43 days in Italy Itinerary

43 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 6 nights
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Milan
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
Drive
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Premilcuore
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Amalfi
— 5 nights
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Venice

— 6 nights

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Piazzale Castel San Pietro, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice tour planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Venice is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Venice is minus 9 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in Venice at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Milan

— 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Villa Monastero (in Varenna), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Como (Lake Como Adventures & Basilica di San Fedele). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Milan travel route site.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 12th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Florence vacation tool.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Premilcuore.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Premilcuore

— 2 nights
Premilcuore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Forlì-Cesena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 70km southeast of Bologna and about 35km southwest of Forlì.HistoryFollowing a local tradition, the town was founded in the year 215 by a Roman centurion named "Marcelliano", who took refuge with some soldiers in the valley of Rabbi river. Cascata Della Sega has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the sheer force of La Grotta Urlante, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata Della Sega, then take in the views from Ponte Nuovo, then contemplate the long history of Mulino di Castel dell'Alpe, and finally don't miss a visit to Palazzo Briccolani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Giannelli, then walk around Museo e Arboreto Carlo Siemoni, and then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Premilcuore road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Premilcuore takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in July since evenings lows in Premilcuore dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Premilcuore

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Assisi

— 4 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria (in Perugia) and Montefalco (Montioni Frantoio e Cantina & Wild Foods Italy). There's lots more to do: get outside with Balloon Adventures Italy, gain insight with Umbria Con Me Day Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and walk around Mount Subasio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Premilcuore to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Premilcuore in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Assisi, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Assisi

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi

— 5 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore Amalfi's surroundings by going to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro (in Praiano) and Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience (in Positano). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, indulge your senses at Amalfi Coast Drive, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amalfi online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Amalfi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Assisi in July, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Amalfi: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 5 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Capri Island Tour, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, hike along Fortini Coastal Walk, and stop by Eco Capri.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Capri holiday maker app.

Traveling by ferry from Amalfi to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Capri when traveling from Amalfi in July, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Sorrento

— 5 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Pompeii (Casa del Fauno, Pompeii Archaeological Park, &more) and Positano (Positano, Fornillo, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent and don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Rome

— 6 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online route builder.

Take a train from Sorrento to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

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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.