32 days in Italy Itinerary

32 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Venice
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Salerno
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
6
Positano
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Florence
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
End: Bristol

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
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.
On the 19th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II and then take in nature's colorful creations at Casa Degli Atellani - La Vigna Di Leonardo. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Casa Milan, then don't miss a visit to Fabbrica del Vapore, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Lombardia, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Milan visit planner.

Bristol, UK to Milan is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Casa Degli Atellani - La Vigna Di Leonardo ©
Casa Degli Atellani - La Vigna Di Leonardo
Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio ©
Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio
Palazzo Lombardia ©
Palazzo Lombardia

4
nights
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Road of 52 Tunnels and San Fermo Maggiore, Verona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Lago dei Caprioli (in Pellizzano) and Sacrario militare del Passo Del Tonale (in Passo del Tonale). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Arche Scaligere, contemplate the long history of Romeo's House (Casa di Romeo), pause for some photo ops at La Loggia del Consiglio, and get great views at Funicolare di Castel San Pietro.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Verona road trip tool.

You can take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Lago dei Caprioli, Road of 52 Tunnels, Sacrario militare del Passo Del Tonale
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona
San Fermo Maggiore, Verona ©
San Fermo Maggiore, Verona
I Portoni della Bra ©
I Portoni della Bra

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Santuario della Madonna dell'Angelo and Cadini del Brenton. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Bibione Lighthouse (in Bibione) and Parco Paneveggio - Pale di San Martino (in Predazzo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take a stroll through Campo Santa Margherita, and step off the mainland to explore Giudecca.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santuario della Madonna dell'Angelo, Cadini del Brenton, Bibione Lighthouse, Parco Paneveggio - Pale di San Martino
Highlights from your plan
Giudecca ©
Giudecca
Santuario della Madonna dell'Angelo ©
Santuario della Madonna dell'Angelo

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale) and Barcaccia Fountain. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Foro di Cesare, explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna E Contemporanea, make a trip to Forum of Augustus, and stroll around Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can take a train to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Welcome to Rome ©
Welcome to Rome
Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale) ©
Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale)
Foro di Cesare ©
Foro di Cesare

4
nights
Salerno

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Speed Boats Tours and Badia della Santissima Trinita'. Step out of Salerno to go to Castelcivita and see Grotte di Castelcivita, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, examine the collection at Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno, head outdoors with Cilento, and look for gifts at Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salerno trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rome to Salerno by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Salerno, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Transportation

Side Trips

Le Vigne di Raito, Badia della Santissima Trinita', Grotte di Castelcivita
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Grotte di Castelcivita ©
Grotte di Castelcivita

5
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano and Isola Ventotene. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata (in Vico Equense), Scavi di Stabia (in Castellammare Di Stabia) and Massa Lubrense (La Masseria Farm Experience & Baia di Ieranto). The adventure continues: stop by Nana' Positano, appreciate the views at Il Vallone dei Mulini, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Faito e Panorama, and get outside with Walk of the Gods.

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

You can ride a ferry from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In August in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vico Equense, Massa Lubrense, Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, Il Vallone dei Mulini, Isola Ventotene
Highlights from your plan
Walk of the Gods ©
Walk of the Gods
Isola Ventotene ©
Isola Ventotene
Nana' Positano ©
Nana' Positano

4
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tili Vini Societa Agricola and Wild Foods Italy. Step out of Assisi with an excursion to Azienda Agraria Guerrieri in Piagge--about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Rivotorto, ponder the design of Fontana delle 26 Cannelle, admire the striking features of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, and look for gifts at Assisi Jewels.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Assisi road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Positano to Assisi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Assisi, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Wild Foods Italy, Azienda Agraria Guerrieri
Highlights from your plan
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Azienda Agraria Guerrieri ©
Azienda Agraria Guerrieri

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Corridoio Vasariano and Palazzo Strozzi. Step out of Florence to go to Bagni di Lucca and see Canyon Park, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza Santo Spirito, admire the masterpieces at Museo degli Innocenti, admire the local landmark of Fontana del Porcellino, and examine the collection at Cappella Brancacci.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Canyon Park
Highlights from your plan
Stibbert Museum ©
Stibbert Museum
Corridoio Vasariano ©
Corridoio Vasariano
Canyon Park ©
Canyon Park

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