30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence
— 4 nights
Train
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Turin
— 4 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
Ferry to Municipio, Fly to Catania
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Taormina, Sicily
— 4 nights
Drive
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Agrigento, Sicily
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trapani, Sicily
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Isola di Favignana
— 3 nights
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo Storico Piana delle Orme and Necropoli della Banditaccia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco), Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense (in Tarquinia) and L'Aquila (Fontana delle 99 cannelle & Basilica di San Bernardino). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo dei Papi, Head underground at Grotte di Stiffe, make a trip to Macchina di Santa Rosa, and get to know the fascinating history of Viterbo Historic Centre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning tool.

Orlando, USA to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Orlando in July, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dog Beach San Vincenzo and La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Cappella delle Stimmate (in Chiusi della Verna), Arezzo Cathedral (in Arezzo) and Lampo il cane ferroviere (in Campiglia Marittima). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Bolgheri - Borgo Medievale, steep yourself in history at Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore, take a memorable drive along Viale dei Cipressi, and take a stroll around San Quirico d'Orcia.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip builder site.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Turin.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Turin

— 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino) and Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza Vittorio Veneto, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale, stroll around Parco del Valentino, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turin trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Turin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Florence in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, take in panoramic vistas at Belvedere di Migliara, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, then take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, and finally stop by Eco Capri. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, take some stellar pictures from Monte Solaro, and then don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Capri trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Turin to Capri takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in August: high temperatures in Capri hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Forio.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Forio, Isola d'Ischia

— 2 nights
On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Fungo Di Lacco Ameno, examine the collection at Museo del Mare, then look for gifts at Atelier delle Dolcezze, then examine the collection at Casa Museo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Di Santa Maria Di Loreto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Ischia Paintball and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gardenia Mare.

Before you visit Forio, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Capri to Forio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Forio are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Forio

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Taormina, Sicily

— 4 nights
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Etna Donkey Trekking and Chiesa di San Giuseppe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taormina: EtnaExcursion.it (in Trecastagni), Diocesi Di Acireale (in Acireale) and Borgo Medievale (in Montalbano Elicona). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Chiesa Madonna della Rocca, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Castelmola, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Laghetti di Marinello, and enjoy the sand and surf at Stockholm Beach Taormina.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Taormina online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Forio to Taormina takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Taormina can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Agrigento, Sicily

— 3 nights

Valley of the Temples

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa and Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca. Explore Agrigento's surroundings by going to Cattedrale (Chiesa Matrice) (in Caltabellotta), Castello dei Chiaramonte (in Naro) and Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima (in Siculiana Marina). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci, make a trip to Farm Cultural Park, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Calogero.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Agrigento day trip planning app.

You can drive from Taormina to Agrigento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Taormina in August, plan for slightly colder days in Agrigento, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Trapani.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trapani, Sicily

— 2 nights

City of Two Seas

Historically known for its importance in salt production, Trapani has gained recognition as an enticing but affordable vacation locale in Sicily.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini del Balio and then kick back and relax at Baia Cornino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Bastione Conca Trapani and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Trapani travel route site.

You can drive from Agrigento to Trapani in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Agrigento in August, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Trapani. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Trapani

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Isola di Favignana

— 3 nights
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grotte bue marino and L'Arte del Creare. The adventure continues: choose your vessel at Capitan Sinagra, look for gifts at Il Bazar Souvenir, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and examine the collection at Casa Museo Matteo Sercia.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Isola di Favignana trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Trapani to Isola di Favignana in 1.5 hours. In August in Isola di Favignana, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.