53 days in Italy Itinerary

53 days in Italy Itinerary

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53 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + train:  12​h
1
Naples
— 9 nights
2
Rome
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Assisi
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 9 nights
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. Head to Keste and Piazza dei Martirifor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei and National Archaeological Museum of Naples. Step out of Naples with an excursion to Reggia di Caserta in Caserta--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Cappella Sansevero, browse the exhibits of Museo Diocesano Napoli - Complesso Monumentale Donnaregina, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and delve into the distant past at Ruins of Herculaneum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Naples road trip planning site .

New Delhi, India to Naples is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Naples is minus 4 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Naples hover around 27°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vesuvio National Park, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Reggia di Caserta, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Visit Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

8
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi and Museo della Porziuncola. Appreciate the collections at B.A.T. Assisi and Assisi Galleria 6C. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Montefalco (Montioni Frantoio e Cantina & Wild Foods Italy), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Civita di Bagnoregio (in Civita di Bagnoregio). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Assisi journey maker site .

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, Assisi is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Montefalco, Val d'Orcia, Cascata delle Marmore, Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, Teatro Romano
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

9
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Giardino di Villa Strozzi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pitti Palace and Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Valsaviore and King Rock arrampicata. Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Via Mazzinifor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: Garda (Lago di Garda & La Rocca), Oasi naturale faunistica le risorgive (in Castel d'Azzano) and Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra (in Folgarida). Next up on the itinerary: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona sightseeing website .

Take a train from Florence to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Garda, Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra, Oasi naturale faunistica le risorgive, Valsaviore, Percorso Panoramico "Strada dei Pescatori"
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at L'artista della barbaria and Galleria S.Eufemia. Appreciate the collections at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Doge's Palace. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Cantina San Gregorio in Valdobbiadene, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Dorsoduro, and steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough 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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