40 days in Italy Itinerary

40 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Verona
— 4 nights
2
Venice
— 5 nights
3
Vietri sul Mare
— 4 nights
4
Positano
— 4 nights
5
Rome
— 5 nights
6
Assisi
— 3 nights
7
Florence
— 5 nights
8
Milan
— 3 nights
9
Trapani, Sicily
— 3 nights
10
Cagliari, Sardinia
— 3 nights

4
nights
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 a sense of the local culture at Arena di Verona and Casa di Giulietta. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Archeologico al Teatro Romano and Museo Conte. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Mountbaldo (in Malcesine), Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone (in Castelletto) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, examine the collection at Scavi Scaligeri, head outdoors with Centro Equitazione Ai Schinchi, and take in the dramatic natural features at Grotta di Monte Capriolo.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona online itinerary planner.

London, UK to Verona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Verona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Verona at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mountbaldo, Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone, Grotta di Monte Capriolo, Lago di Garda
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Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone ©
Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Bagni Alberoni. Venture out of the city with trips to Valdobbiadene (Croset, PDC Cartizze, &more). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Museo Correr, step into the grandiose world of Ca' d'Oro, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice day trip website.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valdobbiadene
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

4
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Get outdoors at Spiaggia di castiglione and Ravello - Atrani Walk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. Get out of town with these interesting Vietri sul Mare side-trips: Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale (in Ravello), Spiaggia Di Minori (in Minori) and Maiori (Sentiero dei Limoni & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Guariglia, head outdoors with Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare, and admire the masterpieces at Museo della Ceramica.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vietri sul Mare trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Venice to Vietri sul Mare. Traveling from Venice in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Vietri sul Mare. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Maiori, Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, Spiaggia Lannio, Spiaggia Di Minori
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Sentiero dei Limoni ©
Sentiero dei Limoni

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.
Get in touch with nature at Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Venture out of the city with trips to Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini), Villa Rufolo (in Ravello) and Museo della Carta (in Amalfi). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get outside with Walk of the Gods.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Positano day trip planning website.

You can drive from Vietri sul Mare to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Vietri sul Mare in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Positano, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Praiano, Lido Capo di Conca
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Welcome to Rome capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take a stroll through Trastevere, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Montioni Frantoio e Cantina. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria and Museo della Porziuncola. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Azienda Agricola Leuta (in Pietraia) and Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, explore the ancient world of Parrocchia Santa Maria Maggiore - Frati Cappuccini Assisi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco.

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You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Assisi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Perugia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Azienda Agricola Leuta
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Montioni Frantoio e Cantina ©
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Giardino di Villa Strozzi. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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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
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca di Brera. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli.

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Getting from Florence to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Trapani.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera

3
nights
Trapani, Sicily

Trapani ©
Historically known for its importance in salt production, Trapani has gained recognition as an enticing but affordable vacation locale in Sicily.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele di Trapani. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Colleggio e Convento dei Gesuiti, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thenget curious at Museum Of Optical Illusions, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa e Convento di Santa Maria dell'Itria.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Trapani online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Milan to Trapani in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cagliari.

Things to do in Trapani

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saline Calcara - Museo Parco Tematico, Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
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Museum Of Optical Illusions ©
Museum Of Optical Illusions
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Saline Calcara - Museo Parco Tematico ©
Saline Calcara - Museo Parco Tematico

3
nights
Cagliari, Sardinia

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria and Area Archeologica di Nora. Relax by the water at Porto Giunco and Spiaggia di Punta Molentis. Get out of town with these interesting Cagliari side-trips: Spiaggia di Tuerredda (in Teulada) and Chiesa di Sant'Efisio (in Pula). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Poetto and take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Cagliari driving holiday planner.

Getting from Trapani to Cagliari by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Cagliari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cagliari

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pula, Villasimius, Spiaggia di Tuerredda
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Spiaggia di Tuerredda ©
Spiaggia di Tuerredda
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Poetto ©
Poetto

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