40 days in Italy, Ljubljana & Paris Itinerary

40 days in Italy, Ljubljana & Paris Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Salerno, Italy
— 2 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 1 night
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Amalfi, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 1 day
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Lucca, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 3 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Padua, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 7 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip site.

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Rome due to the time zone difference. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Naples.

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
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Pantheon

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 4th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally make a trip to Spaccanapoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Naples online trip maker.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salerno.

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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
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Galleria Borbonica

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Salerno, Italy

Salerno ©

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, then explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, and finally head outdoors with Lido Esercito. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Promenade Trieste, look for gifts at Sol’Art Ceramiche, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Fruscione, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and finally admire the striking features of Palazzo Giannattasio.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salerno trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Naples to Salerno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salerno, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Positano.

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Paestum Ruins
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Sol’Art Ceramiche
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Promenade Trieste

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Positano, Italy

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.
On the 8th (Thu), kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.

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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

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Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 9th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Fontana sant'Andrea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then stop by Bazar Florio, and finally stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amalfi holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Amalfi to Florence in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Siena.

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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Siena, Italy

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siena road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Siena sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucca.

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Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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Lucca, Italy

Lucca

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start your trip to Lucca by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Siena to Lucca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lucca, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. You'll set off for Pisa on the 15th (Thu).

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Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
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 15th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Pisa, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, then admire the landmark architecture of Baptistery of St. John, and finally admire the striking features of Museo delle Sinopie.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pisa vacation builder site.

Pisa is just a short distance from Lucca. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Piazza dei Miracoli

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get great views at View Point Corniglia, hike along Cinque Terre Trails, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally take a stroll around Vernazza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, make a trip to Palazzata a Mare, then walk around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, and finally identify plant and animal life at Isola Palmaria.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre day trip planning site.

Getting from Pisa to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Bologna.

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5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours ©
5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours
Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere ©
Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere
Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria

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Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Ravenna (Archiepiscopal Museum, Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, &more), Ferrara (Ferrara Cathedral & Castello Estense) and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe (in Classe). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Comunale, and steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bologna trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Bologna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a train to Verona.

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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia ©
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Liston, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Padua.

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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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Padua, Italy

Padua ©

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
On the 24th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Eremitani, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, then examine the collection at Zuckermann Palace, then admire the striking features of Casa Ezzelino, and finally visit Partita a Scacchi di Marostica a personaggi viventi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Prato della Valle, admire the striking features of Palazzo delle Debite, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza delle Erbe, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, then admire the natural beauty at Orto Botanico di Padova, and finally stop by Banzai.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Padua trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Verona to Padua in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. While traveling from Verona, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Padua, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Venice.

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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony
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Prato della Valle

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
On the 26th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at L'Ultimo Treno, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip builder.

Traveling by shuttle from Padua to Venice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Padua in September: highs in Venice hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

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Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ljubljana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

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Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Le Marais, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Paris trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Ljubljana to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
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Palace of Versailles

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