40 days in Italy Itinerary

40 days in Italy Itinerary

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Lainate
— 3 nights
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Naples
— 4 nights
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Positano
— 1 night
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Pompeii
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Lainate
— 12 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Padua
— 2 nights
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Verona
— 1 day
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Padua
— 1 night
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Venice
— 2 nights

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Lainate

Lainate ©
Lainate is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 15km northwest of Milan.Lainate borders the following municipalities: Caronno Pertusella, Origgio, Garbagnate Milanese, Nerviano, Arese, Rho, Pogliano Milanese.Lainate is home to "Villa Litta", a tourist attraction, and the headquarters of the confectionery company Perfetti Van Melle. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesetta Dio il Sa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio dei SS. Ambrogio e Caterina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuary of Our Lady of Miracles, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Il Centro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Le Driadi Slow Farm, see the interesting displays at Casa Museo di Papa Giovanni XXIII, and then admire the masterpieces at Polo Museale Masseranese.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lainate trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lainate. In December in Lainate, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Lainate

Shopping · Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

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Shopping Mall
Il Centro
3.8

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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. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Cappella Sansevero and Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Napoli and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Castello Aragonese d'Ischia (in Ischia) and Convento di Santa Maria a Castro (in Praiano). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, get a taste of the local shopping with Archivio Fotografico Parisio, take in the exciting artwork at Spazio Nea, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lainate to Naples. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lainate in December: high temperatures in Naples hover around 17°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia San Giovanni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then stop by Ceramiche Casola, and finally take an in-depth tour of MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Miniaci Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Positano travel route builder website.

You can drive from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Naples in December since evenings lows in Positano dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

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Architectural Building
Villa Rufolo
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Religious Site
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
4.7

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pompeii trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Positano to Pompeii takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Positano in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 6°C in Pompeii. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

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5
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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Duomo di Siena in Siena, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip builder.

Getting from Pompeii to Florence by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Lainate.

Things to do in Florence

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World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5

12
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Lainate

Lainate ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Collegiata and Convento dell'Incoronata. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo etnografico di Coniolo and Museo d'Arte Religiosa Padre Augusto Mozzetti di Oleggio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lainate: Chiesa di San Vittore (in Meda), Safari Park (in Pombia) and Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese (in Varese). See even more of Lainate: shop like a local with Museo Civico Pier Alessandro Garda, explore the ancient world of Chiesa San Martino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastero Cluniacense S.S. Pietro e Paolo, and browse the different shops at Globo Centro Commerciale.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lainate trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Lainate takes 4 hours. Traveling from Florence in December, expect Lainate to be slightly colder, temps between 10°C and -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lainate

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Vatican Museums for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and Piazza Navona. There's still lots to do: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, stop by Trastevere, and get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lainate to Rome. In January, Rome is a bit warmer than Lainate - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Padua.

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Vatican Museums
4.2
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Pantheon
4.8

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Padua

Padua ©

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scoletta del Santo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then get engrossed in the history at MUSME - Museum of the History of Medicine of Padova, and finally examine the collection at Museo Diocesano di Padova.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Padua trip builder site.

You can fly from Rome to Padua in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in January: highs in Padua hover around 6°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Padua

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Verona

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Casa Del Clero, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, then make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, and finally wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Verona trip planner.

Drive from Padua to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Padua.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Must see
Piazza delle Erbe
4.6
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World heritage site
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
4.7

1
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Padua

Padua

Holy City

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Padua travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Padua takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. You'll set off for Venice on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors

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Venice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the exciting artwork at Vittorio Costantini Workshop, then take in the exciting artwork at Barovier & Toso, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Codex Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Venice trip website.

You can take a shuttle from Padua to Venice in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Venice, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Venice

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Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

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