26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

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26 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Salerno
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  15​h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Get outdoors at Canal Grande and Laguna Veneta. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Centro Storico di Venezia. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, make a trip to Dorsoduro, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Venice due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in January; daily highs in Venice reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di Santa Anastasia and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Museo di Castelvecchio and Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona. And it doesn't end there: catch a live event at Arena di Verona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgetto o San Pietro Martire, head outdoors with King Rock arrampicata, and wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Verona trip planning app .

Take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centro Storico and The Baptistery of St. John. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Loggia dei Lanzi. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

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Take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

4
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Discover out-of-the-way places like San Damiano and Museo della Porziuncola. Visiting Monte Subasio and Bosco di San Francesco will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In January in Assisi, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

4
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
We've included these beaches for you: Marina Di Vietri and Lido Eureka. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Duomo di Salerno and Promenade Trieste. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Sacra Famiglia, explore the different monuments and memorials at Salerno War Cemetery, and put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Room Intrappola.TO - Salerno.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salerno trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Salerno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in January, things will get a bit warmer in Salerno: highs are around 15°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cilento ©
Cilento
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata ©

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura and Piazza Navona. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and Altare Della Patria. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome journey builder app .

Traveling by train from Salerno to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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