25 days in Italy Itinerary

25 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route maker

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Rome
— 4 nights
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Assisi
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 1 night
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Positano
— 4 nights
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Venice
— 4 nights
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Verona
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 3 nights
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Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome driving holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rome is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally get a dose of the wild on Wild Foods Italy. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, then learn about winemaking at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, and then learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Assisi, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Wine Tours & Tastings) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, take a tour by water with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, and then get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre online holiday planner.

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can fly to Positano.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Tours

Positano

— 4 nights
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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Amalfi Coast Drive, Museo della Carta, &more), Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena (in Atrani) and Ravello (Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, Duomo di Ravello, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Fornillo, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, steep yourself in history at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and explore and take pictures at Amalfi Coast.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Positano trip maker app.

You can fly from Cinque Terre to Positano in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cinque Terre in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Positano, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Venice

— 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Padua Botanical Garden, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Positano to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Positano in July, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Venice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Verona

— 2 nights

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.
On the 21st (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, take in the views from Ponte Pietra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, and then experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona attractions app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nightlife

Milan

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and then head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. July in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.