45 days in Italy Itinerary

45 days in Italy Itinerary

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Cagliari
— 3 nights
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Turin
— 3 nights
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Novara
— 3 nights
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Pavia
— 1 night
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Milan
— 3 nights
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Tremezzina
— 1 night
7
Varenna
— 3 nights
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Brescia
— 3 nights
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Verona
— 3 nights
10
Trento
— 4 nights
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Bolzano
— 4 nights
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Padua
— 3 nights
13
Venice
— 3 nights
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Udine
— 3 nights
15
Trieste
— 4 nights

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Cagliari

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Get out of town with these interesting Cagliari side-trips: Laconi (Chiesa Di Sant Ambrogio E Sant Ignazio & Parco Aymerich), Pescaturismo Jessica (in Teulada) and Carolina Ranch Escursioni e Tour (in Sant'Antioco). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Isolotto Faraglione del Pan di Zucchero, stroll through Spiaggia di San Nicolo', walk around Parco della Giara Tuili, and head outdoors with Vivere a Cagliari.

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

Rome to Cagliari is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Cagliari can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Cagliari

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Laconi, Iglesias, Parco della Giara Tuili, Pescaturismo Jessica, Carolina Ranch Escursioni e Tour
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Carolina Ranch Escursioni e Tour ©
Carolina Ranch Escursioni e Tour
Parco della Giara Tuili ©
Parco della Giara Tuili
Vivere a Cagliari ©
Vivere a Cagliari

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Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco), Colle del Nivolet (in Ceresole Reale) and Pista Ciclabile Airasca - Moretta (in Airasca). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ciclabile Rio Freidano, learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and stroll through Anemos - PedalaTo.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Turin trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Cagliari to Turin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cagliari in August: highs in Turin hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Novara.

Things to do in Turin

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio, Cantina Francesco Borgogno, Langhe Truffle, Colle del Nivolet, Travel Langhe Wine Tours
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Cantina Francesco Borgogno ©
Cantina Francesco Borgogno
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Colle del Nivolet ©
Colle del Nivolet

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Novara

Novara ©
Novara is the capital city of the province of Novara in the Piedmont region in northwest Italy, to the west of Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Novara: I Sentieri dei Lupi del Cornaggia - MTB (in Colazza), Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara (in Borgomanero) and Bungee Center Veglio (in Veglio). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacro Monte, look for gifts at Ginger Loves Colors, and identify plant and animal life at La Baraggia di Candelo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Novara online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Turin to Novara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Novara: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pavia.

Things to do in Novara

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Varallo, L'Arcobaleno Area Giochi, I Sentieri dei Lupi del Cornaggia - MTB, La Baraggia di Candelo, Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara
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Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie
Bungee Center Veglio ©
Bungee Center Veglio
Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara ©
Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara

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Pavia

Pavia ©
Pavia is a town and comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Borgo della Rocca, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre S. Dalmazio di Pavia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Teodoro.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pavia sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Novara to Pavia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Pavia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Pavia

Historic Sites
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Basilica San Teodoro ©
Basilica San Teodoro
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Como (Life Electric, Lake Como Adventures, &more), Faro voltiano (in Brunate) and Boat2Go (in Oliveto Lario). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Milan online trip maker.

You can take a train from Pavia to Milan in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Como, Faro voltiano, Boat2Go
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): add some adventure to your tour with AC Boat, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta, and then admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tremezzina tour planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Tremezzina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Tremezzina sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Varenna.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

AC Boat
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
AC Boat ©
AC Boat
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

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Varenna

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varenna: Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello), Como Lake Paragliding (in Gera Lario) and Bellagio (Basilica di San Giacomo, I Giardini di Villa Melzi, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Forte Montecchio Nord, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, and go for a walk through Green Way dei Patriarchi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Varenna online trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Tremezzina to Varenna in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Varenna are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Brescia.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellagio, Colico, Castello di Vezio, Valchiavenna, Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo
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Como Lake Paragliding ©
Como Lake Paragliding
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
Forte Montecchio Nord ©
Forte Montecchio Nord

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Brescia

Brescia ©
As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brescia: SKYclimber (in Voltino), Mountain Live, canyoning in Trentino (in Storo) and Cascate Val Daone (in Valdaone). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Valle di Scalve and tour the pleasant surroundings at Diga del Gleno.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Brescia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Varenna to Brescia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Brescia

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Vilminore di Scalve, SKYclimber, Mountain Live, canyoning in Trentino, Cascate Val Daone
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
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SKYclimber ©
SKYclimber
Mountain Live, canyoning in Trentino ©
Mountain Live, canyoning in Trentino
Diga del Gleno ©
Diga del Gleno

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Verona: Lago di Garda (in Garda), Villa Calicantus (in Calmasino) and Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda). Next up on the itinerary: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and get some thrills on the water with Bee Boat Service.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Verona trip builder app.

