30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Bergamo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Corvara in Badia
— 1 night
Drive
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San Candido
— 1 night
Drive
4
Trieste
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Bologna
— 3 nights
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6
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
7
Rome
— 4 nights
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8
Naples
— 4 nights
Ferry
9
Ischia
— 1 night
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Catania
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Catania
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Palermo
— 2 nights
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Portofino
— 1 night
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Turin
— 2 nights
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Bergamo — 3 nights

City of a Thousand

In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Citta Alta and Palazzo Te. Visit Castello Scaligero and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Bergamo: Duomo Vecchio di Brescia (in Brescia), Mantua (Rotonda di San Lorenzo & Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova) and Padua (Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Mura Venete and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Colleoni.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bergamo day trip tool.

London, UK to Bergamo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bergamo is 1 hour. In April, Bergamo is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Corvara in Badia.
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Corvara in Badia — 1 night

Corvara is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 40km east of Bolzano.GeographyAs of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,340 and an area of 42.2km2.Corvara borders the following municipalities: Badia, Canazei, Livinallongo del Col di Lana, San Martin de Tor, and Sëlva.Corvara is the main center of Alta Badia, a prestigious tourist area located at the top end of the Val Badia, surrounded by the peaks of the Dolomites mountains. On the 5th (Wed), hit the slopes at Ski School Corvara Ladinia, then stroll through Scuola Sci & Snowboard La Villa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Villa, and finally hike along Sellaronda.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Corvara in Badia holiday app.

You can drive from Bergamo to Corvara in Badia in 4 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Bergamo in April: highs in Corvara in Badia hover around 5°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Candido.
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San Candido — 1 night

Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. On the 6th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia di San Nicolo di Prato alla Drava, then hit the slopes at Skigebiet 3 Zinnen Dolomites, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dobbiaco, and finally hit the slopes at Ski Academy San Candido.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Candido road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Corvara in Badia to San Candido takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Corvara in Badia in April, things will get a bit warmer in San Candido: highs are around 15°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Trieste.
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Trieste — 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
On the 7th (Fri), explore the activities along Trieste Gulf, explore the historical opulence of Miramare Castle-Historical Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cave "Grotta Gigante", and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Military Memorial Redipuglia. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Giusto Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of San Giusto Castle, examine the collection at San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, then make a trip to Porto Vecchio, and finally explore the activities along Grand Canal.

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You can drive from San Candido to Trieste in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Candido in April; daily highs in Trieste reach 20°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.
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Bologna — 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello Estense and Centro Storico Ferrara. Get some cultural insight at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano and Piazza Grande - World Heritage Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Duomo di Modena (in Modena) and Ferrara (Le Mura di Ferrara, Via delle Volte, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, get a dose of the wild on Associazione Vitruvio, and steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Domenico.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Trieste to Bologna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Bologna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Storico and Duomo di Pisa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Basilica of San Frediano (in Lucca) and Pisa (Camposanto, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, appreciate the history behind Perseus Statue, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online road trip planner.

Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Pantheon and Church of St. Louis of the French will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, and take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome holiday tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 4 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Catacombe di San Gaudioso. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Neapolis Buried and Forum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Duomo di Ravello), Odeon - Teatro Piccolo (in Pompeii) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Cloister del Paradiso, &more). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Naples Centro Storico, explore the world behind art at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto), admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, and pause for some serene contemplation at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Naples travel route builder.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Ischia.
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Ischia — 1 night

Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria delle Grazie in San Pietro, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso, and finally don't miss a visit to Acquedotto del Buceto.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ischia trip maker app.

You can ride a ferry from Naples to Ischia in 2 hours. In April in Ischia, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Catania.
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Catania — 2 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 24th (Mon), see Off-Road Tours, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943, take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini, then steep yourself in history at Piazza del Duomo, then explore the ancient world of Terme Achilliane, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Catania online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ischia to Catania takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, subway, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ischia in April since evenings lows in Catania dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Palermo.
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Palermo — 2 nights

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 26th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Palazzo Steri - Chiaramonte - Carcere dei penitenziati, explore the galleries of Santuario Santa Rosalia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Cataldo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Del Gesu, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Conte Federico, then make a trip to Quattro Canti, and finally make a trip to Piazza Pretoria.

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

Traveling by car from Catania to Palermo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can fly to Portofino.
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Portofino — 1 night

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Di San Martino, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro Di Portofino, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Del Parco, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria d'Arte Portofino.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Portofino online tour planner.

You can fly from Palermo to Portofino in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Turin.
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Turin — 2 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.
On the 29th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Superga, then contemplate the long history of Piazza Carignano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Gran Madre di Dio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colline di Torino, and finally examine the collection at Il Bucintoro dei Savoia.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin planner.

Drive from Portofino to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, Turin is slightly colder than Portofino - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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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