27 days in Italy, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

27 days in Italy, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sorrento, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lucca, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Legnano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Vrtba Garden, take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Petřín, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, then let little ones run wild at Kampa Park, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Prague travel itinerary planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Prague is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Winnipeg to Prague due to the time zone difference. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Fun & Games

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip maker.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in June, you will find days in Budapest are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Sorrento, Italy

— 4 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Get out of town with these interesting Sorrento side-trips: Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Duomo di Ravello), Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena (in Atrani) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Dedicate the 6th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, cool off at Fornillo, and admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Cataldo.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento online road trip planner.

Fly from Budapest to Sorrento in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Sorrento. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and pause for some photo ops at La Pieta.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Sorrento to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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 Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Siena (Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online travel planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Lucca, Italy

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucca: Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole (in San Miniato) and Pisa (Knights’ Square, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Fattoria al Dotto, admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, and steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lucca trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Florence to Lucca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, Lucca is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Cinque Terre, Italy

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 20th (Sun), take a stroll around Vernazza, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, and finally take some stellar pictures from View Point Corniglia.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Legnano.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites · Shopping

Legnano, Italy

— 2 nights
Legnano is an Italian town and comune with 60,313 inhabitants in the north-westernmost part of the Metropolitan City of Milan, about 20km from central Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Legnano: Lake Orta (in Orta San Giulio), Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio) and Monza (Parco di Monza & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore, appreciate the history behind Monumento al Guerriero di Legnano, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Malinverni.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Legnano trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Legnano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Legnano

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

Province of Lucca travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Historic Sites · Observation Decks
Lucca is a city and comune in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the Serchio, in a fertile plain near the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is the capital of the Province of Lucca. It is famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls.

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Province of Milan travel guide

3.6
Shopping Malls · Movie Theaters · Bars & Clubs
Milan is the city capital of the Lombardy Region in Northern Italy and is the 2nd richest city in the European Union after Paris in 2016. It is the second most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper at 1,369,000, and the Metropolitan City of Milan at 3,219,000. Its geographical outskirt, has a population estimated to be about 5,270,000 in 1,891km2, ranking 2nd in the European Union. The wider Milan metropolitan area, popular for Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that comprehends almost every province of Lombardy, the Piedmont province of Novara, and some parts of the province of Piacenza which counts an estimated total population of 8,123,020.Milan is Italy's main industrial and financial capital and corporation hub home to thousands of the most important companies worldwide. In terms of GDP, it has the largest economy among European non-capital cities. Milan is considered part of the Blue Banana and has now become the wealthiest city among the economic rivalry "Four Motors for Europe."

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