60 days in Italy & Corsica Itinerary

60 days in Italy & Corsica Itinerary

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Porto-Vecchio, France
— 4 nights
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Alghero, Italy
— 4 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 6 nights
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Catania, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 1 night
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Furore, Italy
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Sorrento, Italy
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 6 nights
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Genoa, Italy
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Porto-Vecchio, France

— 4 nights
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Filitosa and Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio. Visit Bastion de L'Etendard and Chapelle de la Sainte Croix de Porto Vecchio for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto-Vecchio: U Maggiu (in Sartene), Eglise de Notre Dame de Misericorde (in Propriano) and Plage Cupabia (in Coti-Chiavari). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Plage de Palombaggia, stroll through Plage de Tamaricciu, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de Piscia, and Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Porto-Vecchio itinerary planning app.

New York City, USA to Porto-Vecchio is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Porto-Vecchio. In April in Porto-Vecchio, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alghero, Italy

— 4 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Capo Caccia and Spiaggia Mugoni. You'll explore and learn at Casa Museo di Antonio Gramsci and Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacra. Explore Alghero's surroundings by going to Cascata di Sos Molinos (in Santu Lussurgiu), Nuraghe Losa (in Abbasanta) and Porto Torres (Basilica San Gavino, Necropoli di Atrio Metropoli, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco, explore the ancient world of Necropolis of Anghelu Ruju, and do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alghero online trip maker.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Porto-Vecchio to Alghero in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. April in Alghero sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Alghero

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Palermo, Italy

— 6 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Monreale and Oratorio di Santa Cita. Appreciate the collections at Santuario Santa Rosalia and Palazzo Abatellis. Explore Palermo's surroundings by going to Caccamo (Castello di Caccamo & La Bottega nella Roccia). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Palazzo Steri - Chiaramonte - Carcere dei penitenziati, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni degli Eremiti, don't miss a visit to Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Palermo attractions planner.

Fly from Alghero to Palermo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Catania, Italy

— 4 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza Duomo and Palazzo Bellomo. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe and Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo. Change things up with these side-trips from Catania: Modica (Museo degli Arnesi di Una Volta, Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem, &more), Museo del Papiro "Corrado Basile" (in Syracuse) and Basilica di San Sebastiano (in Acireale). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Trigone Diving School, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Chiara, appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, and explore the world behind art at Palazzo Biscari.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Catania online route planner.

Drive from Palermo to Catania in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Naples, Italy

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and Catacombe di San Gaudioso. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borbonica and The Neapolis Buried. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Casa Novelli (in Carinola), Museum of Silk (in San Leucio) and Santa Maria Capua Vetere (Anfiteatro Campano e Museo dei Gladiatori & Mitreo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, explore the world behind art at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples, and see the interesting displays at Ospedale delle Bambole.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Naples trip simple and quick.

Getting from Catania to Naples by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ravello, Italy

— 1 night
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Ville di Ravello, Ravello - Atrani Walk and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, trek along Ravello - Atrani Walk, then don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello, then contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, and finally view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ravello, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Naples in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Furore.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Furore, Italy

— 1 night
Furore is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): do a tasting at Cantine Marisa Cuomo, stop by Piccadilly Ceramics, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Monastero Santa Rosa.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Furore day trip site.

Getting from Ravello to Furore by car takes about an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Furore

Wineries · Spas · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sorrento, Italy

— 4 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.
Appreciate the collections at Museobottega della Tarsialignea and Correale di Terranova Museum. Get in touch with nature at Marina of Lobra and Il Vallone dei Mulini. Get out of town with these interesting Sorrento side-trips: Castellammare Di Stabia (Villa San Marco, Scavi di Stabia, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sorrento sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Furore to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 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.
Let the collections at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Welcome to Rome capture your imagination. Colosseum and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome travel planning site.

You can take a train from Sorrento to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 6 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico di Venezia and San Giorgio Maggiore. Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Museo Correr. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca (in Torcello) and Church of Santa Maria e San Donato (in Murano). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the striking features of Venetian Arsenal, and take a stroll through Dorsoduro.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip tool.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Maria Novella for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Duomo di Pisa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Pisa (Knights’ Square, Camposanto, &more), Monteriggioni (Walls of Monteriggioni & Castello di Monteriggioni) and San Francesco (in Siena). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence tour planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Cinque Terre, Italy

— 6 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Get in touch with nature at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Ex Gallerie. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello Doria and Borgo Storico di Manarola. Change things up with these side-trips from Cinque Terre: Madonnina della Punta (in Bonassola), Isola Palmaria (in Porto Venere) and Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia (in La Spezia). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, stroll through Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cinque Terre itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Genoa, Italy

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 26th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Di Santa Maria Assunta, kick back and relax at Baia di Paraggi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, then enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Marina di Portofino. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola, step into the grandiose world of D'Albertis Castle, admire the masterpieces at Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Genoa day trip planning site.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Genoa in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cinque Terre in May since evenings lows in Genoa dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Stresa, Italy

— 3 nights
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palazzo Borromeo and Piccolo Cimitero. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Isola Bella and Santuario della Madonna del Sasso. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stresa: Orta San Giulio (Palazzotto della Comunita, Piazza Motta, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vittore, contemplate the long history of Borromeo Palace, make a trip to Piazza della Chiesa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte di Ghiffa.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stresa road trip tool.

Drive from Genoa to Stresa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Stresa when traveling from Genoa in May, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Corsica travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Landmarks · Historic Sites
The island paradise of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea is a mosaic of diverse landscapes from comfortable sandy beaches and steep, narrow paved streets to inhospitable mountains rising up from the pasture. Ideal for a beach vacation, Corsica offers adventures on and off the sand, including scuba diving, sailing, and hiking. Enjoy a rugged mountain adventure by sightseeing along the famous Grande Randonnée (GR) 20 path. For an intense view of the island and the jagged coastline from the water, rent a boat to travel around the island or charter a cruise.

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

Sicily travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Ruins · Churches
The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily is a ruggedly attractive land. The island has a long history of foreign domination and has been controlled by the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, and Normans. The result is a distinct culture blending elements from all of those areas and featuring an intriguing dialect. This is a huge island with plenty of small villages to tour, each with its own treasures. Beyond the popular coastal areas, Sicily's inland attractions include an unspoiled landscape of mountains, hills, and villages that sometimes seem frozen in time. While the natural environment is its biggest draw, Sicily's greatest asset may be its people. They are proud of their traditions and incredibly hospitable to visitors.

Italian Riviera travel guide

4.3
Aquariums · Landmarks · Beaches
Sandwiched between the Ligurian Sea and the Alps and Apennines, the Italian Riviera is a narrow coastal strip with a string of places to visit, from upscale seaside resorts to fishing villages. It's enormously popular with both Italian and foreign tourists. You can easily escape the crowds by venturing farther away from the sea and sightseeing in the hillside villages of the inland area. The western section of the Riviera is touted for its roses, almonds, and citrus groves, while the eastern part features a much more rugged terrain and several nature and marine preserves. The Riviera's mild climate and its charming fishing ports have made it not only a popular holiday destination for tourists, but also an inspiration for artists like Byron and Shelley, both of whom traveled extensively here.