24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

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Milan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Varenna
— 1 night
Drive
3
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Florence
— 4 nights
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Rome
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 1 night
Drive
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Salerno
— 3 nights
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Milan

— 3 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.
For shopping fun, head to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II or Galleria Sabauda. Venture out of the city with trips to Fondazione Ferrero (in Alba), Restaurifelici (in Nebbiuno) and Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo (in Legnano). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, shop like a local with Dep Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Mostra Keith Haring, and wander the streets of Brera District.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Milan sightseeing planning site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Milan is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in March; daily highs in Milan reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Varenna.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:

Varenna

— 1 night
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): walk around La Punta Spartivento, admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, then shop like a local with Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte, and finally view the masterpieces at Il Tornio.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Varenna online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Milan to Varenna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:

Verona

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Fil Good, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take a stroll through Via Mazzini, then steep yourself in history at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino Giusti, view the masterpieces at Fondazione Bisazza, then explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

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

You can drive from Varenna to Verona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In March, Verona is much warmer than Varenna - with highs of 34°C and lows of 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:

Venice

— 4 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.
Do your shopping at New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory and T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Studio-Gallery of Luigi Camozzo (Luigi Camozzo Studio Galleria) in Murano, about 2h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and browse for treasures at Segni nel Tempo antiquarian bookshop.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planning website.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, Venice is colder than Verona - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 11:

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Shop till you drop at Mercato Centrale and Gallori-Turchi. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence journey builder website.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:

Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
For shopping fun, head to Via Condotti or Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:

Ravello

— 1 night
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and finally stop by Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Ravello by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Rome in March, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 21:

Salerno

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, then make a trip to Promenade Trieste, and finally browse for treasures at Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Commerciale Maximall, then browse the different shops at La Fabbrica, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Siniscalchi Centro Commerciale.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salerno day trip planning website.

You can drive from Ravello to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In March in Salerno, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salerno

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:

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.