23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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23 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  17​h
1
Rome
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Gradara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Verona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lido di Venezia
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + train:  3​h
5
Milan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
La Spezia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Greve in Chianti
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Rio de Janeiro

1
night
Rome

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Rome due to the time zone difference. In October, Rome is slightly colder than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel to Gradara.

Things to do in Rome

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife
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1
night
Gradara

Gradara ©
Gradara is a town and comune in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino (PU), in the region of Marche in central Italy. On the 10th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Pesaro - Faro storico, pause for some photo ops at Sfera Grande di Pomodoro, then make a trip to Villino Ruggeri, then don't miss a visit to Camminamenti di Ronda, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Gradara.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gradara online travel planner .

Getting from Rome to Gradara by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Gradara, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Gradara

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pesaro
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Castello di Gradara ©
Castello di Gradara

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate the long history of I Portoni della Bra, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Verona trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Gradara to Verona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lido di Venezia.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

2
nights
Lido di Venezia

Lido di Venezia ©
An 11 km (7 mi) sandbar, Lido di Venezia provides a home for three settlements.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the striking features of Palazzo Flangini and then admire the landmark architecture of Grande Albergo Ausonia Hungaria.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lido di Venezia day trip planning site .

Getting from Verona to Lido di Venezia by car takes about 3 hours. October in Lido di Venezia sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Lido di Venezia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Murano, Palazzo Flangini
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Blue Moon ©
Blue Moon
Palazzo Flangini ©
Palazzo Flangini
Church of Santa Maria e San Donato ©
Church of Santa Maria e San Donato

3
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.
Milan is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the striking features of Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Milan road trip app .

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Lido di Venezia to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and flight. In October, daytime highs in Milan are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to La Spezia.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
nights
La Spezia

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the views from Ponte Thaon di Revel and then stroll around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Monesteroli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santo Stefano, and then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our La Spezia trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Milan to La Spezia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in La Spezia, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Greve in Chianti.

Things to do in La Spezia

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve ©

6
nights
Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Greve in Chianti: San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard & Historic Centre of San Gimignano) and Siena (Duomo di Siena, Wine Tours & Tastings, & more).

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Greve in Chianti route builder app .

Drive from La Spezia to Greve in Chianti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Greve in Chianti, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Greve in Chianti

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Siena, San Gimignano
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Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Explore Rome further: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome tour planning site .

Drive from Greve in Chianti to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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