33 days in Italy Itinerary

33 days in Italy Itinerary

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33 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Pompeii
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Positano
— 2 nights
subway + train:  5​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Venice
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Como
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Milan
— 5 nights
train:  3​h
8
Rome
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Perth


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5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 Piazza Navona. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take a stroll through Via Condotti, and take in the exciting artwork at Art and Office - Tintin and Comics.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome tour itinerary builder .

Perth, Australia to Rome is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

1
night
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 20th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, then take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ravello, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, see the interesting displays at Chiesa di San Salvatore de Birecto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, and finally take an in-depth tour of MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Arsenale della Repubblica, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, examine the collection at Museo Diocesano, admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, then view the masterpieces at Absolute Positano, and finally shop like a local with Miniaci Art Gallery.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Positano trip maker .

You can drive from Pompeii to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Positano

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Chiesa di San Salvatore de Birecto
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Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online trip builder .

Getting from Positano to Florence by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Positano in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

5
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.
Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Segni nel Tempo antiquarian bookshopfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Museo di Castelvecchio, & more), Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Venice sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Verona, Padua, Fondazione Bisazza
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

8
nights
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Get a sense of the local culture at Greenway del Lago di Como and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino. Let the collections at Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra and Palazzo Borromeo capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Bellagio (Basilica di San Giacomo & i Giardini di Villa Melzi), Collegiata della nativita di Maria Vergine (in Arona) and Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Madonna del Soccorso, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, see the interesting displays at Madonna del Ghisallo, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Como trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Como takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Como, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ossuccio, Tremezzina, Colico, Gravedona, Bellagio
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5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Museo Egizio and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Turin ( Museum of the Risorgimento & Museo Nazionale del Cinema). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

Take a train from Como to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Turin
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Russo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Milan to Rome by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Trastevere ©
Trastevere
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo ©

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