46 days in Italy Itinerary

46 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Santa Maria di Leuca
— 3 nights
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Amalfi
— 4 nights
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Sorrento
— 6 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Assisi
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Pisa
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 4 nights
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Verona
— 5 nights
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Milan
— 4 nights
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Santa Maria di Leuca

— 3 nights
Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. Step out of Santa Maria di Leuca to go to Andrano and see Swim Liberi di Nuotare, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at La Padula - Spiaggia Libera Attrezzata, see the sky in a new way at Sidereus, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Soffio.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Santa Maria di Leuca trip planner.

London, UK to Santa Maria di Leuca is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Santa Maria di Leuca due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, expect Santa Maria di Leuca to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi

— 4 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amalfi: Positano (Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano). On the 16th (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amalfi travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Santa Maria di Leuca to Amalfi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Amalfi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Sorrento

— 6 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sorrento: Pompeii (Walking tours, Pompeii Archaeological Park, &more), Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins (in Torre Annunziata) and Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Fornillo, &more). Dedicate the 21st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, admire the striking features of Villa Crawford, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Sorrento trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Sorrento when traveling from Amalfi in July, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rome

— 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by train from Sorrento to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Assisi

— 5 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get out of town with these interesting Assisi side-trips: Lago di Pilato (in Montemonaco), Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia) and Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini (in Visso). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, contemplate the long history of San Damiano, and see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Pisa

— 3 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pisa: Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours (in Manarola), Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore (in Riomaggiore) and Cinque Terre Trails (in Cinque Terre). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Pisa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Pisa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Venice

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Prato della Valle, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verona

— 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Lago di Garda (in Garda), Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO (in Trento). There's still lots to do: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Cantina Spada, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, and see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Milan

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Villa Carlotta), S. Giovanni Battista (in Varenna) and Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, appreciate the history behind Colonna del Diavolo, and get in on the family fun at Leolandia.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Milan online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Milan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · 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.