31 days in Italy Itinerary

31 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel. Museum-lovers will appreciate Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, approximately Padua away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online attractions planner.

Brindisi to Venice is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Brindisi in December, with highs in Venice at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza 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 some historical perspective at Piazza delle Erbe and Arena di Verona. Let the collections at Casa di Giulietta and Galleria d'Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and make a trip to Cappella dei Notai.

Plan trip to Verona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In December in Verona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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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): step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera.

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You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Milan in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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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
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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.
Let the collections at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Campo. Take a break from Siena with a short trip to Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona in Castelnuovo dell'Abate, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, admire the masterpieces at Complesso Museale della Contrada della Tartuca, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Siena attractions planner.

Getting from Florence to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Siena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and San Damiano. Get some cultural insight at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING and Rocca Maggiore. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Rivotorto.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Assisi travel route builder website.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Siena in December, you will find days in Assisi are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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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.
Visit Colosseum and Vatican Museums for their historical value. Let the collections at Galleria Borghese and Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Assisi in December: highs in Rome hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Let the collections at Galleria Borbonica and Museo Cappella Sansevero capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Venture out of the city with trips to Salerno (Duomo di Salerno & Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno) and Casa Dei Quadretti Teatrali o Casca Longus - Pompei (in Pompeii). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, engage your brain at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, and contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gaudioso.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Naples online trip maker.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Naples are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Visit Duomo di Ravello and San Giovanni del Toro for their historical value. Let the collections at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Chiesa di San Salvatore de Birecto capture your imagination. Step out of Ravello to go to Cetara and see Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Ravello journey planner.

Drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Naples in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Atrani, Chiesa di San Francesco, Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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