43 days in Italy Itinerary

43 days in Italy Itinerary

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Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
2
Positano
— 4 nights
3
Salerno
— 4 nights
4
Rome
— 5 nights
5
Assisi
— 4 nights
6
Siena
— 4 nights
7
Florence
— 4 nights
8
Milan
— 4 nights
9
Verona
— 4 nights
10
Venice
— 5 nights

3
nights
Capri, Island of 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: take in the local highlights with Tours of Capri, stop by Eco Capri, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, and hit the best photo ops around with Capri Tour Information.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Capri online itinerary planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Capri is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Minneapolis to Capri, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, Capri is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Monte Solaro
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
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Tours of Capri ©
Tours of Capri
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
Nesea Capri ©
Nesea Capri

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Spiaggia di Atrani (in Atrani), Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Amalfi Car Service). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, surround yourself with nature on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and indulge your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Positano tour planner.

Getting from Capri to Positano by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Positano are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Spiaggia di Atrani, Amalfi Coast, La Bacheca
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Amalfi Car Service ©
Amalfi Car Service
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

4
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.
Explore Salerno's surroundings by going to Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco (in Ravello), Paestum (Lido Mediterraneo Beach, Paestum Ruins, &more) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Maiori). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, head outdoors with Chalet de Mar, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Arechi, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salerno trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Paestum, Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Chalet de Mar
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
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Chalet de Mar ©
Chalet de Mar
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Mentalmente Escape Room in Frascati, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Salerno to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 69°F in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Vatican City, Mentalmente Escape Room
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 13:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna), Wild Foods Italy (in Montefalco) and Lago di Pilato (in Montemonaco). The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Vineria del Carmine, Wild Foods Italy, Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini, Lago di Pilato
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 17:
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Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia ©
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola

4
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Fattoria Casa Sola (in Barberino Val d'Elsa), Poggio Amorelli (in Castellina In Chianti) and Poggio al Bosco (in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Siena sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Montalcino, Azienda Agricola Leuta, Fattoria Casa Sola, Poggio Amorelli, Poggio al Bosco
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Azienda Agricola Leuta ©
Azienda Agricola Leuta
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

4
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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: 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 get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Florence trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: S. Giovanni Battista (in Varenna), Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Villa Carlotta) and Lake Como Adventures (in Como). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, glide peacefully along the water with Boat2Go, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Milan trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Milan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tremezzina, S. Giovanni Battista, Boat2Go, Lake Como Adventures, Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Boat2Go ©
Boat2Go
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

4
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.
When in Verona, make a side trip to see Villa Calicantus in Calmasino, approximately Calmasino away. There's much more to do: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, and wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Verona road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Villa Calicantus
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

5
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: La Stramba (in Burano) and Padua (Prato della Valle, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice route builder.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Padua, La Stramba
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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