35 days in Italy, Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

35 days in Italy, Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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35 days in Italy, Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Sligo, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h
6
Perugia, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Misano Adriatico, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
12
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Perth, Australia


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2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 20th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at 14 Henrietta Street, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michan's Church, then examine the collection at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Grafton Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Temple Bar, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne, and finally see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dublin tour itinerary maker.

Perth, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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nights
Sligo, Ireland

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
On the 22nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Creevykeel Court Tomb, make a trip to Mullaghmore Coast, browse the eclectic array of goods at Rathcormac Artisan Food and Craft Market, then walk around Dooney Rock Forest Park, and finally explore the activities along Tobernalt Holy Well. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Dunmoran Strand, then kick back and relax at Easkey, and then delve into the distant past at Belleek Castle Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sligo holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Sligo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Sligo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mullaghmore Coast, Belleek Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tobernalt Holy Well ©
Tobernalt Holy Well
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum
Dunmoran Strand ©
Dunmoran Strand

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nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne and then take a stroll through Cathedral Quarter. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of MAC, buy something for everyone on your list at Victoria Square Shopping Centre, examine the collection at SS Nomadic, examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, then get engrossed in the history at HMS Caroline, and finally get into the urban bustle at C.S. Lewis Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sligo to Belfast takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Cathedral Quarter ©
Cathedral Quarter
SS Nomadic ©
SS Nomadic

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Irish Famine Exhibition, trek along The Wicklow Way, and then take in the exciting artwork at Jam Art Factory.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dublin vacation website .

Traveling by car from Belfast to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

The Wicklow Way
Highlights from your plan
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Campidoglio, make a trip to Piazza Venezia, then take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in August: highs in Rome hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Perugia.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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nights
Perugia, Italy

Perugia ©
Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Get in touch with nature at Val d'Orcia and Lake Trasimeno. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Az. Agr. Poliziano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perugia: Orvieto (Madonna del Latte, Sant'Andrea, Orvieto, &more), Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Montalcino (Podere Le Ripi, Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrea, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Sarteano, and don't miss a visit to Piazza IV Novembre.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Perugia day trip site .

Traveling by bus from Rome to Perugia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in August, Perugia is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Montalcino, Montefalco, Montepulciano, Orvieto, Assisi
Highlights from your plan
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio ©
Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Palazzo Strozzi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and finally examine the collection at Cappella Brancacci.

Make your Florence itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Perugia to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vernazza and Borgo Storico di Corniglia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro and Castello Doria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cinque Terre: Portofino (Castello Brown & Faro di Portofino), Isola Palmaria (in Porto Venere) and Chiesa di Santa Margherita d'Antiochia - Santuario di Nostra Signora della Rosa (in Santa Margherita Ligure). The adventure continues: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, hike along Trail 2, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giorgio, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ex Gallerie.

To see more things to do, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre day trip website .

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to Bologna.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Portofino, Tellaro, Ex Gallerie, Chiesa di Santa Margherita d'Antiochia - Santuario di Nostra Signora della Rosa, Isola Palmaria
Highlights from your plan
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro ©

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night
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get some jogging in at Torre Prendiparte, get engrossed in the history at La Macchina del Tempo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, then stop by Salumeria Simoni, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Maggiore.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bologna day trip app .

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Bologna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Misano Adriatico.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Cattedrale di San Pietro ©
Cattedrale di San Pietro
Torre Prendiparte ©
Torre Prendiparte

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nights
Misano Adriatico, Italy

Misano Adriatico ©
Misano Adriatico is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rimini in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 120km southeast of Bologna and about 14km southeast of Rimini.Misano Adriatico borders the following municipalities: Cattolica, Coriano, Riccione, San Clemente, San Giovanni in Marignano.Misano is a seaside town with a few resorts. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rocca Malatestiana - Castello di Montefiore Conca and Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rocca Medievale Di Offagna and Museo della Linea dei Goti. When in Misano Adriatico, make a side trip to see Crazy Beach in Marcelli di Numana, approximately Marcelli di Numana away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Bagni 32, kick back and relax at Bagni Margherita 10 e 11, and take advantage of the amenities at Bagni Silvio 28.

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Misano Adriatico travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Bologna to Misano Adriatico in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Misano Adriatico, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Misano Adriatico

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gabicce Mare, Cattolica, Rocca Medievale Di Offagna, Rocca Malatestiana - Castello di Montefiore Conca, Museo della Linea dei Goti
Highlights from your plan
I Delfini Beach Village ©
I Delfini Beach Village
Rocca Medievale Di Offagna ©
Rocca Medievale Di Offagna

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Venice, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Misano Adriatico to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Milan, Italy

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Centro Storico Sirmione and Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro. Let the collections at Villa Necchi Campiglio and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Brescia (Duomo Vecchio di Brescia & Brescia Castle), Bergamo (Mura Venete, Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, &more) and Chiesetta di S. Anna (in Sirmione). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Venice to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Milan are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bergamo, Brescia, Sirmione
Highlights from your plan
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia ©
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia
Brescia Castle ©
Brescia Castle
Villa Necchi Campiglio ©
Villa Necchi Campiglio

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