35 days in Italy Itinerary

35 days in Italy Itinerary

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Lecce
— 2 nights
Drive
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Civita
— 1 night
Drive
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Salerno
— 4 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 5 nights
Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 4 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 5 nights
Fly
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Catania, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Lecce — 2 nights

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Explore Lecce's surroundings by going to Presicce (Agricole Negro Valiani & Antichi Frantoi Ipogei), I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site (in Alberobello) and Masseria Brancati (in Ostuni). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with Diving Service, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, look and learn at Sidereus, and see Circolo Ippico Malepezza.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lecce road trip planning tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Lecce is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Lecce due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Lecce, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Civita.
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Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

Civita — 1 night

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh, then identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino, and finally take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Civita trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lecce to Civita takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salerno.
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Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

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.
Explore Salerno's surroundings by going to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Laino Borgo) and Paestum (Caseificio Rivabianca, Archaeological Park of Paestum, &more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, indulge your senses at Le Vigne di Raito, make a trip to Promenade Trieste, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salerno tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Civita to Salerno in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Salerno can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Positano.
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Positano — 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Vicoli, scale e archi (in Atrani), Ravello (Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, Duomo di Ravello, &more) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Cloister del Paradiso, &more). There's lots more to do: cool off at Fornillo, stroll through Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, and get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Positano trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Positano are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Venice.
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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.
Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and make a trip to Basilica di San Marco.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Venice travel route planning site.

Fly from Positano to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Positano in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Milan.
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Milan — 4 nights

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 Milan's surroundings by going to Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina), Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Torre dei Lamberti, &more) and Sentee di Sort (in Cernobbio). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Fedele, and make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Milan online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Assisi.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:

Assisi — 4 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Buccelletti - Cantina (in Castiglion Fiorentino) and Azienda Agraria Guerrieri (in Piagge). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Assisi travel route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Assisi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rome.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Catania.
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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:

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.
On the 29th (Thu), get outside with Etna Passion and then head outdoors with Barca Lachea Tour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Isola Bella, make a trip to Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and then head outdoors with Sicilia Inside.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Catania trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Rome to Catania in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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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