32 days in Italy Itinerary

32 days in Italy Itinerary

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32 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Genoa
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Trento
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Verona
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
7
Naples
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Denver

4
nights
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Get some historical perspective at Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and Via Giuseppe Garibaldi. Boccadasse and Galata Museo del Mare are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo San Giorgio, admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano Chiostro dei Canonici di San Lorenzo, and contemplate the long history of Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Genoa driving holiday app .

Denver, USA to Genoa is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Denver in January: highs in Genoa hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Chiesa di Santo Stefano ©
Chiesa di Santo Stefano
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi ©
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi
Galata Museo del Mare ©
Galata Museo del Mare

3
nights
Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza Duomo and Parrocchia dell'Antica Abbaziale di Sant'Apollinare. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to MUSE - Museo delle Scienze and Skiarea Campiglio Dolomiti. Go for a jaunt from Trento to Pinzolo to see Skiarea Campiglio about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, examine the collection at Museo Diocesano Tridentino, delve into the distant past at Area Archeologica Palazzo Lodron, and browse the exhibits of Palazzo Pretorio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Trento travel app .

Traveling by car from Genoa to Trento takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, Trento is slightly colder than Genoa - with highs of 45°F and lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Trento

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Skiarea Campiglio - Pinzolo, Molino Ruatti, Skiarea Campiglio - Folgarida Marilleva
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Molino Ruatti ©
Molino Ruatti

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palazzo Te and Museo di Castelvecchio. Appreciate the collections at Camera degli Sposi and Casa di Giulietta. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Rotonda di San Lorenzo (in Mantua) and Duomo di Modena (in Modena). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, hunt for treasures at Piazza delle Erbe, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, and see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Verona road trip planner .

Getting from Trento to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mantua, Duomo di Modena
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Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Centro Storico di Siena. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centro Storico and The Baptistery of St. John. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Abbazia di San Galgano in Chiusdino--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Florence itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Florence sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Centro Storico di Siena, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

4
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Civita di Bagnoregio and Basilica di Santa Chiara. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Duomo di Orvieto. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Palazzo Ducale di Urbino (in Urbino), Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto (in Spoleto) and Rocca Paolina (in Perugia). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, admire the sheer force of Cascata delle Marmore, make a trip to Pozzo di San Patrizio, and learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In January in Assisi, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Orvieto, Rocca Paolina, Palazzo Ducale di Urbino, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Cascata delle Marmore
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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.
Visit Colosseum and Vatican Museums for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pantheon and Palatine Hill. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica in Ostia Antica--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and make a trip to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Assisi in January: highs in Rome hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Vatican City, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Do some cultural sightseeing at Galleria Borbonica and Catacombe di San Gaudioso. The Neapolis Buried and Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Naples with a short trip to Rione Terra in Pozzuoli, about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, contemplate the long history of San Domenico Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto), and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rione Terra
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Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli ©
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso

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