23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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23 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + train:  10​h 30​min
1
Positano
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Vietri sul Mare
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Venice
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Verona
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Visiting Fornillo and Lido di Ravello will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Villa Rufolo (in Ravello), Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Valle dei Mulini). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo, identify plant and animal life at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), stop by Nana' Positano, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Grado.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Positano travel route website .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Positano is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in June: high temperatures in Positano hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca, Torre di Grado
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

2
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. On the 30th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Santa Maria de Olearia, shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, revel in the low prices at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, then do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, and finally admire the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Lannio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Vietri sul Mare trip maker website .

You can ride a ferry from Positano to Vietri sul Mare in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Spiaggia Lannio, Santa Maria de Olearia
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and St. Mark's Square. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Doge's Palace and Ponte di Rialto. Change things up with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, get lost in a book at Museo Correr, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vietri sul Mare to Venice. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Venice when traveling from Vietri sul Mare in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

2
nights
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 6th (Sat), experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, take a stroll through Via Mazzini, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): do a tasting at Villa Mosconi Bertani, take a stroll through Quinzano, then make a trip to Piazza Bra, and finally learn about winemaking at Bertani.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona online day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Wineries
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Boboli Gardens. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Uffizi Galleries. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Mate Winery (in Montalcino), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence driving holiday site .

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Montalcino, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Piazza del Campo, then steep yourself in history at Battistero di San Giovanni, and then learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siena Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Siena road trip app .

You can take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Siena, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Palatine Hill and Trevi Fountain. Get a sense of the local culture at Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto, take a stroll through Trastevere, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Siena to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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