43 days in Italy Itinerary

43 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 2 nights
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Padua
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Verona
— 3 nights
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Bellagio
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 1 night
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Porto Venere
— 2 nights
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Lerici
— 2 nights
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Sarzana
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Lucca
— 2 nights
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San Miniato
— 1 day
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Volterra
— 2 nights
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San Gimignano
— 1 night
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Monteriggioni
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Siena
— 2 nights
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Montalcino
— 5 nights
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Castiglione D'Orcia
— 2 nights
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Pienza
— 2 nights
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Montepulciano
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Castiglione del Lago
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Sorano
— 2 nights
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Pitigliano
— 2 nights
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Civita di Bagnoregio
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Orvieto
— 1 night
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Rome
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Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the striking features of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice attractions planner.

Dallas, USA to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dallas in July; daily highs in Venice reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Padua.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Padua

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Prato della Valle and then ponder the world of politics at Ragione Palace.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Padua trip builder site.

You can take a shuttle from Venice to Padua in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Padua, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites

Verona

— 3 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Piazza Bra, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, then examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, and finally wander the streets of Via Mazzini.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Verona vacation planner.

You can drive from Padua to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Padua in August, plan for little chillier nights in Verona, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Bellagio

— 2 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
I Giardini di Villa Melzi has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta, stroll around La Punta Spartivento, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bellagio trip planner.

Getting from Verona to Bellagio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bellagio can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Bellagio

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Milan

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, see the interesting displays at Leonardo3 - Il Mondo di Leonardo, don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Ancient Art, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

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Traveling by car from Bellagio to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Fegina, take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata Lungomare, trek along Cinque Terre Trails, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola, then trek along Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Milan to Cinque Terre by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Porto Venere

— 2 nights
Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sporting Beach, kick back and relax at Arenella Beach, make a trip to Santuario della Madonna Bianca (Chiesa di San Lorenzo), look for gifts at Le Mie Sete - Atelier Artistico Artigianale, then don't miss a visit to Palazzata a Mare, and finally do a tasting at De Gustibus. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Isola del Tino, appreciate the history behind Statua Mater Naturae, head off the coast to Isola Palmaria, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Byron, then don't miss a visit to Villa Romana del Varignano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santuario Nostra Signora delle Grazie.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Venere trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Porto Venere in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. August in Porto Venere sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lerici.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Lerici

— 2 nights
Lerici is a town and comune in the province of La Spezia in Liguria (northern Italy), part of the Italian Riviera. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio di Santa Maria in Selaa, get a new perspective on nature at Punta Corvo, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Lerici, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiagge di Fiascherino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giorgio, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Francesco, don't miss a visit to Colonnata, enjoy the sand and surf at Asciutti Carlo, then don't miss a visit to Pontile Medaglie d'Oro, then appreciate the history behind Forte Lorenese, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio e San Biagio Abate.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lerici route builder website.

Lerici is just a short distance from Porto Venere. August in Lerici sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sarzana.

Things to do in Lerici

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sarzana

Sarzana is a town, comune (municipality) and former short-lived Catholic bishopric in the Province of La Spezia, of Liguria region, northwestern Italy, 15km east of Spezia, on the railway to Pisa, at the point where the railway to Parma diverges to the north. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Villa Dosi Delfini, then explore the historical opulence of Castello del Piagnaro, and then make a trip to Centro storico di Pontremoli.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sarzana trip planner.

Sarzana is just a short distance from Lerici. In August in Sarzana, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Sarzana

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Lucca

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, then contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro.

Plan trip to Lucca with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Sarzana to Lucca in an hour. August in Lucca sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Miniato.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites

San Miniato

— 1 day
San Miniato is a town and comune in the province of Pisa, in the region of Tuscany, Italy.San Miniato sits at an historically strategic location atop three small hills where it dominates the lower Arno valley between the valleys of Egola and Elsa. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi, admire the striking features of Il Palazzo Comunale di San Miniato, don't miss a visit to Tower of Federico II, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di San Miniato, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta e di San Genesio, and finally don't miss a visit to Palazzo del Seminario.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Miniato trip planner.

