37 days in Italy Itinerary

37 days in Italy Itinerary

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La Spezia
— 2 nights
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Volterra
— 2 nights
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Orvieto
— 2 nights
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Bagnoregio
— 2 nights
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Pitigliano
— 2 nights
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Tarquinia
— 2 nights
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Caserta
— 3 nights
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Naples
— 3 nights
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Matera
— 3 nights
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Vieste
— 2 nights
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Spoleto
— 2 nights
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Campello sul Clitunno
— 2 nights
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Foligno
— 2 nights
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Assisi
— 3 nights
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Gubbio
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La Spezia

— 2 nights
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at La Baia Blu - Stabilimento Balneare, admire the masterpieces at Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Amedeo Lia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia, then cruise along Ponte Thaon di Revel, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the La Spezia trip planner.

Padua to La Spezia is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in La Spezia when traveling from Padua in August, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Volterra.

Things to do in La Spezia

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Volterra

— 2 nights
Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. On the 5th (Thu), make a trip to Porta e Fonte di Docciola, stroll around Parco Archeologico Enrico Fiumi, and then examine the collection at Palazzo Cangini Westinghouse. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Porta all'Arco, then get engrossed in the history at Museo della Tortura, and then stop by Boutique del Tartufo.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Volterra trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from La Spezia to Volterra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Volterra can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Volterra

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Orvieto

— 2 nights

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 7th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Orvieto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella del Corporale, and then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Orvieto. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Torre Alfina, make a trip to Pozzo di San Patrizio, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Rocca Albornoziana.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Orvieto route builder.

Traveling by car from Volterra to Orvieto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bagnoregio.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Bagnoregio

— 2 nights
Bagnoregio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Viterbo in the Italian region of Lazio, located about 90km northwest of Rome and about 28km north of Viterbo.HistoryFor ecclesiastical history and titular see, see Roman Catholic Diocese of BagnoregioThe current main town was in ancient times a suburb of the hill town in the same comune now known as Civita di Bagnoregio. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Bonaventura, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Nicola e San Donato, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castello Orsini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Donato Church, and then take in the pleasant sights at Civita di Bagnoregio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bagnoregio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Bagnoregio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bagnoregio, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pitigliano.

Things to do in Bagnoregio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pitigliano

— 2 nights
Pitigliano is a town in the province of Grosseto, located about 80km south-east of the city of Grosseto, in Italy. On the 11th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, and then stroll around Parco Archeologico Citta del Tufo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Museo di Palazzo Orsini, then explore the ancient world of Parco degli Etruschi, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pitigliano Centro Storico.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pitigliano trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Bagnoregio to Pitigliano in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pitigliano are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Tarquinia.

Things to do in Pitigliano

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Tarquinia

— 2 nights
Tarquinia, formerly Corneto, is an old city in the province of Viterbo, Lazio, Italy known chiefly for its outstanding and unique ancient Etruscan tombs in the widespread necropoli or cemeteries which it overlies, for which it was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.In 1922 it was renamed after the ancient city of Tarquinii (Roman) or Tarch(u)na (Etruscan). Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Martino, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Vitelleschi, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco, get to know the fascinating history of Necropoli dei Monterozzi, and then delve into the distant past at Necropoli di Tarquinia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tarquinia trip planner.

Drive from Pitigliano to Tarquinia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Caserta.

Things to do in Tarquinia

Historic Sites · Museums

Caserta

— 3 nights
Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. Anfiteatro Campano e Museo dei Gladiatori and Parco Reale will appeal to history buffs. Reggia di Caserta and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Acquedotto Carolino and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo e Santa Maria del Monte.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Caserta road trip planning website.

Getting from Tarquinia to Caserta by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Caserta

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Popular historic sites such as The Neapolis Buried and Forum are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Teatro Grande and Villa di Poppea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Pompeii (Anfiteatro Romano, House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno and browse the exhibits of Complesso Museale Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Naples tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Caserta to Naples takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Matera

— 3 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate I Claustri di Altamura and Chiesa del Purgatorio. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi and Centro storico di Altamura. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piazza Duomo, get to know the fascinating history of Via Ridola, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and steep yourself in history at Casa Cisterna Sotterranea.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Matera day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Naples to Matera takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Naples in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Matera. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vieste.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vieste

— 2 nights
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Spiaggia del Pizzomunno, steep yourself in history at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, and then make a trip to Piazzetta Petrone. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at la bottega dei formaggi di Laprocina Costanzo, then see what you can catch with Pescaturismo Vieste, and then visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Vieste.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vieste trip planner.

You can drive from Matera to Vieste in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Spoleto.

Things to do in Vieste

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Spoleto

— 2 nights
Spoleto is an ancient city in the Italian province of Perugia in east central Umbria on a foothill of the Apennines. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Mura di Spoleto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Salvatore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Ponziano and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Pietro.

Make your Spoleto itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Vieste to Spoleto by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a bus. In August in Spoleto, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Campello sul Clitunno.

Things to do in Spoleto

Historic Sites

Campello sul Clitunno

— 2 nights
Campello sul Clitunno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 45 km southeast of Perugia.The Temple of Clitumnus, and the source of the Clitunno River, are located in its territory. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempietto del Clitunno and then walk around Le Fonti del Clitunno. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Piazza Mazzini and then don't miss a visit to Convento di San Martino.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Campello sul Clitunno trip itinerary planner.

Campello sul Clitunno is just a short distance from Spoleto. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Foligno.

Things to do in Campello sul Clitunno

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Foligno

— 2 nights
Foligno is an ancient town of Italy in the province of Perugia in east central Umbria, on the Topino river where it leaves the Apennines and enters the wide plain of the Clitunno river system. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Civico Di San Francesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Santa Chiara della Croce, and then do a tasting at Cantina Fratelli Pardi. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna del Pianto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Della Repubblica, and then contemplate the long history of Porta Romana.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Foligno trip website.

Foligno is just a short distance from Campello sul Clitunno. August in Foligno sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Foligno

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Visit Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Chiesa Nuova for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Eremo delle Carceri and Studio Moretti Caselli. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, view the masterpieces at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Rose. Mostra Maria, and contemplate the long history of Oratorio dei Pellegrini.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Assisi tour planning site.

Assisi is just a short distance from Foligno. In September, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gubbio.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Gubbio

— 3 nights
Gubbio is a town and comune in the far northeastern part of the Italian province of Perugia (Umbria). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello di Frontone and Via Galeotti. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chiesa Collegiata di San Giovanni Battista and Teatro Romano. Step out of Gubbio with an excursion to Oratorio della Grotta in Urbino--about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Marziale, examine the collection at Museo Torre di Porta Romana, and steep yourself in history at Church of St. Augustine (Sant'Agostino).

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gubbio visit planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Gubbio in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Assisi, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gubbio, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Gubbio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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.