27 days in Italy Itinerary

27 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Verona
— 3 nights
3
Turin
— 2 nights
4
Milan
— 2 nights
5
Bologna
— 1 night
6
Florence
— 4 nights
7
Rome
— 4 nights
8
Naples
— 6 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ponte dei Sospiri and Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). Bring the kids along to Canal Grande and Doge's Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Castello Estense (in Ferrara). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Venice is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get cooler in Venice: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Scrovegni Chapel, Castello Estense
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta and Parco Natura Viva. Step off the beaten path and head to Paganella and Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal. Step out of Verona with an excursion to MUSE - Science Museum in Trento--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Verona vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Verona

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Andalo, MUSE - Science Museum, Parco Natura Viva
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Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta ©
Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta
Parco Natura Viva ©
Parco Natura Viva
MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parco del Valentino, then make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and finally make a trip to Piazza Castello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacra di San Michele, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, and then take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turin online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Turin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in April, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Basilica of Superga, Sacra di San Michele
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Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Sacra di San Michele ©
Sacra di San Michele
Parco del Valentino ©
Parco del Valentino

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and finally find something for the whole family at Leolandia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at La Casa Maledetta, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Milan holiday tool.

Take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Leolandia
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Leolandia ©
Leolandia
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Fontana del Nettuno, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, and finally admire the striking features of Archiginnasio di Bologna.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Bologna trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Milan to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites
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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca ©
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca
Archiginnasio di Bologna ©
Archiginnasio di Bologna

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will enjoy Basilica San Vitale and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Pitti Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Duomo di Pisa, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence journey tool.

Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Pisa, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Basilica San Vitale
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Villa Borghese and Welcome to Rome. Kids will enjoy Palatine Hill and Colosseum. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Orvieto to see Duomo di Orvieto about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip maker app.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Peter's Basilica, Duomo di Orvieto
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Welcome to Rome ©
Welcome to Rome

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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Cloister of Santa Chiara. Kids will appreciate attractions like Galleria Borbonica and Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Paestum Ruins (in Paestum), Villa San Michele (in Anacapri) and Capri (Giardini di Augusto & I Faraglioni). The adventure continues: make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, and look for gifts at Sol’Art Ceramiche.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary planning tool.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Capri, Positano, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Paestum Ruins
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Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele

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