34 Days in Italy

34 Days in Italy

Mickey DiBattista

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34 Days in Italy

Start: New York City, United States
Turkish Airways TK 4 + Turkish Airways TK 1867
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Regionale Velocity 2700 + Db-oebb Eurocity 80
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Trento, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Regional 2761 + Frecciarossa 1000 9708 + Regional 2558
4 h 30 min See details
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Varenna, Italy
— 2 nights
Regional 2561 + Frecciarossa 1000 9608
3 h See details
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Regional RV 2505 + Intercity 657 + Cinque Terre Express 21189
4 h See details
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
Cinque Terre Express 21179 + Intercity 651
2 h See details
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Pisa, Italy
— Few hours
Regional 21498
1 h See details
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Frecciargento 8502
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Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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City of San Marino, San Marino
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
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Perugia, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Italo Treno 9907 + Circumvesuviana 1
2 h 30 min See details
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Sorrento, Italy
— 4 nights
Alilauro
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
14
Matera, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
15
Ostuni, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
16
Bari, Italy
— Few hours
Alitalia 1612 + Alitalia 610
14 h See details
End: New York City, United States

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Doge's Palace, Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, and other attractions.

Plan a Venice trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Venice hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Trento.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Trento, Italy

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, Orrido Di Ponte Alto, Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, explore the ancient world of Cattedrale di San Vigilio, make a trip to Fontana del Nettuno, make a trip to Case Cazuffi Rella, then go for a walk through Orrido Di Ponte Alto, and finally explore the activities along Lago di Toblino. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lago di Tenno, then get to know the fascinating history of Medieval Village of Canale, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Trento tour planner.

Getting from Venice to Trento by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Trento sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 39°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Varenna.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tenno, Lago di Toblino
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di San Vigilio ©
Cattedrale di San Vigilio
Lago di Tenno ©
Lago di Tenno
Parco Grotta Cascata Varone ©
Parco Grotta Cascata Varone

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Varenna, Italy

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Villa del Balbianello, Villa Carlotta, Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, look for gifts at Alimentari Da Caio, and then walk around La Punta Spartivento. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Varenna vacation planning website .

Getting from Trento to Varenna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In March, daily temperatures in Varenna can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Turin.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bellagio, Tremezzina, Castello di Vezio
Highlights from your plan
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

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Turin, Italy

Turin ©
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.
You've added Porta Palatina, Piazza San Carlo, Reggia di Venaria Reale, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Museo Lavazza and then take in the exciting artwork at Reggia di Venaria Reale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, make a trip to Piazza Castello, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, then enjoy breathtaking views from Porta Palatina, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Parco del Valentino.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin holiday builder site .

Getting from Varenna to Turin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Varenna in March, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 40°F, while days are little chillier, around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Reggia di Venaria Reale
Highlights from your plan
Borgo Medievale ©
Borgo Medievale
Palazzo Reale ©
Palazzo Reale

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castello Doria, View Point Corniglia and Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from View Point Corniglia.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre tour planner.

You can drive from Turin to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in March, you will find days in Cinque Terre are somewhat warmer (60°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pisa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria
View Point Corniglia ©
View Point Corniglia

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Pisa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Pisa are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Boboli Gardens, Mercato Centrale, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, and other attractions.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence holiday builder site .

Take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Basilica di San Petronio, San Colombano - Tagliavini Collection, Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): walk around Parco della Montagnola, see the interesting displays at San Colombano - Tagliavini Collection, steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, admire the local landmark of Fontana del Nettuno, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Comunale, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bologna road trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Bologna are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore

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City of San Marino, San Marino

The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our City of San Marino trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bologna to City of San Marino takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bologna in March, you will find days in City of San Marino are little chillier (52°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Perugia.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Shopping Museums Theme Parks

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Perugia, Italy

Perugia ©
Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
You've added Eremo Le Celle, Castello di Brolio, Torre del Mangia, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Perugia trip tool .

You can drive from City of San Marino to Perugia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. While traveling from City of San Marino, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perugia, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 40°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Pienza, Montepulciano, Eremo Le Celle, Fortezza di Montalcino
Highlights from your plan
Eremo Le Celle ©
Eremo Le Celle
Castello di Brolio ©
Castello di Brolio
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, and other attractions you added.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online journey planner.

You can take a bus from Perugia to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 49°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Villa Cimbrone Gardens as well as Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sorrento travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in April since evenings lows in Sorrento dip to 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Galleria Borbonica, Cloister of Santa Chiara, Catacombe di San Gennaro, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Obelisco di San Gennaro, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, pause for some serene contemplation at San Lorenzo Maggiore, then don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary site .

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Naples in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a subway; or drive. In April in Naples, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Matera.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Catacombe di San Gennaro ©
Catacombe di San Gennaro
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Cloister of Santa Chiara ©
Cloister of Santa Chiara

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Matera, Italy

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cattedrale di Matera, Cripta del Peccato Originale, Chiese rupestri Madonna delle Virtu e San Nicola dei Greci, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at MOOM Matera Olive Oil Museum, don't miss a visit to Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, then don't miss a visit to Chiese rupestri Madonna delle Virtu e San Nicola dei Greci, and finally explore the ancient world of Cripta del Peccato Originale.

For reviews, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Matera trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Matera by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Naples in April, with highs in Matera at 63°F and lows at 46°F. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ostuni.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Church of Santa Maria de Idris ©
Church of Santa Maria de Idris
Cripta del Peccato Originale ©
Cripta del Peccato Originale
Cattedrale di Matera ©
Cattedrale di Matera

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Ostuni, Italy

Ostuni ©
Ostuni is a city and comune, located about 8 km from the coast, in the province of Brindisi, region of Apulia, Italy). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grotte di Castellana, Zoosafari, Riserva Bosco Pianelle, and other attractions you added.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Ostuni travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Matera to Ostuni takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ostuni when traveling from Matera in April, with lows around 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Bari.

Things to do in Ostuni

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails

Side Trips

Martina Franca, Zoosafari, Belvedere Santa Lucia, Grotte di Castellana
Highlights from your plan
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
Cathedral of Ostuni ©
Cathedral of Ostuni
Basilica di San Martino ©
Basilica di San Martino

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Bari, Italy

Bari
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bari online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Ostuni to Bari takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bari when traveling from Ostuni in April, with lows around 50°F. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Outdoors Nightlife

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