59 days in Italy Itinerary

59 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Cebu City, Cebu Island
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Venice
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Bellagio
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Verona
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Siena
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Assisi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Rome
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Positano
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
9
Naples
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  21 h
End: Cebu City, Cebu Island

7
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.
Doge's Palace and Museo Correr will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Codex Art Gallery and Barovier & Toso. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary website.

Cebu City, Philippines to Venice is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Cebu City to Venice due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cebu City in December, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 11:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

6
nights
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Popular historic sites such as Broletto and Santuario Madonna del Soccorso are in your itinerary. Visit Spiaggia Tranquilla and Riva Bianca Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bellagio: Cadenabbia di Griante (The Anglican Church of the Ascension & Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice), Parco Valle Albano (in Gravedona) and Chiosco Villa Carlotta (in Tremezzina). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Valli di Sant’Antonio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista, learn about winemaking at Enoteca Principessa, and take in the exciting artwork at Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bellagio road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bellagio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Bellagio sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Varenna, Ossuccio, Cadenabbia di Griante, Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra, Spiaggia Tranquilla
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 17:
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Sacro Monte di Ossuccio ©
Sacro Monte di Ossuccio
Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra ©

7
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.
Visit Piazza delle Erbe and Basilica di Santa Anastasia for their historical value. Let the collections at Casa di Giulietta and Fondazione Bisazza capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine (in Darfo Boario Terme) and Acetaia Villa San Donnino (in Modena). There's lots more to do: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, learn about winemaking at Bertani, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, and steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Verona online journey planner.

Drive from Bellagio to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine, Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Fondazione Bisazza
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 24:
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazzale Michelangelo and Basilica of Santa Croce. Do your shopping at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and I Mosaici Di Lastrucci. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Florence is a bit warmer than Verona - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Castello del Trebbio
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 31:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

6
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Siena and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Crete Senesi will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano), Fattoria di Montemaggio (in Radda in Chianti) and Montalcino (Podere Il Cocco, Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Francesco, take in the exciting artwork at Silvia Tanganelli, and learn about winemaking at Accademia del Buon Gusto.

Make your Siena itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Florence to Siena by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Montalcino, Guardastelle Vineyard, Accademia del Buon Gusto, Fattoria Casa Sola, Fattoria di Montemaggio
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 6:
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard

6
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Basilica di Santa Chiara will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to B.A.T. Assisi or Assisi Galleria 6C. Venture out of the city with trips to Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco), Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna) and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio (in Mercatello). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, look for all kinds of wild species at Bosco di San Francesco, and explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Siena, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Assisi, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Vineria del Carmine, Decugnano dei Barbi, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

7
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Via Condotti and ALEFBET. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Tivoli to see Villa Adriana about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, wander the streets of Trastevere, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online vacation builder.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in January, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 19:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

6
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Ravello and Cloister del Paradiso. Let the collections at Ravello Arte and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Castiglione (Spiaggia di castiglione & Lido di Ravello), Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere & Duomo di Sant'Andrea) and Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, learn about winemaking at Cantine Marisa Cuomo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Positano road trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in January, Positano is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Cantine Marisa Cuomo, Spas, Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L.
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get outdoors at Posillipo and Parco Sommerso di Gaiola - Area Marina Protetta. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Galleria Borbonica. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Odeon - Teatro Piccolo (in Pompeii), Vietri sul Mare (Sol’Art Ceramiche & Museo provinciale della Ceramica) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Sorrento). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and see the interesting displays at Ospedale delle Bambole.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Naples vacation builder website.

You can take a bus from Positano to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Positano in January since evenings lows in Naples dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii, Vietri sul Mare, Fishing Charters & Tours, Paestum Ruins
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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