31 days in Italy Itinerary

31 days in Italy Itinerary

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Salerno
— 4 nights
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Positano
— 4 nights
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Cittadella
— 1 night
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Bassano Del Grappa
— 1 night
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Venice
— 4 nights
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Verona
— 4 nights
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Rome
— 5 nights

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Salerno

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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.
Bring the kids along to Pompeii Archaeological Park and Paestum Ruins. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salerno: Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma & Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale), Monte Finestra (in Tramonti) and Chiesa di San Francesco (in Maiori). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, explore the different monuments and memorials at Salerno War Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salerno online trip builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Salerno is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Salerno. When traveling from Johannesburg in December, plan for colder days in Salerno, with highs around 17°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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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.
Bring the kids along to Villa Rufolo and Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, trek along Valle dei Mulini, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Positano online tour planner.

You can drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cittadella.

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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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Cittadella

Cittadella ©
Cittadella is a medieval walled city in the province of Padua, northern Italy, founded in the 13th century as a military outpost of Padua. On the 11th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Museo del Duomo di Cittadella, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo, admire the striking features of Palazzo Pretorio, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero militare, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia di San Donato, and finally get engrossed in the history at Torre di Malta e Museo Archeologico.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cittadella online travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Positano to Cittadella. In December, Cittadella is a bit cooler than Positano - with highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bassano Del Grappa.

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La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda ©
La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda
Teatro sociale ©
Teatro sociale
Parrocchia di San Donato ©
Parrocchia di San Donato

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Bassano Del Grappa

Bassano Del Grappa ©
Bassano del Grappa is a city and comune, in the Vicenza province, in the region Veneto, in northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the striking features of Le Bolle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Donato, sample the tasty concoctions at Corte Sconta enoteca spunciotteria, then steep yourself in history at Liberta del Podesta, then get a sense of history and politics at Municipio e Loggetta Municipale, and finally stop by Bottega della Borsa.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Bassano Del Grappa travel itinerary planner.

Bassano Del Grappa is just a short distance from Cittadella. In December in Bassano Del Grappa, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

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Chiesa di San Donato ©
Chiesa di San Donato
Libreria Palazzo Roberti ©
Libreria Palazzo Roberti
Bottega della Borsa ©
Bottega della Borsa

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Venice

Venice ©

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.
Bring the kids along to Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. Change things up with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (about 54 minutes away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and get engrossed in the history at Naval History Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Bassano Del Grappa to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Verona.

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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 ©

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Gardaland Park and Arena di Verona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Verona: Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra (in Folgarida) and Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal (in Andalo). And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, take in the views from Ponte Pietra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, and step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Verona road trip planning site.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Milan.

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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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Milan

Milan ©

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.
On the 21st (Sat), make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Milan road trip tool.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Milan are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Family-friendly places like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Milan in December: highs in Florence hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Palatine Hill. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip maker app.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
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Pantheon

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