60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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60 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25 h
1
Venice
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Verona
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Siena
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Assisi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Rome
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Salerno
— 7 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
8
Positano
— 12 nights
+4
Ferry + Foot + Train + Bus + Fly:  28 h
End: Melbourne

6
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 (Scrovegni Chapel, Basilica di Sant’Antonio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Venice is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Melbourne to Venice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for cooler days in Venice, with highs around 17°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Mar 26 — Apr 2:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

6
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: Parma (Caseificio San Pier Damiani & Cattedrale di Parma). There's lots more to do: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Verona trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by bus from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Verona are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trip

Parma
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 8:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

7
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence vacation site .

Take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Basilica San Vitale, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Castello del Trebbio
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 15:
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Food Tours
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

6
nights
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore Siena's surroundings by going to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and experience rural life at Fattoria.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Siena online journey planner .

Take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Guardastelle Vineyard, Fattoria Pianporcino
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 21:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

6
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna), Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria (in Perugia). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, examine the collection at Mostra Permanente degli Antichi Mestieri e della Civilta Contadina, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Assisi trip planner.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Perugia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 27:
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Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

6
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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome online trip builder .

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salerno: Tramonti (Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L. & Monte Finestra), Maiori (Torre dei Normanni & Chiesa di San Francesco) and Ravello (Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, Ravello Arte, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Museo Roberto Papi, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Chiesa di San Giorgio.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Salerno driving holiday planner.

Getting from Rome to Salerno by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Salerno dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pompeii, Ravello, Minori, Maiori, Tramonti
Find places to stay May 3 — 10:
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Chiesa di San Francesco ©
Chiesa di San Francesco
Spas

12
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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (San Giovanni del Toro, Duomo di Ravello, &more), Atrani (S.Maria Maddalena, Vicoli, scale e archi, &more) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Museo della Carta, &more). There's much more to do: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, make a trip to Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista, and Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano.

Find out how to plan Positano trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Ride a ferry from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Salerno in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Positano. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Praiano, Atrani, Sorrento
Find places to stay May 10 — 22:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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