60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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Amalfi
— 6 nights
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Naples
— 7 nights
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Rome
— 7 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 6 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 5 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 6 nights
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Venice
— 7 nights
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Verona
— 7 nights
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Milan
— 7 nights
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Amalfi — 6 nights

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.
Explore Amalfi's surroundings by going to Positano (Fornillo, Spiaggia Grande, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fiordo di Furore, admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amalfi online visit planner.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Amalfi is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 11 hours. In December in Amalfi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Naples.
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Naples — 7 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Villa dei Misteri (in Pompeii) and Salerno (Centro Storico Salerno, Promenade Trieste, &more). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Naples online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in December, Naples is slightly colder at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 7 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and explore the galleries of Vatican Museums.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rome visit planning tool.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Assisi.
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Assisi — 6 nights

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna), Perugia (Collegio del Cambio & Studio Moretti Caselli) and Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, indulge in some personalized pampering at Grotta dell'Himalaya, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi, and make a trip to Piazza del Comune.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi road trip website.

Drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Assisi, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.
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Siena — 5 nights

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: Arezzo (Santa Maria della Pieve, Piazza Grande, &more), Poggio al Bosco (in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa) and San Gimignano (Duomo di San Gimignano & Torre Grossa). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, indulge your senses at Italy Shore Drivers, and admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Siena trip planning site.

You can drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Assisi in January, expect nights in Siena to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 6 nights

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: Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano (in Bologna) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

Plan a Florence trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Florence are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Venice — 7 nights

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 find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, Piazza dei Signori, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice driving holiday tool.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in January, expect Venice to be slightly colder, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Verona.
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Verona — 7 nights

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Verona: Mantua (Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova & Skyline di Mantova), Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal (in Andalo) and Rango (in Bleggio Superiore). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the galleries of Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Verona itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Milan.
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Milan — 7 nights

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 Milan's surroundings by going to Parma (Food Tours, Cattedrale di Parma, &more), Como (Piazza Cavour & Basilica di Sant'Abbondio) and Turin (Museo Nazionale del Cinema & Museo Egizio). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, get curious at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, and stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Milan attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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