22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Verona
— 1 night
Train
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive to Piombino, Ferry to Portoferraio
4
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 3 nights
Ferry to Piombino, Drive to Assisi
5
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice — 4 nights

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.
Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to history buffs. Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Toni Doro - Il Prosecco (in Vittorio Veneto). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Thunder Bay, Canada to Venice is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Thunder Bay to Venice is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Thunder Bay in July; daily highs in Venice reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see a show at Arena di Verona, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Florence — 4 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Get some cultural insight at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Ponte Vecchio. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Poggio Amorelli (in Castellina In Chianti). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Florence itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Portoferraio.
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Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:

Portoferraio, Elba Island — 3 nights

Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia Di Sansone and Spiaggia Luisi d'Angelo. Get out of town with these interesting Portoferraio side-trips: Spiaggia di Cavoli (in Seccheto) and Spiaggia di Terranera (in Porto Azzurro). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stabilimento Balneare Il Delfino and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Sorgente.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Portoferraio travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Florence to Portoferraio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Portoferraio can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Assisi.
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Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

Assisi — 3 nights

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Appreciate the collections at Museo della Porziuncola and Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum. Get some cultural insight at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Azienda Agraria Saio. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, admire the striking features of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Assisi online vacation maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Assisi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. When traveling from Portoferraio in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Assisi, with highs around 37°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ravello.
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Ravello — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, then cool off at Fornillo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di castiglione, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ravello trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Ravello in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Ravello. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rome.
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Rome — 4 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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