29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 2 nights
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Verona
— 3 nights
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Rho
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Assisi
— 3 nights
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Naples
— 3 nights
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Pompeii
— 1 night
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Castellammare del Golfo
— 3 nights
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Rome
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally don't miss a visit to Church of San Pantalon. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. When traveling from Vancouver in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the long history of I Portoni della Bra, steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona, contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, then examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, then pause for some serene contemplation at chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona, and finally explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of Sant'Eufemia, explore the world behind art at AMO - Arena Museo Opera, don't miss a visit to Santa Maria Antica, then don't miss a visit to Arche Scaligere, and finally pause for some photo ops at La Loggia del Consiglio.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Verona tour planner.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In March, Verona is much hotter than Venice - with highs of 34°C and lows of 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rho.
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Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:

Rho — 3 nights

Rho is a town and comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 14km northwest of Milan.GeographyRho is lapped by the river Olona and crossed by its tributaries Bozzente and Lura, nowadays partially cloaked inside the town.At the north and east of the town, there is the Strada statale 33 del Sempione, which in the past was crossing the town itself, in the current corso Europa. Discover out-of-the-way places like Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo and La Playa. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Strada Coperta, Strade Sotterranee e Cavallerizza and Museo Castiglioni. Venture out of the city with trips to Pista Ciclopedonale del Lago di Comabbio (in Comabbio), Vigevano (Castello Sforzesco & Cattedrale Sant’Ambrogio) and Chiesa Madonna di Campagna (in Cantello). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Agliate, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Tesoro del Duomo di Monza, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Beata Vergine Addolorata, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Villa Visconti Banfi.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rho tour planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Rho takes 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Verona in March, with highs in Rho at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 22nd (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Amedeo Lia, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Spiaggia di Fegina, hike along Levanto to Monterosso Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Di San Pietro, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, and finally hike along Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rho to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:

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 discover tucked-away gems like Pitti Palace and The Baptistery of St. John. Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, and learn about all things military at Stibbert Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker site.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Assisi.
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Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:

Assisi — 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza del Duomo and Cripta di San Francesco are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano and Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Perugia (Acquedotto Medievale, Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, &more), Museo Civico Rocca Flea (in Gualdo Tadino) and Spoleto (Chiesa di San Ponziano & Giro dei Condotti). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the exciting artwork at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Rose. Mostra Maria, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Assisi.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Assisi online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March, daytime highs in Assisi are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Naples.
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Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:

Naples — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stadio San Paolo. Explore hidden gems such as Museo delle Arti Sanitarie and The Neapolis Buried. Escape the urban bustle at Posillipo and Vulcano Solfatara. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Chiesa Di San Giovanni A Carbonara, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Naples takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Naples when traveling from Assisi in March, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Pompeii.
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Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 3:

Pompeii — 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the ancient world of House of Venus in the Shell, contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri, delve into the distant past at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), then delve into the distant past at Termopolio di Vetuzio Placido, then explore the ancient world of Fullonica di Stephanus, and finally delve into the distant past at Tempio d'Iside.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Pompeii visit planning tool.

Pompeii is very close to Naples. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Castellammare del Golfo.
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Castellammare del Golfo — 3 nights

Castellammare del Golfo is a town and comune in the Trapani Province of Sicily. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chiesa di San Domenico and Chiesa della Santissima Trinita di Delia. Take a break from the city and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Castellammare del Golfo's surroundings by going to Cala Tonnarella dell'Uzzo (in San Vito lo Capo), Riserva Naturale Orientata Monte Cofano (in Custonaci) and Mazara del Vallo (Cattedrale San Salvatore & Chiesa di San Nicolo Regale). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Ethno-Anthropological Museum - Annalisa Buccellato, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Maria Santissima del Rosario, and take in the waterfront at Porto di Castellammare del Golfo.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Castellammare del Golfo road trip planner.

Getting from Pompeii to Castellammare del Golfo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:

Rome — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Borghese. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Pantheon, have fun and explore at Welcome To Rome, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Castellammare del Golfo to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Castellammare del Golfo in April since evenings lows in Rome dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
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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Province of Milan travel guide

3.8
Nightlife · Shopping Malls · Movie Theaters
Milan is the city capital of the Lombardy Region in Northern Italy and is the 2nd richest city in the European Union after Paris in 2016. It is the second most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper at 1,369,000, and the Metropolitan City of Milan at 3,219,000. Its geographical outskirt, has a population estimated to be about 5,270,000 in 1,891km2, ranking 2nd in the European Union. The wider Milan metropolitan area, popular for Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that comprehends almost every province of Lombardy, the Piedmont province of Novara, and some parts of the province of Piacenza which counts an estimated total population of 8,123,020.Milan is Italy's main industrial and financial capital and corporation hub home to thousands of the most important companies worldwide. In terms of GDP, it has the largest economy among European non-capital cities. Milan is considered part of the Blue Banana and has now become the wealthiest city among the economic rivalry "Four Motors for Europe."

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Tuscany travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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Sicily travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Churches
The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily is a ruggedly attractive land. The island has a long history of foreign domination and has been controlled by the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, and Normans. The result is a distinct culture blending elements from all of those areas and featuring an intriguing dialect. This is a huge island with plenty of small villages to tour, each with its own treasures. Beyond the popular coastal areas, Sicily's inland attractions include an unspoiled landscape of mountains, hills, and villages that sometimes seem frozen in time. While the natural environment is its biggest draw, Sicily's greatest asset may be its people. They are proud of their traditions and incredibly hospitable to visitors.
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