24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 2 nights
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Verona
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Como
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Genoa
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Positano
— 5 nights

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Venice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Campo Santa Margherita, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planning website.

Manchester, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from Manchester to Venice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in May; daily highs in Venice reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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

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Verona

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make a trip to I Portoni della Bra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona, explore the ancient world of Porta Borsari, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Verona trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May in Verona, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
I Portoni della Bra ©
I Portoni della Bra
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Milan

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Museo Teatrale alla Scala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, explore the world behind art at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Milan tour builder.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, daytime highs in Milan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Como.

Things to do in Milan

Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano ©
Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano
Museo Teatrale alla Scala ©
Museo Teatrale alla Scala

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Como

Como ©

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Como (Duomo) and Tempio Voltiano. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Como Adventures and Museo Didattico della Seta. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Civico Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Fedele, look for gifts at Libreria Ubik, and head outdoors with Aero Club Como.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Como online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Como can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio ©
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio
Basilica di San Fedele ©
Basilica di San Fedele

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Florence

Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Pitti Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Piazzale Michelangelo. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Palazzo Strozzi, contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Como to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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 1st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Palazzo Rosso, explore the world behind art at Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Antica Farmacia Erboristica Sant'Anna dei Frati Carmelitani Scalzi. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola, step into the grandiose world of D'Albertis Castle, then explore the world behind art at Villa del Principe, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Genoa route builder.

Traveling by car from Florence to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Genoa when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Rosso ©
Palazzo Rosso
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello
Villa del Principe ©
Villa del Principe

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, do a tasting at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre visit planning site.

You can take a train from Genoa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Genoa in June since evenings lows in Cinque Terre dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors
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Chiesa di San Lorenzo ©
Chiesa di San Lorenzo
Borgo Storico di Manarola
Borgo Storico di Manarola
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura and Piazza del Campidoglio. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and make a trip to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online road trip planner.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Rome by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St Francis Church and Convent and Limonoro. Step off the beaten path and head to Il Sentiero Degli Dei and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Step out of Positano with an excursion to Chiesa di San Prisco e Agnello in Sant'Agnello--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piazza Tasso, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and admire the striking features of Basilica di Sant'Antonino.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Positano trip maker app.

Drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Positano sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
St Francis Church and Convent ©
St Francis Church and Convent
Correale di Terranova Museum ©
Correale di Terranova Museum

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