25 days in Italy Itinerary

25 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip maker

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Milan
— 2 nights
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Verona
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
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Bologna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Pisa
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Volterra
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Monteriggioni
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Siena
— 1 night
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Arezzo
— 2 nights
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Anghiari
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Castiglion Fiorentino
Drive
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Cortona
— 1 night
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Pienza
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Montalcino
Drive
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Caserta
— 1 night
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Pompeii
— 1 day
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Capri
— 1 day
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 1 night
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Amalfi
— 1 night
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Salerno
— 1 night
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Milan

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally see La Casa Maledetta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, then get engrossed in the history at Galleria 92, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto Alegre in August; daily highs in Milan reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Museums
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Verona

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Verona driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Venice

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Bologna

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore and then don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Vitale, then make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giovanni Evangelista.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Bologna road trip planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Bologna, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will leave for Florence on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Bologna to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

Pisa

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 10th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pisa vacation planner.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pisa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Volterra.
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Volterra

Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Societa Cooperativa Artieri Alabastro, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo dei Priori, and then examine the collection at Museo Etrusco Guarnacci.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Volterra tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pisa to Volterra in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Monteriggioni.

Things to do in Volterra

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

Monteriggioni

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Monteriggioni online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Volterra to Monteriggioni takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Monteriggioni are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for Siena on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Monteriggioni

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

Siena

— 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo and then steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Siena day trip planner.

Siena is very close to Monteriggioni. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Arezzo.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

Arezzo

— 2 nights

Ancient City

Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Museo Casa di Giorgio Vasari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Domenico Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arezzo Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria della Pieve, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco, Arezzo.

Start your trip to Arezzo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by bus from Siena to Arezzo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Anghiari.

Things to do in Arezzo

Historic Sites
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Anghiari

Anghiari is a town and comune in the Province of Arezzo (Tuscany, Italy).Bordering communes include Arezzo (southwest), Pieve Santo Stefano (north) and Subbiano (west).HistoryAnghiari is famous for the Battle of Anghiari between Florence and Milan which took place here on 29 June 1440. On the 13th (Fri), examine the collection at Anghiari.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Anghiari trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Arezzo to Anghiari takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Castiglion Fiorentino.

Things to do in Anghiari

Museums
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Highlights from your trip

Castiglion Fiorentino

Castiglion Fiorentino is a small, walled city in eastern Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Arezzo, between the cities of Arezzo and Cortona. On the 13th (Fri), admire the striking features of Logge del Vasari, do a tasting at Buccelletti - Cantina, and then do a tasting at winery Agriturismo Santo Stefano.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Castiglion Fiorentino trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Anghiari to Castiglion Fiorentino in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cortona.

Things to do in Castiglion Fiorentino

Wineries
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Cortona

— 1 night

City of Art

The hilltop town of Cortona gained international attention as the subject of the 2003 film "Under the Tuscan Sun." With the Chiana Valley and Lake Trasimeno as its backdrop, Cortona is one of Tuscany's hotspots for art and culture.
Discover how to plan a Cortona trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Cortona is just a stone's throw from Castiglion Fiorentino. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Pienza.

Things to do in Cortona

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Pienza

Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Piccolomini, make a trip to Piazza Pio II, and then view the masterpieces at Artemisia Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pienza planner.

Drive from Cortona to Pienza in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Pienza sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Montalcino.

Things to do in Pienza

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Montalcino

City of Honey

In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, do a tasting at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Fortezza di Montalcino.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Montalcino trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Montalcino is just a stone's throw from Pienza. August in Montalcino sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Caserta.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Caserta

— 1 night
Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Caserta route maker app.

Drive from Montalcino to Caserta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Caserta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to Pompeii.

Things to do in Caserta

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Pompeii

— 1 day

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, explore the ancient world of Forum, explore the ancient world of Macellum, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Lupanar.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pompeii trip builder.

Drive from Caserta to Pompeii in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

Sorrento

— 2 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 16th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, look for gifts at Emporio della Ceramica, take in the exciting artwork at Miniaci Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Addolorata, and finally stroll through Il Vallone dei Mulini.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Sorrento trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Sorrento takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Capri

— 1 day
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 17th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, stroll through Giardini di Augusto, don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, then take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, then stroll through Monte Solaro, and finally explore the activities along Marina Piccola.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Capri trip maker site.

Getting from Sorrento to Capri by ferry takes about an hour. August in Capri sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

Sorrento

— 1 night

Land of the Sirens

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. You will leave for Amalfi on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Transportation
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

Amalfi

— 1 night

Painted Town

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Amalfi road trip planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August in Amalfi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Salerno

— 1 night

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.
On the 19th (Thu), do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, then look for gifts at Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Salerno driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Salerno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Salerno, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, make a trip to Roman Forum, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

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Traveling by car from Salerno to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in August, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

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.