58 days in Italy Itinerary

58 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 5 nights
Fly
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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 4 nights
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Drive to Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Fly to Lamezia Terme Airport, Drive to Civita
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Civita
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paestum
— 5 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
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Amalfi
— 6 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 6 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 6 nights
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Verona
— 6 nights
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Venice

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Padua Botanical Garden, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice tour itinerary builder.

Helsinki, Finland to Venice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Helsinki to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Venice is somewhat warmer than Helsinki - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

— 4 nights
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Explore San Vito lo Capo's surroundings by going to Museum Of Optical Illusions (in Trapani), Marsala (Cafe Blanc & Redfish) and Castellammare del Golfo (Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro & Lido by Sara & Elisabetta). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and get outside with YMCA San Vito Climbing House.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Vito lo Capo trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to San Vito lo Capo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Vito lo Capo when traveling from Venice in September, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Civita.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Civita

— 3 nights
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Civita: Complesso Monumentale Santuario delle Cappelle (in Laino Borgo), Belvedere Del Malvento (in Viggianello) and Monte Caramola (in Francavilla sul Sinni). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ferrata Ramo Imperiale, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Playa del Sol.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Civita vacation builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Vito lo Capo to Civita. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Civita

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Paestum

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paestum: Lido Roxy (in Praia A Mare), Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro (in Palinuro) and Cooperativa Rosa dei Venti (in Marina di Camerota).

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paestum itinerary planner.

You can drive from Civita to Paestum in 2.5 hours. September in Paestum sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi

— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, Art & Craft Gallery, &more) and Praiano (Grotte di Suppraiano & I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and don't miss a visit to Vicoli, scale e archi.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Amalfi using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Paestum to Amalfi in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Amalfi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naples

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods (in Positano), Pompeii (Lupanar, Bosco de Medici Winery, &more) and Salerno (Giardino della Minerva, Chiesa Di Santa Maria de Lama, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, head outdoors with Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Naples travel route planner.

Drive from Amalfi to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Naples when traveling from Amalfi in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome attractions planner.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Assisi

— 5 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Lago di Pilato (in Montemonaco), Azienda Agraria Guerrieri (in Piagge) and Perugia (Studio Moretti Caselli & Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and don't miss a visit to Scoglio della Preghiera.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Assisi vacation planner.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Siena

— 5 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Siena side-trips: San Gimignano (Duomo di San Gimignano & Guardastelle Vineyard), Castiglion del Bosco Winery (in Montalcino) and A Solatio Organic Farm (in Certaldo). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, do a tasting at Accademia del Buon Gusto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Siena tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Siena sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole (in San Miniato) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). Dedicate the 17th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Verona

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Verona: Miniera di Schilpario (in Schilpario), Adventure Land Borno (in Borno) and Cima Paganella (in Andalo). There's much more to do: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona online travel planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Verona: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.