59 days in Italy Itinerary

59 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Salerno
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Rome
— 7 nights
Train
3
Florence
— 8 nights
Drive to Piombino, Ferry to Portoferraio
4
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Piombino, Drive to Breuil-Cervinia
5
Breuil-Cervinia
— 1 night
Drive
6
Milan
— 7 nights
Drive
7
Livigno
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Selva di Val Gardena
— 6 nights
Drive
9
Andalo
— 4 nights
Drive
10
Verona
— 7 nights
Drive
11
Venice
— 8 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1

Salerno

— 5 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.
Do your shopping at Sol’Art Ceramiche and Miniaci Art Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vesuvio National Park and Promenade Trieste. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salerno: Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso & Duomo di Sant'Andrea), Positano (Fornillo, Spiaggia Grande, &more) and Liquorificio Mansi Carlo (in Minori). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, kick back and relax at Marina Di Vietri, and indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Monastero Santa Rosa.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salerno tour itinerary planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Salerno is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect nights in Salerno to be little chillier, around 11°C, while days are cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rome

— 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Shop till you drop at Via Condotti and Drogheria Innocenzi. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cupola di San Pietro and St. Peter's Square. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and pause for some serene contemplation at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Salerno in February since evenings lows in Rome dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Florence

— 8 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like ASMANA Wellness World Florence and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Do your shopping at Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella and Piazza della Repubblica. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Portovenere (in Porto Venere), Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Leonardo Shoes, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Portoferraio, Elba Island

— 2 nights
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Capanne, then stroll through Spiaggia delle Ghiaie, and then stroll through Spiaggia Di Sansone. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Della Biodola, stroll through Spiaggia di Cavoli, and then stop by Il Mondo di Wit.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Portoferraio trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Florence to Portoferraio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. In February in Portoferraio, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Breuil-Cervinia.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Breuil-Cervinia

— 1 night
Breuil-Cervinia is an alpine resort in the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get outside with Funivia Plateau Rosa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Breuil-Cervinia visit planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Breuil-Cervinia in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Breuil-Cervinia

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Milan

— 7 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fondazione Ferrero and Boccadasse. Shop till you drop at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Il Tornio. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Cantina Francesco Borgogno (in Barolo), Borgo Castell'Arquato (in Castell'Arquato) and Monticello Spa (in Monticello Brianza). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, wander the streets of Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, and view the masterpieces at Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Milan holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Breuil-Cervinia to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February in Milan, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Livigno.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Livigno

— 2 nights
Livigno is a town and comune in the province of Sondrio, in the region of Lombardy, Italy, located in the Italian Alps, near the Swiss border.HistoryLivigno's second settlers were probably shepherds during the Middle Ages. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Centrale Scuola Sci e Snowboard, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mottolino Fun Mountain. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Slingia.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Livigno holiday planner.

You can drive from Milan to Livigno in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Milan in March, expect Livigno to be little chillier, temps between 7°C and -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Livigno

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Classes

Side Trip

Selva di Val Gardena

— 6 nights
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Arabba and K.Bernardi. Discover out-of-the-way places like Val Gardena and Merano Centro Storico. Change things up with these side-trips from Selva di Val Gardena: Tappeiner Promenade (in Merano), Monte Civetta (in Alleghe) and Brunico (Kronplatz & Cron4).

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Selva di Val Gardena day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Livigno to Selva di Val Gardena takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Livigno in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Selva di Val Gardena, with highs around 0°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Andalo.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Andalo

— 4 nights
Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. For shopping fun, head to Mostra Delle Miniature e Dei Presepi or Erboristeria Malvina. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Paganella and MUSE - Science Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Andalo: Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra (in Folgarida) and Parco naturale Sciliar-Catinaccio (in Tiers). The adventure continues: ski along the peaceful trails at Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta, get all the equipment you need at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal, don't miss a visit to Cima Paganella, and explore the activities along Lago di Molveno.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Andalo online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Andalo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in March, you will find days in Andalo are warmer (19°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Andalo

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Verona

— 7 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.
For shopping fun, head to Piazza delle Erbe or Fondazione Bisazza. Explore hidden gems such as Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio) and Basilica di Santa Anastasia. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Mantua (Palazzo Te & Rotonda di San Lorenzo), Azienda Agricola Vignato Virgilio (in Gambellara) and Liquoreria Carlotto (in Valdagno). The adventure continues: make a trip to Piazza dei Signori, wander the streets of Via Mazzini, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, and snap pictures at Ponte Pietra.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona road trip app.

Traveling by car from Andalo to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Andalo in March; daily highs in Verona reach 34°C and lows reach 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Venice

— 8 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.
Do your shopping at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi and Libreria Belriguardo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Scala Contarini del Bovolo. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Pasticceria Biasetto (in Padua) and Ferrara (Castello Estense & Palazzo dei Diamanti). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Ca' Rezzonico, and wander the streets of Cannaregio.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice attractions planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Verona in March, expect Venice to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

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.