23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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23 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Perth
+3
Fly + Train + Foot + Ferry:  27​h
1
Positano
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Salerno
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
7
Milan
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Perth

3
nights
Positano

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Amalfi (Wine Tours & Tastings & Duomo di Sant'Andrea), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, & more) and Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Fornillo, get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find maps and other tourist information, read Positano road trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Positano is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Positano due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in September, expect nights in Positano to be much hotter, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

4
nights
Salerno

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salerno: Paestum Ruins (in Paestum), Monte Finestra (in Tramonti) and Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salerno tour planner .

Traveling by ferry from Positano to Salerno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. In September in Salerno, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, Paestum Ruins, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Monte Finestra
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Speed Boats Tours

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner .

You can take a train from Salerno to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in September, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
When in Assisi, make a side trip to see Famiglia Buccelletti Winery in Castiglion Fiorentino, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, walk around Mount Subasio, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Famiglia Buccelletti Winery
Highlights from your plan
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To plan Venice vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Scrovegni Chapel, Arena di Verona
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
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 25th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For maps and other tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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