21 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel planner
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Fly
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ravenna
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Mantua
— 1 night
Drive
6
Turin
— 4 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Forio
7
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
Taxi to Ischia, Ferry to Naples
8
Naples
— 3 nights
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Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Explore hidden gems such as Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Centro Storico. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Centro Storico di Siena & Torre del Mangia), Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Camposanto, &more) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). There's lots more to do: get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning website.

Hyderabad, India to Florence is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Hyderabad to Florence, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, expect Florence to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.
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Assisi — 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Ravenna.
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Ravenna — 3 nights

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello Estense and Basilica di San Vitale. Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo dei Diamanti and Archiepiscopal Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravenna: Via delle Volte (in Ferrara), Trepponti (in Comacchio) and Porto Turistico Cesenatico (in Cesenatico). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero degli Ariani, don't miss a visit to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, admire the masterpieces at Musei San Domenico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Di Sant'Apollinare In Classe.

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Traveling by car from Assisi to Ravenna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravenna when traveling from Assisi in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Venice — 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cannaregio and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Dorsoduro, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and take in the views from Ponte dell'Accademia.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ravenna to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Mantua.
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Mantua — 1 night

Sleeping Beauty

Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Palazzo Te, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale di Mantova, explore the world behind art at Camera degli Sposi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, and finally explore the ancient world of Rotonda di San Lorenzo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mantua online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Mantua takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Mantua sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Turin.
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Turin — 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Forte di Bard. Appreciate the collections at Borgo Medievale and Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi. Change things up with a short trip to Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area in Breuil-Cervinia (about 1h 45 min away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Consolata, don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello, see the interesting displays at Juventus Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Armeria Reale.

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You can drive from Mantua to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Mantua, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Forio.
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia — 2 nights

On the 14th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Maronti Beach, look for gifts at Ischia Salumi, then don't miss a visit to Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso. On the next day, indulge in some personalized pampering at Giardini Poseidon Terme, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Citara, and then take in the natural beauty of Baia di Sorgeto.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Forio trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Turin to Forio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in May: high temperatures in Forio hover around 27°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Naples.
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Naples — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Gesu Nuovo Church, then steep yourself in history at Napoli Sotterranea, then stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Galleria Borbonica, then go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Naples travel route planner.

Getting from Forio to Naples by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Naples, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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