54 days in Italy Itinerary

54 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Columbus
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 21 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Porto Venere
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Train + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Tropea
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Amalfi
— 6 nights
Drive:  15 min
5
Praiano
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
6
Positano
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Capri
— 7 nights
+2
Ferry + Subway + Train:  3 h 15 min
8
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Columbus

21
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more), Casa Museo Andrich (in Torcello) and Piazza San Giacomo (in Udine). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online sightseeing planner.

Columbus, USA to Venice is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. August in Venice sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Padua, Valdobbiadene, Casa Museo Andrich, La Via Dell'acqua, Chiesa di San Giacomo
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 25:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Porto Venere

Porto Venere ©
Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. Change things up with a short trip to Punta Corvo in Ameglia (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Portovenere, stop by La Bottega Di Rena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church, and cool off at Lido di Lerici Stabilimento Balneare.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto Venere online road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Porto Venere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tropea.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lerici, Punta Corvo
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:
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Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Punta Corvo ©
Punta Corvo

5
nights
Tropea

Tropea ©
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tropea: Pizzo (Castello Aragonese Murat, Le Spiagge di Pizzo, &more), Paola (Santuario di San Francesco di Paola & Chiesa del Santissimo Rosario) and Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab) (in Cosenza). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Michelino Beach, stop by Gourmetit, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tropea Beach, and get curious at Artistic Creations The Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tropea attractions planner.

Getting from Porto Venere to Tropea by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Tropea are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pizzo, Capo Vaticano, Paola, Chiesa di San Pietro Apostolo, Michelino Beach
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 3:
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Michelino Beach ©
Michelino Beach
Spiaggia Paradiso del sub ©
Spiaggia Paradiso del sub

6
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amalfi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tropea to Amalfi in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tropea in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 70°F in Amalfi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Praiano.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia di Atrani, Amalfi Coast, Sentiero dei Limoni
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 10:
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

2
nights
Praiano

Praiano ©
Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): Head underground at Grotta dello Smeraldo, don't miss a visit to Fiordo di Furore, and then take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado, then don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina di Praia Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Praiano trip planner.

You can drive from Amalfi to Praiano in an hour. In September in Praiano, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Praiano

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Grotta dello Smeraldo, Fiordo di Furore, Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:
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Grotta dello Smeraldo ©
Grotta dello Smeraldo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Marina di Praia Beach ©
Marina di Praia Beach

4
nights
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.
When in Positano, make a side trip to see Fishing Charters & Tours in Sorrento, approximately Sorrento away. Dedicate the 12th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 14th (Sat), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica della SS. Trinita.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Positano online trip maker.

Positano is just a short distance from Praiano. In September in Positano, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sorrento, Basilica della SS. Trinita
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Basilica della SS. Trinita ©
Basilica della SS. Trinita

7
nights
Capri

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone, Head underground at Red Grotta, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and kick back and relax at Marina Piccola.

Start your trip to Capri by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Positano to Capri takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anacapri
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 23:
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
Belvedere di Tragara ©
Belvedere di Tragara

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 24th (Tue), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Capri to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Capri in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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