57 days in Italy Itinerary

57 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  6 h 30 min
1
Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h
2
Naples
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ravello
— 5 nights
Subway + Train:  3 h
4
Rome
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Assisi
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Siena
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
7
Florence
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
8
Venice
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
9
Verona
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
10
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Zurich

4
nights
Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily

Castellammare del Golfo ©
Castellammare del Golfo is a town and comune in the Trapani Province of Sicily. Visit Tempio di Segesta and Chiesa di San Giuseppe for their historical value. Let the collections at Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca and Salina Calcara capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Trapani (Museum Of Optical Illusions & Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco), Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Marinella di Selinunte) and Museo del Satiro Danzante (in Mazara del Vallo). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Saline Calcara - Museo Parco Tematico, make a trip to Tonnara di Scopello, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Guidaloca, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Castellammare del Golfo trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Castellammare del Golfo is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Zurich in September, things will get a bit warmer in Castellammare del Golfo: highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Castellammare del Golfo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Trapani, Nubia, Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca, Chiesa di Sant'Oliva, Tempio di Segesta
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca ©
Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta
Museum Of Optical Illusions ©
Museum Of Optical Illusions

7
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get a sense of the local culture at Paestum Ruins and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Get some historical perspective at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Galleria Borbonica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Salerno (Chiesa di San Benedetto, Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata, &more), Villa dei Misteri (in Pompeii) and Vietri sul Mare (Spiaggia della Crestarella & Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Guariglia, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Castellammare del Golfo to Naples takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Castellammare del Golfo in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Naples. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii, Vietri sul Mare, Paestum, Marcello Aversa Studio d'Arte
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 12:
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

5
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo della Carta and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Positano), Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara) and Torre di Grado (in Praiano). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravello trip planner.

Drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Ravello. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Maiori, Scala, Minori, Positano
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata

7
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Antiquarium di Lucrezia Romana. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning site.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by combination of subway and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in September, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 24:
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

6
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Eremo delle Carceri. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo della Porziuncola and Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Perugia (Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti & Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria), Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna) and The Basilica of San Nicola a Tolentino (in Tolentino). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of San Damiano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Rufino, and do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip app.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Assisi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Perugia, Museo Cinema a Pennello, The Basilica of San Nicola a Tolentino
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

6
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Let the collections at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana and Complesso Museale della Contrada della Tartuca capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Siena and Palazzo Chigi Saracini. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: Poggio Amorelli (in Castellina In Chianti), Piazza del Castello di Montemerano (in Montemerano) and Castello di Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti). The adventure continues: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, and steep yourself in history at Battistero di San Giovanni.

For photos and other tourist information, read Siena day trip website.

Drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Montalcino, Batzella, Poggio Amorelli, Piazza del Castello di Montemerano, Castello di Monterinaldi
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Monterinaldi ©
Castello di Monterinaldi
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

6
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo di San Marco. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazzale Michelangelo. Venture out of the city with trips to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Lucca (San Michele in Foro, Le mura di Lucca, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

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Take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lucca, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 12:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

7
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Chiesa di San Pietro Apostolo, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Ca' d'Oro, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 19:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
Casa di Giulietta and Museo Archeologico al Teatro Romano will appeal to museum buffs. Arena di Verona and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Santissima Trinita in Monte Oliveto, and step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona day trip planning tool.

Take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October in Verona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then get engrossed in the history at Galleria 92, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the exciting artwork at Fondazione Marconi, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Verona to Milan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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