30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner

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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Orvieto
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Fly
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Noto, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly
8
Lampedusa
— 1 night
Fly
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baunei, Sardinia
— 2 nights
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to San Giorgio Maggiore and Basilica di Aquileia. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia) and Verona (San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take a stroll through Cannaregio, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip tool.

Calgary, Canada to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Calgary to Venice. Traveling from Calgary in September, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Abbazia di San Galgano for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence attractions app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Rocca Maggiore. Get some historical perspective at San Damiano and Centro Storico. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Studio Moretti Caselli (in Perugia) and Montefalco (Complesso Museale di San Francesco & Centro Storico). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, and contemplate the long history of Porta Perlici.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Assisi driving holiday planner.

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Orvieto

— 2 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.
On the 5th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Anello della Rupe, contemplate the long history of Pozzo di San Patrizio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Repubblica, pause for some serene contemplation at Sant'Andrea, Orvieto, then see the interesting displays at Etruscan Museum "Claudio Faina", and finally look for gifts at Il Negozietto. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Giovenale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Agostino, explore the fascinating underground world of Pozzo della Cava, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella del Corporale, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Orvieto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Orvieto.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Orvieto trip builder.

Drive from Assisi to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Orvieto can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Cupola di San Pietro. Step off the beaten path and head to Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, and get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Escape the urban bustle at Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero dei Limoni.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Noto.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Noto, Sicily

— 2 nights
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. On the 13th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Chiara, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monastero del San salvatore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Corrado Nicolaci, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Nicolaci, and finally make a trip to Palazzo Castelluccio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento San Francesco d'Assisi all'Immacolata, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Lorenzo, then kick back and relax at Sampieri, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Marina Di Modica.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Noto online tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Ravello to Noto takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Noto

Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Lampedusa

— 1 night
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
On the 15th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF, visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Capo Grecale, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa online travel planner.

Fly from Noto to Lampedusa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Lampedusa, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica San Gavino and Altare Monte d'Accoddi are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Capo Caccia and Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu. Take a break from Alghero with a short trip to Spiaggia di Balai in Porto Torres, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, delve into the distant past at Necropolis of Anghelu Ruju, get to know the fascinating history of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare, and stroll through Spiaggia Mugoni.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Alghero trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lampedusa to Alghero in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lampedusa in October since evenings lows in Alghero dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Baunei.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Baunei, Sardinia

— 2 nights
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro al Golgo, kick back and relax at Cala Mariolu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Biriala, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala dei Gabbiani. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Goloritzè, then kick back and relax at Piscine di Venere, and then stroll through Spiaggia di Cala Luna.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Baunei online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Alghero to Baunei takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Alghero in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Baunei. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 3 nights
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Visit Complesso Nuragico di Noddule and Necropoli di San Simplicio for their historical value. Get outdoors at Spiaggia La Cinta and Lu Impostu Beach. Get out of town with these interesting San Teodoro side-trips: Museo del Costume (in Nuoro), L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo (in Olbia) and Oasi Biderosa (in Orosei). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo and head outdoors with Nata Libera.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read San Teodoro tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Baunei to San Teodoro by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in San Teodoro when traveling from Baunei in October, with lows around 15°C. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.