51 days in Italy Itinerary

51 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Trieste
— 2 nights
2
Udine
— 5 nights
3
Venice
— 8 nights
4
Verona
— 4 nights
5
Brescia
— 4 nights
6
Bergamo
— 2 nights
7
Bellagio
— 2 nights
8
Varenna
— 2 nights
9
Milan
— 5 nights
10
Stresa
— 4 nights
11
Turin
— 2 nights
12
Sanremo
— 2 nights
13
Genoa
— 4 nights
14
Porto Venere
— 4 nights

2
nights
Trieste

Trieste ©
Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
You've added Civico Museo Sartorio, Castle of Duino, Roseto di San Giovanni, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take a stroll through Citta Vecchia (Old City), then get to know the fascinating history of Casa Terni Smolars, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano di Trieste, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Serbo Ortodossa di San Spiridione, then walk around Villa Revoltella Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Via San Nicolo, and finally walk around Roseto di San Giovanni.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Trieste driving holiday planner.

Mantua to Trieste is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Udine.

Things to do in Trieste

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Castle of Duino
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico ©
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico
Castle of Duino ©
Castle of Duino
Casa Terni Smolars ©
Casa Terni Smolars

5
nights
Udine

Udine ©
Udine is a city and comune in northeastern Italy, in the middle of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche). Your day by day itinerary now includes Arco Bollani, Loggiato di San Giovanni, Il Giardino del Chiostro, and other attractions you added. Gallerie del Progetto di Palazzo Morpurgo and Museo Archeologico Nazionale - Cividale del Friuli will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di Aquileia and Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunziata. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Udine: Castello di Gorizia (in Gorizia), Aquileia (Foro Romano di Aquileia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia, &more) and Santuario Di Barbana Church (in Santuario di Barbana). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Duomo, make a trip to Piazza della Liberta, and step into the grandiose world of Il Castello di Udine.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Udine tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Trieste to Udine by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Udine can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Venice.

Things to do in Udine

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Aquileia, Cividale del Friuli, Grado, Castello di Gorizia
Highlights from your plan
Il Castello di Udine ©
Il Castello di Udine
Il Giardino del Chiostro ©
Il Giardino del Chiostro

8
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 list of things to see and do now includes T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, St Mark's Campanile, Il Caffe (aka Caffe Rosso), and other attractions. You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Palazzo Cavalli, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder tool.

You can take a shuttle from Udine to Venice in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Padua, The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, Museo del Merletto
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Centro Storico, Giardino Giusti, Isola del Garda, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Arena di Verona and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Museo di Castelvecchio and Piazza delle Erbe will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Elena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and delve into the distant past at Operaforte.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brescia.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Vicenza, Isola del Garda
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

4
nights
Brescia

Brescia ©
As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Centro Storico di Monte Isola, Torre e Fontana della Palata, Teatro Romano, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello Scaligero and Duomo Vecchio di Brescia. You'll explore and learn at La Limonaia del Castel and Museo di Santa Giulia. Explore Brescia's surroundings by going to Grotte di Catullo (in Sirmione) and Chiesa di S. Francesco (in Gargnano). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Piazza Paolo VI, explore the historical opulence of Brescia Castle, and admire the striking features of Piazza della Loggia.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brescia road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Brescia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Brescia are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bergamo.

Things to do in Brescia

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

Sirmione, Centro Storico di Monte Isola, La Limonaia del Castel, Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, Chiesa di S. Francesco
Highlights from your plan
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia ©
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo

2
nights
Bergamo

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Torre del Gombito, Porta Sant'Alessandro, Rocca di Bergamo, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the striking features of Porta Sant'Alessandro, contemplate the long history of Rocca di Bergamo, then steep yourself in history at Cittadella di Bergamo, then get engrossed in the history at Museo e Tesoro della Cattedrale, and finally admire the striking features of Torre del Gombito. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Cappella Colleoni, make a trip to Piazza Vecchia, then admire the striking features of La Citta Alta, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Accademia Carrara.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bergamo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brescia to Bergamo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Bellagio.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Rotonda di San Tome
Highlights from your plan
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Cappella Colleoni ©
Cappella Colleoni

2
nights
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
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.
You've added Bellagioseta, Azalea - Silk of Como, Palazzo Besta, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for gifts at Bellagioseta and then get interesting insight from Bellagio Sailing. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Besta, walk around La Punta Spartivento, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parco di Villa Serbelloni, then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bellagio road trip planner.

