30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 5 nights
2
Bologna
— 5 nights
3
Florence
— 5 nights
4
Pisa
— 3 nights
5
Genoa
— 5 nights
6
Milan
— 6 nights

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ca' Rezzonico and Basilica di Aquileia. Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum and Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family & Basilica di Santa Anastasia), Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia) and Casa Violin di Aquileia (in Aquileia). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, look for all kinds of wild species at Vecchio Mulino della Croda, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Venice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Venice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Verona, Aquileia, Vecchio Mulino della Croda, Military Memorial Redipuglia, Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Military Memorial Redipuglia ©
Military Memorial Redipuglia
Ca' Rezzonico ©
Ca' Rezzonico

5
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Forte di San Leo and Rotonda di San Lorenzo. Musei San Domenico and Museo di Antropologia will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Bologna's surroundings by going to Ravenna (Battistero degli Ariani, Basilica San Vitale, &more), Castello di Gradara (in Gradara) and Mantua (Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova & Palazzo Te). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Domenico, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, and admire the striking features of Fontana del Nettuno.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bologna trip planning app.

Getting from Venice to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Bologna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ravenna, Mantua, San Leo, Museo Ducati, Musei San Domenico
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Rotonda di San Lorenzo ©
Rotonda di San Lorenzo
Forte di San Leo ©
Forte di San Leo
Museo Ducati ©
Museo Ducati

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Church and Museum of Orsanmichele and Eremo di Montesiepi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eremo Le Celle and Arezzo Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Chiusdino (Abbazia di San Galgano & Casa natale di San Galgano) and Centro Storico di Siena (in Siena). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Palazzo Strozzi, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and get engrossed in the history at Corridoio Vasariano.

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Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chiusdino, Arezzo Cathedral, Eremo Le Celle, Centro Storico di Siena
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Palazzo Strozzi ©
Palazzo Strozzi
Eremo Le Celle ©
Eremo Le Celle
Eremo di Montesiepi ©
Eremo di Montesiepi

3
nights
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Get some cultural insight at Knights’ Square and Basilica of San Frediano. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Pietro Church and San Michele in Foro. Step out of Pisa with an excursion to Portovenere in Porto Venere--about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, admire the striking features of Palazzo della Canonica, make a trip to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pisa online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Pisa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Lucca, Porto Venere
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Knights’ Square ©
Knights’ Square
Basilica of San Frediano ©
Basilica of San Frediano
Camposanto ©
Camposanto

5
nights
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello di Grinzane Cavour and Palazzo Ducale. Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno and Santuario di Montallegro will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Genoa: Centro Lipu (in Tigliole), Gipsoteca Giulio Monteverde (in Bistagno) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Dialogo nel Buio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, and admire the striking features of Palazzi dei Rolli.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Genoa online route planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Pisa in April, Genoa is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ente Parco di Portofino, Baia dei Saraceni, Centro Lipu, Gipsoteca Giulio Monteverde, Baia del Silenzio
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Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno ©
Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno
Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour
Santuario di Montallegro ©
Santuario di Montallegro

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa Necchi Campiglio and Ricetto di Candelo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gallerie d’Italia and Armeria Reale. Venture out of the city with trips to Turin (Borgo Medievale & Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile), Piazza Ducale (in Vigevano) and La Baraggia di Candelo (in Candelo). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, take in the pleasant sights at I Navigli, contemplate the long history of Mura Venete, and take a stroll through Brera District.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Milan journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Milan when traveling from Genoa in April, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Turin, Bergamo, Candelo, Piazza Ducale
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Villa Necchi Campiglio ©
Villa Necchi Campiglio
Ricetto di Candelo ©
Ricetto di Candelo
Armeria Reale ©
Armeria Reale

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