20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lima
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 4 nights
Train + Subway:  4 h
2
Positano
— 3 nights
Ferry:  30 min
3
Sorrento
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h
4
Ravello
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 45 min
5
Venice
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
6
Verona
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
7
Rome
— 1 night
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Lima

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Head to I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli and Body Worlds - Il Ciclo della Vitafor some retail therapy. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

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Lima, Peru to Rome is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. When traveling from Lima in July, plan for much hotter days in Rome, with highs around 37°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
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.
On the 18th (Thu), stop by Nana' Positano, then cool off at Fornillo, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Art & Craft Gallery, view the masterpieces at Miniaci Art Gallery, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Positano online journey maker.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Miniaci Art Gallery ©
Miniaci Art Gallery
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

1
night
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 20th (Sat), cast your line with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, admire the masterpieces at Correale di Terranova Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museobottega della Tarsialignea, view the masterpieces at Marcello Aversa Studio d'Arte, then take in the exciting artwork at SyArt, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Raffaele Celentano.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento tour builder app.

Sorrento is just a short distance from Positano. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Sorrento

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Marcello Aversa Studio d'Arte ©
Marcello Aversa Studio d'Arte
SyArt ©
SyArt

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at Ravello Arte, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia San Giovanni, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, and then get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Ravello in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of subway and taxi; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Ravello are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela ©
Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

4
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.
Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Ponte dei Sospiri. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Le Stanze del Vetro, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria S.Eufemia, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice holiday maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ravello to Venice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or drive. Traveling from Ravello in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
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.
On the 28th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, wander the streets of Via Mazzini, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Verona itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Gardaland Park
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and then look for gifts at Gelateria Panna e Liquirizia.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Verona to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo ©
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
Gelateria Panna e Liquirizia ©
Gelateria Panna e Liquirizia

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