30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
Train
3
Pisa
— 1 night
Drive
4
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Rome
— 5 nights
Train
7
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Pompeii
— 1 night
Drive
9
Positano
— 3 nights
Fly
10
Venice
— 2 nights
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Milan — 3 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.
Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Cathedral of Como (Duomo) (in Como), Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio) and Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and steep yourself in history at La Citta Alta.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Milan journey maker site.

Los Angeles, USA to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Milan is 9 hours. In June, daytime highs in Milan are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 4 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Porto Venere (Portovenere & Palazzata a Mare), Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia (in La Spezia) and Genoa (Museo del Tesoro, Aquarium of Genoa, &more). There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, hike along Cinque Terre Trails, get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, and pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Pisa.
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Pisa — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 23rd (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pisa day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Pisa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Pisa, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Siena.
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Siena — 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino) and San Gimignano (San Gimignano Bell Tower, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, &more). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rome.
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Rome — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

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

Getting from Siena to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, and finally explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, see the interesting displays at Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai, make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Naples, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pompeii.
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Pompeii — 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, delve into the distant past at Forum, then contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri, and finally contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pompeii online vacation planner.

Pompeii is very close to Naples. July in Pompeii sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.
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Positano — 3 nights

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.
On the 9th (Sun), kick back and relax at Fornillo, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire, then steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and then get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Positano trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Positano are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Venice.
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Venice — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Prato della Valle, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

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Traveling by flight from Positano to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Positano in July since evenings lows in Venice dip to 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for home.
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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.
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