36 days in Italy Itinerary

36 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Seattle
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Verona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Venice
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Rome
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Salerno
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Positano
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Florence
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Seattle

3
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: explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Verona day trip planning website.

Seattle, USA to Verona is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Verona, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

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

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, get interesting insight from Like a Venetian, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice travel planner.

Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

5
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.
Explore Salerno's surroundings by going to Piazza centrale minori (in Minori), Maiori (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Parrocchia di Santa Maria a Mare) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, stop by Sol’Art Ceramiche, partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Intrappola.TO - Salerno, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Salerno road trip planning app.

Getting from Rome to Salerno by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Rome in June, you will find days in Salerno are slightly colder (79°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (72°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Cetara, Maiori, Piazza centrale minori, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more), Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena (in Atrani) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Torre dello Ziro). The adventure continues: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini, take a memorable tour with Tours, and don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Positano vacation planner.

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. In June, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi, Praiano, Ravello, Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

4
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Go for a jaunt from Assisi to Perugia to see Studio Moretti Caselli about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, learn about winemaking at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, and contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri.

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

Drive from Positano to Assisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Assisi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Studio Moretti Caselli
Highlights from your plan
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Studio Moretti Caselli ©
Studio Moretti Caselli

5
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: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

Start your trip to Florence by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

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

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
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.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Mr. Savethewall, see La Casa Maledetta, and then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Tours Nightlife

Side Trip

Mr. Savethewall
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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