24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seattle
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Milan
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Venice
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
4
Vietri sul Mare
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h
5
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Florence
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Seattle

1
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 10th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Milan is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Milan due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

3
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.
Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Vivavino Wine Shopfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Arena di Verona and Quinzano. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, shop like a local with Via Mazzini, deepen your knowledge of military history at Bastione delle Maddalene, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Dello Scudo.

Plan trip to Verona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by train from Milan to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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.
Visit Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Palazzo Mocenigo. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and wander the streets of Cannaregio.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Venice

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Padua
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, then get engrossed in the history at Museo provinciale della Ceramica, and finally learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, steep yourself in history at Villa Romana e Antiquarium, then look for gifts at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Badia della Santissima Trinita'.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vietri sul Mare holiday planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Venice to Vietri sul Mare. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Venice in May since evenings lows in Vietri sul Mare dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ravello, Villa Romana e Antiquarium, Badia della Santissima Trinita', Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

2
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 20th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Miniaci Art Gallery, stop by Nana' Positano, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Ciro e Giovanni, then view the masterpieces at Gallery Raffaele Celentano, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Positano road trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Vietri sul Mare to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vietri sul Mare in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Positano, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Gallery Raffaele Celentano, Chiesa dei Santi Ciro e Giovanni
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and Vatican Museums. Visit St. Peter's Basilica and Colosseum for their historical value. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take a stroll through Trastevere, browse the eclectic array of goods at Porta Portese, and shop like a local with Via Condotti.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Positano to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

4
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Eremo delle Carceri. Museo della Porziuncola and B.A.T. Assisi will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto), Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio) and Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Collegio del Cambio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Assisi online road trip planner.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Assisi when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Perugia, Duomo di Orvieto, Civita di Bagnoregio, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Florence Academy of Fine Arts and M.G. Design. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Pitti Mosaici.

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You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

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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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