29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy itinerary planner

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Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Alberobello
— 1 night
Bus
3
Matera
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Ravello
— 3 nights
Ferry
5
Sorrento
— 4 nights
Train
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Train
7
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Tellaro
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Levanto
— 4 nights
Drive
10
Venice
— 1 night
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Venice day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Venice is 6 hours. In April, Venice is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can fly to Alberobello.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Alberobello

— 1 night
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco da Paola, then experience the excitement of Zoosafari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele in Frangesto, and finally admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Alberobello online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Alberobello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Alberobello are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Alberobello

Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trips

Matera

— 2 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Palazzo del Sedile, explore the fascinating underground world of Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and then don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo. On the next day, see the interesting displays at La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino, then make a trip to Casa Noha, and then get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Matera travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Alberobello to Matera takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Nature

Side Trip

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Ravello-Minori Walk has been added to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Ravello to Positano to see Il Sentiero Degli Dei about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello route maker.

Getting from Matera to Ravello by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Matera in April, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Sorrento

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Pompeii (Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii Archaeological Park, &more), Spiaggia Grande (in Positano) and Villa di Poppea (in Torre Annunziata). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and make a trip to Piazza Tasso.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento day trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Ravello to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Rome

— 4 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, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, visit Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome planning tool.

Traveling by train from Sorrento to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sorrento in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Florence day trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, Florence is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tellaro.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Tellaro

— 2 nights
On the 7th (Sat), head off the coast to Isola del Tino and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio di Santa Maria in Selaa.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tellaro trip website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Tellaro takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Tellaro are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levanto.

Things to do in Tellaro

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Levanto

— 4 nights
Levanto is a comune (municipality) in the province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 60km southeast of Genoa and about 20km northwest of La Spezia. Il Laboratorio del Pesto has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levanto: Santa Margherita Ligure (Villa Durazzo & Santa Margherita Ligure). There's still lots to do: trek along Levanto to Monterosso Trail and grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Levanto trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tellaro to Levanto in an hour. You will leave for Venice on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Levanto

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Venice

— 1 night

City of Romance

On the 13th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levanto to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.