28 days in Italy Itinerary

28 days in Italy Itinerary

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28 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Palermo, Sicily
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + foot + train:  6​h 30​min
5
Cabras, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Carloforte, Sardinia
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Ravello
— 2 nights
subway + train:  3​h
8
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Curitiba

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Doge's Palace. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di San Marco and Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and wander the streets of Cannaregio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Venice road trip site .

Curitiba, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Curitiba to Venice is 4 hours. When traveling from Curitiba in July, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Venice: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara, then explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, then learn about winemaking at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, and finally contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Assisi trip planner .

You can drive from Venice to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Pitti Palace and Uffizi Galleries capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Piazzale Michelangelo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni) and Piazza della Cisterna (in San Gimignano). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

Before you visit Florence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Castello di Monteriggioni
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©

4
nights
Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Parco Archeologico di Selinunte and Duomo di Cefalu. Explore hidden gems such as Cefalu Coast and Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento (in Cefalu) and Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di Segesta and admire the striking features of Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Palermo road trip site .

Getting from Florence to Palermo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cabras.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cefalu, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Selinunte Archaeological Park, Duomo di Monreale, Tempio di Segesta
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Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro

3
nights
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Relax by the water at Capo San Marco and Maimoni Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia di Is Arutas and I Gatti di Su Pallosu. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cabras: Sa Mesa Longa (in San Vero Milis), Ci.M.A. Civico Museo Allai (in Allai) and Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina (in Paulilatino Oristano).

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cabras trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Palermo to Cabras takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Carloforte.

Things to do in Cabras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, San Giovanni di Sinis, Ci.M.A. Civico Museo Allai, Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, Area archeologica di Tharros
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Area archeologica di Tharros ©
Area archeologica di Tharros
Capo San Marco ©
Capo San Marco

2
nights
Carloforte, Sardinia

Carloforte ©
Carloforte is a fishing and resort town of located on Isola di San Pietro, approximately 7km off the southwestern coast of Sardinia, in southern Sardinia, Italy.HistoryAccording to a legend, a local church was founded in the early 14th century in honour of hundreds of participants to the so-called Children's Crusade of 1212 who perished in a shipwreck just off the island on their way to North Africa during a gale. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at La Conca, kick back and relax at Cape Sandalo, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cala Fico, and finally kick back and relax at Punta Delle Colonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Spiaggia di Punta Nera and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Girin.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Carloforte trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cabras to Carloforte takes 3 hours. In July in Carloforte, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Carloforte

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Spiaggia di Cala Fico ©
Spiaggia di Cala Fico
Spiaggia di Girin ©
Spiaggia di Girin
Spiaggia di Punta Nera ©
Spiaggia di Punta Nera

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello and Villa Cimbrone Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Villa Rufolo and Duomo di Sant'Andrea are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Positano (Bagni d'Arienzo & Fornillo). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, stroll through Lido di Ravello, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ravello trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Carloforte to Ravello with the Route module. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Carloforte in July: highs in Ravello hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Civita di Bagnoregio and Palatine Hill. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Orvieto to see Duomo di Orvieto about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Civita di Bagnoregio, Duomo di Orvieto
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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