30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 4 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 4 nights
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Rome
— 5 nights
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Venice

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Fortaleza, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Fortaleza to Venice, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Fortaleza in May: highs in Venice hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Sant'Eufemia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Fondazione Bisazza, then explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, then steep yourself in history at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and finally enjoy some music at Arena di Verona.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Verona holiday planner.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May in Verona, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Get some cultural insight at Piazzale Michelangelo and Pitti Palace. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello di Verrazzano in Greve in Chianti, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

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Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello di Monterinaldi and San Francesco. Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona and Duomo di Siena are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Castiglion del Bosco Winery (in Montalcino) and Sant'Agnese Farm (in Castellina In Chianti). The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Siena tour planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Siena, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Museo della Porziuncola and Museo Diocesano e Cripta di San Rufino. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna) and Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, contemplate the long history of San Damiano, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Rufino, and explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Assisi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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Ravello

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Head to Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmelafor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Duomo di Ravello. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara) and Fornillo (in Positano). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, appreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Ravello in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Ravello. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Naples

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 Duomo di Napoli. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sol’Art Ceramiche and Paestum Ruins. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Positano (Church of Santa Maria Assunta & Fishing Charters & Tours). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santa Restituta, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, and explore the galleries of Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Naples planner.

Drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, Naples is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 25:

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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning app.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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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.