22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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22 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  16 h
1
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Verona
— Few hours
train:  1 h 30 min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
5
Pisa
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
6
Lucca
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Montepulciano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
10
Siena
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
11
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
13
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
14
Naples
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
15
Pompeii
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
16
Naples
— 1 night
ferry:  2 h 30 min
17
Capri
— 1 night
ferry:  3 h
18
Sorrento
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
19
Positano
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
20
Ravello
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
21
Salerno
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
22
Rome
— Few hours
Fly:  15 h
End: Sao Paulo

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Milan

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Milan road trip site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Milan. In June, Milan is a bit warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and then listen to music at Arena di Verona.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip app .

Getting from Milan to Verona by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June in Verona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nightlife
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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take a stroll through Cannaregio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Florence

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence planning site .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. You will leave for Pisa on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Irene, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Grazia, then kick back and relax at Bagno Internazionale, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagno Carlo. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, contemplate the long history of Battistero, and then make a trip to Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pisa planning tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lucca.

Things to do in Pisa

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marina di Pietrasanta, Bagno Irene
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Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado ©
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria ©

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Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasio, and then make a trip to Le mura di Lucca.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucca online attractions planner .

Lucca is just a short distance from Pisa. In July, daytime highs in Lucca are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi
Chiesa di Sant'Anastasio ©
Chiesa di Sant'Anastasio

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Florence

Florence ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

You can plan Florence trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by bus from Lucca to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Palazzo Chigi Saracini, contemplate the long history of Casa di Santa Caterina, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally make a trip to Centro storico di Monteriggioni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, then learn about winemaking at La Cantina di Casalvento, and finally explore the historical opulence of La Rocca di Staggia.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Siena trip tool .

You can take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Siena are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montepulciano.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Centro storico di Monteriggioni, La Rocca di Staggia, La Cantina di Casalvento
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Casa di Santa Caterina ©
Casa di Santa Caterina
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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Montepulciano

Montepulciano ©
Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): do a tasting at Tenuta Valdipiatta, do a tasting at Icario Winery, make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, do a tasting at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa, then do a tasting at De' Ricci, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Santissimo Nome Di Gesu'.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Montepulciano travel planning website .

Getting from Siena to Montepulciano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Montepulciano sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Wineries Historic Sites
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Tenuta Valdipiatta ©
Tenuta Valdipiatta
Cantina Fattoria della Talosa ©
Cantina Fattoria della Talosa
Icario Winery ©
Icario Winery

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Siena

Siena
To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Siena travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Montepulciano to Siena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for San Gimignano on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Tours Wineries
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San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Sacro Monte San Vivaldo, experience rural life at Corbucci, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola San Quirico, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca of Montestaffoli, and finally take an in-depth tour of Torre e Casa Campatelli. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, then steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, then make a trip to Barberino Val d'Elsa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Maria SS. Madre della Divina Provvidenza.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Gimignano route tool .

Traveling by car from Siena to San Gimignano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Barberino Val d'Elsa, Corbucci, Sacro Monte San Vivaldo
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Azienda Agricola San Quirico ©
Azienda Agricola San Quirico
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano
Corbucci ©
Corbucci

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Florence

Florence ©
On the 10th (Fri), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip site .

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.
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Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Cupola di San Pietro. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome journey planning website .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, steep yourself in history at Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, then explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried, and finally make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples day trip planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
The Neapolis Buried ©
The Neapolis Buried
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro ©
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro

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Pompeii

Pompeii
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): catch a live event at Anfiteatro Romano.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pompeii online travel route builder .

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. In July in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
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Naples

Naples
Find out how to plan Naples trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Naples is very close to Pompeii. On the 15th (Wed), you're off toCapri.

Things to do in Naples

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Capri

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): hike along Fortini Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Marina Grande Public Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, then explore the activities along Marina Piccola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria a Cetrella.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Capri trip planner .

You can drive from Naples to Capri in 2.5 hours. 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 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Anacapri
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Marina Grande Public Beach ©
Marina Grande Public Beach
Fortini Coastal Walk ©
Fortini Coastal Walk

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Sorrento

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento, then kick back and relax at Stabilimento Balneare Bagni Salvatore, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Il Vallone dei Mulini.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sorrento tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Capri to Sorrento in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Il Vallone dei Mulini ©
Il Vallone dei Mulini
Cattedrale di Sorrento ©
Cattedrale di Sorrento

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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 16th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Positano road trip planning app .

Positano is just a stone's throw from Sorrento. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Ravello.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites
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Church of Santa Maria Assunta ©
Church of Santa Maria Assunta

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, then get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ravello day trip planning site .

Ravello is just a stone's throw from Positano. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Salerno.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Amalfi
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Salerno holiday tool .

Getting from Ravello to Salerno by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri ©
Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri

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Rome

Rome ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Colle Aventino, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip builder site .

Getting from Salerno to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Salerno in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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St. Clement Basilica ©
St. Clement Basilica
Piazza Venezia ©
Piazza Venezia
Colle Aventino ©
Colle Aventino

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