32 days in Italy Itinerary

32 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
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Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ravenna
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trento
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Train
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Bologna
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pisa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Genoa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Turin
— 4 nights
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Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Trajan's Column and National Roman Museum - Baths of Diocletian. Explore hidden gems such as Colle Aventino and Trinità dei Monti. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Piazza della Rotonda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Sabina, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria in Aracoeli, and stroll around Villa Torlonia.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. In March in Rome, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:

Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): wander the streets of Decumani di Napoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Villa Pignatelli, take an in-depth tour of Complesso Museale Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, then browse the exhibits of Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples, and finally delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco-Romano.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Naples day trip planning website.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Explore hidden gems such as Parrocchia di San Gregorio Maggiore and Cripta di San Francesco. Popular historic sites such as Chiesa Santo Stefano and Saint Pietro are in your itinerary. Step out of Assisi to go to Spoleto and see Chiesa di San Ponziano, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Abbey and appreciate the extensive heritage of Strada Assisi-Santa Maria degli Angeli.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Assisi trip builder site.

Getting from Naples to Assisi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Naples in March since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:

Ravenna

— 1 night

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Vitale, take an in-depth tour of CLASSIS RAVENNA - Museo della Citta e del Territorio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giovanni Evangelista, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Agata Maggiore.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ravenna trip builder website.

You can drive from Assisi to Ravenna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Ravenna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 10:

Venice

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Maria dei Miracoli and Chiesa di Santa Maria del Giglio (Zobenigo). Chiesa di San Salvador and Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta detta I Gesuiti will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Simeon Piccolo, and take a stroll through Campo Santa Margherita.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice route maker app.

Getting from Ravenna to Venice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Venice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Trento.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 13:

Trento

— 3 nights

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Latemarium and Maestri Sci e Snowboard Cristallo. Take a break from the city and head to Noleggio Maestri Sci Pampeago and Malga Varena. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Montana Wellness, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Badia di San Lorenzo (Padri Cappuccini), admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Pretorio, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria Maggiore.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Trento trip planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Trento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:

Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, then explore the world behind art at Villa Valmarana ai Nani, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico, and finally don't miss a visit to I Portoni della Bra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of Sant'Eufemia, then don't miss a visit to La Loggia del Consiglio, then admire the striking features of Arche Scaligere, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria Antica.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Verona trip site.

Traveling by car from Trento to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Trento in March, things will get much warmer in Verona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:

Bologna

— 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

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 19th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Paolo Maggiore, admire the striking features of Portico del Pavaglione - World Heritage Site, then don't miss a visit to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio dei Battuti.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna day trip planner.

Getting from Verona to Bologna by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in March, things will get much colder in Bologna: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Corridoio Vasariano and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Visit Cappella Brancacci and Florence American Cemetery and Memorial for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Greve in Chianti (Montefioralle Winery, Azienda Agricola Brogioni Maurizio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Strozzi, look for gifts at Wine & Cheese shop, take an in-depth tour of Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, and learn about all things military at Stibbert Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip website.

Take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:

Pisa

— 3 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sant'Andrea and Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri. Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Storico di Buggiano and National Museum of Saint Mathew. Step out of Pisa with an excursion to Chiesa di San Francesco in Pistoia--about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, admire the striking features of Palazzo della Carovana, enjoy breathtaking views from Chiesa di San Michele Degli Scalzi, and see the interesting displays at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:

Genoa

— 3 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello Della Dragonara and Palazzo Ducale. Popular historic sites such as Chiesa di Santo Stefano and La Commenda di Pre are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Genoa: Camogli (Basilica Di Santa Maria Assunta & Camogli - San Rocco - Punta Chiappa Trail). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Siro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonnetta, and steep yourself in history at Antica Farmacia Erboristica Sant'Anna dei Frati Carmelitani Scalzi.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Genoa trip planner.

You can drive from Pisa to Genoa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:

Turin

— 4 nights

City of Magic

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.
Visit Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti and Parrocchia S. Maurizio for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cattedrale di San Donato and Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Saint Secondo (in Cortazzone) and Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta (in Asti). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Martiri, get engrossed in the history at Museo di Antichita, see the interesting displays at Linea 7 Storica, and admire the masterpieces at Fondazione Accorsi Ometto - Museo di Arti Decorative.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turin online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Genoa to Turin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Genoa in March; daily highs in Turin reach 11°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.