59 days in Italy Itinerary

59 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

59 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Rome
1
Rome
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 15​min
2
La Maddalena
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Baunei
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Alghero
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Luras
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Naples
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Tropea
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Palermo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Agrigento
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  4​h
12
Isola di Favignana
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + bus + ferry:  8​h 15​min
13
Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
14
Otranto
— 2 nights
15
Alberobello
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
16
Rimini
— 2 nights
17
Verona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
18
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
19
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
20
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Rome

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, then browse for treasures at Serra, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Via Condotti, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rome online journey planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to La Maddalena.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
La Maddalena

La Maddalena is a town and comune located on the island with the same name, in northern Sardinia, part of the province of Olbia-Tempio, Italy.The townLa Maddalena is the largest town in the Maddalena archipelago, just 2km from the northeastern shore of Sardinia and sitting in the Straits of Bonifacio, between it and Corsica.The focal-point of pedestrian activity is found around Piazza Umberto I (formerly known as Piazza Comando-the older generation of natives in town still commonly refer to the piazza by its original name). Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Testa di Polpo, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cala Coticcio, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Garibaldino di Caprera , and finally stop by Ricami Veronica(by hobby del ricamo). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Roccia dell'Orso and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our La Maddalena travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Rome to La Maddalena takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Baunei.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Palau, Museo Nazionale Garibaldino di Caprera
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Ricami Veronica(by hobby del ricamo) ©

2
nights
Baunei

Baunei ©
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Cala Biriala and then stroll through Cala Mariolu. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala dei Gabbiani and then kick back and relax at Cala Goloritzè.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Baunei trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of ferry and car from La Maddalena to Baunei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Baunei sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Alghero.

Things to do in Baunei

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè
Cala dei Gabbiani ©
Cala dei Gabbiani

2
nights
Alghero

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Capo Caccia, explore the ancient world of Nuraghe di Palmavera, then Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, explore the ancient world of La Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Saccargia, then explore the ancient world of Nuraghe Sant'Antine, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Bosa.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alghero trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Baunei to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in July, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Alghero. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Luras.

Things to do in Alghero

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Basilica di Saccargia, Nuraghe Sant'Antine, Castello di Bosa
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Nuraghe di Palmavera ©
Nuraghe di Palmavera
Nuraghe Sant'Antine ©
Nuraghe Sant'Antine
Basilica di Saccargia ©
Basilica di Saccargia

1
night
Luras

Luras ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stop by Leoni Arte, examine the collection at Museo etnografico Galluras "il museo della Femina Agabbadora", and then view the masterpieces at Museo del Sughero.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Luras sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Alghero to Luras takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Luras

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Museo del Sughero
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan

12
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore and learn at Museo Cappella Sansevero and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pompeii Archaeological Park and Duomo di Napoli. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta), Ischia (Castello Aragonese d'Ischia & Maronti Beach) and Casa Sannitica (in Ercolano). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and explore the ancient world of Catacombe di San Gennaro.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Naples trip maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Luras to Naples. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Ischia, Ercolano, Spiaggia Dell'Ariana, Lido Marina Beach, Reggia di Caserta
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

3
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.
Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea will appeal to history buffs. Head to Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Miniaci Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Villa Rufolo) and Amalfi (Chiostro del Paradiso & Museo della Carta). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, stop by Nana' Positano, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, and steep yourself in history at Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Positano online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In July, daytime highs in Positano are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

3
nights
Tropea

Tropea ©
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. You'll explore and learn at Artistic Creations The Lighthouse and Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab). Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario di San Francesco di Paola and Piedigrotta Church. Change things up with a short trip to Castello Aragonese Murat in Pizzo (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Riaci, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, and take an in-depth tour of Insediamento Rupestre e Museo della Civilta Rupestre e Contadina.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Tropea journey planning app .

Traveling by car from Positano to Tropea takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Pizzo, Spiaggia di Riaci, Santuario di San Francesco di Paola, Insediamento Rupestre e Museo della Civilta Rupestre e Contadina
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Santuario di San Francesco di Paola ©

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 25th (Sat), stop by Cittacotte, then examine the collection at Museo dell'Acciuga, then stroll through Spiaggia di Mondello, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, steep yourself in history at Norman Palace, hunt for treasures at Mercato Ballaro, steep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Palermo trip site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tropea to Palermo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Museo dell'Acciuga, Duomo di Monreale
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Museo dell'Acciuga ©
Museo dell'Acciuga
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

2
nights
San Vito lo Capo

San Vito lo Capo ©
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Di San Vito, then stroll through Spiaggia di Macari, then stop by La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, and finally contemplate the long history of Salina Calcara.

