30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 5 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Genoa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turin
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trento
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 5 nights
Fly

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Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Discover out-of-the-way places like Galleria Borbonica and Duomo di Salerno. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Lupanar (in Pompeii) and Salerno (Promenade Trieste, Villa Comunale, &more). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito.

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Knoxville, USA to Naples is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Knoxville in January, expect Naples to be somewhat warmer, temps between 56°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cupola di San Pietro and Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

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

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in January, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection 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 Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Assisi online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in January: highs in Assisi hover around 49°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo di Pisa, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

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Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. January in Florence sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Genoa

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Museo di Palazzo Reale, appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, then take a stroll through Boccadasse, and finally see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, then admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale, then make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Spianata Castelletto.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Genoa trip builder.

Getting from Florence to Genoa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in January, Genoa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Neighborhoods

Turin

— 2 nights

City of Magic

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Consolata, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and finally make a trip to Piazza Castello. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, and finally take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin itinerary planner.

You can drive from Genoa to Turin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Genoa in January, things will get a bit cooler in Turin: highs are around 42°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuary of Our Lady of Miracles, then see the interesting displays at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan journey planning tool.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Verona

— 2 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.
On the 29th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, then take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and finally step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, then explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Palazzo Te.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Trento.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Trento

— 2 nights

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
On the 31st (Mon), glide through natural beauty at Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta, then stroll through Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal, and then hit the slopes at Paganella. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, and then explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Trento road trip planner.

Drive from Verona to Trento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Trento

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Venice

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Centro Storico. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Ferrara (Castello Estense & Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia)). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, contemplate the long history of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Trento to Venice in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In February in Venice, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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.