29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner
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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Train
4
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
5
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Lecce
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Civita
— 1 night
Drive
8
Salerno
— 4 nights
Drive
9
Positano
— 4 nights
Fly
10
Catania, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Rome — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome vacation builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rome is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Rome, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dubai in August, plan for little chillier days in Rome, with highs around 38°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Assisi.
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Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:

Assisi — 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Step out of Assisi to go to Perugia and see Studio Moretti Caselli, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, stroll around Mount Subasio, and do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Assisi trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in August, Assisi is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Florence — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, Centro Storico di Siena, &more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Milan.
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Find places to stay Aug 22 — 26:

Milan — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Milan route builder tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.
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Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

Venice — 3 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

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

Drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Lecce.
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Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:

Lecce — 3 nights

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Get out of town with these interesting Lecce side-trips: Diving Service (in Morciano di Leuca), Olio Merico (in Miggiano) and Presicce (Antichi Frantoi Ipogei & Agricole Negro Valiani). There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Sidereus, browse the fresh offerings at Mercatino Del Gusto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, and see Circolo Ippico Malepezza.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lecce online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Lecce takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lecce, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Civita.
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Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:

Civita — 1 night

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh, then look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino, and finally take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Civita road trip planning website.

Drive from Lecce to Civita in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salerno.
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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Salerno — 4 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salerno: Paestum (Lido Mec, Archaeological Park of Paestum, &more). On the 4th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, stop by Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, head outdoors with Cilento, and take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salerno trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Civita to Salerno by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.
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Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:

Positano — 4 nights

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: Amalfi (Museo della Carta, Cloister del Paradiso, &more), Vicoli, scale e archi (in Atrani) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Positano online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Catania.
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Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:

Catania, Sicily — 2 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on Etna Passion and then see what you can catch with Barca Lachea Tour.

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

You can fly from Positano to Catania in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

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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