57 days in Italy Itinerary

57 days in Italy Itinerary

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57 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Ankara
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rome
— 8 nights
train:  1​h
2
Orvieto
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Assisi
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Siena
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Verona
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Venice
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Palermo, Sicily
— 4 nights
bus:  4​h 15​min
9
Ragusa, Sicily
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h
10
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Naples
— 8 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
End: Ankara

8
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Welcome to Rome and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route planning site .

Ankara, Turkey to Rome is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Ankara to Rome due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ankara in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Orvieto.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Duomo di Orvieto, see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbey of Saints Severus and Martyrius, and finally do a tasting at Cantine Neri. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Lavanda del Lago, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rocca Albornoziana, then steep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio, then examine the collection at Museo Delle Maioliche Medievali e Rinascimentali Orvietane, and finally learn about winemaking at Custodi Winery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Orvieto trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Rome to Orvieto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. April in Orvieto sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Rocca Albornoziana ©
Rocca Albornoziana

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Nuova, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, then explore the ancient world of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Assisi road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Assisi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

4
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Centro Storico di Siena and Duomo di Siena are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, contemplate the long history of Cappella di Piazza, get a new perspective on nature at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici, and do a tasting at Azienda Agricola La Lastra.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Siena online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Battistero di San Giovanni ©
Battistero di San Giovanni

9
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Baptistery of St. John and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. You'll explore and learn at Pitti Palace and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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Getting from Siena to Florence by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

6
nights
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazzale Castel San Pietro and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Get some historical perspective at Basilica di Santa Anastasia and Arena di Verona. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Giardino Giusti.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Verona are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Piazzale Castel San Pietro ©
Piazzale Castel San Pietro
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

7
nights
Venice

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dorsoduro and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. You'll explore and learn at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Leonardo da Vinci. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, deepen your knowledge of military history at Venetian Arsenal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner .

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
nights
Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio and Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo. Palazzo Asmundo Museum and Palazzo Abatellis will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Branciforte, stroll through Spiaggia di Mondello, and make a trip to Cattedrale di Palermo.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Palermo driving holiday planner.

Getting from Venice to Palermo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ragusa.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di Mondello ©
Spiaggia di Mondello

2
nights
Ragusa, Sicily

Ragusa ©
Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo San Giorgio and Cattedrale di San Giovanni Battista. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sudestasi Contemporanea and Salumeria La Botteguccia. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Ragusa Ibla, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria dell'Itria, do a tasting at Planeta Dorilli Winery, and kick back and relax at Donnalucata.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ragusa online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Palermo to Ragusa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Ragusa

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla
Duomo San Giorgio ©
Duomo San Giorgio
Chiesa di Santa Maria dell'Itria ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dell'Itria

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Popular historic sites such as Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Ravello are in your itinerary.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ravello holiday tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Ragusa to Ravello in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. When traveling from Ragusa in May, plan for little chillier days in Ravello, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

8
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Museo delle Arti Sanitarie and The Neapolis Buried will appeal to museum buffs. For shopping fun, head to Chiaia or Salumeria Rafele o' Lattaro. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, steep yourself in history at Underground Naples, and explore the galleries of Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Naples holiday builder app .

You can drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, Naples is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

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