36 days in Italy Itinerary

36 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 7 nights
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Venice
— 6 nights
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Verona
— 5 nights
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Genoa
— 6 nights
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Pompeii
— 6 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
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Rome

Eternal City

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, make a trip to Spanish Steps, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome sightseeing app.

London, UK to Rome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in November, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

6
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Venice

City of Romance

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in November, plan for little chillier days in Venice, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

5
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Verona

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Parma (Caseificio San Pier Damiani, Battistero di Parma, &more), Mantua (Palazzo Ducale Mantova, Casa del Mercato, &more) and Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti (in Modena). There's lots more to do: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, take in the exciting artwork at Fondazione Bisazza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Verona day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

6
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Genoa

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alba (Langhe landscapes UNESCO & Chiesa della Maddalena), Museo Naturalistico Del Roero (in Vezza d'Alba) and Marenco (in Strevi). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Chiara, and enjoy breathtaking views from Spianata Castelletto.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Genoa trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Genoa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Verona in December: high temperatures in Genoa hover around 16°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

6
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Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Get out of town with these interesting Pompeii side-trips: Ravello (Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, Duomo di Ravello, &more), Fiordo di Furore (in Furore) and Salerno (Palazzo di Citta, Villa Comunale, &more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, ponder the design of Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, do a tasting at Bosco de Medici Winery, and steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pompeii journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Genoa to Pompeii takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Genoa in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pompeii, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Cinque Terre

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more), Lucca (St Martin Cathedral, Torre Guinigi, &more) and Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura (in Levanto). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Cinque Terre Wellness, pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio della Cofradia dei Bianchi o de Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio di San Rocco, and stroll around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere.

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You can fly from Pompeii to Cinque Terre in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.