermo

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ancona, Loreto, Rocca Medievale Di Offagna, Museo Cinema a Pennello, Rocca Roveresca
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Della Santa Casa ©
Santuario Della Santa Casa
Museo Cinema a Pennello ©
Museo Cinema a Pennello
Baia di Portonovo ©
Baia di Portonovo

3
nights
Perugia

Perugia ©
Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Tempio di Sant'Angelo - Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, learn about winemaking at Arnaldo Caprai - Viticoltore in Montefalco, thendelve into the distant past at Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Perugia day trip site.

Traveling by car from Fermo to Perugia takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Assisi, Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, Arnaldo Caprai - Viticoltore in Montefalco
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Pantheon and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stabilimento Balneare la Scogliera. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thentake a stroll through Trastevere, and then contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rome holiday builder tool.

Getting from Perugia to Rome by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Perugia in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rome, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stabilimento Balneare la Scogliera, St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 17th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and finally delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples journey planning site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

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