29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner

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Venice
— 3 nights
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Verona
— 4 nights
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Milan
— 2 nights
Fly
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Positano
— 4 nights
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Salerno
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Venice

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Museo del Precinema, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip planner.

Bologna to Venice is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Venice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Verona

— 4 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, and examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Verona trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in March, things will get warmer in Verona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Milan

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Tecla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally see La Casa Maledetta. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally stop by Enoteca Iemmallo.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, Milan is much colder than Verona - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Shopping

Positano

— 4 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Venture out of the city with trips to Atrani (Vicoli, scale e archi & Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Fontana sant'Andrea, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Madonna di Costantinopoli, get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, view the masterpieces at Miniaci Art Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Positano trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Positano takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Milan in March, Positano is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Salerno

— 5 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salerno: Ravello (Le Ville di Ravello, Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, &more), Minori (Basilica of Saint Trofimena & Spas) and Maiori (Museo d'Arte Sacra "Don C. Confalone" & Torre dei Normanni). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Fruscione, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario, and admire the local landmark of Fontana dei delfini.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salerno trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Spas

Side Trips

Rome

— 5 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: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome route planning website.

You can drive from Salerno to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planning site.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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.