36 days in Italy Itinerary

36 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice tour planner.

Trabzon, Turkey to Venice is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Trabzon in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Venice, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 30:
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

5
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore Siena's surroundings by going to Fattoria Casa Sola (in Barberino Val d'Elsa) and Fattoria di Montemaggio (in Radda in Chianti). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, contemplate the long history of Castello delle Quattro Torri, browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Siena online trip builder.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Siena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Fattoria Casa Sola, Fattoria di Montemaggio
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:
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Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

5
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Assisi is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and steep yourself in history at San Damiano.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Assisi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 15:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
nights
Salerno

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Cetara (Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo & Spiaggia Lannio), Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma & Le Ville di Ravello) and Chalet de Mar (in Minori). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Scuola Medica Salernitana Museo Virtuale, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, and make a trip to Villa Comunale.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Salerno trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Salerno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, Salerno is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Ravello, Cetara, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Chalet de Mar
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Cilento ©
Cilento

4
nights
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 Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Museo della Carta), Atrani (Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena & Spiaggia di Atrani) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more). And it doesn't end there: take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, admire the local landmark of Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, go for a walk through Positano, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Positano trip builder.

You can drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Positano are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Atrani, Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire, Spiaggia della Gavitella
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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