54 days in Italy Itinerary

54 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 6 nights
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Verona
— 6 nights
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Milan
— 3 nights
Train
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Florence
— 7 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 7 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 7 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 7 nights
Train
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Rome
— 8 nights
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6
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Venice

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.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Venice to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Piazza San Marco ©
Must see
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Doge's Palace ©
Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7

6
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Verona

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fondazione Bisazza and Museo di Castelvecchio. Step out of the city life by going to Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal and Centro Equitazione Ai Schinchi. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Piazza delle Erbe, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Libreria Antiquaria Perini, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Verona day trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Verona sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

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Piazza delle Erbe ©
World heritage site
Piazza delle Erbe
4.6

3
nights
Milan

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Do your shopping at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Mr. Savethewall. Get outdoors at Anything But Work and Sentee di Sort. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Chiosco Villa Carlotta (in Tremezzina), Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno) and Micromercato Moltrasio (in Moltrasio). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Milan tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in Milan sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Duomo di Milano ©
Must see
Duomo di Milano
4.8
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Historic Walking Area
Greenway del Lago di Como
4.5
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Architectural Building
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
4.6

7
nights
Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. For shopping fun, head to M.G. Design or Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Silvia Tanganelli, Duomo di Siena, &more) and Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence attractions planning app.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trips

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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

7
nights
Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Take a break from the city and head to Val d'Orcia and Albaneto. Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and San Damiano will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Assisi to go to Castelnuovo dell'Abate and see Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and take in the exciting artwork at B.A.T. Assisi.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in April, Assisi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

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Val d'Orcia ©
Must see
Val d'Orcia
4.8
Eremo delle Carceri ©
World heritage site
Eremo delle Carceri
4.8

7
nights
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.
Head to Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche D'Arte Pascalfor plenty of shopping. Duomo di Ravello and Ravello Arte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Amalfi (Centro Storico, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more), Scala (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo & Chiesa dell'Annunziata) and Ravello (Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, Villa Rufolo, &more). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Miniaci Art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia San Giovanni, Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano, and head outdoors with Monte Finestra.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano itinerary planner.

Getting from Assisi to Positano by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Assisi in May, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Duomo di Ravello ©
Must see
Duomo di Ravello
4.2
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Religious Site
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
4.7
Villa Rufolo ©
Architectural Building
Villa Rufolo
4.4

7
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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Step out of the city life by going to Posillipo and Speed Boats Tours. For shopping fun, head to Sol’Art Ceramiche or Made In Salerno. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Paestum Ruins (in Paestum), Forum (in Pompeii) and Salerno (Salerno War Cemetery, Cilento, &more). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Galleria Borbonica, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Naples vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Naples sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

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8
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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Escape the urban bustle at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

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Piazza Navona ©
Must see
Piazza Navona
4.6
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8

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