54 days in Italy Itinerary

54 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

6
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 some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Your inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and St Mark's Campanile. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. In April, Venice is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fondazione Bisazza and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Step out of the city life by going to Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal and King Rock arrampicata. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Piazza delle Erbe, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Libreria Antiquaria Perini, and experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Verona day trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. April in Verona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Fondazione Bisazza, Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal
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Fondazione Bisazza ©
Fondazione Bisazza
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

3
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Chiosco Villa Carlotta. Get outdoors at Anything But Work and Sentee di Sort. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno), Micromercato Moltrasio (in Moltrasio) and Mr. Savethewall (in Como). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Milan tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Greenway del Lago di Como, Micromercato Moltrasio, Mr. Savethewall, Sentee di Sort, Chiosco Villa Carlotta
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. For shopping fun, head to M.G. Design or Scarpelli Mosaici. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna) and Siena (Silvia Tanganelli, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence day trip site.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Basilica San Vitale
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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

7
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get outdoors at Val d'Orcia and Albaneto. Do your shopping at B.A.T. Assisi and Art Leather. Step out of Assisi to go to Castelnuovo dell'Abate and see Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and learn about winemaking at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in April, Assisi is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Albaneto, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Val d'Orcia
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Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

7
nights
Positano

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.
Head to Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Miniaci Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Valle delle Ferriere (in Amalfi), Scala (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo & Chiesa dell'Annunziata) and Ravello (Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, Villa Rufolo, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, head outdoors with Walk of the Gods, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata), and appreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano itinerary planner.

Getting from Assisi to Positano by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Assisi in May, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Scala, Praiano, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

7
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Step out of the city life by going to Posillipo and I Due Fratelli. For shopping fun, head to Sol’Art Ceramiche or Made In Salerno. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Salerno (Salerno War Cemetery, Cilento, &more), Paestum Ruins (in Paestum) and Villa Guariglia (in Raito). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Galleria Borbonica, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Naples vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Naples sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii, Vietri sul Mare, Paestum Ruins, Villa Guariglia
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

8
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Escape the urban bustle at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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