29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner
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Fly
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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Sorrento
— 3 nights
Train
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Bologna
— 2 nights
Train
7
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Varenna
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Treviso
— 1 night
Shuttle
10
Venice
— 3 nights
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Rome — 3 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 and learn at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Get in touch with nature at Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker site.

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rome. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Rome reach 34°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Pompeii.
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Pompeii — 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio National Park and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Kundry Bottega d'Arte, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, then stroll through Spiaggia Di Minori, and finally stroll through Spiaggia Lannio.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Appreciate the collections at Terrerosse Sorrento and Marcello Aversa Studio d'Arte. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Sant'Antonio Abate, kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and take a leisurely stroll along Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sorrento online trip builder.

You can drive from Pompeii to Sorrento in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Get in touch with nature at Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona e Campigna and Maneggio Guelfi Neri - Passeggiate a cavallo nel chianti. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip website.

You can take a train from Sorrento to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Step out of the city life by going to Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours and Cinque Terre Trails. Appreciate the collections at Archaeological and mining museum of Castiglione Chiavarese and Museo Diocesano Della Spezia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cinque Terre: Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Portovenere (in Porto Venere). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, take a stroll around Vernazza, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Di San Pietro.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Cinque Terre takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cinque Terre, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bologna.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Archeologico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then take a stroll through Quadrilatero, then contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, then catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, then examine the collection at Museo Ferrari, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bologna vacation planner.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Bologna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.
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Milan — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan travel route builder site.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Milan sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Varenna.
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Varenna — 3 nights

Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Orrido di Bellano. Museum-lovers will get to explore Villa Carlotta and Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Varenna: Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo), I Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio) and Riva Bianca Beach (in Lierna). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, explore the activities along Lago di Como, take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista, and take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Varenna travel planning site.

Getting from Milan to Varenna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June in Varenna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Treviso.
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Treviso — 1 night

Little Venice

The northern Italy medieval city of Treviso is known worldwide as the home of the Italian dessert tiramisu.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata lungo la restera, walk around Oasi Cervara, get a taste of the local shopping with B#S Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Treviso. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at PDC Cartizze, then explore the historical opulence of La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda, then see the interesting displays at Poli Museo della Grappa, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Museo degli Alpini di Bassano.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Treviso online journey planner.

You can drive from Varenna to Treviso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Treviso can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a shuttle 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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel planning tool.

Venice is very close to Treviso. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to fly back 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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Lake Como travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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