30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner
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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 — 3 nights

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 Museo Ebraico di Venezia capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice sightseeing 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. When traveling from Fortaleza in May, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Venice: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Verona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Verona — 2 nights

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 train. 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.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay May 5 — 7:

Florence — 4 nights

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 The Baptistery of St. John. Get some cultural insight at Piazzale Michelangelo and Ponte Vecchio. 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. Another option is to drive. 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.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries
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Siena — 3 nights

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 Duomo di Siena and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona and Castiglion del Bosco Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Sant'Agnese Farm (in Castellina In Chianti) and Castello Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti). 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, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, and steep yourself in history at San Francesco.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Siena travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:

Assisi — 3 nights

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

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.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:

Ravello — 4 nights

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 Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Fornillo (in Positano) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint Trofimena, 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.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 17 — 21:

Naples — 4 nights

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 Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sol’Art Ceramiche and Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Positano (Church of Santa Maria Assunta & Fishing Charters & Tours) and Archaeological Park of Paestum (in Paestum). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Museo Cappella Sansevero, get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, see the interesting displays at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, and delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Pausilypon.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Naples, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Find places to stay May 21 — 25:

Rome — 5 nights

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 Vatican Museums. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borghese and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome trip app.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Find places to stay May 25 — 30:

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.