30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Ferry:  13 h 45 min
1
Capri
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Positano
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
3
Amalfi
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h
4
Salerno
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
8
Milan
— Few hours
Train:  45 min
9
Como
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Venice
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Boston

2
nights
Capri

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Belvedere Cannone, Head underground at White Grotta, enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere di Tragara, and make a trip to Via Camerelle.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Capri trip planner.

Boston, USA to Capri is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight, train, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in June, with highs in Capri at 82°F and lows at 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Anacapri
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Change things up with a short trip to Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna in Sorrento (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Fornillo, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Feludei, and take in the exciting artwork at Miniaci Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Capri to Positano in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can take a bus to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Sorrento
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Food Tours
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, don't miss a visit to Torre dello Ziro, admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, and examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amalfi day trip tool.

Amalfi is very close to Positano. In July in Amalfi, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Salerno.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Fiordo di Furore, Santa Maria de Olearia, Spas, Lido Capo di Conca
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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salerno: Borgo Medievale di Agropoli (in Agropoli) and Paestum Ruins (in Paestum). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, kick back and relax at Marina Di Vietri, make a trip to Promenade Trieste, and get outside with Cilento.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Salerno day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Amalfi to Salerno in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Salerno, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Historic Sites Transportation

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Paestum Ruins
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Speed Boats Tours
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

3
nights
Rome

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome journey maker site.

You can take a train from Salerno to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in July, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Florence trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take a stroll around Vernazza, hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, admire the striking features of Chiesa Di San Pietro, then take some stellar pictures from View Point Corniglia, and finally get great views at Bar Terza Terra. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Cinque Terre Trails, then hike along Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, then take in the waterfront at Passeggiata Lungomare, and finally stroll through Spiaggia di Fegina.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Florence to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. July in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

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hours
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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Milan tour itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Milan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. You'll set off for Como on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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3
nights
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Change things up with these side-trips from Como: Colico (Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona & Lido di Colico), Varenna (S. Giovanni Battista, Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte, &more) and Tremezzina (Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo, Villa del Balbianello, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), walk around Parco Via Mornago, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Como online itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Milan to Como in an hour. Another option is to drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Varenna, Tremezzina, Colico, I Giardini di Villa Melzi, Parco Via Mornago
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Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

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Getting from Como to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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