31 days in Italy Itinerary

31 days in Italy Itinerary

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31 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Dulles
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 7 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Ravello
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Carloforte, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Cabras, Sardinia
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Rome
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
End: Dulles

7
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.
Get some cultural insight at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and San Giorgio Maggiore. Get in touch with nature at Canal Grande and Bagni Sirena. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Riviera 6 - Bagno 6 (in Lignano Riviera), Ferrara (Castello Estense & Palazzo dei Diamanti) and Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli (in Spilimbergo). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel planner .

Dulles, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Dulles to Venice due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ferrara, Chioggia, Riviera 6 - Bagno 6, Fondazione Bisazza, Bagno Bambu
Highlights from your plan
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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 Abbazia di San Galgano and Galleria Gagliardi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centro Storico and Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting) (in Siena), Art Gallery in Tuscany (in San Gimignano) and Comune Di Certaldo (in Certaldo). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, view the masterpieces at Collezione Roberto Casamonti, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Comune Di Certaldo, Abbazia di San Galgano, Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting)
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

4
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Eremo delle Carceri and Basilica of Saint Ubaldo will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo della Porziuncola and Montioni Frantoio e Cantina. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Rocca del Leone (in Castiglione del Lago), San Quirico d'Orcia (in San Quirico d'Orcia) and Perugia (Old Town & Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Palazzo dei Consoli and Museo Civico, stop by La Bottega Di Teresa, and contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of the City of Pienza.

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You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Assisi are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Perugia, Gubbio, Montefalco, Rocca del Leone, Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
Highlights from your plan
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Quirico d'Orcia ©
San Quirico d'Orcia

4
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Shop till you drop at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal. Visit Duomo di Ravello and Villa Rufolo for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Positano (Fornillo & Bagni d'Arienzo). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, trek along Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiostro del Paradiso.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello road trip tool .

Drive from Assisi to Ravello in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Assisi in August, with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Carloforte.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Villa Romana e Antiquarium, Lido Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

3
nights
Carloforte, Sardinia

Carloforte ©
Carloforte is a fishing and resort town of located on Isola di San Pietro, approximately 7km off the southwestern coast of Sardinia, in southern Sardinia, Italy.HistoryAccording to a legend, a local church was founded in the early 14th century in honour of hundreds of participants to the so-called Children's Crusade of 1212 who perished in a shipwreck just off the island on their way to North Africa during a gale. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia di Cala Fico and Oasi WWF. Relax by the water at Cape Sandalo and Punta Delle Colonne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Carloforte: Costa Verde (in Marina di Arbus), Museo del Bisso di Chiara Vigo (in Sant'Antioco) and Centro Ippico Meurreddus a Cuaddu (in San Giovanni Suergiu). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Punta Nera.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Carloforte trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ravello to Carloforte. Traveling from Ravello in August, expect nights in Carloforte to be little chillier, around 67°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 93°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Carloforte

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Museo del Bisso di Chiara Vigo, Oasi WWF, Centro Ippico Meurreddus a Cuaddu, Costa Verde
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cala Fico ©
Spiaggia di Cala Fico
Spiaggia di Punta Nera ©
Spiaggia di Punta Nera
Cape Sandalo ©
Cape Sandalo

1
night
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Plan my trip to Cabras with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Carloforte to Cabras by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Cabras can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. On the 30th (Fri), you're off toRome.

Things to do in Cabras

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Lido Riviera and Stabilimento Balneare la Scogliera. Venture out of the city with trips to Camiceria Contrada (in Latina), Spiaggia di Torre Paola (in Sabaudia) and Anagni (Cattedrale di Santa Maria - sec. XI-XII, Mostra Permanente Tommaso Gismondi, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, wander the streets of Trastevere, and take in nature's colorful creations at Villa d'Este.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Cabras to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 69°F. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Anagni, Vatican City, Lido Riviera, Villa d'Este, Camiceria Contrada
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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