41 days in Italy & City of San Marino Itinerary

41 days in Italy & City of San Marino Itinerary

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Turin, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 1 day
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cremona, Italy
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Mantua, Italy
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Chioggia, Italy
— 2 nights
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Ravenna, Italy
— 2 nights
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City of San Marino, San Marino
— 3 nights
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Gubbio, Italy
— 1 night
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Perugia, Italy
— 3 nights
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Assisi, Italy
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Foggia, Italy
— 2 nights
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Avellino, Italy
— 1 night
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Salerno, Italy
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Amalfi, Italy
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Sorrento, Italy
— 1 day
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Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Orvieto, Italy
— 2 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Maranello, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
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Portofino, Italy
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Turin, Italy

— 1 night

City of Magic

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.
To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin day trip planning tool.

Mexico City, Mexico to Turin is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Milan, Italy

— 1 day

Fashion Capital of World

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've added Castello Sforzesco, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Duomo di Milano, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Turin to Milan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Turin in September: highs in Milan hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Turin, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Magic

Your list of things to see and do now includes Parco del Valentino, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, Piazza Solferino, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get great views at Basilica of Superga, don't miss a visit to Piazza Vittorio Veneto, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turin route planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in September, you will find days in Turin are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cremona.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Cremona, Italy

Cremona is a city and comune in northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left bank of the Po River in the middle of the Pianura Padana (Po valley). Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Piazza del Comune, then enjoy breathtaking views from Cathedral of Cremona, and then don't miss a visit to Baptistery.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cremona itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Turin to Cremona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Turin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cremona, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Mon) before leaving for Mantua.

Things to do in Cremona

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Mantua, Italy

Sleeping Beauty

Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Mantua day trip site.

Getting from Cremona to Mantua by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Verona.

Things to do in Mantua

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Verona, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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 list of things to see and do now includes Tomba di Giulietta, Romeo's House (Casa di Romeo), Casa di Giulietta, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, then don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, then contemplate the long history of Romeo's House (Casa di Romeo), and finally browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Verona trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mantua to Verona by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Venice, Italy

— 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.
On the 11th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): wander the streets of Cannaregio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, and finally explore the galleries of Ca' Rezzonico.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chioggia.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Chioggia, Italy

— 2 nights
Chioggia is a coastal town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Venice in the Veneto region of northern Italy.GeographyThe town is situated on a small island at the southern entrance to the Lagoon of Venice about 25km south of Venice (50km by road); causeways connect it to the mainland and to its frazione, nowadays a quarter, of Sottomarina. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Casa del Petrarca, make a trip to Palazzo Roverella, and then walk around Garden of Villa Barbarigo in Valsanzibio. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Diga Sottomarina, then get to know the fascinating history of Villa Sagredo, Toderini di Conselve, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Cini Monselice, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Neve.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chioggia trip maker website.

You can drive from Venice to Chioggia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Venice in September, you will find days in Chioggia are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Chioggia

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Ravenna, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo and then examine the collection at Archiepiscopal Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, then don't miss a visit to Porto Turistico Cesenatico, and finally find something for the whole family at Mirabilandia.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravenna tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Chioggia to Ravenna in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Ravenna sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Ravenna

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

City of San Marino, San Marino

— 3 nights
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Cesta Tower, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Titan, explore the galleries of Museo delle Curiosità - San Marino, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico, and finally step into the grandiose world of Guaita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Montale Tower, steep yourself in history at Porta San Francesco, explore the galleries of Museo Della Totura, then steep yourself in history at Piazza della Liberta, then explore the galleries of Museo di Stato, and finally make a trip to Cava dei Balestrieri.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read City of San Marino trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravenna to City of San Marino takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gubbio.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Gubbio, Italy

— 1 night
Gubbio is a town and comune in the far northeastern part of the Italian province of Perugia (Umbria). Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint Ubaldo, then Head underground at Grotte di Frasassi, then appreciate the history behind Tempio del Valadier, and finally examine the collection at Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Anghiari, explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, then admire the striking features of Cattedrale di Gubbio, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo dei Consoli and Museo Civico, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gubbio day trip planning tool.

Getting from City of San Marino to Gubbio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In September, daytime highs in Gubbio are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Perugia.

Things to do in Gubbio

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:

Perugia, Italy

— 3 nights

Green Heart of Italy

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, then look for gifts at Casa del Cioccolato Perugina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo Le Celle, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Trasimeno. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at La Citta della Domenica, make a trip to Piazza IV Novembre, then visit City Centre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Perugia route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Gubbio to Perugia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Gubbio in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Perugia, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Perugia

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

Assisi, Italy

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 24th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Assisi trip website.

Assisi is just a short distance from Perugia. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Foggia.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:

Foggia, Italy

— 2 nights
Foggia is a city and comune of Apulia, in southern Italy, capital of the province of Foggia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Palazzo Dogana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale di Foggia, and finally make a trip to Santuario Madre di Dio Incoronata.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Foggia trip planner.

Drive from Assisi to Foggia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Assisi in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Foggia. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Avellino.

Things to do in Foggia

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

Avellino, Italy

— 1 night
Avellino is a town and comune, capital of the province of Avellino in the Campania region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Torre dell'Orologio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco Saverio, enjoy some diversion at Country Sport Avellino, then admire the masterpieces at Santuario di Montevergine, and finally don't miss a visit to Il Caffè Letterario.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Avellino online route planner.

Traveling by car from Foggia to Avellino takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Avellino are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Avellino

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

Salerno, Italy

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make a trip to Promenade Trieste.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Salerno journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Avellino to Salerno takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Salerno can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Amalfi.
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
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Amalfi, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

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You can drive from Salerno to Amalfi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Amalfi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Positano, Italy

— 2 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, then look for gifts at Nana' Positano, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Positano tour planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Positano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

Sorrento, Italy

— 1 day

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Vallone dei Mulini, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sorrento day trip app.

You can drive from Positano to Sorrento in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. September in Sorrento sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

Pompeii, Italy

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande and then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): delve into the distant past at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

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Drive from Sorrento to Pompeii in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Pompeii to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Rome sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:

Orvieto, Italy

— 2 nights

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Macchina di Santa Rosa, explore the activities along Lago di Bolsena, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Donato Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Parco dei Mostri, steep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio, then admire the striking features of Duomo di Orvieto, then Head underground at Orvieto Underground, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Moro.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Orvieto trip planner.

You can drive from Rome to Orvieto in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October in Orvieto, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Orvieto

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Siena, Italy

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 4th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Campo. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, then browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Siena route maker.

You can drive from Orvieto to Siena in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

San Gimignano, Italy

— 2 nights

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Cisterna. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of San Gimignano 1300, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Sant'Agostino.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read San Gimignano driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Siena to San Gimignano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:

Pisa, Italy

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, don't miss a visit to Knights’ Square, then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, and then steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca.

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Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 10th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Maranello.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:

Maranello, Italy

— 2 nights
Maranello is a town and comune in the region of Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy, 18 km from Modena, with a population of 17,165 as of 2013. On the 12th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Palazzo Ducale Piano Primo, step into the grandiose world of Rocca di Vignola, and then examine the collection at Museo Ferrari.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Maranello road trip website.

Getting from Florence to Maranello by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In October in Maranello, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Maranello

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Cinque Terre, Italy

— 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Cinque Terre Trails, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Maranello to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Portofino.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Portofino, Italy

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. On the 15th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown and then enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Portofino trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Portofino by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Portofino can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites
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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.