37 days in Italy Itinerary

37 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 6 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Milan
— 5 nights
Drive
9
Turin
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Como
— 3 nights
Drive
11
Bellagio
— 3 nights
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Rome — 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and Trevimage. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Stanze di Raffaello. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rome visit planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.
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Assisi — 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola. On your second day here, look for gifts at Sapori dall'Umbria, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina, surround yourself with nature on Wild Foods Italy, then take a stroll through City Centre, then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, and finally admire the masterpieces at Collegio del Cambio.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Assisi, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can 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.
Visit Duomo di Siena and Battistero di San Giovanni for their historical value. Do your shopping at Cravattificio di Siena and San Quirico d'Orcia. Go for a jaunt from Siena to Rapolano Terme to see Spas about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale, and don't miss a visit to Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Siena trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Pisa.
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Pisa — 2 nights

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, admire the striking features of Duomo di Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, then see the interesting displays at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pieve dei Santi Giovanni ed Ermolao. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at Bagni di Pisa Medical Spa, contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, and finally look for gifts at Vineria Dolce Vita I Borghi.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip builder tool.

Drive from Siena to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Pisa, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pitti Palace and Basilica of Santa Croce. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Florence, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.
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Venice — 4 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Canal Grande and Piazza San Marco. Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Codex Art Gallery capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in November, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): catch a live performance at Arena di Verona, make a trip to Cappella dei Notai, make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Aquardens: Le Terme di Verona, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, then wander the streets of Punta di San Vigilio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Te.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Verona vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Verona are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Milan.
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Milan — 5 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pinacoteca di Brera and La Sala delle Asse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: QC Terme San Pellegrino (in San Pellegrino Terme) and Monte Cornagera (in Aviatico). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and test your team's savvy at La Casa Maledetta.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, daytime highs in Milan are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train 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.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Egizio and Reggia Di Reale. Let the collections at Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: visit Quadrilatero Romano, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colline di Torino, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Superga.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turin trip planning site.

Getting from Milan to Turin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Como.
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Como — 3 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.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica di Sant'Abbondio and Broletto. Family-friendly places like Cathedral of Como (Duomo) and Antica Cava di Ornavasso will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Como: Il Centro Storico di Arona (in Arona), Antico Olmo (in Mergozzo) and Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella). Next up on the itinerary: browse the fresh offerings at Micromercato Moltrasio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Fedele, stop by Le Chicche torte di caramelle By Bijoux, and go for a walk through Centro Storico.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Como visit planner.

Traveling by car from Turin to Como takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in December, Como is a bit cooler at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bellagio.
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Bellagio — 3 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Get a sense of the local culture at Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte and Valentinarte Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Orrido di Bellano and Kayaking & Canoeing. Venture out of the city with trips to Varenna (S. Giovanni Battista, Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, &more) and Castello di Vezio (in Vezio). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Original Watercolors di Masits Agnes, stroll around La Punta Spartivento, admire the natural beauty at Parco di Villa Serbelloni, and admire the striking features of I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bellagio online trip maker.

You can drive from Como to Bellagio in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Bellagio are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel 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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