33 days in Italy Itinerary

33 days in Italy Itinerary

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33 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  12​h
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Chioggia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bologna
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Tellaro
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Pitigliano
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Tarquinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
7
Viterbo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h
9
Procida Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Naples
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Locorotondo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Montreal

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Military Memorial Redipuglia and Colle Sant'Elia are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza dei Signori and Santuario Di Barbana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Battistero del Duomo & Basilica di Santa Giustina), Abbazia di S.Maria di Praglia (in Teolo) and Casa del Petrarca (in Arqua Petrarca). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, wander the streets of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Villa Valmarana ai Nani, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice day trip planning website .

Montreal, Canada to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Venice is 6 hours. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chioggia.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Padua, Vicenza, Fogliano Redipuglia, Grado, Casa del Petrarca
Highlights from your plan
Casa del Petrarca ©
Casa del Petrarca
Military Memorial Redipuglia ©
Military Memorial Redipuglia
Abbazia di S.Maria di Praglia ©
Abbazia di S.Maria di Praglia

3
nights
Chioggia

Chioggia ©
Chioggia is a coastal town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Venice in the Veneto region of northern Italy.GeographyThe town is situated on a small island at the southern entrance to the Lagoon of Venice about 25km south of Venice (50km by road); causeways connect it to the mainland and to its frazione, nowadays a quarter, of Sottomarina. Get some cultural insight at Chiesa di Santa Caterina and Santuario del Monte della Madonna. Popular historic sites such as Corso del Popolo and Chiesa S. Andrea are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to villa romana di via Neroniana (in Montegrotto Terme) and Museo dell'Aria (in Due Carrare). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico della Laguna Sud, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, stroll through Bagni Sirena, and see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Orologio.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chioggia trip maker site .

Getting from Venice to Chioggia by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Chioggia can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Chioggia

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Santuario del Monte della Madonna, Chiesa di Santa Caterina, Museo dell'Aria, villa romana di via Neroniana
Highlights from your plan
Bagni Perla ©
Bagni Perla
Chiesa di Santa Caterina ©
Chiesa di Santa Caterina
Santuario  del Monte della Madonna ©
Santuario del Monte della Madonna

3
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Appreciate the collections at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti and Museo di Casa Romei. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Via delle Volte and La Macchina del Tempo. Venture out of the city with trips to Cimitero Ebraico di Ferrara (in Ferrara) and Acetaia Villa San Donnino (in Modena). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, see the interesting displays at International museum and library of music, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the History of Bologna, and learn something new at Academya Lingue.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bologna tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chioggia to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bologna when traveling from Chioggia in May, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Tellaro.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Historic Sites Classes

Side Trips

Ferrara, Modena
Highlights from your plan
Museo di Casa Romei ©
Museo di Casa Romei
Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
La Macchina del Tempo ©
La Macchina del Tempo

2
nights
Tellaro

Tellaro ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Giogo, do a tasting at Azienda Vinicola Baia Del Sole - Federici, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Stella Maris, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio di Santa Maria in Selaa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Jacopo e Antonio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pieve di San Paolo a Vendaso, take an in-depth tour of Museo audiovisivo della Resistenza, then admire the masterpieces at CARMI - Museo Carrara e Michelangelo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at La Marrana Arte Ambientale.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tellaro trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Bologna to Tellaro takes 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pitigliano.

Things to do in Tellaro

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fivizzano, Monte Giogo, CARMI - Museo Carrara e Michelangelo, Azienda Vinicola Baia Del Sole - Federici, Museo audiovisivo della Resistenza
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Santa Maria Stella Maris ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio
Oratorio di Santa Maria in Selaa ©
Oratorio di Santa Maria in Selaa

1
night
Pitigliano

Pitigliano ©
Pitigliano is a town in the province of Grosseto, located about 80km south-east of the city of Grosseto, in Italy. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giorgio, Head underground at Vie Cave, make a trip to Via CAVA ETRUSCA SAN GIUSEPPE, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria e San Rocco, then examine the collection at Museo Civico Archeologico della Civilta Etrusca, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Paolo (Duomo di Pitigliano). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museo di Palazzo Orsini, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico all'Aperto Alberto Manzi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna delle Grazie, and finally learn about winemaking at Azienda Vitivinicola Villa Corano.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pitigliano day trip planner .

Drive from Tellaro to Pitigliano in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pitigliano can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tarquinia.

