40 days in Italy Itinerary

40 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Montreal
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Rome
— 22 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Bolzano
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Turin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Stresa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Tremezzina
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Matera
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Polignano a Mare
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Montreal

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gallerie dell'Accademia. On the 18th (Fri), take a stroll through Cannaregio.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip site.

Montreal, Canada to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Venice. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Gallerie dell'Accademia ©
Gallerie dell'Accademia

22
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Take a break from the city and head to Colle del Gianicolo and Roma Rent Scooter. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Sabbianera Super Beach (in Anguillara Sabazia), Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese) and Point Break (in Fregene). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Bolzano.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli, Oasi Naturista, Sabbianera Super Beach, Stabilimento Balneare Amerigo
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Bolzano

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff and then step into the grandiose world of Castel Thun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology and then get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Bolzano takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in June, Bolzano is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Bolzano

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Merano, Castel Thun
Highlights from your plan
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Castel Thun ©
Castel Thun
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico

2
nights
Turin

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Superga, thenexamine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, thenindulge your taste buds at Mercato Centrale Torino, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo.

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Traveling by car from Bolzano to Turin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Bolzano in June, you will find days in Turin are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

2
nights
Stresa

Stresa ©
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Palazzo Borromeo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Isola Bella, and then explore the activities along Lake Orta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, revel in the low prices at Vicolungo The Style Outlets, and then examine the collection at Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stresa day trip planning website.

Getting from Turin to Stresa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Turin in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Stresa, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vicolungo The Style Outlets, Isola Bella, Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, Lake Orta, Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa
Highlights from your plan
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Lake Orta ©
Lake Orta

2
nights
Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stop by Bellagioseta, raise your glass at Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, and then get interesting insight from AC Boat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, thentour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, and then stroll through Villa Carlotta.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tremezzina, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Stresa to Tremezzina by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Tremezzina can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Matera.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Bellagio, Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, AC Boat, Turati Centro Nautico Lario
Highlights from your plan
AC Boat ©
AC Boat
Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario
Azalea - Silk of Como ©
Azalea - Silk of Como

2
nights
Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
On the 21st (Thu), don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, thenHead underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, and finally examine the collection at Sassi in Miniatura. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo, stroll around Parco della Murgia Materana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria de Idris, thendelve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale, and finally contemplate the long history of Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Matera trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tremezzina to Matera takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daily temperatures in Matera can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Polignano a Mare.

Things to do in Matera

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera ©
Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera
Church of Santa Maria de Idris ©
Church of Santa Maria de Idris

3
nights
Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare ©
Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Trullo Sovrano, admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, and then Head underground at Grotte di Castellana. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese and then get engrossed in the history at Masseria Brancati.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Polignano a Mare travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Matera to Polignano a Mare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. June in Polignano a Mare sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Alberobello, Castello Aragonese, Masseria Brancati, Grotte di Castellana, Zoosafari
Highlights from your plan
Masseria Brancati ©
Masseria Brancati
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site ©

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