26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Beirut
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Taxi:  3 h
2
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Verona
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
7
Padua
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
8
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
9
Cascia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Beirut

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome attractions tool.

Beirut, Lebanon to Rome is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Beirut in September, with highs in Rome at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 8th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, make a trip to Le Ville di Ravello, then kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, then admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ravello itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 10th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Popolo, get curious at Museo Missionario Indios, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, look for gifts at Libreria Marco Zubboli, then learn about winemaking at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, then don't miss a visit to Eremo delle Carceri, and finally contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi online route planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Assisi, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore
Museo Missionario Indios ©
Museo Missionario Indios

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Bring the kids along to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

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Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
The Boboli Gardens ©
The Boboli Gardens

2
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Go for a jaunt from Milan to Capriate San Gervasio to see Leolandia about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Leolandia
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Quinzano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Verona trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Milan to Verona by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Padua.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

3
nights
Padua

Padua ©
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Bring the kids along to MUSME - Museum of the History of Medicine of Padova and Parco Padovaland. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, see the sky in a new way at Planetario di Padova, admire the striking features of Palazzo Maldura (1769), and make a trip to Centro Storico.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Padua attractions planner.

Take a train from Verona to Padua in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Verona in September, plan for slightly colder days in Padua, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Padua

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Planetario di Padova ©
Planetario di Padova
Parco Padovaland ©
Parco Padovaland

3
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Doge's Palace. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and explore the activities along Riva del Carbon.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation planner.

Venice is just a stone's throw from Padua. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Padua in September: highs in Venice hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Cascia.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Cascia

Cascia ©
Cascia is a town and comune (municipality) of the Italian province of Perugia in a rather remote area of the mountainous southeastern corner of Umbria. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Parco Avventura Nahar, appreciate the views at Valnerina, then don't miss a visit to Scoglio della Preghiera, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Roccaporena, Santuario di S. Rita. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Statua Di Santa Rita, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Benedetto, then appreciate the history behind Statua Dedicata a San Benedetto Santo Patrono, then walk around Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, and finally look for gifts at Brancaleone da Norcia.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cascia trip itinerary site.

Drive from Venice to Cascia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cascia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Norcia, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Parco Avventura Nahar
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Rita ©
Basilica di Santa Rita
Parco Avventura Nahar ©
Parco Avventura Nahar
Brancaleone da Norcia ©
Brancaleone da Norcia

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