33 days in Italy Itinerary

33 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Varenna
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Varenna
— 5 nights
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Milan
— 3 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Sorrento
— 5 nights
Fly
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Venice
— 7 nights
Fly

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Varenna

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Varenna: Bellagio (Borgo di Pescallo, Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione, &more), Forte Montecchio Nord (in Colico) and Como Lake Paragliding (in Gera Lario). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Val di Mello, take in the awesome beauty at Valchiavenna, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Varenna holiday website.

New York City, USA to Varenna is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Varenna when traveling from New York City in September, with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 10:

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Milan

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: La Citta Alta (in Bergamo), Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio) and Galleria Campari (in Sesto San Giovanni). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Milan travel tool.

Traveling by car from Varenna to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Milan sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

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Cinque Terre

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cinque Terre: Genoa (Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, Aquarium of Genoa, &more). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, get outside with Cinque Terre Trails, and take a stroll around Vernazza.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (San Francesco, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:

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Rome

Eternal City

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome route tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

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Sorrento

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Get out of town with these interesting Sorrento side-trips: Positano (MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, &more), Amalfi (Fontana sant'Andrea, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Pompeii Archaeological Park). Dedicate the 28th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sorrento day trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Sorrento dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 29:

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Venice

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more), PDC Cartizze (in Valdobbiadene) and Verona (Via Mazzini, Casa di Giulietta, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice holiday builder website.

Fly from Sorrento to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Sorrento in September, expect little chillier with lows of 59°F in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 6:

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.