Things to do in Pitigliano

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Via Cava, Chiesa di San Giorgio
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Giorgio ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio
Via Cava ©
Via Cava
Via CAVA ETRUSCA SAN GIUSEPPE ©
Via CAVA ETRUSCA SAN GIUSEPPE

3
nights
Tarquinia

Tarquinia ©
Tarquinia, formerly Corneto, is an old city in the province of Viterbo, Lazio, Italy known chiefly for its outstanding and unique ancient Etruscan tombs in the widespread necropoli or cemeteries which it overlies, for which it was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.In 1922 it was renamed after the ancient city of Tarquinii (Roman) or Tarch(u)na (Etruscan). On the 20th (Wed), do a tasting at Etruscaia, explore the historical opulence of Santa Maria di Castello, get to know the fascinating history of Ara della Regina, appreciate the history behind Fontana monumentale, then contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Pancrazio, and finally explore the ancient world of Necropoli dei Monterozzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Porta di Castello e Torrione detto di Matilde di Canossa, steep yourself in history at Palazzo dei Priori, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Barucci, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santissimi Martiri Giapponesi, then explore the ancient world of Rocca dei Frangipane, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Madonna Di Ceri.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tarquinia trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Pitigliano to Tarquinia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Viterbo.

Things to do in Tarquinia

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Chiesa dei Santissimi Martiri Giapponesi, Santuario Madonna Di Ceri, Rocca dei Frangipane
Highlights from your plan
Necropoli dei Monterozzi ©
Necropoli dei Monterozzi
Santa Maria di Castello ©
Santa Maria di Castello
Santuario Madonna Di Ceri ©
Santuario Madonna Di Ceri

2
nights
Viterbo

Viterbo ©
See also Viterbo, Texas and Viterbo University. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Maggiore and then examine the collection at Etrurian National Musem - Rocca Albornoz. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Chiesa di Sant Angelo in Spatha, take a stroll around Piazza del Plebiscito, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo dei Priori, then contemplate the long history of Porta della Verita, then contemplate the long history of Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Santuario Santa Maria della Quercia.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Viterbo attractions planner.

Drive from Tarquinia to Viterbo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Viterbo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rocca dei Papi, Santa Maria Maggiore
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Santa Maria Maggiore
Rocca dei Papi ©
Rocca dei Papi

3
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Monastero Di S.Benedetto and Basilica di Santa Prassede. Welcome to Rome and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Palestrina will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Grotte Dell'Arco (in Bellegra) and Monastero di Santa Scolastica (in Subiaco). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, steep yourself in history at Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale), ponder the design of Barcaccia Fountain, and admire the striking features of National Gallery of Ancient Art in Barberini Palace.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner .

You can drive from Viterbo to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Viterbo in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Procida Island.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Subiaco, Vatican City, Grotte Dell'Arco, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Palestrina
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Prassede ©
Basilica di Santa Prassede
Vatican Necropolis ©
Vatican Necropolis
Foro di Cesare ©
Foro di Cesare

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nights
Procida Island

Procida Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia San Michele Arcangelo, make a trip to Museo Casa di Graziella, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Maria Santissima della Pieta e San Giovanni Battista, then look for gifts at Ischia Salumi, then examine the collection at Museo del Mare, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Chiaia, identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Statale Isola di Vivara, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia della Santissima Annunziata.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Procida Island travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Procida Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Procida Island are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Procida Island

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Ischia
Highlights from your plan
Abbazia San Michele Arcangelo ©
Abbazia San Michele Arcangelo
Ischia Salumi ©
Ischia Salumi
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta ©
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Badia della Santissima Trinita' and Museo delle Torture. Get some historical perspective at Sala del Lazzaretto and Piazza Dante. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Vietri sul Mare (Sol’Art Ceramiche & Le Vigne di Raito), Pompeii (Temple of Apollo, Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, & more) and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano Napoli - Complesso Monumentale Donnaregina, explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Chiara.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Procida Island to Naples by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Locorotondo.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Pompeii, Vietri sul Mare, Cloister del Paradiso, Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Badia della Santissima Trinita'
Highlights from your plan
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro ©
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

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nights
Locorotondo

Locorotondo ©
Locorotondo is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, with a population of about 14,000. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Nicola, make a trip to Chiesa Madre San Giorgio, stop by caseificiosalatino, then do a tasting at L'Acropoli di Puglia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Antonio dei Cappuccini, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Madonna della Greca. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Gioia del Colle, then contemplate the long history of Castello Marchione, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Medievale di Ceglie Messapica, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Locorotondo trip planning tool .

Drive from Naples to Locorotondo in 4 hours. Traveling from Naples in June, Locorotondo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Locorotondo

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Putignano, Martina Franca, Centro Storico, Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Gioia del Colle, Centro Storico
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa della Madonna della Greca ©
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Borgo Medievale di Ceglie Messapica ©

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