55 days in Italy Itinerary

55 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 1 night
2
Bellagio
— 6 nights
3
Verona
— 6 nights
4
Florence
— 7 nights
5
Assisi
— 6 nights
6
Positano
— 6 nights
7
Salerno
— 7 nights
8
Rome
— 7 nights
9
Venice
— 7 nights

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), head outdoors with Aero Club Como and then get outside with Lido di Moltrasio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, get curious at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

New York City, USA to Milan is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Milan, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bellagio.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Outdoors Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lido di Moltrasio, Aero Club Como
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

6
nights
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Family-friendly places like Spiaggia Tranquilla and Lido di Lenno will thrill your kids. Explore Bellagio's surroundings by going to Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina), Lido di Menaggio (in Menaggio) and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, hike along Il Sentiero delle Espressioni, take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, and admire the striking features of Villa Monastero.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bellagio day trip tool.

Take a train from Milan to Bellagio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Bellagio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cernobbio, Lido di Lenno, Villa del Balbianello, Riva Bianca Beach, Il Sentiero delle Espressioni
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Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach
Chiesa di S. Gottardo ©
Chiesa di S. Gottardo
Lido di Lenno ©
Lido di Lenno

6
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.
Attractions like Arena di Verona and Gardaland Park make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe.

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Drive from Bellagio to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Verona sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Tours Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole (in San Miniato). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Castello del Trebbio, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

6
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Eremo delle Carceri. Venture out of the city with trips to Azienda Agricola Leuta (in Pietraia), Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna). And it doesn't end there: walk around Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and explore the activities along Lago di Pilato.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Assisi trip builder app.

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Assisi, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Vineria del Carmine, Lago di Pilato, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini
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Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore
Discovery Station Assisi ©
Discovery Station Assisi

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Spiaggia di Atrani (in Atrani), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Speed Boats Tours, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, go for a walk through Positano, get outside with Spiaggia della Gavitella, and hike along Valle dei Mulini.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Positano trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Assisi to Positano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Positano, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Praiano, Spiaggia di Atrani, Lido Capo di Conca
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Lido Capo di Conca ©
Lido Capo di Conca

7
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Paestum Ruins. Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello), Minori (Chalet de Mar, Spiaggia Di Minori, &more) and Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Lido Mediterraneo Beach, stroll through Lido Eureka, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Cetara, and head outdoors with Cilento.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Salerno trip planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Salerno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Minori, Paestum, Cetara, Vietri sul Mare, Ravello
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online route maker.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in August, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & MUSME - Museum of the History of Medicine of Padova). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice route builder site.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Venice hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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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