28 days in Italy Itinerary

28 days in Italy Itinerary

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28 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Asuncion
Fly + Shuttle:  23 h 30 min
1
Trieste
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Padua
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Verona
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Brescia
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
6
Bergamo
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Como
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Milan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Turin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Genoa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
11
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
13
Florence
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Asuncion

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nights
Trieste

Trieste ©
Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get outside with Grotta Gigante, see the interesting displays at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba, then appreciate the history behind Le Ragazze di Trieste, then make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, and finally explore the activities along Canale Grande.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Trieste vacation planner .

Asuncion, Paraguay to Trieste is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Asuncion to Trieste, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Asuncion in April, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Trieste: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Trieste

Outdoors Nature Museums

Side Trip

Grotta Gigante
Highlights from your plan
Grotta Gigante ©
Grotta Gigante
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba ©

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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, nature, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Trieste to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Padua.

Things to do in Venice

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

few
hours
Padua

Padua ©
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and then make a trip to Prato della Valle.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Padua trip tool .

Padua is just a short distance from Venice. April in Padua sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Verona.

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica di Sant’Antonio ©
Basilica di Sant’Antonio
Prato della Valle ©
Prato della Valle

1
night
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 8th (Wed): shop like a local with Piazza delle Erbe, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, and then contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Verona online route maker .

You can take a train from Padua to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Padua in April, Verona is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Brescia.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Torre dei Lamberti ©
Torre dei Lamberti

few
hours
Brescia

Brescia ©
As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo Vecchio di Brescia, explore the world behind art at Museo di Santa Giulia, and then step into the grandiose world of Brescia Castle.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Brescia day trip site .

You can take a train from Verona to Brescia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Brescia

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia ©
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia
Museo di Santa Giulia ©
Museo di Santa Giulia
Brescia Castle ©
Brescia Castle

few
hours
Bergamo

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza Vecchia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bergamo trip builder tool .

You can drive from Brescia to Bergamo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bergamo are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Como.
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Vecchia ©
Piazza Vecchia

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nights
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, and then admire the natural beauty at i Giardini di Villa Melzi.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Como road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Bergamo to Como in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tremezzina, i Giardini di Villa Melzi
Highlights from your plan
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
i Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
i Giardini di Villa Melzi

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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.
Milan is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Milan itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Como to Milan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Milan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Change things up with a short trip to Reggia di Venaria Reale in Venaria Reale (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile del Duomo di Torino.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Turin fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Milan to Turin by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Basilica of Superga, Reggia di Venaria Reale
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

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nights
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, and finally wander the streets of Boccadasse.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Genoa road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Turin to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in April, Genoa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse

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nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Step out of Cinque Terre to go to Porto Venere and see Portovenere, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Cinque Terre footpaths, take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata Lungomare, hike along Cinque Terre Trails, and get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre travel route website .

Traveling by train from Genoa to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cinque Terre, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Portovenere
Highlights from your plan
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre footpaths ©
Cinque Terre footpaths
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

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nights
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then steep yourself in history at Camposanto, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa. On the next day, steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Battistero.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Pisa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Pisa are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucca
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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