31 days in Italy Itinerary

31 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner

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Verona
— 2 nights
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Lignano Sabbiadoro
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Vito al Tagliamento
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Tuscania
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucca
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
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Genoa
— 2 nights
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Verona
— 6 nights
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Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bracco Baldo Beach, and then make a trip to Piazza Bra.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Verona tour itinerary maker website.

Edmonton, Canada to Verona is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Verona is 8 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in August: high temperatures in Verona hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lignano Sabbiadoro

— 3 nights
Lignano Sabbiadoro is a town and comune within the province of Udine, in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of north-eastern Italy. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Bibione Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cripta Degli Scavi, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Aquileia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, then delve into the distant past at I Resti Archeologici Basilica della Corte, and finally kick back and relax at Bibione Spiaggia.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Lignano Sabbiadoro trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Lignano Sabbiadoro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Vito al Tagliamento.

Things to do in Lignano Sabbiadoro

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

San Vito al Tagliamento

— 1 night
San Vito al Tagliamento is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 80km northwest of Trieste and about 20km southeast of Pordenone.Main sightsIt is a medieval town on the right bank of the Tagliamento river.The main attractions are: Three towers of the old medieval walls, one of which houses a small archaeological museumChurch of San Lorenzo (1479)Church of Santa Maria dei Battuti, housing works by Pomponio Amalteo and Giovanni Antonio Pilacorte. On the 14th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Savian Vini, then identify plant and animal life at Boschi Bandiziol e Prassaccon, and then delve into the distant past at Basilica Paleocristiana di Concordia Sagittaria. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesetta di Santa Maria dei Battuti and then step into the grandiose world of Castello del Lupo.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Vito al Tagliamento trip maker website.

Drive from Lignano Sabbiadoro to San Vito al Tagliamento in an hour. In August in San Vito al Tagliamento, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in San Vito al Tagliamento

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Venice

— 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Drive from San Vito al Tagliamento to Venice in 1.5 hours. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and then admire all the interesting features of Castello di Verrazzano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then kick back and relax at Easy Living, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence vacation site.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 19th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Rivotorto and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip builder site.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rome, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tuscania.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tuscania

— 3 nights
Tuscania is a town and comune in the province of Viterbo, Lazio Region, Italy. On the 23rd (Thu), Head underground at Via Cava, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Paolo (Duomo di Pitigliano), and then stroll through Giardino dei Tarocchi. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lago di Bolsena, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Margherita, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Flaviano.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tuscania trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Tuscania takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tuscania can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Lucca.

Things to do in Tuscania

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lucca

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of San Frediano, enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, then make a trip to Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Montenero. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Maurizio.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lucca online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Tuscania to Lucca by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lucca are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Cinque Terre

— 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santo Stefano, and then explore and take pictures at Cinque Terre Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Fegina and then kick back and relax at Parco Vacanze Camping Smeraldo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre planning website.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Genoa

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of D'Albertis Castle, stroll through Bagni San Domenico Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Genoa road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cinque Terre in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Genoa, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verona

— 6 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

Your inner history buff will appreciate Road of 52 Tunnels and Forte Belvedere. Get a sense of the local culture at Medieval Village of Canale and Castel Beseno. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Parco Cavour (in Ariano), Arco Castle (in Arco) and Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda). Explore Verona further: explore the activities along Lago dei Caprioli, steep yourself in history at Forte Strino, browse the exhibits of Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino, and kick back and relax at Jamaica Beach.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Genoa to Verona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Genoa in August since evenings lows in Verona dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Verona

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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.