30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence
— 4 nights
Train
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Turin
— 4 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
4
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
5
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
Ferry to Municipio, Fly to Catania
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Taormina, Sicily
— 4 nights
Drive
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Agrigento, Sicily
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trapani, Sicily
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Isola di Favignana
— 3 nights
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Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica) and Villa d'Este (in Tivoli). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Popolo, admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, and pause for some photo ops at La Pieta.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome driving holiday tool.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, with highs in Rome at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Parks

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.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Pisa (Battistero di San Giovanni & Duomo di Pisa) and Siena (Torre del Mangia & Biblioteca Piccolomini). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Perseus Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Turin.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Turin

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino) and Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza Vittorio Veneto, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turin trip itinerary planning website.

Take a train from Florence to Turin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in January, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere di Migliara, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, then take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, and finally stop by Eco Capri. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Villa San Michele, stroll through Monte Solaro, then get great views at Belvedere Cannone, and finally cruise along Via Krupp.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Capri itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Turin to Capri in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Turin in January, expect Capri to be a bit warmer, temps between 15°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Forio.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Forio, Isola d'Ischia

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Soccorso and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Di Santa Maria Di Loreto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): enjoy the music at Giardini La Mortella and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese d'Ischia.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Forio trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Capri to Forio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daytime highs in Forio are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Forio

Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife · Museums

Side Trip

Taormina, Sicily

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Santa Caterina Church and Public Gardens (Parco Duca di Cesar). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taormina: Catania (Monastero dei Benedettini, Piazza Duomo, &more). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile, pick up some new kitchen skills with La Terrazza di Fefe, make a trip to Taormina Glass Gallery, and stroll around Villa Comunale.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taormina trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Forio to Taormina in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Taormina can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Agrigento, Sicily

— 3 nights

Valley of the Temples

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chiesa di San Francesco and Repubblica Delle Pergole. Venture out of the city with trips to Monte Cammarata (in Cammarata) and #MeTe - Museo della Memoria e del Territorio (in Siculiana). There's more to do: get outside with La Spiaggetta and take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Agrigento online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Agrigento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Trapani.

Things to do in Agrigento

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Trapani, Sicily

— 2 nights

City of Two Seas

Historically known for its importance in salt production, Trapani has gained recognition as an enticing but affordable vacation locale in Sicily.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di Segesta. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Laboratorio Ceramiche d'Arte - Paola Luisa Amico, look for gifts at La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, and then don't miss a visit to Nobiles Officinae.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Trapani trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agrigento to Trapani takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Trapani can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Trapani

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Isola di Favignana

— 3 nights
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grotte bue marino and Medusa Souvenir. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at L'Arte del Creare, explore the activities along Egadi Sea, tour the water at your own pace with Capitan Sinagra, and examine the collection at Casa Museo Matteo Sercia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Isola di Favignana road trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Trapani to Isola di Favignana in 1.5 hours. In January in Isola di Favignana, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Transportation

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.