31 days in Italy Itinerary

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Florence
— 3 nights
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Genoa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Turin
— 4 nights
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Verona
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ravenna
— 1 night
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Rome
— 4 nights
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Naples
— 4 nights
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Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Venture out of the city with trips to San Gimignano (San Gimignano Bell Tower & Piazza della Cisterna). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip site.

Adelaide, Australia to Florence is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Florence due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in April, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Genoa.
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Genoa — 4 nights

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Explore hidden gems such as Portovenere and Boccadasse. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Galata Museo del Mare and Santa Margherita Ligure. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Genoa: Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante), Vernazza (in Vernazza) and Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza (in Monterosso al Mare). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Dialogo nel Buio, get to know the fascinating history of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Genoa journey planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Genoa, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Turin.
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Turin — 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Santuario della Consolata. Get a sense of the local culture at Armeria Reale and Castello di Issogne. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino), Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Castello di Fenis (in Fenis). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, admire the masterpieces at MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale, don't miss a visit to Piazza Vittorio Veneto, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turin trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Turin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Genoa in May, with highs in Turin at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Verona.
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Verona — 3 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Castello Scaligero and Piazza Bra. Step off the beaten path and head to Spa Termale Aquaria and Grotte di Catullo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Verona: Borghetto sul Mincio (in Valeggio Sul Mincio) and Mantua (Palazzo Ducale di Mantova & Palazzo Te). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate the long history of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Verona tour itinerary app.

Take a train from Turin to Verona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Turin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Verona, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.
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Venice — 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Miramare Castle-Historical Museum and Castello Estense. Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Storico di Venezia and Cannaregio. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Trieste (Saint Giusto Cathedral & San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument), Centro Storico Ferrara (in Ferrara) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Orologio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip tool.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ravenna.
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Ravenna — 1 night

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, examine the collection at Archiepiscopal Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Di Sant'Apollinare In Classe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Francesco, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Vitale.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravenna online road trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Ravenna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Assisi.
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Assisi — 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Rufino, steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano.

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

Traveling by car from Ravenna to Assisi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravenna in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Assisi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rome.
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Rome — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
St. Peter's Square and Duomo di Orvieto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Wine Tours & Tastings. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Pozzo di San Patrizio (in Orvieto), Villa d'Este (in Tivoli) and Chiesa di Santa Maria Novella (in Chiusi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, ponder the design of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, and make a trip to Piazza del Popolo.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Assisi in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 4 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Giardini di Augusto. Castello Aragonese d'Ischia and Lungomare Caracciolo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Capri (I Faraglioni & Marina Grande Public Beach) and Villa San Michele (in Anacapri). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, make a trip to Spaccanapoli, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and take an in-depth tour of Galleria Borbonica.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Naples visit site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Naples, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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