25 days in Italy Itinerary

25 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
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Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
7
Positano
— 2 nights
Fly to Cagliari, Bus to Baunei
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Baunei, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Bus to Cagliari, Fly to Toronto

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Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Pantheon. St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tarquinia (Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense & Necropoli di Tarquinia). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Prassede.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome online travel planner.

Toronto, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Rome is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Rome reach 34°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, see the interesting displays at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, and finally delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Pausilypon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then see the interesting displays at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Cappella Sansevero.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Naples vacation maker website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Naples sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Pompeii

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Via delle Tombe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, steep yourself in history at Forum, then delve into the distant past at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Vesuviano Giovan Battista Alfano. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Casa del Poeta Tragico, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, explore the ancient world of Tempio d'Iside, admire the striking features of Casa Dei Quadretti Teatrali o Casca Longus - Pompei, then explore the ancient world of House of Venus in the Shell, and finally delve into the distant past at Casa di Ottavio Quartione.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pompeii tour planner.

Pompeii is just a short distance from Naples. July in Pompeii sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Museums

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 4th (Sat), examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, admire the striking features of Basilica di Santa Chiara, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Piazza del Duomo, see the interesting displays at Complesso Museale di San Francesco, then do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco.

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You can drive from Pompeii to Assisi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Pompeii in July since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Historic Centre of San Gimignano for their historical value. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions planning tool.

Drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Venice

— 3 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.
Bring the kids along to Canal Grande and Basilica di San Marco. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, wander the streets of Cannaregio, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice attractions website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Positano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Neighborhoods

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.
Get outdoors at Fornillo and Monte Faito e Panorama. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Solara and Grotta di Fornillo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Monastero di San Paolo (in Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi) and Cattedrale di Sorrento (in Sorrento). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Art & Craft Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Positano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Baunei.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Baunei, Sardinia

— 3 nights
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fonte Sacra Su Tempiesu and Nuraghe Coe e Serra. Sa Dommo e sos Corraine - Casa Museo di Orgosolo and Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baunei: Murals of Orgosolo (in Orgosolo), Museo della Civilta Pastorale e Contadina (in Bitti) and Parco Museo S'Abba Frisca (in Dorgali). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Goloritzè, make a trip to Tomba dei giganti di Osono, delve into the distant past at Torre di Barì, and stroll through Cala dei Gabbiani.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Baunei trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Positano to Baunei takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.