Drive from Lucca to San Miniato in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in San Miniato

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then don't miss a visit to Palazzo Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence day trip site.

Drive from San Miniato to Florence in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Volterra.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Etrusco Guarnacci, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca e Museo Civico, then steep yourself in history at Piazza dei Priori, then explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Porta all'Arco. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Bolgheri - Borgo Medievale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Giacomo e Cristoforo, get to know the resident critters at Parco Gallorose, then cool off at Acqua Village Cecina, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagno La Lanterna.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Volterra road trip planning tool.

Getting from Florence to Volterra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Volterra, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Volterra

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

San Gimignano

— 1 night

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano, then take an in-depth tour of Torre e Casa Campatelli, then take in panoramic vistas at Rocca of Montestaffoli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Gimignano trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Volterra to San Gimignano in an hour. In August in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monteriggioni.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Monteriggioni

On the 22nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Monteriggioni, then contemplate the long history of Walls of Monteriggioni, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico di Monteriggioni.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Monteriggioni road trip planner.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Monteriggioni in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Monteriggioni sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Monteriggioni

Historic Sites

Siena

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, then see the interesting displays at Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chigiana, then admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and finally explore the world behind art at Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala.

Plan trip to Siena with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Siena is just a stone's throw from Monteriggioni. In August, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Montalcino.

Things to do in Siena

Museums · Historic Sites

Montalcino

— 5 nights

City of Honey

In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello Tricerchi and Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo della Mezzadria and Museo Civico e Diocesano. Raccolta Archeologica. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Medievale Cinto da Mura and enjoy breathtaking views from Fortezza di Montalcino.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Montalcino day trip app.

Traveling by car from Siena to Montalcino takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Montalcino can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Castiglione D'Orcia.

Things to do in Montalcino

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Castiglione D'Orcia

— 2 nights
Castiglione d'Orcia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region of Tuscany, located about 90km southeast of Florence and about 40km southeast of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia, not far from the Via Cassia.Castiglione d'Orcia borders the following municipalities: Abbadia San Salvatore, Castel del Piano, Montalcino, Pienza, Radicofani, San Quirico d'Orcia, Seggiano.HistoryThe settlement is mentioned for the first time in 714, when it was a possession of the Aldobrandeschi family. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Terme Bagno Vignoni, make a trip to Piazza delle Sorgenti, contemplate the waterfront views at Terme di San Filippo, examine the collection at Mining Museum Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia San Salvatore, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Laghetto Verde. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Parco dei Mulini, stop by Piscina Val di Sole, pause for some photo ops at Rocca degli Aldobrandeschi, see the interesting displays at Parco Nazionale Museo delle Miniere dell'Amiata, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Cisterna, and finally explore the world behind art at Fortress of Tentennano.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Castiglione D'Orcia attractions planner.

Castiglione D'Orcia is just a short distance from Montalcino. August in Castiglione D'Orcia sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Pienza.

Things to do in Castiglione D'Orcia

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Pienza

— 2 nights
Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. On the 31st (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Comunale di Pienza, contemplate the long history of Corso il Rossellino, browse the exhibits of Palazzo Piccolomini, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, and finally make a trip to Piazza Pio II. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiata di San Quirico, take in nature's colorful creations at Horti Leonini, appreciate the extensive heritage of San Quirico d'Orcia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, then contemplate the long history of Terme Bagno Vignoni, and finally make a trip to Piazza delle Sorgenti.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pienza trip planner.

Pienza is just a stone's throw from Castiglione D'Orcia. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Montepulciano.

Things to do in Pienza

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Montepulciano

Pearl of the 16th Century

Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
On the 2nd (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Via di Gracciano nel Corso, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dome of Montepulciano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio di San Biagio.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montepulciano trip itinerary app.

