60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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60 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  30​h
1
Rome
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Naples
— 7 nights
subway + taxi:  1​h 30​min
3
Amalfi
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Assisi
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 7 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Venice
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Verona
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
8
Milan
— 8 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Auckland

7
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome holiday tool .

Auckland, New Zealand to Rome is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 11 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in May: highs in Rome hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tivoli, Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

7
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Positano (Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more), Salerno (Il Vecchio Centro Storico di Romagnano al Monte, Cilento, & more) and Vietri sul Mare (Le Vigne di Raito & Sol’Art Ceramiche). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, see the interesting displays at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, and don't miss a visit to Miglio Sacro.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naples road trip planner .

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Salerno, Sorrento, Positano, Vietri sul Mare, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

7
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amalfi: Praiano (I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos & Torre di Grado), Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Walk of the Gods, & more) and Monte Finestra (in Tramonti). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Amalfi trip builder website .

You can do a combination of subway and taxi from Naples to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Naples in May, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Positano, Atrani, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo
Highlights from your plan
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos ©
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

7
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, learn about winemaking at Bibenda Assisi, and contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Assisi attractions planner .

You can drive from Amalfi to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amalfi in May since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Perugia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Val d'Orcia, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Highlights from your plan
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio

7
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, & more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip app .

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Museo del Precinema, Scrovegni Chapel, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Venice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

7
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.
When in Verona, make a side trip to see Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal in Andalo, approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta.

Plan my day in Verona using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trip

Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

8
nights
Milan

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Cernobbio (Il Parco di Villa Erba & Sentee di Sort), Como (Mr. Savethewall & I Falconieri del Feudo) and Aquarium of Genoa (in Genoa). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, and steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Milan day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Verona to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Milan are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Turin, Como, Valchiavenna, Anything But Work, Aquarium of Genoa
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa

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