55 days in Italy Itinerary

55 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 4 nights
2
Verona
— 6 nights
3
Venice
— 6 nights
4
Rimini
— 5 nights
5
Assisi
— 6 nights
6
Amalfi
— 6 nights
7
Naples
— 7 nights
8
Rome
— 7 nights
9
Florence
— 7 nights

4
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II or Fragio Gioielli. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Sabauda and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Spa La Bossola - Chalet Relax Benessere (in Netro), Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata (in Lodi) and Turin (Museo Egizio & Museum of the Risorgimento). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Milan. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Turin, Spa La Bossola - Chalet Relax Benessere, Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, Azienda Vitivinicola Badenchini
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza delle Erbe and Rango. Museum-lovers will get to explore Fondazione Bisazza and Casa di Giulietta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Palazzo Ducale Mantova (in Mantua), Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal (in Andalo) and Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti (in Modena). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Arena di Verona, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Verona road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ferrara, Palazzo Ducale Mantova, Fondazione Bisazza, Rango, Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 11:
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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

6
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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Museo Correr. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Mezzano di Primiero (in Mezzano), Padua (Piazza della Frutta, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Cantina San Gregorio (in Valdobbiadene). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planning app.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rimini.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Padua, Vitturi Angelo, Torronificio Scaldaferro - spaccio torrone, Mezzano di Primiero, Cantina San Gregorio
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 17:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

5
nights
Rimini

Rimini ©
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Get in touch with nature at Bagno Egisto 38 and Bagno Il Gabbiano 7. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica San Vitale and Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rimini: Azienda Agraria Guerrieri (in Piagge), Azienda Agricola Vignato Virgilio (in Gambellara) and Azienda Agricola Bruscia (in San Costanzo). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Il Ponticello Trekking Viaggi & Natura, visit Cartoceto Centro Storico, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale di Urbino, and don't miss a visit to Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rimini day trip planning site.

Drive from Venice to Rimini in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rimini

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ravenna, Urbino, Azienda Agraria Guerrieri, Azienda Agricola Bruscia, RSE Italia
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:
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Azienda Agraria Guerrieri ©
Azienda Agraria Guerrieri
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Bagno Egisto 38 ©
Bagno Egisto 38

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 Eremo delle Carceri will appeal to history buffs. Vineria del Carmine and Tenuta Cocci Grifoni are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia), Azienda Agricola Biologica Fiorano (in Cossignano) and Decugnano dei Barbi (in Orvieto). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, relax and rejuvenate at Grotta dell'Himalaya, and do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi trip planner.

Getting from Rimini to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Perugia, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Azienda Agricola Biologica Fiorano, Tenuta Cocci Grifoni, Church of St. Augustine (Sant'Agostino)
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 28:
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Vineria del Carmine ©
Vineria del Carmine
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

6
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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.
Relax by the water at Spiaggia Grande and Spiaggia di castiglione. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Chiesa di San Salvatore de Birecto. Change things up with these side-trips from Amalfi: Positano (Fornillo & Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, and Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Amalfi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Assisi in January: high temperatures in Amalfi hover around 15°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Minori, Chiesa di San Francesco, Fiordo di Furore
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 3:
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

7
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sol’Art Ceramiche and Galleria Borbonica. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Museo Cappella Sansevero. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna (in Sorrento), Anfiteatro Romano (in Pompeii) and Salerno (Pinacoteca Provinciale Salerno, Villa Comunale, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Presepe Artistico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, delve into the distant past at Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins, and take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Naples, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii, Vietri sul Mare, Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 10:
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Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

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.
Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini will appeal to museum buffs. Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 17:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo Nazionale del Bargello will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Castello del Trebbio. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more) and Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti). Dedicate the 20th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning app.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Verrazzano, Castello del Trebbio
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 24:
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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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