30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Verona
— 3 nights
3
Milan
— 2 nights
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Siena
— 3 nights
6
Assisi
— 3 nights
7
Rome
— 4 nights
8
Salerno
— 4 nights
9
Positano
— 4 nights

3
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Prato della Valle & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and make a trip to Basilica di San Marco.

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

Bucharest, Romania to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bucharest in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Venice, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Verona

Verona ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). There's lots more to do: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Verona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Verona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gardaland Park, Lago di Garda
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Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family ©
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park

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Milan

Milan ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thenget advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, and then trek along Sentee di Sort.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milan tour planner.

Getting from Verona to Milan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. September in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, Sentee di Sort
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning site.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Siena can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Studio Moretti Caselli (in Perugia), Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, don't miss a visit to Eremo delle Carceri, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Assisi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Perugia, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, Decugnano dei Barbi, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
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Studio Moretti Caselli ©
Studio Moretti Caselli
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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Rome

Rome ©
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. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Salerno

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sorrento (Food Tours & Wine Tours & Tastings), Paestum Ruins (in Paestum) and Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione). There's much more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, stroll through Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salerno journey builder app.

You can drive from Rome to Salerno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salerno, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Sorrento, Paestum Ruins, Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

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Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione), Amalfi (Speed Boats Tours, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Positano tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Marina di Praia Beach, Lido Capo di Conca
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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