42 days in Italy Itinerary

42 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 5 nights
2
Florence
— 5 nights
3
Siena
— 5 nights
4
Assisi
— 6 nights
5
Positano
— 6 nights
6
Salerno
— 6 nights
7
Rome
— 6 nights

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Piazza Bra, Arena di Verona, &more) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Venice road trip tool.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

5
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

5
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco, and steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Siena road trip app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Batzella, Guardastelle Vineyard, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

6
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get out of town with these interesting Assisi side-trips: Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco), Azienda Agraria Guerrieri (in Piagge) and Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, see the interesting displays at Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, and admire the masterpieces at Studio Moretti Caselli.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi road trip planner.

Drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Assisi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Perugia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Azienda Agraria Guerrieri
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Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia ©
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina ©
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina

6
nights
Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Venture out of the city with trips to Amalfi (Speed Boats Tours, Museo della Carta, &more), Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Fornillo, take in the pleasant sights at Positano, look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Positano road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Positano takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Positano, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Praiano
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

6
nights
Salerno

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Liquorificio Mansi Carlo (in Minori), Paestum Ruins (in Paestum) and Le Ville di Ravello (in Ravello). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Di Vietri, stroll through Sentiero dei Limoni, and get a taste of the local shopping with Sol’Art Ceramiche.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Salerno trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daytime highs in Salerno are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Ravello, Sorrento, Spiaggia Lannio, Sentiero dei Limoni
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Food Tours

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Salerno in July, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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