32 days in Italy Itinerary

32 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy visit planner

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Florence
— 3 nights
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Assisi
— 3 nights
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Rome
— 5 nights
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Santa Maria di Leuca
— 2 nights
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Pompeii
— 3 nights
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Positano
— 4 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
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Verona
— 4 nights
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Venice
— 4 nights
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Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Piazza del Duomo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Piazza del Campo (in Siena). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary tool.

Rennes, France to Florence is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rennes in July, expect Florence to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Rocca Maggiore. Visiting Wild Foods Italy and Lago di Pilato will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Eremo delle Carceri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and steep yourself in history at Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Assisi tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Assisi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Get some cultural insight at St. Peter's Basilica and Roman Forum. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, Rome is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Santa Maria di Leuca.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Maria di Leuca

— 2 nights
Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Lago, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Soffio. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Parco Naturale Regionale Costa Otranto - Santa Maria di Leuca e Bosco di Tricase, look and learn at Sidereus, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Padula - Spiaggia Libera Attrezzata.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Maria di Leuca trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Santa Maria di Leuca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Santa Maria di Leuca can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Pompeii.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pompeii

— 3 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Get some cultural insight at Paestum Ruins and Castello di Arechi. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Ravello and Pompeii Archaeological Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Pompeii: Ravello (Centro Storico Ravello & Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela), Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata (in Paestum) and Duomo di Salerno (in Salerno). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri, delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, don't miss a visit to Lupanar, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Pompeii trip app.

You can fly from Santa Maria di Leuca to Pompeii in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Pompeii are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Positano

— 4 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 in touch with nature at Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Chiesa dell'Annunziata. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione), Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more) and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo (in Scala). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Positano tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Positano are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cinque Terre

— 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Incendio del Castello con la Processione Religiosa dei Crocifissi and Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco. Visiting Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours and Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, trek along Cinque Terre Trails, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre online vacation planner.

You can fly from Positano to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Positano in August, Cinque Terre is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Verona

— 4 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.
Get in touch with nature at Parco naturale Sciliar-Catinaccio and Percorso Panoramico "Strada dei Pescatori". Arena di Verona and Museo di Castelvecchio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, admire the striking features of Arche Scaligere, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and identify plant and animal life at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Verona online itinerary planner.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Verona by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Venice

— 4 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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip builder.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.