35 days in Italy Itinerary

35 days in Italy Itinerary

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35 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  4 h
3
Isola Del Giglio
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  3 h
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Verona
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Venice
— 2 nights
+5
Fly + Foot + Bus + Foot + Subway + Bus:  6 h 30 min
9
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Scala
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Salerno
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  6 h 30 min
12
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 30 min
13
Naples
— 3 nights
Bus:  15 min
14
Pompeii
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
15
Ravello
— 2 nights
+6
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Paris

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Trevimage. Head to Via Condotti and I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarellifor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, identify plant and animal life at Monumento Naturale di Galeria Antica, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

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Paris, France to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then admire the striking features of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Casa del Maestri Comacini. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, admire the masterpieces at Museo-Laboratorio di Vetrate Artistiche Moretti Caselli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi travel route planner.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, Assisi is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isola Del Giglio.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore

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Isola Del Giglio

Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Bagno Il Delfino, enjoy the sand and surf at La Playa del Carma, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia delle Caldane, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia delle Cannelle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Lorenzo e Mamiliano.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Isola Del Giglio trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Assisi to Isola Del Giglio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. May in Isola Del Giglio sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Isola Del Giglio

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia delle Caldane ©
Spiaggia delle Caldane
Faraglione dell'Isola del Giglio ©
Faraglione dell'Isola del Giglio

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nights
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. On the 6th (Wed), kick back and relax at Spiaggia delle Ghiaie, stroll through Spiaggia di Capo Bianco, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Di Sansone, then admire the majestic nature at Percorso dell'Enfola, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Villa of San Martino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Napoleonic Mills House, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Della Biodola, get outside with Spiaggia di Forno, then examine the collection at MUM - Museo Mineralogico e Gemmologico Luigi Celleri, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cavoli.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portoferraio journey maker tool.

Drive from Isola Del Giglio to Portoferraio in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Isola Del Giglio in May: highs in Portoferraio hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marciana Marina, Campo nell'Elba, Spiaggia di Cavoli, Sant'Andrea LI
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then take an in-depth tour of Museo dell'Opera di Santa Croce, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: ride a horse along Maneggio Madre Terra, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then examine the collection at Mus.e Firenze, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Oasi WWF del Bassone, stroll through Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, get outside with Aero Club Como, then hike along Sentee di Sort, then go for a walk through I Navigli, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Milan attractions tool.

Getting from Florence to Milan by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In May in Milan, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Como, Sentee di Sort
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, take a stroll through Via Mazzini, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, then shop like a local with Piazza delle Erbe, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti.

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You can take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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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.
For shopping fun, head to L'artista della barbaria or Casa dei Tre Oci. Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Codex Art Gallery capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

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Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, kick back and relax at Fornillo, get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, then view the masterpieces at Absolute Positano, then take in the exciting artwork at Miniaci Art Gallery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Positano, make a trip to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dell'Annunziata, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Madonna di Costantinopoli, and finally do a tasting at Fattoria Marecoccola.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Positano trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Venice to Positano in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Scala.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Praiano, Sorrento, Basilica S. Michele Arcangelo
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

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Scala

Scala ©
Scala is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, explore the striking landscape at Monte Cerreto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dell'Annunziata, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Felice di Tenna, then look for gifts at Caseificio Vicedomini, and finally do a tasting at Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L..

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Scala trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Positano to Scala in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Scala

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Tramonti
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata
Ruderi della Basilica di Sant'Eustachio ©

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Salerno

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Villa Guariglia, explore the world behind art at Museo provinciale della Ceramica, explore the world behind art at Museo della Ceramica, get outside with Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare, then take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Provinciale di Salerno, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Lannio, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, then examine the collection at Scuola Medica Salernitana Museo Virtuale, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and finally head outdoors with Lido Esercito.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Salerno trip maker site.

Getting from Scala to Salerno by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Salerno sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Paestum, Spiaggia Lannio
Highlights from your plan
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, take a stroll through Portovenere, identify plant and animal life at Isola Palmaria, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero, then head outdoors with Cinque Terre Trails, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lorenzo. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Baia del Silenzio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, take a stroll through Boccadasse, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and finally see the interesting displays at Dialogo nel Buio.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre online trip planner.

Getting from Salerno to Cinque Terre by combination of flight and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Salerno in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cinque Terre, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Naples.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Genoa, Porto Venere, Baia del Silenzio
Highlights from your plan
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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Naples

Naples
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, get a taste of the local shopping with Spazio Nea, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, view the masterpieces at I Tesori Nascosti, then view the masterpieces at Archivio Fotografico Parisio, and finally wander the streets of Piazza dei Martiri. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Museodivino, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, take a stroll through Chiaia, then identify plant and animal life at Posillipo, then identify plant and animal life at Parco Sommerso di Gaiola - Area Marina Protetta, and finally delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Pausilypon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Cinque Terre to Naples in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cinque Terre in May since evenings lows in Naples dip to 17°C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Piazza dei Martiri
Piazza dei Martiri
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Get in touch with nature at Grotta di Matromania and Scrajo Mare. Let the collections at Museo Gracco di Arte Contemporanea e Fotografia and Museo Archeologico Virtuale (MAV) capture your imagination. Explore Pompeii's surroundings by going to Orsano - Sorgente di Lettere - Vene del Pericolo (in Lettere) and Capri (Natural Arch, Villa Jovis, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the striking features of Casa di Ottavio Quartione, steep yourself in history at Forum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pompeii travel planner.

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. May in Pompeii sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Capri, Vico Equense, Castellammare Di Stabia, Museo Archeologico Virtuale (MAV), Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri
Forum ©
Forum

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Spiaggia di castiglione and Lido di Ravello for some beach relaxation.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ravello online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Ravello takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii in June, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Sentiero dei Limoni
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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