44 days in Italy & Serravalle Itinerary

44 days in Italy & Serravalle Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
4
La Spezia, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Bergamo, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
10
Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
11
Serravalle, San Marino
— 2 nights
12
Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
13
Catania, Italy
— 2 nights
14
Syracuse, Italy
— 1 night
15
Palermo, Italy
— 2 nights
16
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme and Villa Farnesina. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Villa Borghese. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Rome driving holiday planner.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Rome is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 11 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Christchurch in August; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Storico and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

1
day
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Blu, get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nazionale della Certosa Monumentale di Calci, thenget a new perspective on nature at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, and finally contemplate the long history of Camposanto.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa day trip planning app.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Calci
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina
Camposanto ©
Camposanto

3
nights
La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Isola Palmaria, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo di Pegazzano, admire the striking features of Villa Marmori, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Venerio In Migliarina, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Salute, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Garibaldi.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the La Spezia online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to La Spezia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in La Spezia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Genoa.

Things to do in La Spezia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tellaro, Isola Palmaria
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve ©
Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve
Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro ©
Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro
Chiesa di San Giorgio ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio

2
nights
Genoa, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica delle Vigne, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Doria Tursi, examine the collection at Palazzo Rosso, explore the historical opulence of D'Albertis Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Porta Soprana, and finally take an in-depth tour of Christopher Columbus' House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano Chiostro dei Canonici di San Lorenzo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, steep yourself in history at Palazzo San Giorgio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Siro, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro in Banchi, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Genoa tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from La Spezia to Genoa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Genoa when traveling from La Spezia in September, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica delle Vigne ©
Basilica delle Vigne
Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco ©
Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco
D'Albertis Castle ©
D'Albertis Castle

2
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, see the interesting displays at Museo del Carcere Le Nuove, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gran Madre di Dio, admire the masterpieces at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Art of the Brick, and finally see the interesting displays at Linea 7 Storica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Filippo Neri, don't miss a visit to Piazza Carignano, take an in-depth tour of Museo di Antichita, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, thenhave fun and explore at Palazzo Barolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turin travel planner.

You can drive from Genoa to Turin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in September, expect Turin to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice ©
Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice
Palazzo Reale ©
Palazzo Reale
Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti ©
Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti

3
nights
Milan, Italy

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.
Duomo di Milano and Villa Necchi Campiglio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano and Gallerie d’Italia. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, steep yourself in history at Vicolo Privato Lavandai, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Marino.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan vacation site.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in September, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bergamo.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Villa Necchi Campiglio ©
Villa Necchi Campiglio
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro

2
nights
Bergamo, Italy

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
On the 16th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Mura Venete, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Cappella Colleoni, take some stellar pictures from Campanone o Torre Civica, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, and finally make a trip to Piazza Vecchia. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Accademia Carrara, admire the landmark architecture of La Citta Alta, admire the masterpieces at Museo di Santa Giulia, examine the collection at Tempio Capitolino e Piazza del Foro, thenstep into the grandiose world of Brescia Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo Vecchio di Brescia.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergamo tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Milan to Bergamo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Brescia
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero ©

4
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Museo Correr capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia, steep yourself in history at Venetian Arsenal, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planning site.

Drive from Bergamo to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Centro Storico di Venezia ©
Centro Storico di Venezia

2
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, examine the collection at International museum and library of music, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa della Madonna di Galliera, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Medievale. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Palazzo Re Enzo, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Archeologico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, thencontemplate the long history of Piazza Santo Stefano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bologna road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bologna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Serravalle.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Cattedrale di San Pietro ©
Cattedrale di San Pietro

2
nights
Serravalle, San Marino

Serravalle ©
Serravalle is a castello located in the European republic of San Marino. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll through Orti Borghesi San Marino, explore the historical opulence of Guaita, view the masterpieces at Museo Pinacoteca San Francesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica del Santo Marino, thencontemplate the long history of Piazza della Liberta, and finally examine the collection at Museo Creature della Notte - Vampiri e Licantropi. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Secondo Girone di Mura, explore the world behind art at Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di San Marino, see the interesting displays at Museo di Stato, walk around San Marino Nature Park, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Titan, and finally steep yourself in history at Cesta Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Serravalle online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Serravalle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Serravalle

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

City of San Marino
Highlights from your plan
Guaita ©
Guaita
Porta San Francesco ©
Porta San Francesco
Museo di Stato ©
Museo di Stato

4
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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Let the collections at The Neapolis Buried and Complesso Museale Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco capture your imagination. Visit Pompeii Archaeological Park and Underground Naples for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Pompeii (Temple of Apollo, Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Castel dell'Ovo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Francesco di Paola, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, and admire the striking features of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip planner.

You can drive from Serravalle to Naples in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In September, daytime highs in Naples are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Catania.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii
Highlights from your plan
Forum ©
Forum
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

2
nights
Catania, Italy

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giuliano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Collegiata, get engrossed in the history at Museo Diocesano Catania, delve into the distant past at Terme Achilliane, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata, and finally make a trip to Cappella Bonajuto. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Sant'Agata la Vetere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Biagio Church - Sant'Agata alla Fornace, make a trip to Fontana dell'Elefante, admire the local landmark of Fontana dell'Amenano, thencontemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Cinema di Catania.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Catania trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Catania takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Acireale, Castello Normanno - Museo Civico
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Basilica di San Sebastiano ©
Basilica di San Sebastiano
Museo del Cinema di Catania ©
Museo del Cinema di Catania

1
night
Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
On the 2nd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe, examine the collection at L'Angolo del Papiro, step into the grandiose world of Azienda Agricola Pupillo, thensteep yourself in history at Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Carlo Borromeo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Chiara. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Lucia al Sepolcro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Bellomo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Syracuse tour planning app.

You can drive from Catania to Syracuse in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Noto, Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo ©
Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo

2
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to Quattro Canti.

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Drive from Syracuse to Palermo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Monreale
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Chiostro dei Benedettini ©
Chiostro dei Benedettini

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Campidoglio and Terme di Caracalla. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum and Crypt of Capuchins and Musei Capitolini. Enjoy Rome some more: explore the ancient world of Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali, steep yourself in history at Forum of Augustus, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and admire the striking features of Palazzo Doria Pamphilj.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Palermo to Rome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Campidoglio ©
Piazza del Campidoglio
Piazza Venezia ©
Piazza Venezia
Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali ©

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