31 days in Italy Itinerary

31 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy visit planner

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Venice
— 4 nights
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Milan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Genoa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
Train
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Rome
— 6 nights
Train
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Naples
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pompeii
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Museo di Castelvecchio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony) and Verona (Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice day trip planning website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Venice Marco Polo Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 5:

Milan

— 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Get some historical perspective at Castello Sforzesco and Piazza del Duomo. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bellagio) and Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

Genoa

— 4 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Let the collections at Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola and Dialogo nel Buio capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cinque Terre Trails and Oratorio Di Nostra Signora Dell'Olivo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Genoa: Monterosso al Mare (Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza & Angelo's Boat Tours) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, visit Boccadasse, examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare, and get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Genoa route tool.

Drive from Milan to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in June: highs in Genoa hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:

Pisa

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, then examine the collection at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Saint Mathew. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Puccini Museum - Casa Natale, make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, then contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Piaggio Museum.

Plan trip to Pisa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Genoa to Pisa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pisa when traveling from Genoa in June, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of Santa Croce and Campanile di Giotto. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Crete Senesi (in Asciano), Siena (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Duomo di Siena) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, shop like a local with Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, and admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

Rome

— 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Diffused Museum of Wine (in Monte Porzio Catone) and Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, wander the streets of Trastevere, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 24:

Naples

— 4 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. We've included these beaches for you: Marina Grande Public Beach and Marina Grande Beach. Get outdoors at I Faraglioni and Vesuvio National Park. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, and examine the collection at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Naples online travel route planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 28:

Pompeii

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Ravello and Villa Rufolo. Get in touch with nature at Fornillo and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Explore Pompeii's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Museo della Carta), Positano (Miniaci Art Gallery & Spiaggia Grande) and Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma & Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Fabio Amandio, and contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri.

Plan trip to Pompeii with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:

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.