28 days in Italy Itinerary

28 days in Italy Itinerary

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28 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  9 h
1
Milan
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Turin
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Florence
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Riva Del Garda
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h
6
Casalnuovo di Napoli
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Rome
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Riyadh

5
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore i Giardini di Villa Melzi and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno), Menaggio (AC Boat & Lido di Menaggio) and S. Giovanni Battista (in Varenna). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and look for gifts at Profumeria Bellagio.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Milan day trip planning tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Milan is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Milan is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in August: high temperatures in Milan hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Bellagio, Menaggio, Greenway del Lago di Como, Turati Centro Nautico Lario, Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), get great views at Basilica of Superga, explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, then examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turin online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Turin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in September, plan for little chillier days in Turin, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

6
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Pitti Palace. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazzale Michelangelo and Ponte Vecchio. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, &more) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Turin to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Turin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Piazza delle Erbe and Piacere Divino Enoteca E Vini Sfusi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arena di Verona and Museo di Castelvecchio. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, and wander the streets of Quinzano.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Verona online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Florence to Verona by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Verona

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

1
night
Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin) and then explore the historical opulence of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Riva Del Garda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Riva Del Garda can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Casalnuovo di Napoli.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Scaliger Castle in Malcesine
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Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine

5
nights
Casalnuovo di Napoli

Casalnuovo di Napoli
Casalnuovo di Napoli is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 13km northeast of Naples.The municipality of Casalnuovo di Napoli contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Casarea, Tavernanova, and Licignano.Casalnuovo di Napoli borders the following municipalities: Acerra, Afragola, Casoria, Pollena Trocchia, Pomigliano d'Arco, Sant'Anastasia, Volla. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo and Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Romana e Antiquarium and Basilica of Saint Trofimena. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Casalnuovo di Napoli: Conca dei Marini (Lido Capo di Conca & Piccadilly), La Bottega dei Sogni (in Atrani) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Chalet de Mar.

Before you visit Casalnuovo di Napoli, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Riva Del Garda to Casalnuovo di Napoli with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Casalnuovo di Napoli when traveling from Riva Del Garda in September, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Casalnuovo di Napoli

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Minori, Conca dei Marini, Cetara, La Bottega dei Sogni, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
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Spiaggia Lannio
Spiaggia Lannio
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Basilica of Saint Trofimena ©
Basilica of Saint Trofimena

6
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 Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Sistine Chapel, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rome tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Casalnuovo di Napoli to Rome takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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