25 days in Italy Itinerary

25 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel planner

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Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Florence
— 1 day
Train
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
7
Crema
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Venice
Fly
9
Taormina, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
10
Noto, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
11
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
13
Amalfi
— 2 nights
Drive
14
Naples
— 1 night
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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

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 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the history behind La Pieta, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome route planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in July, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, then explore the galleries of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi.

Plan my day in Assisi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Pisa

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 8th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pisa online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Pisa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Florence

— 1 day

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation builder website.

Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Historic Sites

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 11th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Verona are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Milan

— 1 night

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.
On the 12th (Sun), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the masterpieces at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, and finally make a trip to Dialogo nel Buio. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di San Nicolo, then make a trip to Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese, then examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milan day trip planning app.

Drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Crema.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Crema

— 3 nights
Crema is a city and comune in the province of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a trip to Duomo di Lodi, make a trip to Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Crema, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Santissima Trinita', and finally don't miss a visit to Palazzo Bodenti Terni de Gregory. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guelfa, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Bassiano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria delle Grazie, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Padernello, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Cathedral of Cremona.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Crema trip planner.

You can drive from Milan to Crema in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Crema

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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 16th (Thu): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Crema to Venice takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Venice

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Taormina, Sicily

— 1 night
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Isola Bella, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Madonna della Rocca, then stroll around Villa Comunale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Varo.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Taormina visit planner.

Fly from Venice to Taormina in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Taormina, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Noto.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Noto, Sicily

— 2 nights
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Calamosche, don't miss a visit to Palazzo Ducezio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Chiara, then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, then admire the masterpieces at Monastero del San salvatore, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Nicolaci. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agua Beach Resort, then step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Castelluccio, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Noto trip planner.

Getting from Taormina to Noto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Capri, Island of Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortini Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, then take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, then take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, contemplate the long history of Villa Jovis, stroll through Marina Grande Public Beach, make a trip to Piazza Umberto I, then explore the activities along Marina Piccola, and finally get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Capri route planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Noto to Capri takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Capri, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Positano

— 2 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.
On the 22nd (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo, then cast your line with a fishing tour, then make a trip to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Positano road trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 2 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 24th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amalfi journey maker tool.

You can drive from Positano to Amalfi in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Amalfi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 26th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Sommerso di Gaiola - Area Marina Protetta, contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gaudioso, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Naples vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in July, plan for little chillier nights in Naples, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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.