51 days in Italy Itinerary

51 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Verona
— 2 nights
3
Milan
— 3 nights
4
Florence
— 4 nights
5
Pisa
— 2 nights
6
Assisi
— 2 nights
7
Rome
— 4 nights
8
Salerno
— 4 nights
9
Positano
— 4 nights
10
Naples
— 2 nights
11
Pompeii
— 3 nights
12
Amalfi
— 3 nights
13
Sorrento
— 3 nights
14
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
15
Catania, Sicily
— 3 nights
16
Agrigento, Sicily
— 3 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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary site.

Melbourne, Australia to Venice is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Venice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, thentake a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park and then make a trip to Piazza Bra.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Verona day trip planning site.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gardaland Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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.
Milan is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, and admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Milan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Food Tours

4
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: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Camposanto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Putti, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Baptistery of St. John, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, thensteep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Knights’ Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Pisa trip builder.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucca
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Inferiore di San Francesco, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally relax in the rural setting at The Lavandeto of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, make a trip to Oratorio S. Francesco Piccolino, thenlearn about winemaking at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, thenlook for gifts at D'Olivo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Pisa to Assisi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Assisi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio

4
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, visit Trastevere, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome holiday planner.

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Assisi in July, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
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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.
When in Salerno, make a side trip to see Paestum Ruins in Paestum, approximately Paestum away. There's much more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, get outside with Cilento, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di Arechi.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salerno route planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Salerno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Salerno: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Paestum Ruins
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare ©
Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Speed Boats Tours

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nights
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.
Positano is known for beaches, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Positano day trip planning app.

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. Traveling from Salerno in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Positano, with lows of °C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

2
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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. Change things up with a short trip to Vesuvio National Park in Ottaviano (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Naples sightseeing planner.

Getting from Positano to Naples by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Naples, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vesuvio National Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Vesuvio National Park ©
Vesuvio National Park

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, steep yourself in history at Forum, make a trip to Lupanar, thendelve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Casa di Fabio Amandio, delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter, don't miss a visit to Terme del Foro, explore the ancient world of Casa del Fauno, thendon't miss a visit to Forum Baths, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pompeii holiday builder website.

Pompeii is just a short distance from Naples. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
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Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Walking tours

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Amalfi

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Valle dei Mulini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Amalfi trip builder.

Getting from Pompeii to Amalfi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Amalfi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Parrocchia San Giovanni, Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 12th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Italia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sorrento, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, thentake a leisurely stroll along Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sorrento itinerary site.

Getting from Amalfi to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. August in Sorrento sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the ferry ride to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
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Capri, Island of Capri

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Belvedere Cannone, Head underground at White Grotta, make a trip to Chiesa di santo Stefano, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Capri trip itinerary builder tool.

Ride a ferry from Sorrento to Capri in an hour. In August in Capri, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Anacapri
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
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Catania, Sicily

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 18th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Sant'Agata al Carcere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, thendelve into the distant past at Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and finally stroll around Villa Comunale.

Before you visit Catania, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Capri to Catania by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Capri in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Catania, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Agrigento.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taormina, Syracuse
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella

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Agrigento, Sicily

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Valle dei Templi, take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Agrigento trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Catania to Agrigento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Agrigento when traveling from Catania in August, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Castello Chiaramonte
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci
Chiesa San Nicola ©
Chiesa San Nicola

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