42 days in Italy Itinerary

42 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 5 nights
2
Verona
— 5 nights
3
Florence
— 5 nights
4
Siena
— 5 nights
5
Assisi
— 4 nights
6
Ravello
— 5 nights
7
Naples
— 5 nights
8
Rome
— 6 nights

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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and PDC Cartizze. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, view the masterpieces at ar33studio, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-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 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

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

PDC Cartizze
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
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.
For shopping fun, head to Piazza delle Erbe or Fondazione Bisazza. Get some cultural insight at Arena di Verona and Villa Calicantus. Venture out of the city with trips to Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (in Gardone Riviera) and Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, make a trip to Piazza Bra, explore the world behind art at AMO - Arena Museo Opera, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Verona are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, Gardaland Park, Fondazione Bisazza, Villa Calicantus
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Fondazione Bisazza ©
Fondazione Bisazza

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Florence

Florence ©
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: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti). 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

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Castello del Trebbio, Poggio al Bosco
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Siena

Siena ©
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 Piazza del Campo. Shop till you drop at San Quirico d'Orcia and Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting). Venture out of the city with trips to Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano), Cascate del Mulino (in Saturnia) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, shop like a local with Silvia Tanganelli, and browse the exhibits of Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Siena online attractions planner.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Siena, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Cascate del Mulino, San Quirico d'Orcia, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Museo della Porziuncola and Casa del Cioccolato Perugina will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Azienda Agraria Guerrieri and Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio), Palazzo Ducale di Urbino (in Urbino) and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio (in Mercatello). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, get a taste of the local shopping with B.A.T. Assisi, take in the exciting artwork at Assisi Galleria 6C, and step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Assisi online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Civita di Bagnoregio, Palazzo Ducale di Urbino, Azienda Agraria Guerrieri, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, Casa del Cioccolato Perugina
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Azienda Agraria Guerrieri ©
Azienda Agraria Guerrieri
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Duomo di Sant'Andrea 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: Torre di Grado (in Praiano) and Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Fornillo, &more). 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

Side Trips

Positano, Amalfi, Conca dei Marini, Torre di Grado, Le Vigne di Raito
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Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal ©
Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta

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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. 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

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ischia, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Via Condotti or Trevimage. 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 St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

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

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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