50 days in Italy & Belgium Itinerary

50 days in Italy & Belgium Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
2
Verona, Italy
— 5 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
5
Siena, Italy
— 4 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Castellammare del Golfo, Italy
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights


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Milan, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Milan travel website.

Mainz, Germany to Milan is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Mainz in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Milan, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Verona, Italy

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arena di Verona and Piazza delle Erbe. Get some historical perspective at Museo di Castelvecchio and Piazza Duomo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Palazzo Te (in Mantua), Museo Ferrari (in Maranello) and Modena (Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti & Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, examine the collection at Museo degli Strumenti Musicali Popolari, make a trip to Cappella dei Notai, and explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Verona online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Verona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Roncegno Terme, Modena, Palazzo Te, Museo Ferrari, Piazza Duomo
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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Venice, Italy

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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Correr. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Chiesa di San Pietro Apostolo, Museo del Precinema, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Venice day trip planning site.

Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole (in San Miniato) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). The adventure continues: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence route planning site.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
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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

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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Siena and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana and Museo Contrada Priora della Civetta. Venture out of the city with trips to Montalcino (Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni & Mate Winery), Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, and explore the historical opulence of Castello delle Quattro Torri.

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Drive from Florence to Siena in 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Montalcino, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Museo della Porziuncola and Museo della Memoria will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and San Damiano for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna), Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Perugia (Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti & Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica of San Nicola a Tolentino, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Assisi trip maker app.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Perugia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, The Basilica of San Nicola a Tolentino, Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary app.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale. Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Marina di Praia Beach (in Praiano) and Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Valle delle Ferriere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, look for gifts at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and admire the striking features of Luna Convento.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip builder.

Getting from Rome to Ravello by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Maiori, Praiano, Scala, Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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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. Pompeii Archaeological Park and Parco Acheologico di Ercolano will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borbonica and Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Pompeii (Anfiteatro Romano, Basilica, &more), Salerno (Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata & Duomo di Salerno) and Villa Guariglia (in Raito). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario, contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gaudioso, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in October, Naples is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Castellammare del Golfo.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Salerno, Vietri sul Mare, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Villa Guariglia
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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Castellammare del Golfo, Italy

Castellammare del Golfo ©
Castellammare del Golfo is a town and comune in the Trapani Province of Sicily. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico and then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. On the next day, get curious at Museum Of Optical Illusions and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Castellammare del Golfo trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Castellammare del Golfo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Naples in October since evenings lows in Castellammare del Golfo dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Castellammare del Golfo

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Chiesa di San Domenico, Museum Of Optical Illusions, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Chiesa di San Domenico ©
Chiesa di San Domenico
Museum Of Optical Illusions ©
Museum Of Optical Illusions

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Royal Palace of Brussels. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Atomium and Parc du Cinquantenaire. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Antwerp (MAS - Museum aan de Stroom & Cathedral of Our Lady). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Castellammare del Golfo to Brussels in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Castellammare del Golfo in October: high temperatures in Brussels hover around 16°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Antwerp
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Gravensteen and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Belfry of Bruges. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Ghent City Center & Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, and sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Bruges sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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