31 days in Italy Itinerary

31 days in Italy Itinerary

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31 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  26​h
1
Venice
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Lampedusa
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Catania, Sicily
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Ragusa, Sicily
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  7​h 45​min
8
Isola di Favignana
— 1 day
Ferry:  6​h 30​min
9
Naples
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza Bra and Scrovegni Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico (in Trieste) and Verona (Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio) & Arena di Verona). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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Brisbane, Australia to Venice is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Duomo di Pisa. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Portovenere (in Porto Venere). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Pisa, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Portovenere
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 Cascata delle Marmore and Duomo di Orvieto. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi.

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Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cascata delle Marmore, St. Peter's Basilica, Duomo di Orvieto
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia La Cinta and Lu Impostu Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Teodoro: Cala Gonone (Grotta del Bue Marino & Cala Fuili Beach), Oasi Biderosa (in Orosei) and Baunei (Cala Goloritzè & Cala Mariolu). There's more to do: stroll through Spiaggia Berchida and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Teodoro trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Rome to San Teodoro by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Baunei, Dorgali, Spiaggia Berchida, Oasi Biderosa
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Cala Goloritz√® ©
Cala Goloritzè
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

1
night
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pulcino, then stroll through Spiaggia dei Conigli, then kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lampedusa journey builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Teodoro to Lampedusa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from San Teodoro in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lampedusa, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach

3
nights
Catania, Sicily

Catania
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Storico and Villa Romana del Casale. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Catania: Syracuse (Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi & Duomo di Siracusa), Messina (Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico) & Duomo di Messina) and Taormina (Corso Umberto & Isola Bella). There's more to do: make a trip to Piazza Duomo.

To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Catania tour itinerary site .

You can fly from Lampedusa to Catania in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ragusa.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Syracuse, Messina, Taormina, Villa Romana del Casale, Centro Storico
Highlights from your plan
Villa Romana del Casale
Villa Romana del Casale
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa

2
nights
Ragusa, Sicily

Ragusa ©
Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Saint Maria of Monte, steep yourself in history at Scicli, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. George. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Giardini Iblei, then get to know the fascinating history of Ragusa Ibla, and then admire the striking features of Duomo San Giorgio.

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Getting from Catania to Ragusa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Ragusa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Ragusa

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Scicli, Saint Maria of Monte, Cathedral of St. George
Highlights from your plan
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla
Scicli ©
Scicli
Cathedral of St. George ©
Cathedral of St. George

1
day
Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Grotte bue marino and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Isola di Favignana tour itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry from Ragusa to Isola di Favignana in 8 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Isola di Favignana can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Step off the beaten path and head to Castello Aragonese d'Ischia and I Faraglioni. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Giardini di Augusto (in Capri), Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, &more) and Villa San Michele (in Anacapri). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Paestum Ruins, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and don't miss a visit to Oltre I Resti.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary planning site .

You can ride a ferry from Isola di Favignana to Naples in 6.5 hours. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Capri, Positano, Villa San Michele
Highlights from your plan
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia ©
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele

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