53 days in Italy Itinerary

53 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Train:  12 h
1
Naples
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Rome
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Assisi
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Florence
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Verona
— 9 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Venice
— 7 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

9
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Galleria Borbonica and Duomo di Napoli will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Piazza dei Martiri and Gioielleria Caruso. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, wander the streets of Decumani di Napoli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, and browse the exhibits of Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Naples trip maker app.

New Delhi, India to Naples is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Naples is minus 4.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Naples reach 27°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Reggia di Caserta, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

9
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Escape the urban bustle at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto. Musei Capitolini and Centrale Montemartini will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Tivoli to see Villa Adriana about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, visit Trastevere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome journey planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

8
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo della Porziuncola and Assisi Galleria 6C. Shop till you drop at B.A.T. Assisi and Assisi Jewels. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Montefalco (Montioni Frantoio e Cantina & Wild Foods Italy). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, steep yourself in history at San Damiano, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

Plan trip to Assisi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Assisi, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Montefalco, Cascata delle Marmore, Civita di Bagnoregio, La Cerqua Tartufi, Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

9
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Visit The Baptistery of St. John and Campanile di Giotto for their historical value. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Riserva Naturale Acquerino Cantagallo (in Cantagallo) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Siena). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the exciting artwork at Collezione Roberto Casamonti, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip app.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Castello del Trebbio, Riserva Naturale Acquerino Cantagallo, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

9
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lago di Garda and Centro Equitazione Ai Schinchi. Shop till you drop at Piazza delle Erbe and Anna Grazia Perlini Creazioni in Ceramica. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: La Rocca (in Garda), Valsaviore (in Saviore dell'Adamello) and Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra (in Folgarida). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and listen to music at Arena di Verona.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Verona travel route planner.

Take a train from Florence to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Verona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Garda, Oasi naturale faunistica le risorgive, Percorso Panoramico "Strada dei Pescatori", Valsaviore, Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra
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King Rock arrampicata ©
King Rock arrampicata
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Shop till you drop at Giudecca 795 Art Gallery and European Cultural Centre - Palazzo Mora. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Cantina San Gregorio in Valdobbiadene--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, wander the streets of Cannaregio, make a trip to Dorsoduro, and admire the masterpieces at Le Stanze del Vetro.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Venice itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cantina San Gregorio
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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