26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Verona
— 2 nights
3
Tremezzina
— 2 nights
4
Milan
— 2 nights
5
Florence
— 4 nights
6
Rome
— 3 nights
7
Naples
— 3 nights
8
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
9
Palermo
— 2 nights

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice route planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in June, with highs in Venice at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa delle Sante Teuteria e Tosca, and then enjoy some music at Arena di Verona. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Madonna Verona Fountain, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, thendon't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, thenexplore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, and finally make a trip to Piazza Bra.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the 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 June, daytime highs in Verona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gardaland Park
Highlights from your plan
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

2
nights
Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tremezzina trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Verona to Tremezzina by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. June in Tremezzina sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Isola Comacina
Highlights from your plan
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo ©
Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo

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nights
Milan

Milan ©
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 (Wed): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Dialogo nel Buio, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, and finally see La Casa Maledetta.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip planner.

Drive from Tremezzina to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Castello del Trebbio
Highlights from your plan
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Naples is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Naples sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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nights
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita, appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, and finally explore the activities along Marina Piccola. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Piazza Umberto I, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di santo Stefano, cruise along Via Krupp, thentour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, thendon't miss a visit to Giardini di Augusto, and finally get great views at Belvedere Cannone.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Capri sightseeing planner.

Ride a ferry from Naples to Capri in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Capri can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Anacapri
Highlights from your plan
Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone

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Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Venture out of the city with trips to Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo) and Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo (in San Vito lo Capo). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Palermo trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Capri to Palermo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Highlights from your plan
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo

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