58 days in Italy & Belgium Itinerary

58 days in Italy & Belgium Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany
Drive + Fly:  7 h
1
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Colico, Italy
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Assisi, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Siena, Italy
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Verona, Italy
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
10
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
12
Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h
End: Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany


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1
night
Milan, Italy

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.
On the 1st (Tue), steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo San Fedele.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Milan day trip tool.

Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany to Milan is an approximately 7- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September in Milan, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Colico.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

5
nights
Colico, Italy

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Storico and Forte Montecchio Nord. You'll explore and learn at Forte di Fuentes and Museum Moto Guzzi. Get out of town with these interesting Colico side-trips: Casa dei Presepi (in Mezzegra), Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Chiosco Villa Carlotta) and Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice (in Cadenabbia di Griante). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Val di Mello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenway del Lago di Como, and examine the collection at Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Colico tour builder site.

Drive from Milan to Colico in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Colico

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gravedona, Ossuccio, Mandello del Lario, Sorico, Tremezzina
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:
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Forte Montecchio Nord ©
Forte Montecchio Nord
Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra ©

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo della Carta and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Get a sense of the local culture at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Ravello. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Praiano (Cappella dell'Annunziata & Torre di Grado) and Positano (Fornillo & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, step into the grandiose world of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, and admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ravello trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Colico to Ravello. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Colico in September, with highs in Ravello at 30°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Minori, Maiori, Praiano, Scala
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata

5
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some cultural insight at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Sol’Art Ceramiche. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borbonica and The Neapolis Buried. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Paestum (Paestum Ruins & Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata), Pompeii (Lupanar, Temple of Apollo, &more) and Salerno (Castello di Arechi, Chiesa della Sacra Famiglia, &more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Naples trip simple and quick.

Drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Naples when traveling from Ravello in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Pompeii, Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, Paestum
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 16:
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

6
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome online road trip planner.

Take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 22:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

5
nights
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Eremo delle Carceri are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at San Damiano and Basilica di Santa Chiara. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono (in Fabriano), Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria (in Perugia) and Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Rufino.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi travel route app.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Assisi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Perugia, Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

5
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Siena and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Let the collections at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana and Pinacoteca Nazionale capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), San Gimignano (Torre Grossa, Torre e Casa Campatelli, &more) and Crete Senesi (in Asciano). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella di Piazza, pause for some serene contemplation at San Francesco, and make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Siena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Montalcino, San Gimignano, Radda in Chianti, Val d'Orcia, Poggio al Bosco
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazzale Michelangelo. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole (in San Miniato), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and St Martin Cathedral (in Lucca). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and explore the galleries of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, Leaning Tower of Pisa, St Martin Cathedral
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

5
nights
Verona, Italy

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.
Appreciate the collections at Casa di Giulietta and Galleria d'Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti. Popular historic sites such as Arena di Verona and Basilica di Santa Anastasia are in your itinerary. Explore Verona's surroundings by going to Parma (Battistero di Parma & Cattedrale di Parma) and Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti (in Modena). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, admire the masterpieces at AMO - Arena Museo Opera, and make a trip to I Portoni della Bra.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Verona online road trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, you will find days in Verona are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Parma, Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

5
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Ca' d'Oro will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza del Santo, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planning site.

Take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: MAS - Museum aan de Stroom (in Antwerp) and Memorial Waterloo 1815 (in Braine-l'Alleud). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, and contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Brussels trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Venice to Brussels by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in October, with highs in Brussels at 16°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, Memorial Waterloo 1815
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

5
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Gravensteen and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of Brugge and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Tyne Cot Cemetery (in Zonnebeke), In Flanders Fields Museum (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Ghent (De Assels, Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum, and examine the collection at Friet Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bruges travel planning tool.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Bruges sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Tyne Cot Cemetery, In Flanders Fields Museum, Huisje van Majutte
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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