23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  21 h
1
Bologna
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Modena
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
6
Turin
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
10
Senigallia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Roseto Degli Abruzzi
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
12
Campana
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Gallipoli
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
14
Matera
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
15
Naples
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Manila, Luzon

1
night
Bologna

Bologna ©
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 17th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, take in the exciting artwork at Wikiarte Galleria d'arte contemporanea, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, get engrossed in the history at La Macchina del Tempo, thensteep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Petronio.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bologna trip itinerary planning tool.

Manila, Philippines to Bologna is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. In September, Bologna is a bit cooler than Manila - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Modena.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna ©
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

1
night
Modena

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, thenexamine the collection at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, thenexamine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Modena trip builder app.

You can drive from Bologna to Modena in an hour. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Modena are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Modena

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Museo Ferrari
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Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena
Museo Ferrari ©
Museo Ferrari

2
nights
Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Segni nel Tempo antiquarian bookshop, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thenexplore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenwander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

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Traveling by car from Modena to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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nights
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 21st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, thensee the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, get interesting insight from Tours, thentake in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Verona tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. September in Verona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Milan travel planner.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

1
night
Turin

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.
On the 24th (Tue), shop like a local with Mostra Steve Mc Curry, explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, and then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turin trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Milan to Turin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Mostra Steve Mc Curry
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 25th (Wed), view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Florence day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Turin to Florence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Turin in September, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally delve into the distant past at Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, stop by Serra, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, thensteep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome vacation builder website.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

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night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thenstep into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and finally make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip website.

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Senigallia.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

1
night
Senigallia

Senigallia ©
Senigallia is a comune and port town of the province of Ancona on Italy's Adriatic coast, in the Marche region. On the 30th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni Mare Mio 50 and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia Canaria.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Senigallia trip planning website.

Getting from Assisi to Senigallia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Roseto Degli Abruzzi.

Things to do in Senigallia

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Baia Canaria ©
Baia Canaria
Bagni Mare Mio 50 ©
Bagni Mare Mio 50

1
night
Roseto Degli Abruzzi

Roseto Degli Abruzzi ©
Roseto degli Abruzzi, more commonly Roseto, is a town and comune of the province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Oltremare and then kick back and relax at Lido Celommi.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Roseto Degli Abruzzi sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Senigallia to Roseto Degli Abruzzi takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Roseto Degli Abruzzi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Campana.

Things to do in Roseto Degli Abruzzi

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Lido Celommi ©
Lido Celommi
Bagno Oltremare ©
Bagno Oltremare

1
night
Campana

Campana
On the 2nd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Giganti di Pietra di Campana.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Campana vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Roseto Degli Abruzzi to Campana takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Gallipoli.
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1
night
Gallipoli

Deriving its name from the Greek for "beautiful city," Gallipoli retains the charm of an old fishing port.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Padula Bianca and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

Traveling by car from Campana to Gallipoli takes 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Gallipoli can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Cripta del Peccato Originale, get interesting insight from Tours, thenexamine the collection at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Matera travel route planner.

You can drive from Gallipoli to Matera in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Gallipoli, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Matera, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cripta del Peccato Originale ©
Cripta del Peccato Originale

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Villa Rufolo and Underground Naples. You'll explore and learn at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and Galleria Borbonica. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Miniaci Art Gallery, Nana' Positano, &more) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). It doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Museo Cappella Sansevero and admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Naples trip site.

Traveling by car from Matera to Naples takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Matera in October, expect nights in Naples to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Villa Rufolo, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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