Plan a trip to San Vito lo Capo easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Palermo to San Vito lo Capo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in San Vito lo Capo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, Salina Calcara, Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico ©
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico

2
nights
Agrigento

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Valle dei Templi, admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Nicola. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima, explore the ancient world of Eraclea Minoa, then admire the striking features of Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Agrigento trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Agrigento takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Agrigento can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci
Chiesa San Nicola ©
Chiesa San Nicola

3
nights
Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica and Castello di Santa Caterina. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia di Cala Rossa and Lido Burrone. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Grotte bue marino, head outdoors with Cala Azzurra, look for gifts at L'Arte del Creare, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Isola di Favignana route builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Agrigento to Isola di Favignana in 4 hours. Traveling from Agrigento in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Isola di Favignana, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino

2
nights
Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. On the 3rd (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla, view the masterpieces at Palazzo Della Cultura Pasquino Crupi, take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, take in the exciting artwork at Opere di Rabarama, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento Dea Athena, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Borgo Greco Galliciano, kick back and relax at Cala di Rovaglioso, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Ruffo di Scilla.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Reggio Calabria trip planning site .

Getting from Isola di Favignana to Reggio Calabria by combination of ferry and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In August, daily temperatures in Reggio Calabria can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Otranto.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Scilla, Cala di Rovaglioso, Borgo Greco Galliciano
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

2
nights
Otranto

Otranto ©
Otranto is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Otranto and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Otranto. On the next day, examine the collection at Sidereus, then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dei Turchi, and then don't miss a visit to Castello Aragonese Otranto.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Otranto road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Reggio Calabria to Otranto takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Reggio Calabria in August since evenings lows in Otranto dip to 24°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Otranto

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sidereus, Origano Cibo e Vino
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale Di Otranto ©
Cattedrale Di Otranto
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Chiesa di San Pietro ©
Chiesa di San Pietro

2
nights
Alberobello

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Rione Aia Piccola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Centro Storico Locorotondo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Nicola, learn about winemaking at L'Acropoli di Puglia, then admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, and finally contemplate the long history of Trullo Sovrano.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alberobello road trip website .

Traveling by car from Otranto to Alberobello takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Alberobello can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Rimini.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Martina Franca, Locorotondo, Castello Aragonese, Lido Rilcado Beach, Masseria Brancati
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Masseria Brancati ©
Masseria Brancati
I Pastini ©
I Pastini
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese

2
nights
Rimini

Rimini ©
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica San Vitale and Italy in Miniature. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa del Sol and Bagno 121 Giulio. Explore Rimini's surroundings by going to Indianini Outlet - L’Artigiano di Riccione (in Misano Adriatico) and Palazzo Ducale di Urbino (in Urbino). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bagno Egisto 38, take in the views from The Tiberius Bridge, and delve into the distant past at Arco d'Augusto.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Rimini online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Alberobello to Rimini takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Rimini sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Rimini

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Basilica San Vitale, Palazzo Ducale di Urbino, Playa del Sol, Indianini Outlet - L’Artigiano di Riccione
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Playa del Sol ©
Playa del Sol
Palazzo Ducale di Urbino ©
Palazzo Ducale di Urbino

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza delle Erbe and Scrovegni Chapel. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone and Lago di Ledro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Spiaggia Fonte Torrente San Giovanni (in Limone sul Garda) and Basilica di Sant’Antonio (in Padua). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona online tour planner .

You can take a train from Rimini to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Verona sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Spiaggia Fonte Torrente San Giovanni, Lago di Ledro, Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Lago di Ledro ©
Lago di Ledro
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the galleries of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, then explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Milan day trip tool .

You can take a train from Verona to Milan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

3
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Borgo Storico di Corniglia and Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and Chiesa Di San Pietro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cinque Terre: Portovenere (in Porto Venere), Genoa (Galata Museo del Mare & Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). And it doesn't end there: get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Riomaggiore, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Genoa, Portovenere, Baia del Silenzio
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Florence using our trip planner.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

Similar Plans

60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM EGYPT July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM EGYPT July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe, Asia, South Pacific & United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in Italy BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Italy BY A USER FROM SWEDEN July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Italy, Switzerland & Germany BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United Kingdom, Paris & Italy BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Greece, Croatia & Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe, Asia, South Pacific & United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans