32 days in Italy Itinerary

32 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner

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Venice
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bellagio
— 4 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 5 nights
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
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Naples
— 4 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 6 nights
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Venice

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Casa di Giulietta, &more) and Padua (Museum of Archaeological Sciences and Art & Scrovegni Chapel). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice visit planner.

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Venice is 1 hour. Traveling from London in August, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bellagio.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Bellagio

— 4 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bellagio: Como (Piazza Cavour & Life Electric), Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Villa Carlotta) and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, don't miss a visit to Faro voltiano, view the masterpieces at Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte, and admire the striking features of Villa Monastero.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bellagio travel planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bellagio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Bellagio sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bellagio to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

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 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinque Terre footpaths, see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, then hike along Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, and finally hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, kick back and relax at Asciutti Carlo, and then admire the verdant scenery at Campocecina Carrara Ms.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Siena (Piazza del Campo, Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, &more) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome day trip tool.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Naples

— 4 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Salerno (Castello di Arechi, Giardino della Minerva, &more), Pompeii (Tempio di Giove Capitolino, Forum Baths, &more) and Capri (Belvedere di Tragara, I Faraglioni, &more). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Naples online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Naples sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Transportation · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano

— 6 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Fiordo di Furore (in Furore), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Museo della Carta, &more) and Ravello (Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, Duomo di Ravello, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, cruise along Amalfi Coast, stroll through Spiagge Le Praie, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Positano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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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.