30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Verona
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Siena
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Rome
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Salerno
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
9
Positano
— 4 nights
+4
Ferry + Foot + Train + Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Bucharest

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Prato della Valle & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

To find out how to plan a trip to Venice, use our trip itinerary maker.

Bucharest, Romania to Venice is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bucharest in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). And it doesn't end there: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and make a trip to Piazza Bra.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Verona trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by bus from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gardaland Park, Lago di Garda
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

2
nights
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 8th (Tue): head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, and then trek along Sentee di Sort.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milan tour planner.

Getting from Verona to Milan by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Sentee di Sort, Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker site.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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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

3
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena.

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Take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get out of town with these interesting Assisi side-trips: Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco), Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna) and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio (in Mercatello). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, walk around Mount Subasio, and contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Assisi day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Perugia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, Decugnano dei Barbi
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa d'Este in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Paestum Ruins (in Paestum), Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione) and Sorrento (Food Tours & Wine Tours & Tastings). There's much more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, make a trip to Le Ville di Ravello, stroll through Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia Lannio.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Salerno journey builder app.

You can take a train from Rome to Salerno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salerno, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Sorrento, Paestum Ruins, Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, Spiaggia Lannio
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Speed Boats Tours
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

4
nights
Positano

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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more), Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione) and Amalfi (Speed Boats Tours, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, appreciate the history behind Fontana sant'Andrea, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano online road trip planner.

Getting from Salerno to Positano by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Positano are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Lido Capo di Conca, Marina di Praia Beach
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Speed Boats Tours

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