33 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sorrento
— 3 nights
Drive
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Postiglione
— 1 day
Drive
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Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Milan
— 2 nights
Train
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Como
— 4 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 5 nights
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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. On the 27th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and then explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, steep yourself in history at Museo Cappella Sansevero, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, and finally make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples trip maker.

Perth, Australia to Naples is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Naples due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Perth in April, plan for slightly colder days in Naples, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time 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.
On the 29th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Agriturismo Primaluce - Fattoria Didattica e Tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa e Convento di S. Francesco.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In April in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Postiglione.
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Postiglione — 1 day

Postiglione is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.GeographyLocated in Cilento, below the Alburni mountains, borders with the municipalities of Altavilla Silentina, Campagna, Castelcivita, Controne, Contursi Terme, Serre and Sicignano degli Alburni.Postiglione counts 5 frazioni: Canneto, Duchessa, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo and Zancuso. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get outside with Oasi WWF di Persano, explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno Di Postiglione, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Turistico delle Sorgenti.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Postiglione trip planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Postiglione in 2 hours. Traveling from Sorrento in May, things will get slightly colder in Postiglione: highs are around 18°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Reggio Calabria.
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Reggio Calabria — 2 nights

Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. On the 3rd (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata, take in the pleasant sights at Corso Garibaldi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Chianalea di Scilla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Maria S.S Immacolata di Scilla e Favazzina, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, and finally get great views at Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Opere di Rabarama, appreciate the history behind Monumento Dea Athena, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Assunta, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Reggio Calabria trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Postiglione to Reggio Calabria in 4.5 hours. In May, Reggio Calabria is somewhat warmer than Postiglione - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight 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 5th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, then steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Reggio Calabria to Milan by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Milan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Como.
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Como — 4 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello), Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella) and I Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant’Orsola, stop by Le Mille e Una Mella Caramelleria, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Como day trip planning tool.

Drive from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Como are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Verona.
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Verona — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, make a trip to Cappella dei Notai, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, then take in the views from Ponte Scaligero, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Verona online trip builder.

You can drive from Como to Verona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in Verona sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Piazza delle Erbe, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Venice road trip website.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

Before you visit Florence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Siena.
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Siena — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then don't miss a visit to Facciatone, then admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni. On the next day, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and then make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Siena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, wander the streets of Trastevere, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome attractions planning app.

You can drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to fly 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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