60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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60 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24​h
1
Venice
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Verona
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Como
— 8 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Assisi
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Salerno
— 8 nights
train:  2​h
7
Rome
— 8 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney

8
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 Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doge's Palace and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Piazza dei Signori, University of Padova, & more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice online trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice due to the time zone difference. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

8
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.
Get some cultural insight at Museo di Castelvecchio and Operaforte. Arena di Verona and Chiesa dei Santi Nazaro e Celso will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua) and Acetaia Villa San Donnino (in Modena). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesetta di San Rocchetto, and get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Verona travel route planning app .

Take a train from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Verona are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Como.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, Acetaia Villa San Donnino
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Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

8
nights
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Duomo di Milano and Castello di Corenno Plinio will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario Madonna del Soccorso and Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice. Get out of town with these interesting Como side-trips: S. Giovanni Battista (in Varenna), Ossuccio (Chiesa di San Giacomo & Sacro Monte di Ossuccio) and Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Di S. Sisinnio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche San Martino, and see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Como route planner.

Getting from Verona to Como by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Como can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ossuccio, Dervio, Colico, Gravedona, Lake Como
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como

9
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Do some cultural sightseeing at Uffizi Galleries and Piazzale Michelangelo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Basilica di San Domenico, Siena Cathedral, & more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online tour planner .

Take a train from Como to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
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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

8
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi and Rocca Maggiore. Popular historic sites such as Eremo delle Carceri and St. Peter's Abbey are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Eremo Le Celle (in Cortona), Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna) and Museo Cinema a Pennello (in Montecosaro). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and contemplate the long history of Oratorio dei Pellegrini.

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

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in June, Assisi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Museo Cinema a Pennello, Azienda Agraria Guerrieri, Eremo Le Celle, Vineria del Carmine
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Museo Cinema a Pennello ©
Museo Cinema a Pennello
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

8
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei and Centro Storico Ravello will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Change things up with these side-trips from Salerno: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, & more), Paestum Ruins (in Paestum) and Villa dei Misteri (in Pompeii). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Lorenzo Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dell'Annunziata, steep yourself in history at Santa Maria de Olearia, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Salerno War Cemetery.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salerno online vacation planner .

Getting from Assisi to Salerno by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Salerno when traveling from Assisi in June, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi, Scala
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona. Vatican Museums and Roman Forum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

You can take a train from Salerno to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in June, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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