26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Montreal
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
San Marino
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Sorrento
— 8 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Reggio Calabria
— 6 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Montreal

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), Casa di Giulietta, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), thentake in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), thensee the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenindulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Monteriggioni.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence visit planner.

Montreal, Canada to Florence is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Florence, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in July: highs in Florence hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verona, Castello di Monteriggioni, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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.
On the 21st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, thentake a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally delve into the distant past at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Giardino Giusti, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, thenmake a trip to Piazza dei Signori, and finally don't miss a visit to Porta dei Borsari.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Verona are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Piazzale Castel San Pietro ©
Piazzale Castel San Pietro

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dorsoduro and Cannaregio. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice holiday planner.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to San Marino.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro

2
nights
San Marino

San Marino ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our San Marino online itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to San Marino by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in San Marino are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. You'll set off for Sorrento on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in San Marino

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence, Verona's Cathedral (Duomo)
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Verona's Cathedral (Duomo) ©
Verona's Cathedral (Duomo)
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

8
nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spiaggia di castiglione, Spiaggia di Atrani and Spiaggia Lannio. Get some cultural insight at Paestum Ruins and Wine Tours & Tastings. You'll get in some beach time at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna and Fornillo. Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Duomo di Salerno (in Salerno), Pompeii (Casa del Fauno, Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, &more) and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano). And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, stroll through Marina di Puolo, and kick back and relax at Stabilimento Balneare Bagni Salvatore.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Marino to Sorrento. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pompeii, Positano, Duomo di Salerno, Spiaggia Lannio, Paestum Ruins
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Wine Tours & Tastings
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

6
nights
Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tropea Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria and Grotte Beach Mongiove. We've also included these beaches for you: Spiaggia Capo Calava and Spiaggia Gallico Marina. Change things up with these side-trips from Reggio Calabria: Messina (Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re, Santuario della Madonna di Montalto, &more), Belvedere Canape (in Gioiosa Marea) and Castello di Brolo (in Brolo). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Gesu e Maria, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Sebastiano al Crocefisso, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno di Squillace.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Reggio Calabria trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Sorrento to Reggio Calabria in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Messina, Palmi, Gioiosa Marea, Tropea Beach, Parrocchia Maria S.S Immacolata di Scilla e Favazzina
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata

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