23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 4 nights
2
Naples
— 3 nights
3
Venice
— 4 nights
4
Verona
— 3 nights
5
Florence
— 4 nights
6
Milan
— 1 day
7
Turin
— 2 nights

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.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online vacation maker.

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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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. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Pompeii Archaeological Park and Villa Rufolo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Naples with a short trip to Villa Cimbrone Gardens in Ravello, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and see the interesting displays at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Naples visit planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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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.
Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, stop by Cannaregio, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice route maker.

Getting from Naples to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Te, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, thentake a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, thenexamine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In April in Verona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Sirmione, Palazzo Te
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Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pitti Palace and Loggia dei Lanzi. Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Change things up with a short trip to Duomo di Siena in Siena (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence sightseeing planning tool.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Duomo di Siena
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacra di San Michele, thenview the masterpieces at Reggia di Venaria Reale, and then catch a live event at Juventus Stadium.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Turin online route planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in May, you will find days in Turin are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Sacra di San Michele, Reggia di Venaria Reale
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Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Sacra di San Michele ©
Sacra di San Michele
Reggia di Venaria Reale ©
Reggia di Venaria Reale

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