22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Genoa
— 2 nights
2
Turin
— 3 nights
3
Trento
— 2 nights
4
Bologna
— 2 nights
5
Florence
— 2 nights
6
Assisi
— 2 nights
7
Rome
— 3 nights
8
Naples
— 4 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Galata Museo del Mare and Museo di Palazzo Reale. Your inner history buff will appreciate Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova. Change things up with these side-trips from Genoa: Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza (in Monterosso al Mare), Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Abbazia di San Fruttuoso (in Camogli). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale and examine the collection at Dialogo nel Buio.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Genoa journey site.

Calgary, Canada to Genoa is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Calgary to Genoa. Traveling from Calgary in March, things will get much hotter in Genoa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Genoa

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, Baia del Silenzio, Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
Highlights from your plan
Galata Museo del Mare ©
Galata Museo del Mare
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio

3
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Let the collections at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Forte di Bard capture your imagination. Teatro Romano and Castello di Fenis will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Parco forestale del Roero (in Sommariva Perno) and Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo and take an in-depth tour of Borgo Medievale.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turin trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Genoa to Turin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, Turin is a bit cooler than Genoa - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Parco forestale del Roero, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, Castello di Fenis, Teatro Romano, Forte di Bard
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano

2
nights
Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, thenhave fun and explore at MUSE - Science Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo. Keep things going the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta, take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo Maria Assunta.

Before you visit Trento, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Turin to Trento takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in March: highs in Trento hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Trento

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bolzano, Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta
Highlights from your plan
Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta ©
Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology ©
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

2
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 16th (Mon), examine the collection at Museo Ferrari, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello Estense, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Musei San Domenico, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Vitale, thenmake a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Petronio.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bologna day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Trento to Bologna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Bologna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ravenna, Museo Ferrari, Castello Estense, Musei San Domenico
Highlights from your plan
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Museo Ferrari ©
Museo Ferrari

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, thentake some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico. On your second day here, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore ©
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore
Museo Nazionale del Bargello ©
Museo Nazionale del Bargello

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, thensee the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, and then contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Assisi visit planner.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. March in Assisi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Spoleto, Rocca Paolina
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Cascata delle Marmore. Popular historic sites such as Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Viterbo Historic Centre (in Viterbo). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Villa Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trips

St. Peter's Square, Duomo di Orvieto, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Viterbo Historic Centre, Cascata delle Marmore
Highlights from your plan
Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini ©
Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano ©
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some historical perspective at Galleria Borbonica and Cloister of Santa Chiara. Let the collections at Villa San Michele and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Capri (Giardini di Augusto & I Faraglioni) and Castello Aragonese d'Ischia (in Ischia). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Caracciolo, see the interesting displays at Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Naples attractions planning site.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March in Naples, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Capri, Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, Villa San Michele
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia ©
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni

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