43 days in Italy Itinerary

43 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Turati Centro Nautico Lario (in Argegno), Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo) and Como (Basilica di Sant'Abbondio & Sentiero 6 - Valbasca). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip planning website.

Edmonton, Canada to Milan is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edmonton to Milan due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Edmonton in May, with highs in Milan at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Como, Turati Centro Nautico Lario
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

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.
Change things up with a short trip to La Barca di Salvo in Sirmione (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Verona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Verona sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

La Barca di Salvo
Highlights from your plan
La Barca di Salvo ©
La Barca di Salvo
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time 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

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Go for a jaunt from Rome to Tivoli to see Villa d'Este about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome tour site.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

6
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista (in Praiano) and Piazzetta Umberto I (in Atrani). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli.

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

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Naples are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Transportation

Side Trips

Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Piazzetta Umberto I, Sealand Sorrento
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

6
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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Museo della Carta). Dedicate the 22nd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, choose your vessel at L'Uomo e il Mare, enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Positano road trip app.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Positano sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation

Side Trips

Praiano, Ravello, Amalfi, Le Vigne di Raito
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

5
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Montefalco (Montioni Frantoio e Cantina & Wild Foods Italy). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Assisi planner.

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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Assisi, with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trip

Montefalco
Highlights from your plan
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina ©
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola

6
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 6th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Tours · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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