53 days in Italy Itinerary

53 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 8 nights
2
Verona
— 7 nights
3
Tremezzina
— 5 nights
4
Milan
— 4 nights
5
Florence
— 7 nights
6
Assisi
— 6 nights
7
Positano
— 7 nights
8
Rome
— 8 nights

8
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice attractions app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Venice is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda), La Barca di Salvo (in Sirmione) and Lago di Tovel (in Tuenno). There's much more to do: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, get interesting insight from Tours, take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona driving holiday app.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. July in Verona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Verona

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Gardaland Park, La Barca di Salvo, Lago di Tovel
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La Barca di Salvo ©
La Barca di Salvo
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park

5
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Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tremezzina: Bellagio (I Giardini di Villa Melzi & Basilica di San Giacomo), Orrido di Bellano (in Bellano) and Varenna (Villa Monastero, Chiesa di San Giorgio, &more). There's much more to do: tour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, take a stroll through Menaggio, don't miss a visit to Villa Mylius Vigoni, and get to know the fascinating history of Isola Comacina.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tremezzina day trip app.

Traveling by car from Verona to Tremezzina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Menaggio, Varenna, Bellagio, Lake Como, Castello di Vezio
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario

4
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Como (Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, Lido Villa Olmo, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Milan journey builder app.

Drive from Tremezzina to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Como
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Lake Como Adventures ©
Lake Como Adventures

7
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Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Torre del Mangia, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

6
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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Scoglio della Preghiera (in Cascia), Wild Foods Italy (in Montefalco) 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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, stroll around Mount Subasio, and look for gifts at La mela in tasca.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi road trip planning website.

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Scoglio della Preghiera, Wild Foods Italy, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
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Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia ©
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

7
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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 Pompeii Archaeological Park (in Pompeii), Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Ravello (Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, Villa Rufolo, &more). On the 21st (Tue), spend a thrilling day on the water with Exclusive Cruises. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, stop by Artigianato Rallo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Lannio.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Positano trip planner.

Drive from Assisi to Positano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Positano, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Lido Capo di Conca, Le Vigne di Raito
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Food Tours
Exclusive Cruises ©
Exclusive Cruises
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

Plan a Rome trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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