29 days in Italy & London Itinerary

29 days in Italy & London Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 9 nights
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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, Drive to Modica
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Modica, Italy
— 4 nights
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Portofino, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 10 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 9 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Feldon Valley (in Lower Brailes). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London day trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Modica.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Modica, Italy

— 4 nights
Modica is a city and comune of 54.456 inhabitants in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. Modica is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of life in the country at Gli Aromi Sicily, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria del Gesu, admire the striking features of Chiesa del Carmine, and look for gifts at Ara' espressione di idee.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Modica road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from London to Modica. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Modica due to the time zone difference. In May, Modica is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Portofino.

Things to do in Modica

Museums · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Portofino, Italy

— 1 night
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. On the 18th (Sat), make a trip to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, then view the masterpieces at Galleria d'Arte Portofino, and then identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Portofino. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Di San Martino, admire the striking features of Oratorio di Nostra Signora Assunta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Marina di Portofino.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Portofino journey maker app.

Getting from Modica to Portofino by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Modica in May, expect nights in Portofino to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Rome, Italy

— 10 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Portofino to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Portofino in May: highs in Rome hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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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.