31 days in Italy & San Marino Itinerary

31 days in Italy & San Marino Itinerary

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1
Bari, Italy
— 1 night
2
Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
6
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 1 night
7
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Bellagio, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Colico, Italy
— 1 night
10
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
11
Turin, Italy
— 1 night
12
Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
13
La Spezia, Italy
— 2 nights
14
Palermo, Italy
— 2 nights
15
Catania, Italy
— 2 nights

1
night
Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo della Provincia, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Nicola.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bari road trip planning tool.

Adana, Turkey to Bari is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Adana to Bari. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Adana in May, with highs in Bari at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
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Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano & Fornillo), Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista (in Praiano) and Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso, Valle dei Mulini, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, stop by Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

You can drive from Bari to Naples in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Naples sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome online sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 15th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino dell'Iris, thencontemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Arnolfo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Montalcino (Podere Il Cocco & Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Siena visit planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Siena are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montalcino
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

1
night
City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
On the 20th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Girolamo Gozi Monument, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Titan, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico, steep yourself in history at Piazza della Liberta, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica del Santo Marino, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Orti Borghesi San Marino.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the City of San Marino travel planner.

Drive from Siena to City of San Marino in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Siena in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in City of San Marino: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Guaita ©
Guaita
Mount Titan ©
Mount Titan
Palazzo Pubblico ©
Palazzo Pubblico

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To plan Venice vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from City of San Marino to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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nights
Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): do a tasting at Enoteca Principessa and then stroll through Anything But Work. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, thenexamine the collection at Casa dei Presepi, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bellagio driving holiday site.

You can drive from Venice to Bellagio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Bellagio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Colico.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Anything But Work, Casa dei Presepi
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Anything But Work ©
Anything But Work

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Colico, Italy

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio, take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, thenadmire the striking features of Villa Monastero, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Colico trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Bellagio to Colico takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Colico

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Varenna, Castello di Vezio, Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio
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Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona ©
Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi ©
Villa Monastero ©
Villa Monastero

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nights
Milan, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thentake an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Milan travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Colico to Milan takes 2 hours. May in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Turin, Italy

Turin ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get great views at Basilica of Superga, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turin tour app.

You can take a train from Milan to Turin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in May, you will find days in Turin are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

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Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 30th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo di Palazzo Reale.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Genoa online day trip planner.

Drive from Turin to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in May, Genoa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can take a train to La Spezia.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello
Museo di Palazzo Reale ©
Museo di Palazzo Reale

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La Spezia, Italy

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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): do a tasting at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the La Spezia holiday planning site.

Traveling by train from Genoa to La Spezia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Genoa in May since evenings lows in La Spezia dip to °C. You'll set off for Palermo on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in La Spezia

Wineries

Side Trip

Cinque Terre Walk and Drink
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Cinque Terre Walk and Drink ©
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink

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Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the striking features of Norman Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, pause for some serene contemplation at Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, thensteep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo. Here are some ideas for day two: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo trip planner.

Getting from La Spezia to Palermo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Duomo di Monreale
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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

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Catania, Italy

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Fontana dell'Elefante, contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, thenmake a trip to Piazza Alonzo di Benedetto, thenlook for gifts at Gran Bazar Artigianato Siciliano Souvenirs, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Catania trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Piazza Alonzo di Benedetto ©
Piazza Alonzo di Benedetto

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