Getting from Bergamo to Bellagio by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Varenna.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Palazzo Besta
Highlights from your plan
La Punta Spartivento ©
La Punta Spartivento
Palazzo Besta ©
Palazzo Besta
Basilica di San Giacomo
Basilica di San Giacomo

2
nights
Varenna

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Menaggio as well as Palazzo Vertemate Franchi. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio, then admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, then take in the exciting artwork at Il Tornio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Orrido di Bellano. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Vertemate Franchi, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, and then admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Varenna sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bellagio to Varenna takes an hour. August in Varenna sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Varenna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Menaggio, Orrido di Bellano, Palazzo Vertemate Franchi, Greenway del Lago di Como
Highlights from your plan
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Palazzo Vertemate Franchi ©
Palazzo Vertemate Franchi

5
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Torri Medievali, Certosa di Pavia, Collegio Borromeo, and other attractions. Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, examine the collection at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Varenna to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Pavia, Certosa di Pavia
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, Lungolago Stresa, San Giulio Island, and other attractions you added. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palazzo Borromeo and Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso. Get a sense of the local culture at Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese and Chiesa di San Michele. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Isola Madre, step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, and get to know the resident critters at Park Pallavicino.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Stresa online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Stresa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Orta San Giulio, Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese, Isola Madre, Chiesa di San Michele, Isola Bella
Highlights from your plan
Park Pallavicino ©
Park Pallavicino
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso ©
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Castello di Racconigi, Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), Piazza Castello, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Egizio and Reggia di Venaria Reale. Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone and Palazzo Reale will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza San Carlo.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Turin trip maker.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Stresa in August, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sanremo.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Sacra di San Michele, Castello di Racconigi, Reggia di Venaria Reale, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Reale ©
Palazzo Reale
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi ©
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi

2
nights
Sanremo

Sanremo ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Villa Ormond, Giardini di Villa Ormond and Giardini Botanici Hanbury - Villa Hanbury. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Giardini Botanici Hanbury - Villa Hanbury and then wander the streets of La Pigna. On the next day, make a trip to Villa Ormond, make a trip to Giardini di Villa Ormond, make a trip to Santuario Madonna Della Costa, then delve into the distant past at Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia), then examine the collection at Floriseum - Museo del Fiore di Sanremo, and finally enjoy some diversion at San Remo Casino.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sanremo day trip planner.

Drive from Turin to Sanremo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Turin in August, things will get a bit warmer in Sanremo: highs are around 83°F and lows about 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Sanremo

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Giardini Botanici Hanbury - Villa Hanbury
Highlights from your plan
Giardini di Villa Ormond ©
Giardini di Villa Ormond
Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia) ©
Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia)
La Pigna ©
La Pigna

4
nights
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Porta Soprana, Galleria d'Arte Portofino, Castello Brown, and other attractions you added. Popular historic sites such as Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello and Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare, admire the landmark architecture of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, take a stroll through Boccadasse, and take in the waterfront at Old Port.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Genoa trip planner.

Drive from Sanremo to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Genoa are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Portofino, Santa Margherita Ligure
Highlights from your plan
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello
Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola ©
Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola

4
nights
Porto Venere

Porto Venere ©
Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. You've added Porta del Borgo, Via dell'Amore, Vernazza, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Castle dell'Aquila and Castello Doria. Do some cultural sightseeing at San Pietro Church and Isola Palmaria. Step out of Porto Venere to go to Ameglia and see Punta Corvo, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at La Bottega Di Rena and Head underground at Grotta di Byron.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Venere trip app.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Porto Venere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in September, plan for little chillier nights in Porto Venere, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fivizzano, Cinque Terre, Pontremoli, Punta Corvo, Castello di Torrechiara
Highlights from your plan
Castle dell'Aquila ©
Castle dell'Aquila
Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro ©
Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro
Castello di Torrechiara ©
Castello di Torrechiara

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