58 days in Italy Itinerary

58 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Catania, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Palermo, Sicily
— 4 nights
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Naples
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Assisi
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Pisa
— 2 nights
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Genoa
— 4 nights
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Turin
— 5 nights
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Milan
— 4 nights
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Bologna
— 2 nights
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Verona
— 2 nights
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Andalo
— 1 night
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Selva di Val Gardena
— 4 nights
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Brunico
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 5 nights
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Catania, Sicily

— 2 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Nicholas Cathedral and Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943. Venture out of the city with trips to Taormina (Ancient Theatre of Taormina, Villa Comunale, &more) and Syracuse (Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), Duomo di Siracusa, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Sant'Agata la Vetere, take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini, and stroll around Giardino Bellini.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Catania holiday planner.

Berlin, Germany to Catania is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:

Palermo, Sicily

— 4 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio and Duomo di Monreale. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra), Cefalu (Cefalu Coast & Duomo di Cefalu) and Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco (in Trapani). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza Pretoria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, steep yourself in history at Norman Palace, and admire the local landmark of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria).

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Palermo tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Catania to Palermo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Naples.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:

Naples

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Galleria Borbonica and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Fornillo (in Positano), Piazza Tasso (in Sorrento) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Caracciolo, take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planning app.

You can fly from Palermo to Naples in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March in Naples, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 12:

Rome

— 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 18:

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Explore hidden gems such as San Damiano and Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola. Get out of town with these interesting Assisi side-trips: Piazza della Repubblica (in Cortona), Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Perugia (City Centre & Rocca Paolina). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Ponte delle Torri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, and learn about winemaking at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip planning website.

Drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Assisi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and The Baptistery of St. John. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: San Gimignano (Historic Centre of San Gimignano & Guardastelle Vineyard). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, relax and rejuvenate at ASMANA Wellness World Florence, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 26:

Pisa

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Terrazza Mascagni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Montenero, and then get to know the fascinating history of Svizzera Pesciatina. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Knights’ Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, and finally admire the striking features of Battistero di San Giovanni.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

Genoa

— 4 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Boccadasse and Budello di Alassio. Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo (in Chiavari), Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto (in Varazze). There's much more to do: stroll through Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, enjoy breathtaking views from Spianata Castelletto, don't miss a visit to Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi.

Discover how to plan a Genoa trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Genoa sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:

Turin

— 5 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area and Castello di Grinzane Cavour. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Altro ed Altrove Studio Massaggi Professionali e Corsi Yoga (in Chieri), Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Castello di Fenis (in Fenis). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Superga.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Turin holiday maker site.

You can drive from Genoa to Turin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Genoa in April: high temperatures in Turin hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 6:

Milan

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Brescia Castle and Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Bergamo (Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, &more), Cremona (Cathedral of Cremona & Museo del Violino) and Brescia (Duomo Vecchio di Brescia & Museo di Santa Giulia). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, get lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and contemplate the long history of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

Take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in April, you will find days in Milan are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:

Bologna

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Petronio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, see the interesting displays at International museum and library of music, get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Archeologico, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Estense, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo dei Diamanti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): push the limits with an extreme tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena, sample the fine beverages at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, then examine the collection at Museo Ferrari, then get your bearings at Archiginnasio di Bologna, and finally don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bologna day trip planning site.

Take a train from Milan to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
On the 13th (Tue), admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, hunt for treasures at Piazza delle Erbe, make a trip to Piazza dei Signori, then snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of I Portoni della Bra, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino Giusti, take in the views from Ponte Pietra, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Fondazione Bisazza.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Verona journey maker tool.

You can take a train from Bologna to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Andalo.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:

Andalo

— 1 night
Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the activities along Lago di Molveno, shop like a local with Mostra Miniature e Presepi, then hit the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal, then stroll through Paganella, and finally see the winter wonderland with Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Andalo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April in Andalo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Andalo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:

Selva di Val Gardena

— 4 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Val Gardena and Col Rodella. Get out of town with these interesting Selva di Val Gardena side-trips: Tappeiner Promenade (in Merano), Bolzano (Duomo Maria Assunta, Piazza Walther, &more) and Trento (Piazza Duomo & MUSE - Science Museum).

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Selva di Val Gardena road trip app.

You can drive from Andalo to Selva di Val Gardena in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Andalo in April, expect nights in Selva di Val Gardena to be slightly colder, around -1°C, while days are cooler, around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Brunico.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:

Brunico

— 3 nights
Step off the beaten path and head to Kronplatz and Passo Giau. Get out of town with these interesting Brunico side-trips: Lake Misurina (in Auronzo di Cadore), Kloster Neustift (in Varna) and Duomo di Bressanone (in Bressanone).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Brunico sightseeing planner.

Getting from Selva di Val Gardena to Brunico by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, Brunico is somewhat warmer than Selva di Val Gardena - with highs of 15°C and lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Brunico

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:

Venice

— 5 nights

City of Romance

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico di Venezia and Dorsoduro. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Sacrario di Cima Grappa (in Borso del Grappa). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brunico to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Brunico in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 27:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.