51 days in Italy Itinerary

51 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 6 nights
2
Naples
— 6 nights
3
Ravello
— 6 nights
4
Assisi
— 6 nights
5
Siena
— 6 nights
6
Florence
— 7 nights
7
Verona
— 5 nights
8
Venice
— 7 nights

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.
Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Riserva Naturale Regionale Macchiatonda. Change things up with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, and admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Playa del Carmen to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in September, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana, Riserva Naturale Regionale Macchiatonda
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

6
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori and Marina Di Vietri. Popular historic sites such as Pompeii Archaeological Park and Galleria Borbonica are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Positano), Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri (in Salerno) and Oasi Valle della Caccia (in Senerchia). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and browse the exhibits of Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Naples travel route tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Paestum Ruins, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Oasi Valle della Caccia ©
Oasi Valle della Caccia

6
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ravello Arte. We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Spiaggia di Atrani. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Positano (Church of Santa Maria Assunta & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ravello trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Naples in September, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Spiaggia di Atrani, Spiaggia Di Minori, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

6
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Step out of the city life by going to Wild Foods Italy and Bosco di San Francesco. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Museo Cinema a Pennello. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna), Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono (in Fabriano). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, and contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Assisi, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Montefalco, Museo Cinema a Pennello, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono, Vineria del Carmine
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Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio ©
Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio
Museo Cinema a Pennello ©
Museo Cinema a Pennello

6
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana. Head to Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli and Silvia Tanganellifor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Siena side-trips: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Famiglia Buccelletti Winery (in Castiglion Fiorentino). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, do a tasting at Castiglion del Bosco, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Siena online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Siena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Montalcino, Guardastelle Vineyard, Fattoria di Montemaggio, Accademia del Buon Gusto, Poggio al Bosco
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Limbo Art Gallery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at M.G. Design and Collezione Roberto Casamonti. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Basilica San Vitale, Castello del Trebbio, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza delle Erbe and Museo di Castelvecchio. Get outdoors at Valsaviore and Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family. Take a break from Verona with a short trip to Fondazione Bisazza in Montecchio Maggiore, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, and wander the streets of Quinzano.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Verona trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Verona, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Fondazione Bisazza, Valsaviore
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Fondazione Bisazza ©
Fondazione Bisazza
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

7
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.
Visit Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Chiesa degli Eremitani). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Venice online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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