51 days in Italy Itinerary

51 days in Italy Itinerary

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Naples
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Procida
— 1 night
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Cetara
— 1 night
Drive
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Atrani
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Stilo
— 1 night
Drive
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Rome
— 6 nights
Drive
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Civita di Bagnoregio
— 1 night
Drive
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Panicale
— 1 night
Drive
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Spello
— 1 night
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Corinaldo
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Venice
— 6 nights
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Bellagio
— 5 nights
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Orta San Giulio
— 1 night
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Verbania
— 3 nights
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Turin
— 3 nights
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Neive
— 2 nights
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Borghetto di Borbera
— 1 night
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Milan
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Naples — 5 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Positano (Kayaking & Canoeing, Emporio della Ceramica, &more) and Speed Boats Tours (in Salerno). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, stroll through Spiaggia di Marina di Vietri, and admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary site.

Lisbon, Portugal to Naples is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Naples, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Procida.
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Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:

Procida — 1 night

Procida is one of the Flegrean Islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. On the 8th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at T2 Procida, enjoy the sand and surf at Chiaiolella, then take a leisurely stroll along The Port of Corricella, then don't miss a visit to Museo Casa di Graziella, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia San Michele Arcangelo.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Procida trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Procida takes 1.5 hours. In July in Procida, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cetara.
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Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

Cetara — 1 night

Cetara is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, then awaken your taste buds at Le Vigne di Raito, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Lannio.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cetara trip planner.

Drive from Procida to Cetara in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Procida in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cetara, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Atrani.
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Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:

Atrani — 2 nights

Atrani is a city and comune on the Amalfi Coast in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Atrani. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, make a trip to Villa Rufolo, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Atrani road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cetara to Atrani takes an hour. July in Atrani sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stilo.
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Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

Stilo — 1 night

Stilo is a town and comune in the province of Reggio Calabria, in the Calabria region of southern Italy. On the 12th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Castle of Stilo, stop by Bottega del Borgo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Stilo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattolica di Stilo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico, and finally ponder the design of Fontana dei Delfini, detta Gebbia.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stilo online travel route planner.

You can drive from Atrani to Stilo in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Atrani in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 23°C in Stilo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rome.
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Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

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.
When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa d'Este in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Stilo to Rome takes 7.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Civita di Bagnoregio.
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Find places to stay Jul 12 — 18:

Civita di Bagnoregio — 1 night

Civita di Bagnoregio is a town in the Province of Viterbo in central Italy, a suburb of the comune of Bagnoregio, 1km east from it. On the 19th (Sun), make a trip to Cappella Della Madonna Del Carcere, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Donato Church, then engage your brain at Museo Geologico e delle Frane, and finally go for a walk through Civita di Bagnoregio.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Civita di Bagnoregio day trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Civita di Bagnoregio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Civita di Bagnoregio, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Panicale.
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Panicale — 1 night

Panicale is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo del Tulle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sebastiano, then make a trip to Circuito Museale di Panicale, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Michele.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Panicale holiday planning app.

Drive from Civita di Bagnoregio to Panicale in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Spello.
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Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
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Spello — 1 night

Spello is an ancient town and comune of Italy, in the province of Perugia in east central Umbria, on the lower southern flank of Mt. On the 21st (Tue), steep yourself in history at Borgo Antico di Colle Pino, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then look for gifts at Baiocco Francesco, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at MicroBirrificio DieciNove.

To find out how to plan a trip to Spello, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Panicale to Spello by car takes about an hour. July in Spello sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Corinaldo.
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Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:

Corinaldo — 1 night

Corinaldo is a town and comune in the Province of Ancona, within the Marche region of central Italy. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, make a trip to Viale Dietro le Monache, then don't miss a visit to Walls, then shop like a local with Civica Raccolta d'arte Claudio Ridolfi, and finally steep yourself in history at Casa Natale di Santa Maria Goretti.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Corinaldo trip planner.

You can drive from Spello to Corinaldo in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Spello in July: highs in Corinaldo hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

Florence — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Corinaldo to Florence takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.
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Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:

Venice — 6 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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Venice road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bellagio.
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Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 2:

Bellagio — 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Dervio), Magreglio (Santuario Del Ghisallo & Madonna del Ghisallo) and Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, don't miss a visit to Borgo di Pescallo, and explore the activities along Il lungolago.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bellagio itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Bellagio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Bellagio, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orta San Giulio.
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Find places to stay Aug 2 — 7:

Orta San Giulio — 1 night

Orta San Giulio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 40km northwest of Novara.The town itself is built on a promontory which juts out from the eastern bank of Lake Orta close to Isola San Giulio, an island which also falls within the municipal boundaries. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacro Monte di Orta, learn about winemaking at Cantina Fontechiara, contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at San Giulio Island.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orta San Giulio route planner.

You can drive from Bellagio to Orta San Giulio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Verbania.
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Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Verbania — 3 nights

Step out of Verbania with an excursion to Parco Naturale Alpe Veglia Alpe Devero in Baceno--about 1h 5 min away.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Verbania trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Orta San Giulio to Verbania takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Verbania sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.
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Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

Turin — 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Colle del Nivolet (in Ceresole Reale), Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco) and Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso (in Aosta). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turin online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Verbania to Turin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Neive.
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Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:

Neive — 2 nights

Neive is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southeast of Turin and about 60km northeast of Cuneo. On the 15th (Sat), make a trip to Panchina Gigante Verde Smeraldo, then do a tasting at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and then admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Cantina Francone, then learn about winemaking at Cantina del Bricchetto di Franco Rocca, then take in the exciting artwork at Leslie Alexander Art Studio & Gallery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distilleria Levi Serafino.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Neive trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Turin to Neive takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Neive are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Borghetto di Borbera.
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Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Borghetto di Borbera — 1 night

Borghetto di Borbera is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 110km southeast of Turin and about 35km southeast of Alessandria. On the 17th (Mon), cool off at Parco Acquatico Bolleblu and then stop by Salumificio Da Pina.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Borghetto di Borbera driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Neive to Borghetto di Borbera takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Neive in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Borghetto di Borbera: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.
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Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Milan — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Genoa (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova & Aquarium of Genoa), Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata (in Lodi) and Santuary of Our Lady of Miracles (in Saronno). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of La Citta Alta, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and hike along Sentee di Sort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Milan online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Borghetto di Borbera to Milan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Borghetto di Borbera in August; daily highs in Milan reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

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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Lake Maggiore travel guide

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Art Galleries · Gardens · Islands
Italy's second largest lake, Lake Maggiore, is an oasis of Mediterranean plant and animal life anchoring the south side of the Alps and Swiss border. Featured in Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms," the lake is known for its mild climate, rare and exotic vegetation, and surrounding mountainous landscape. Tour the many islands with a boat ride across the lake, or explore the villages and gardens that make up its diverse perimeter.
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