36 days in Italy Itinerary

36 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Seattle
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Verona
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Venice
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Rome
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Salerno
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Positano
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Florence
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Seattle

3
nights
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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Libreria Antiquaria Perini, and don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Verona trip itinerary planning site.

Seattle, USA to Verona is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Seattle to Verona, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Verona, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and make a trip to Basilica di San Marco.

Start your trip to Venice by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

5
nights
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.
Explore Salerno's surroundings by going to Maiori (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Parrocchia di Santa Maria a Mare), Piazza centrale minori (in Minori) and Cetara (Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, Torre di Cetara, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Room Intrappola.TO - Salerno, view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Provinciale di Salerno.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salerno road trip planning app.

Getting from Rome to Salerno by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in June, you will find days in Salerno are slightly colder (79°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (72°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Cetara, Maiori, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Piazza centrale minori
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Torre di Cetara ©
Torre di Cetara

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more), Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena (in Atrani) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Torre dello Ziro). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, hike along Valle dei Mulini, Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano, and don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Positano online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Positano are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi, Praiano, Ravello, Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

4
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Assisi is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, stroll around Mount Subasio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, and step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

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

Traveling by car from Positano to Assisi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in June, Assisi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Studio Moretti Caselli
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola

5
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
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.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Mr. Savethewall, see La Casa Maledetta, and then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Tours Nightlife

Side Trip

Mr. Savethewall
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Food Tours

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