42 days in Italy Itinerary

42 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 5 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 5 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 5 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Venice

City of Romance

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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Giudecca 795 Art Gallery capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Step out of Venice to go to Valdobbiadene and see PDC Cartizze, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the exciting artwork at Le Stanze Del Vetro, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip planner.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 66°F in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Doge's Palace ©
Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7
Piazza San Marco ©
Must see
Piazza San Marco
4.4

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Verona

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
For shopping fun, head to Piazza delle Erbe or Fondazione Bisazza. Get some cultural insight at Arena di Verona and Museo di Castelvecchio. Venture out of the city with trips to Villa Calicantus (in Calmasino), Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (in Gardone Riviera) and Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, and make a trip to Piazza Bra.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Verona trip planning site.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Verona are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Wineries

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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Must see
Piazza delle Erbe
4.6

5
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and M.G. Design. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Gallerie Degli Uffizi will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, do a tasting at Poggio al Bosco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

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Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Shopping

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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Must see
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

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Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Get a sense of the local culture at Guardastelle Vineyard and Duomo di Siena. Shop till you drop at San Quirico d'Orcia and Silvia Tanganelli. Venture out of the city with trips to Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano), Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Cascate del Mulino (in Saturnia). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, look for gifts at Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting), and admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Siena trip maker.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

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Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Azienda Agraria Guerrieri and Tili Vini Societa Agricola. Let the collections at Museo della Porziuncola and Assisi Galleria 6C capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio (in Mercatello), Casa del Cioccolato Perugina (in Perugia) and Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, shop like a local with B.A.T. Assisi, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale di Urbino, and learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi road trip planning app.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Assisi, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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5
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Ravello

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Le Vigne di Raito are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Museo della Carta and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Fornillo, &more) and Torre di Grado (in Praiano). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, stroll through Lido di Ravello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and trek along Ravello - Atrani Walk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello day trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Ravello in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Assisi in August, with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Fornillo ©
Must see
Fornillo
4.2
Museo della Carta ©
Specialty Museum
Museo della Carta
4.4

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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Do your shopping at Museodivino and Chiaia. Pompeii Archaeological Park and Parco Acheologico di Ercolano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Ischia (Maronti Beach & Castello Aragonese d'Ischia). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Galleria Borbonica, examine the collection at Ospedale delle Bambole, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and get a taste of the local shopping with Magazzini Fotografici.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in September, expect little chillier with lows of 64°F in Naples. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
World heritage site
Pompeii Archaeological Park
4.6
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
World heritage site
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
4.6

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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
For shopping fun, head to Via Condotti or Soqquadro APS. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take a stroll through Trastevere, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Vatican Museums
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8

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