60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Venice
— 7 nights
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Verona
— 7 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 7 nights
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Florence
— 7 nights
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Siena
— 7 nights
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Rome
— 7 nights
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Positano
— 7 nights
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 7 nights
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Catania
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— 3 nights
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Venice

— 7 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to San Giorgio Maggiore and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Church of Santa Maria e San Donato in Murano, about 2h 30 min away. There's much more to do: stop by Cannaregio, admire the landmark architecture of Torre dell'Orologio, deepen your knowledge of military history at Venetian Arsenal, and steep yourself in history at Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Venice road trip tool.

Stockholm, Sweden to Venice is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verona

— 7 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ponte Pietra and Verona's Cathedral (Duomo). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Verona: Sirmione (Jamaica Beach, Centro Storico Sirmione, &more), Scaliger Castle in Malcesine (in Malcesine) and Old Ponale Road Path (in Riva Del Garda). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, and stroll around Heller Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Verona trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Cinque Terre

— 7 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza. Change things up with these side-trips from Cinque Terre: Bagno Carlo (in Marina di Pietrasanta), Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro (in Tellaro) and Levanto to Monterosso Trail (in Levanto). There's still lots to do: take a stroll around Vernazza, see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa Di San Pietro, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Cinque Terre takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence

— 7 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Food Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Autodromo del Mugello (in Scarperia e San Piero) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Camposanto, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, 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 Giardino Bardini.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Siena

— 7 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Poggio Amorelli and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Venture out of the city with trips to San Gimignano (Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, Torre e Casa Campatelli, &more), Poggio al Bosco (in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa) and Tenuta Torciano (in Ulignano). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana.

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Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Rome

— 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Welcome to Rome. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome online trip planner.

Getting from Siena to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Positano

— 7 nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Il Sentiero Degli Dei. Venture out of the city with trips to Sorrento (Cattedrale di Sorrento, I Giardini di Cataldo, &more), Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Duomo di Ravello) and Marina of Lobra (in Massa Lubrense). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, steep yourself in history at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Positano itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 7 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Explore hidden gems such as I Faraglioni and Natural Arch. On the 26th (Mon), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Monte Solaro, enjoy the sea views from Punta Carena Lighthouse, Head underground at Blue Grotto, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria a Cetrella.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Capri road trip planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Positano to Capri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Taormina, Sicily

— 3 nights
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa Comunale and Isola Bella. Step out of Taormina with an excursion to Spiaggia libera - Santa Teresa di Riva in Santa Teresa di Riva--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Corso Umberto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Madonna della Rocca, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Playa Sole Luna, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Castelmola.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Taormina trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Capri to Taormina by combination of ferry and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Taormina, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.