30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Rome
— 5 nights
Train
2
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Sorrento
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Taranto
— 4 nights
Fly
5
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Bellagio
— 4 nights
Drive
7
Crema
— 1 night
Drive
8
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Venice
— 2 nights
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Rome — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Vatican Museums and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Stanze di Raffaello and Piazza Venezia. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna, admire the natural beauty at Monte Pincio, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa del Santissimo Nome di Gesu all’Argentina, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

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Bogota, Colombia to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Bogota in September, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): engage your brain at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, then admire the masterpieces at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Domenico Maggiore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, don't miss a visit to Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, then take an in-depth tour of Museo delle Torture, then examine the collection at Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Naples vacation maker website.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll set off for Sorrento on the 27th (Tue).
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Sorrento — 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cattedrale di Sorrento and Museobottega della Tarsialignea. Let the collections at Absolute Positano and MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Sorrento side-trips: Church of Santa Maria Assunta (in Positano) and Pompeii (House of Venus in the Shell & Villa di Giulia Felice). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo, take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Cataldo, admire the striking features of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Giusso.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sorrento sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Naples to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Taranto.
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Taranto — 4 nights

Città dai due mari (City with Two Seas)

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello Aragonese and Church of Santa Maria de Idris. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and Museo del Principato di Taranto Maria d'Enghien. Explore Taranto's surroundings by going to Matera (Casa Cisterna Sotterranea & Piazza San Pietro Caveoso) and Tempio di San Giovanni al Sepolcro (in Brindisi). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Vittoria, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico A. Majorano, pause for some serene contemplation at San Domenico Maggiore Church, and enjoy the sea views from Faro di Capo San Vito.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Taranto tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Sorrento to Taranto by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Taranto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:

Rome — 2 nights

Eternal City

Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Necropolis, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then make a trip to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

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Fly from Taranto to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Bellagio.
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Bellagio — 4 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Appreciate the collections at Madonna del Ghisallo and Valentinarte Art Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Castello di Vezio and Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte. Venture out of the city with trips to S. Giovanni Battista (in Varenna), Riva Bianca Beach (in Lierna) and Como (Basilica di San Fedele & Basilica di Sant'Abbondio). There's lots more to do: stroll through I Giardini di Villa Melzi, stroll around La Punta Spartivento, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, and look for gifts at Azalea - Silk of Como.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bellagio vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Bellagio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rome in October; daily highs in Bellagio reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Crema.
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Crema — 1 night

Crema is a city and comune in the province of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Pieve Di San Martino, then see the interesting displays at Museo Didattico della Campana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Maria della Croce, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Santa Maria delle Grazie.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Crema trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bellagio to Crema in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:

Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pitti Palace and Battistero di San Giovanni. Venture out of the city with trips to Pisa (Camposanto, Duomo di Pisa, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Crema to Florence in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Crema in October: highs in Florence hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, make a trip to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madonnina della Punta, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Antico.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip builder website.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:

Venice — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and then visit Dorsoduro. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, then visit Cannaregio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

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Drive from Cinque Terre to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from Cinque Terre, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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