30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Turin
— 3 nights
Fly
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Naples
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lecce
— 3 nights
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Drive to Villa San Giovanni, Ferry to Messina Marittima, Drive to Taormina
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Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly to Rome, Train to Orvieto
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Orvieto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trento
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ferrara
— 3 nights
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Turin

— 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice and Musei Reali. Discover out-of-the-way places like Colline di Torino and Villa della Regina. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, take a stroll through Cit Turin, make a trip to Piazza Carignano, and head outdoors with Stadio Filadelfia.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turin online road trip planner.

Glasgow, UK to Turin is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Glasgow to Turin, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glasgow in June, expect Turin to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Alghero, Sardinia

— 3 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Villaggio Nuragico Palmavera and Museo Casa Manno. Get outdoors at Capo Caccia and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, explore the ancient world of Necropolis of Anghelu Ruju, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Maria Pia.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Alghero travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Turin to Alghero takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. When traveling from Turin in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Alghero, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Naples

— 4 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo delle Arti Sanitarie and Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano. Do some cultural sightseeing at Catacombe di San Gaudioso and San Francesco di Paola. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, take an in-depth tour of The Neapolis Buried, explore the galleries of Complesso Museale Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco, and examine the collection at Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

You can fly from Alghero to Naples in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Naples when traveling from Alghero in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lecce.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Lecce

— 3 nights

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di Santa Croce and Centro Storico di Gallipoli. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grotta della Poesia and Cava di Bauxite. Change things up with these side-trips from Lecce: Otranto (Cattedrale Di Otranto & Centro Storico Otranto). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lecce trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Naples to Lecce takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Taormina, Sicily

— 2 nights
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
On the 21st (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Madonna della Rocca, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido La Dolce Vita, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quattro Fontane di Taormina, and then get engrossed in the history at Casa Cuseni.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Taormina trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Lecce to Taormina in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Lecce in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Taormina, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orvieto.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Orvieto

— 3 nights

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Visit Abbey of Saints Severus and Martyrius and Sant'Andrea, Orvieto for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza della Repubblica and Custodi Winery. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Cantine Neri, don't miss a visit to Verdirosi, see the interesting displays at Museo Delle Maioliche Medievali e Rinascimentali Orvietane, and take in the dramatic natural features at Anello della Rupe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Orvieto day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Taormina to Orvieto in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Taormina in June since evenings lows in Orvieto dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Siena.

Things to do in Orvieto

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Siena

— 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici and Museo dell'Acqua. Visit Sinagoga di Siena and Loggia della Mercanzia for their historical value. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Azienda Agricola La Lastra, take an in-depth tour of Museo Contrada Priora della Civetta, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Chigi Saracini, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Siena road trip site.

You can drive from Orvieto to Siena in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Siena, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Trento.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Trento

— 3 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.
Get outdoors at Pista ciclabile della Vallagarina: Trento - Rovereto – Avio and Garda Outdoor. Popular historic sites such as Forte Cadine Bus de Vela and Mausoleo di Cesare Battisti are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo del Rame Navarini, do a tasting at Cantina Sociale di Trento, trek along Val Venegia e Baita Segantini, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Badia di San Lorenzo (Padri Cappuccini).

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Trento journey builder tool.

You can drive from Siena to Trento in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June in Trento, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Trento

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wineries

Venice

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, admire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, browse the exhibits of Palazzo Mocenigo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Salvador, and finally step off the mainland to explore Giudecca. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santo Stefano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, and finally stop by Campo Santa Margherita.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary app.

Getting from Trento to Venice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Ferrara.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Ferrara

— 3 nights

Heart of the Italian Renaissance

With surrounding medieval walls and network of 15th- and 16th-century architecture, the city of Ferrara is often deemed the Heart of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Spirito, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GAMC), contemplate the long history of Palazzo Massari, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Turchi di Bagno, and finally admire the striking features of Palazzo delle Poste. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Paolo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Nuova e San Biagio, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale dell'Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah (Meis).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ferrara trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Venice to Ferrara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ferrara

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

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.