43 days in Italy Itinerary

43 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport, Drive to Selva di Val Gardena
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Selva di Val Gardena
— 4 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 1 night
Fly to Cagliari Elmas Airport, Drive to Quartu Sant'Elena
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Quartu Sant'Elena
— 4 nights
Drive to Cagliari Elmas Airport, Fly to Palermo
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Palermo
— 1 night
Fly
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Naples
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salerno
— 2 nights
Drive
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Terracina
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cortona
— 2 nights
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Siena
— 2 nights
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vezio
— 3 nights
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Como
— 2 nights
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Selva di Val Gardena

— 4 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Selva di Val Gardena side-trips: Funivia Pass Pordoi (in Canazei), Bolzano (Via Argentieri, Via dei Portici, &more) and Parrocchia dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo (in Campitello di Fassa).

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Selva di Val Gardena holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to Selva di Val Gardena is an approximately 24.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In March, Selva di Val Gardena is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Verona

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally make a trip to Piazza Bra.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Verona day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Verona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in March, expect Verona to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Venice

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice vacation builder tool.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Verona in March, things will get much colder in Venice: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Quartu Sant'Elena.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Quartu Sant'Elena

— 4 nights
Quartu Sant'Elena, located four miles East from Cagliari on the ancient Roman road, is a city and comune in the Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. Explore Quartu Sant'Elena's surroundings by going to Villasimius (Porto Giunco & Torre di Porto Giunco), Spiaggia di Solanas (in Sinnai) and Domu 'e Urxia (in Esterzili). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Ranch Paky Barroso, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Sinzias, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Mari Pintau, and see the interesting displays at Museo Omu Axiu Della Famiglia Vargiu.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Quartu Sant'Elena road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Venice to Quartu Sant'Elena. In March, daytime highs in Quartu Sant'Elena are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Quartu Sant'Elena

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palermo

— 1 night
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Pretoria, and finally ponder the design of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria). Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, then contemplate the long history of Norman Palace, then contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Palermo trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Quartu Sant'Elena to Palermo with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly to Naples.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Tours

Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then contemplate the long history of Lupanar, and finally make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then make a trip to Oltre I Resti, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples route builder.

You can fly from Palermo to Naples in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March in Naples, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Belvedere di Tragara, don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I, don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, then take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally make a trip to Chiesa di Santo Stefano.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Capri online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Capri takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Capri are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo della Carta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, savor the flavors at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ravello itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salerno

— 2 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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 20th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva, admire the striking features of Palazzo Fruscione, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, then make a trip to Promenade Trieste, and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa Comunale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, then delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, then admire the masterpieces at Museo provinciale della Ceramica, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Sol’Art Ceramiche.

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Drive from Ravello to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Terracina.

Things to do in Salerno

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Terracina

— 2 nights
Terracina is a city and comune of the province of Latina - (until 1934 of the province of Rome), Italy, 76km southeast of Rome by rail and 56km by the Via Appia by car.HistoryAncient timesTerracina appears in ancient sources with two names: the Latin Tarracina and the Volscian Anxur. On the 22nd (Mon), walk around Monumento Naturale e Parco Regionale di Campo Soriano, explore the ancient world of Foro Emiliano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Terracina, then explore the ancient world of Sanctuary of Giove Anxur, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Purgatorio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo Storico Piana delle Orme, explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Pastena, then make a trip to Santuario Santissima Trinita, then get great views at Santuario della Santissima Trinita - Della Montagna Spaccata, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella del Crocifisso.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Terracina itinerary app.

You can drive from Salerno to Terracina in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Salerno in March, Terracina is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Terracina

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome day trip planning website.

You can drive from Terracina to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, don't miss a visit to Piazza Inferiore di San Francesco, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Studio Moretti Caselli, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina, then explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Assisi when traveling from Rome in March, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cortona.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cortona

— 2 nights

City of Art

The hilltop town of Cortona gained international attention as the subject of the 2003 film "Under the Tuscan Sun." With the Chiana Valley and Lake Trasimeno as its backdrop, Cortona is one of Tuscany's hotspots for art and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di San Biagio, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Ercolani, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Piscine Termali Theia, and finally learn about winemaking at Contucci. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Buccelletti - Cantina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita, Cortona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo Le Celle, look for gifts at Silvia Taccola Vanni - Laboratorio Stilistico, then take in the exciting artwork at La Torena Arte, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Repubblica.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cortona vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Cortona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Cortona

Historic Sites · Wineries · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

Siena

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 30th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally explore the world behind art at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, make a trip to Centro Storico di Siena, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then stop by Cravattificio di Siena, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Siena online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Cortona to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Siena, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 1st (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, stroll the grounds of Camposanto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally don't miss a visit to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, and finally don't miss a visit to Terrazza Mascagni.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Pisa tour planner.

You can drive from Siena to Pisa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Milan

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, don't miss a visit to Palazzo Recalcati Prinetti, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan itinerary builder website.

Getting from Florence to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vezio.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Vezio

— 3 nights
Explore Vezio's surroundings by going to Morbegno (Palazzo Malacrida, Parrocchia S. Giovanni Battista, &more), Molino del Dosso (in Rasura) and Saba Ranch (in Primaluna).

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vezio online route maker.

Traveling by car from Milan to Vezio takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Vezio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Vezio

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Como

— 2 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, admire the striking features of Villa Olmo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and finally stop by Mr. Savethewall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenway del Lago di Como and then go for a walk through Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Como online travel planner.

Getting from Vezio to Como by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Como, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites · Shopping

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.

Amalfi Coast travel guide

4.2
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.

Lake Como travel guide

4.2
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."