24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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24 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Turin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
5
Bologna
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
6
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Montalcino
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Rome
— 2 nights
train + subway:  2​h 45​min
9
Sorrento
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
10
Naples
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Ponte dei Sospiri. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di San Marco and Doge's Palace. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, wander the streets of Dorsoduro, and admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice online road trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Venice, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in November, things will get cooler in Venice: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Natura Viva, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia, and finally catch a live event at Arena di Verona.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Verona trip builder website .

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. November in Verona sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Parco Natura Viva, Castello Scaligero
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Thu), make a trip to Via Roma.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turin day trip app .

You can take a train from Verona to Turin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Turin

Parks Trails Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
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 9th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro, and then get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Giovanni Battista, then trek along Levanto to Monterosso Trail, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip tool .

You can drive from Turin to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in November, expect nights in Cinque Terre to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bologna.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro, Levanto to Monterosso Trail
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

2
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bologna trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Bologna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Cinque Terre in November, you will find days in Bologna are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

L'Eremo di Tizzano, Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Le Mura di Ferrara
Highlights from your plan
Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Le Mura di Ferrara ©
Le Mura di Ferrara

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 13th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Lamole Di Lamole and then trek along Riserva Naturale Acquerino Cantagallo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bologna in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montalcino.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Acquerino Cantagallo, Lamole Di Lamole
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
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
nights
Montalcino

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): do a tasting at Castiglion del Bosco. On your second day here, do a tasting at Contucci, do a tasting at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta, then stroll through Val d'Orcia, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Patrizia Cencioni Solaria.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Montalcino tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Florence to Montalcino in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Montalcino, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll set off for Rome on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montepulciano, Crete Senesi, Borgo Medievale Cinto da Mura, Val d'Orcia, Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta
Highlights from your plan
Castiglion del Bosco ©
Castiglion del Bosco
Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the striking features of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pietro in Vincoli, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Montalcino to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Rome, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 21st (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, do a tasting at Limonoro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento, then make a trip to Piazza Tasso, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent.

You can plan Sorrento trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Rome to Sorrento by combination of train and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in November since evenings lows in Sorrento dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Sorrento ©
Cattedrale di Sorrento
St Francis Church and Convent ©
St Francis Church and Convent
Limonoro ©
Limonoro

2
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 22nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, then wander the streets of Casertavecchia, and then steep yourself in history at Underground Naples. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Galleria Borbonica, get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, then explore the ancient world of Ruins of Herculaneum, and finally make a trip to Scavi Archeologici di Ercolano.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples travel planning site .

Ride a ferry from Sorrento to Naples in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a subway. Traveling from Sorrento in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Naples. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Casertavecchia, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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