55 days in Italy Itinerary

55 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 night
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Bellagio
— 6 nights
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Verona
— 6 nights
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Florence
— 7 nights
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Assisi
— 6 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 6 nights
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Salerno
— 7 nights
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Rome
— 7 nights
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Venice
— 7 nights
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Milan

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), head outdoors with Aero Club Como and then get outside with Lido di Moltrasio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, get curious at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

New York City, USA to Milan is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Milan, with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Bellagio.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

6
nights
Bellagio

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Family-friendly places like Spiaggia Tranquilla and Riva Bianca Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Bellagio's surroundings by going to Lido di Lenno (in Lenno), Lido di Menaggio (in Menaggio) and Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina). There's still lots to do: get outside with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, trek along Il Sentiero delle Espressioni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentee di Sort.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bellagio online travel planner.

You can drive from Milan to Bellagio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bellagio can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Bellagio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

6
nights
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.
Attractions like Arena di Verona and Piazza delle Erbe make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Verona to go to Castelnuovo del Garda and see Gardaland Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Verona trip planner.

Drive from Bellagio to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Verona sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Tours · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

7
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazzale Michelangelo make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole (in San Miniato). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

6
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Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Mount Subasio. Venture out of the city with trips to Azienda Agricola Leuta (in Pietraia), Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna). And it doesn't end there: walk around Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, make a trip to Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini, and relax in the rural setting at The Lavandeto of Assisi.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Assisi trip builder app.

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Assisi, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

6
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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.
Bring the kids along to Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Spiaggia di Atrani (in Atrani), Amalfi (Cimitero Monumentale, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, go for a walk through Positano, head outdoors with Spiaggia della Gavitella, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Fornillo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Positano takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Positano, with lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Salerno

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Spiaggia di castiglione. Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Minori (Chalet de Mar, Spiaggia Di Minori, &more), Cetara (Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, Spiaggia Lannio, &more) and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, kick back and relax at Rosa dei Venti, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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You can drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Salerno can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Pantheon. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, make a trip to Spanish Steps, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planner.

Drive from Salerno to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 69°F in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Tours

Side Trip

7
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & MUSME - Museum of the History of Medicine of Padova). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice route builder site.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Venice hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

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.