59 days in Italy Itinerary

59 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turin
— 5 nights
2
Palermo, Sicily
— 3 nights
3
Naples
— 7 nights
4
Ravello
— 5 nights
5
Rome
— 8 nights
6
Orvieto
— 3 nights
7
Assisi
— 6 nights
8
Florence
— 7 nights
9
Verona
— 6 nights
10
Venice
— 7 nights

5
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Museo Egizio. Duomo di Milano and Teatro Romano will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Castello di Fenis (in Fenis), Genoa (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, Boccadasse, &more) and Forte di Bard (in Bard). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Armeria Reale, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, and get great views at Basilica of Superga.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turin itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Turin is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Turin, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Turin, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Genoa, Teatro Romano, Basilica of Superga, Castello di Fenis, Duomo di Milano
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 7:
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Armeria Reale ©
Armeria Reale
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile

3
nights
Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Visit Duomo di Monreale and Norman Palace for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio and Chiesa del Gesu. Venture out of the city with trips to Cefalu (Duomo di Cefalu & Cefalu Coast) and Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Marinella di Selinunte). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Turin to Palermo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cefalu, Duomo di Monreale, Selinunte Archaeological Park
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 10:
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Selinunte Archaeological Park ©
Selinunte Archaeological Park
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio

7
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get a sense of the local culture at Underground Naples and Galleria Borbonica. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Monte Cassino. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Castello Aragonese d'Ischia (in Ischia), Paestum Ruins (in Paestum) and Villa San Michele (in Anacapri). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, see the interesting displays at Ospedale delle Bambole, don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Palermo to Naples takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Monte Cassino, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, Paestum Ruins
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 17:
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia ©
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia

5
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Centro Storico Ravello are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara) and Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L. (in Tramonti). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, admire the striking features of Luna Convento, and take in the exciting artwork at Kundry Bottega d'Arte.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ravello trip builder site.

Drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Naples in March, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Minori, Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L.
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 22:
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

8
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Museum of Allied Forces capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica. Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 30:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pitigliano Centro Storico and Pozzo di San Patrizio. Visit Duomo di Orvieto and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Orvieto: Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio), Cascate del Mulino (in Saturnia) and Giardino dei Tarocchi (in Pescia Fiorentina). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Orvieto trip website.

Getting from Rome to Orvieto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Orvieto sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Montalcino, Giardino dei Tarocchi, Pitigliano Centro Storico, Civita di Bagnoregio, Cascate del Mulino
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni ©
Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni
Pitigliano Centro Storico ©
Pitigliano Centro Storico
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

6
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Basilica di Santa Chiara. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto and San Damiano. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano (in Fabriano), Santuario Della Santa Casa (in Loreto) and Palazzo Ducale di Urbino (in Urbino). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo Le Celle, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina, examine the collection at Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, and do a tasting at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Assisi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Perugia, Eremo Le Celle, Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano, Santuario Della Santa Casa, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 8:
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Pitti Palace. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna), Torre Grossa (in San Gimignano) and Portovenere (in Porto Venere). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and admire the striking features of Duomo di Pisa.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Florence itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Pisa, Basilica San Vitale, Abbazia di San Galgano, Portovenere
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 15:
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate La Citta Alta and Borghetto sul Mincio. Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo Te and Museo Ferrari. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Sirmione (Grotte di Catullo & Castello Scaligero), Trento (MUSE - Science Museum, Piazza Duomo, &more) and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, sample the fine beverages at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, and wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Verona trip app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Verona sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Trento, Sirmione, Mantua, Parma, Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 21:
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Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico and Cannaregio. Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Castello Estense (in Ferrara). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

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

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Venice are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, Castello Estense
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 28:
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

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