Montepulciano is just a short distance from Pienza. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Castiglione del Lago.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Historic Sites

Castiglione del Lago

Castiglione del Lago is a town in the Province of Perugia of Umbria (central Italy), on the southwest corner of Lake Trasimeno. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Isola Maggiore, take some stellar pictures from La Rocca di Passignano Sul Trasimeno, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, then step into the grandiose world of Palazzo della Corgna - Palazzo Ducale, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca del Leone.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Castiglione del Lago trip itinerary site.

Castiglione del Lago is just a stone's throw from Montepulciano. In September in Castiglione del Lago, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sorano.

Things to do in Castiglione del Lago

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sorano

— 2 nights
Sorano is a town and comune in the province of Grosseto, southern Tuscany (Italy).It as an ancient medieval hill town hanging from a tuff stone over the Lente River.HistorySorano was probably inhabited by Villanovan culture, but the first historical mentions are relative to the 3rd century BC, when it was an Etruscan city under the influence of the more populous nearby Sovana.Disappearing from history under the Roman domination, it is again known in 862 when a county was founded by Emperor Louis II, under the Aldobrandeschi suzerainty. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Parco degli Etruschi, make a trip to Fortezza Orsini, stroll around Parco Archeologico Citta del Tufo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, and finally make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Insediamento rupestre di Vitozza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Santuario di Maria SS. del Suffragio, see the interesting displays at Museo civico archeologico e delle tradizioni popolari, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro Apostolo, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Costume Farnesiano, and finally examine the collection at Museo Della Terra.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sorano tour planner.

You can drive from Castiglione del Lago to Sorano in 1.5 hours. In September in Sorano, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pitigliano.

Things to do in Sorano

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Acquedotto Mediceo di Pitigliano, examine the collection at Museo Civico Archeologico della Civilta Etrusca, make a trip to Antico Ghetto e Sinagoga Pitigliano, then explore the galleries of Museo di Palazzo Orsini, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Paolo (Duomo di Pitigliano), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna delle Grazie.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pitigliano itinerary planner.

Pitigliano is very close to Sorano. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Civita di Bagnoregio.

Things to do in Pitigliano

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Civita di Bagnoregio

— 1 night
Civita di Bagnoregio is a town in the Province of Viterbo in central Italy, a suburb of the comune of Bagnoregio, 1km east from it. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Castello e Torre Monaldeschi, step into the grandiose world of Castello Baglioni, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Centro Storico di Celleno Vecchia, step into the grandiose world of Castello Orsini, then get curious at Museo Geologico e delle Frane, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Donato Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Civita di Bagnoregio trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Pitigliano to Civita di Bagnoregio in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Civita di Bagnoregio can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Civita di Bagnoregio

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Orvieto

— 1 night

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 (Tue), contemplate the long history of Pozzo di San Patrizio and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Orvieto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Orvieto travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Civita di Bagnoregio to Orvieto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana, Villa d'Este, &more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

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Traveling by car from Orvieto to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.

Province of Viterbo travel guide

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Gardens · Scenic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings
See also Viterbo, Texas and Viterbo University. For ancient Ferento, see Ferentium. For the municipality in Colombia, see Viterbo, CaldasViterbo is an ancient city and comune in the Lazio region of central Italy, the capital of the province of Viterbo.It conquered and absorbed the neighboring town of Ferento in its early history. It is approximately 80km north of GRA (Rome) on the Via Cassia, and it is surrounded by the Monti Cimini and Monti Volsini. The historic center of the city is surrounded by medieval walls, still intact, built during the 11th and 12th centuries. Entrance to the walled center of the city is through ancient gates.Apart from agriculture, the main resources of Viterbo's area are pottery, marble, and wood. The town is home to the Italian gold reserves, an important Academy of Fine Arts, the University of Tuscia, and the Italian Army's Aviation Command headquarters and training centre. It is located in a wide thermal area, attracting many tourists from the whole of central Italy.HistoryThe first report of the new city dates to the eighth century CE, when it is identified as Castrum Viterbii. It was fortified in 773 by the Lombard King Desiderius in his vain attempt to conquer Rome. When the popes switched to the Frankish support, Viterbo became part of the Papal States, but this status was to be highly contested by the emperors in the following centuries, until in 1095 it is known it was a free comune.

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