29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe visit planner

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Amalfi
— 7 nights
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Rome
— 5 nights
Train
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sirmione
— 2 nights
Drive
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Riva Del Garda
— 2 nights
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Sirmione
— 2 nights
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Amalfi

— 7 nights

Painted Town

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amalfi side-trips: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, admire all the interesting features of Amalfi Coast, step into the grandiose world of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Amalfi sightseeing planner.

Naples to Amalfi is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Naples in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Amalfi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 18:

Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, take a stroll through Trastevere, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Amalfi in September, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and indulge your taste buds at Scenic wine tours in Tuscany.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:

Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

Cortina d'Ampezzo

— 4 nights
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cortina d'Ampezzo: Tre Cime di Lavaredo (in Auronzo di Cadore), Lago di Braies (in Braies) and Lago di Dobbiaco (in Dobbiaco). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Cinque Torri, grab your bike and head to Drau Cycle Route, head outdoors with Passo Falzarego, and stroll through Rifugio Lagazuoi.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cortina d'Ampezzo online tour builder.

Getting from Venice to Cortina d'Ampezzo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Cortina d'Ampezzo sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sirmione.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

Sirmione

— 2 nights
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). On the 4th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, then slough off your stress at Spa Termale Aquaria, and then delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesetta di S. Anna, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Sirmione.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sirmione trip planner.

You can drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Sirmione in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites · Spas · Baths
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:

Riva Del Garda

— 2 nights
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Torre Apponale, then make a trip to Piazza 3 Novembre, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Old Ponale Road Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lago di Ledro, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then step into the grandiose world of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine.

For ratings and tourist information, read Riva Del Garda holiday maker website.

Getting from Sirmione to Riva Del Garda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Riva Del Garda are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sirmione.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:

Sirmione

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, and then soak in style at Spa Termale Aquaria. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesetta di S. Anna and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Sirmione.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sirmione tour planner.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Sirmione takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites · Spas · Baths
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.