43 days in Italy Itinerary

43 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Montreal
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Catania, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Ravello
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Rome
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Milan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Verona
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Venice
— 6 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Montreal

2
nights
Catania, Sicily

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Catania: EtnaExcursion.it (in Trecastagni), Syracuse (Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi & Ortigia) and Etna Donkey Trekking (in Linguaglossa). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Etna.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Catania trip itinerary planning website.

Montreal, Canada to Catania is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Catania is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Syracuse, EtnaExcursion.it, Etna Donkey Trekking
Highlights from your plan
Etna Donkey Trekking ©
Etna Donkey Trekking
Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
EtnaExcursion.it ©
EtnaExcursion.it

4
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Positano (Walk of the Gods, Fornillo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Capo di Conca, hike along Sentiero dei Limoni, stop by Piccadilly, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ravello trip planning website.

You can fly from Catania to Ravello in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. July in Ravello sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Conca dei Marini, Amalfi, Sentiero dei Limoni
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido Capo di Conca ©
Lido Capo di Conca
Sentiero dei Limoni ©
Sentiero dei Limoni

7
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 14th (Sun) at Hydromania. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

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You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in July, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Rome. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia) and Parco del Sasso Simone e Simoncello (in Carpegna). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, stroll around Mount Subasio, and examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Assisi trip app.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Assisi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Parco del Sasso Simone e Simoncello
Highlights from your plan
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia ©
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Parco del Sasso Simone e Simoncello ©
Parco del Sasso Simone e Simoncello
Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore

6
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 23rd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online journey planner.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Dervio), Colico (Sentiero dei Forti & Forte Montecchio Nord) and Pista Ciclabile Sorico - Domaso (in Sorico). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, see La Casa Maledetta, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia Tranquilla.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Milan travel planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Colico, Spiaggia Tranquilla, Orrido di Bellano, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Pista Ciclabile Sorico - Domaso
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pista Ciclabile Sorico - Domaso ©
Pista Ciclabile Sorico - Domaso

6
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lago di Garda (in Garda) and Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda). There's still lots to do: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Lago di Garda, Gardaland Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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