36 days in Italy Itinerary

36 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salerno
— 4 nights
2
Positano
— 4 nights
3
Rome
— 5 nights
4
Assisi
— 4 nights
5
Siena
— 4 nights
6
Florence
— 4 nights
7
Verona
— 4 nights
8
Venice
— 6 nights

4
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salerno: Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco (in Ravello), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Maiori) and Chalet de Mar (in Minori). There's still lots to do: get outside with Cilento, make a trip to Villa Comunale, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno, and explore the striking landscape at I Due Fratelli.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salerno driving holiday site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Salerno is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Salerno, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Salerno. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Chalet de Mar
Highlights from your plan
Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare ©
Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare
Chalet de Mar ©
Chalet de Mar
Boat Tours & Water Sports

4
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Amalfi (Museo della Carta & Duomo di Sant'Andrea), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Fornillo, don't miss a visit to Piazzetta Umberto I, pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Positano trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Salerno in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Positano, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Atrani, Praiano, Lido Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Change things up with a short trip to Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia in Castelluccio di Norcia (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Assisi journey maker tool.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Assisi, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Highlights from your plan
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia ©
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola

4
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Montalcino (Podere Il Cocco & Mate Winery). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Siena road trip site.

Drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Siena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Montalcino
Highlights from your plan
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Mate Winery ©
Mate Winery
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

4
nights
Florence

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Florence trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

4
nights
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Verona trip planning site.

Take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

6
nights
Venice

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Casa Ezzelino, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice sightseeing planner.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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