30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 5 nights
2
Bologna
— 5 nights
3
Florence
— 5 nights
4
Pisa
— 3 nights
5
Genoa
— 5 nights
6
Milan
— 6 nights

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centro Storico di Venezia and Scala Contarini del Bovolo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico and Natural History Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Aquileia (Casa Violin di Aquileia & Basilica di Aquileia), Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia) and Verona (Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family & Basilica di Santa Anastasia). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, look for all kinds of wild species at Vecchio Mulino della Croda, and stop by Dorsoduro.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Venice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Venice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aquileia, Verona, Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, Military Memorial Redipuglia, Vecchio Mulino della Croda
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Centro Storico di Venezia ©
Centro Storico di Venezia
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico ©
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico

5
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano and Palazzo Te. Musei San Domenico and Museo Ducati will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Bologna's surroundings by going to Mantua (Rotonda di San Lorenzo & Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova), Ravenna (Battistero degli Ariani, Basilica San Vitale, &more) and Castello di Gradara (in Gradara). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Domenico, and explore the historical opulence of Forte di San Leo.

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You can drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mantua, Ravenna, San Leo, Musei San Domenico, Castello di Gradara
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Forte di San Leo ©
Forte di San Leo
Castello di Gradara ©
Castello di Gradara

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
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 Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Baptistery of St. John and Museo di San Marco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Eremo Le Celle (in Cortona), Centro Storico di Siena (in Siena) and Chiusdino (Eremo di Montesiepi, Abbazia di San Galgano, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, tour or see a show at Convitto della Calza, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Strozzi, and pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chiusdino, Eremo Le Celle, Arezzo Cathedral, Centro Storico di Siena
Highlights from your plan
Museo di San Marco ©
Museo di San Marco
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Pisa and San Pietro Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Baptistery of St. John and Basilica of San Frediano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pisa: Portovenere (in Porto Venere) and San Michele in Foro (in Lucca). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Porta Santa Maria, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pisa online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Pisa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Lucca, Porto Venere
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Basilica of San Frediano ©
Basilica of San Frediano

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and Baia del Silenzio. Castello di Grinzane Cavour and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Genoa: Centro Lipu (in Tigliole), Gipsoteca Giulio Monteverde (in Bistagno) and Ente Parco di Portofino (in Santa Margherita Ligure). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno, see the interesting displays at Dialogo nel Buio, make a trip to Palazzi dei Rolli, and admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Genoa trip planner.

Drive from Pisa to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Pisa in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Genoa, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Centro Lipu, Baia dei Saraceni, Gipsoteca Giulio Monteverde, Ente Parco di Portofino, Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro
Highlights from your plan
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi
Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro ©

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Citta Alta and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Monumental Cemetery and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Venture out of the city with trips to Candelo (La Baraggia di Candelo & Ricetto di Candelo), Piazza Ducale (in Vigevano) and Turin (Borgo Medievale & Armeria Reale). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and don't miss a visit to I Navigli.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Milan trip builder site.

Getting from Genoa to Milan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Genoa in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Milan, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bergamo, Turin, Candelo, Piazza Ducale
Highlights from your plan
Villa Necchi Campiglio ©
Villa Necchi Campiglio
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore ©

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