You can drive from Brescia to Verona in an hour. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Trento.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Bee Boat Service, Lago di Garda, Villa Calicantus, Gardaland Park
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta (in Villa Lagarina), Museo Pietra Viva (in Sant'Orsola Terme) and Trentino WILD - Rafting & Outdoor (in Dimaro Folgarida). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO, take some stellar pictures from Val di Cembra, grab your bike and head to Ciclabile della Valsugana, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista ciclabile della Vallagarina: Trento - Rovereto – Avio.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Trento visit planner.

Drive from Verona to Trento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Trento

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Levico Terme, Val di Cembra, Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, Cantina Marco Donati, Museo Pietra Viva
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 3:
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Cantina Marco Donati ©
Cantina Marco Donati
Museo Pietra Viva ©
Museo Pietra Viva

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Bolzano

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bolzano: Sudtiroler Volkskundemuseum / Museo degli usi e costumi (in Brunico), Adventure Park Piciocaa (in Pozza di Fassa) and Chiesa di Santa Gertrude (in Barbiano). There's lots more to do: walk around Puez-Geisler Nature Park, explore by horseback at Charlotte Horse Riding, get great views at Belvedere sulle Pareti Nord delle Tre Cime, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella di San Silvestro.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bolzano journey maker tool.

Drive from Trento to Bolzano in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Padua.

Things to do in Bolzano

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Canazei, Selva di Val Gardena, Sudtiroler Volkskundemuseum / Museo degli usi e costumi, Charlotte Horse Riding, Belvedere sulle Pareti Nord delle Tre Cime
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:
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Puez-Geisler Nature Park ©
Puez-Geisler Nature Park
Charlotte Horse Riding ©
Charlotte Horse Riding
La Terrazza delle Dolomiti ©
La Terrazza delle Dolomiti

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Padua

Padua ©
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Explore Padua's surroundings by going to Borso del Grappa (Sacrario di Cima Grappa & Asd Sport Montegrappa), Marostica (Passeggiata nelle colline di San Benedetto & Sentiero dei Carmini) and Vieni a Volare (in Semonzo). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, learn about winemaking at Cantina San Gregorio, stop by Incantesimi di Alberto, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Ezzelino.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Padua online trip builder.

You can drive from Bolzano to Padua in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bolzano in September, expect nights in Padua to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Venice.

Things to do in Padua

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Borso del Grappa, Marostica, Castello Estense, Cantina San Gregorio
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Cantina San Gregorio ©
Cantina San Gregorio
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony

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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.
Step out of Venice with an excursion to PDC Cartizze in Valdobbiadene--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Venice route planning site.

Getting from Padua to Venice by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Padua in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Udine.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

PDC Cartizze
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Udine

Udine ©
Udine is a city and comune in northeastern Italy, in the middle of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche). Explore Udine's surroundings by going to Anello delle Malghe di Lateis (in Lateis), Parkunzi (in Frisanco) and Laghi di Fusine (in Tarvisio). There's more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at L’ippovia della Valle del Cormor and trek along Sentiero Della Sdricca.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Udine trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Venice to Udine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Trieste.

Things to do in Udine

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Parkunzi, Laghi di Fusine, Sentiero Della Sdricca, Anello delle Malghe di Lateis
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Laghi di Fusine ©
Laghi di Fusine

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Trieste

Trieste ©
Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Explore Trieste's surroundings by going to Circolo Ippico Lignanese (in Lignano Sabbiadoro) and Grotta Fioravante (in Duino Aurisina). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, hike along Percorso Storico del Brestovec, admire the landmark architecture of Magazzino 26, and identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Marina di Miramare.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Trieste trip planner.

You can drive from Udine to Trieste in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Trieste are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Trieste

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Duino Aurisina, Circolo Ippico Lignanese, Percorso Storico del Brestovec
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Circolo Ippico Lignanese ©
Circolo Ippico Lignanese
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Carso Triestino ©
Carso Triestino

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