48 days in Italy Itinerary

48 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  28 h
1
Positano
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Salerno
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Milan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Verona
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Venice
— 10 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Positano

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more), Vicoli, scale e archi (in Atrani) and Villa di Pollio Felice (in Sorrento). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Fornillo, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Positano trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Positano is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. In March, Positano is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Sorrento, Praiano, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Food Tours
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

6
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Paestum Ruins (in Paestum), Maiori (Parrocchia di Santa Maria a Mare & Chiesa di San Francesco) and Ravello (Ravello Arte, Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, &more). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Via dei Mercanti, explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Salerno route website.

Getting from Positano to Salerno by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Minori, Ravello, Maiori, Torre di Cetara
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 12:
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Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Spas
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Salerno to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Salerno in March, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 18:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
When in Assisi, make a side trip to see Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria in Perugia, approximately Perugia away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate the long history of San Damiano, examine the collection at Mostra Permanente degli Antichi Mestieri e della Civilta Contadina, and do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Assisi trip maker website.

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Assisi when traveling from Rome in March, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria
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Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria ©
Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria

5
nights
Florence

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 Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence online itinerary builder.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 28:
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Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Museo Egizio in Turin (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, see La Casa Maledetta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Museo Egizio
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

5
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.
When in Verona, make a side trip to see Skyline di Mantova in Mantua, approximately Mantua away. And it doesn't end there: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), explore the ancient world of Operaforte, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona online road trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Verona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In April in Verona, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Skyline di Mantova, La Dama Vini
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 6:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

10
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 find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice route builder app.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. April in Venice sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 16:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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