52 days in Italy Itinerary

52 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Antalya
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Salerno
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Positano
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rome
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Siena
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Florence
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Milan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Verona
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Venice
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Antalya

6
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salerno: Valico di Chiunzi (in Tramonti), Minori (Basilica of Saint Trofimena & Chalet de Mar) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Cilento, make a trip to Villa Comunale, enjoy the sand and surf at Rosa dei Venti, and steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Salerno visit planner.

Antalya, Turkey to Salerno is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Antalya to Salerno. When traveling from Antalya in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Salerno, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Ravello, Minori, Valico di Chiunzi, Spiaggia - Hotel Sole Splendid
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Cilento ©
Cilento
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini), Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione) and Amalfi (Museo della Carta & Duomo di Sant'Andrea). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Positano trip tool.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Atrani, Praiano, Lido Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome online travel planner.

Getting from Positano to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

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 Lago di Pilato (in Montemonaco) and Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and steep yourself in history at San Damiano.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Assisi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Lago di Pilato, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Highlights from your plan
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

5
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Fattoria Casa Sola (in Barberino Val d'Elsa) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Nazionale, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, and deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siena trip builder.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Siena sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Fattoria Casa Sola
Highlights from your plan
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

6
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence journey tool.

You can drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Chiesa Sant’Andrea di Bonzeno (in Bellano), Casa dei Presepi (in Mezzegra) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Dervio). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and head outdoors with Orrido di Nesso.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip planning website.

Getting from Florence to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in October, you will find days in Milan are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Micromercato Moltrasio, Chiesa Sant’Andrea di Bonzeno, Orrido di Nesso, Casa dei Presepi, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

6
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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and explore the ancient world of Operaforte.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Verona road trip app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Verona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Outdoors Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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