30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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30 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Venice
— 9 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
5
Naples
— 3 nights
Subway + Taxi:  1​h 30​min
6
Amalfi
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Train + Fly:  28​h
End: Melbourne

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia (in Trieste), Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Chiesa degli Eremitani, & more) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Museo di Castelvecchio, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Venice trip simple and quick.

Melbourne, Australia to Venice is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect nights in Venice to be a bit cooler, around 5°C, while days are colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Verona, Padua, Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 11:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner .

Getting from Venice to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daytime highs in Milan are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Piazza del Campo in Siena--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Piazza del Campo
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome trip builder app .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Go for a jaunt from Naples to Vietri sul Mare to see Sol’Art Ceramiche about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero, make a trip to Miglio Sacro, and admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Naples road trip app .

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Naples sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sol’Art Ceramiche, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
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Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche

5
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Tennis Al Settimo Piano) and Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giovanni del Toro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello.

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

Traveling by combination of subway and taxi from Naples to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Amalfi, with lows of 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Positano, Chiesa di San Francesco, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 28:
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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Grotte di Suppraiano ©
Grotte di Suppraiano
Tennis Al Settimo Piano ©
Tennis Al Settimo Piano

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