60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 6 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 5 nights
Drive to Piombino, Ferry to Portoferraio
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Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 3 nights
Ferry to Piombino, Drive to Florence
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Florence
— 6 nights
Train
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Verona
— 6 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 6 nights
Fly
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 4 nights
Drive
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Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome
— 7 nights
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Naples

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some historical perspective at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Galleria Borbonica. Step off the beaten path and head to Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Castello Aragonese d'Ischia. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Negombo (in Lacco Ameno), Duomo di Salerno (in Salerno) and Paestum Ruins (in Paestum). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castel dell'Ovo, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Acattolico (The Non-Catholic Cemetery), and take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Naples is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Naples is minus 9 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fornillo and Spiaggia di castiglione. Discover out-of-the-way places like Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Rufolo. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Positano) and Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L. (in Tramonti). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and revel in the low prices at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal.

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Traveling by car from Naples to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Assisi

— 6 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Duomo di Orvieto and Pozzo di San Patrizio will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Palazzo Ducale di Urbino and Museo della Porziuncola. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio (in Mercatello), Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto (in Spoleto) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano, steep yourself in history at Basilica di Santa Chiara, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano.

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Drive from Ravello to Assisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Assisi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana. Venture out of the city with trips to Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino), Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni (in Montalcino) and Pitigliano Centro Storico (in Pitigliano). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Siena.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Siena trip planner.

Drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Siena, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Portoferraio, Elba Island

— 3 nights
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Step off the beaten path and head to Spiaggia Di Sansone and Spiaggia di Capo Bianco. Relax by the water at Spiaggia di Cavoli and Spiaggia di Chiessi. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiaggia del Relitto (in Pomonte) and Monte Capanne (in Marciana). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Della Biodola and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Seccione.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portoferraio road trip site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Siena to Portoferraio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. When traveling from Siena in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Portoferraio: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazzale Michelangelo and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo di Pisa, &more) and Montecatini Alto (in Montecatini Alto). Dedicate the 27th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Florence takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · 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.
Get some historical perspective at Castello Scaligero and Borghetto sul Mincio. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palazzo Te and Lago di Garda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Malcesine (Scaliger Castle in Malcesine & Mountbaldo), Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua) and Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and hunt for treasures at Piazza delle Erbe.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Florence in October, you will find days in Verona are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Venice

— 6 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 some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. You'll explore and learn at Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico and Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more), PDC Cartizze (in Valdobbiadene) and Basilica di Aquileia (in Aquileia). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, explore the historical opulence of Castello Estense, and visit Dorsoduro.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice attractions planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 3 nights
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spiaggia La Cinta and Oasi Biderosa. You'll get in some beach time at Cala Brandinchi and Porto Istana Beach. Step out of San Teodoro with an excursion to Spiaggia Berchida in Siniscola--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Taverna Beach.

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Getting from Venice to San Teodoro by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Venice in November, things will get a bit warmer in San Teodoro: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro and Spiaggia di Cala Rossa. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia di Macari and Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. Step out of San Vito lo Capo with an excursion to Selinunte Archaeological Park in Marinella di Selinunte--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Isuledda, step into the grandiose world of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, look for gifts at La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Santa Maria Assunta.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Vito lo Capo journey planning site.

You can fly from San Teodoro to San Vito lo Capo in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from San Teodoro in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in San Vito lo Capo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Taormina.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Taormina, Sicily

— 2 nights
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
On the 18th (Fri), go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio, explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina, then stroll around Villa Comunale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Taormina. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Isola Bella, do a tasting at Gambino Vini, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Messina.

For where to stay and tourist information, read our Taormina day trip planning website.

You can drive from San Vito lo Capo to Taormina in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Taormina sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to fly to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lampedusa

— 2 nights
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sciatu Persu, then kick back and relax at Cala Pulcino, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Lampedusa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Taormina to Lampedusa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Taormina in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lampedusa, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Villa d'Este and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Colosseum and Vatican Museums are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Villa Adriana (in Tivoli) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Lampedusa to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In November, Rome is little chillier than Lampedusa - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.