24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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24 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Verona
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Venice
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Naples
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
7
Sorrento
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h
End: London

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Palatine Hill are in your itinerary. Pantheon and Campo de' Fiori are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Trastevere, take in the exciting artwork at Art Studio Cafe, look for gifts at Libreria Altroquando, and browse the different shops at Centro Commerciale RomaEst.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome trip builder tool .

London, UK to Rome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rome is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Rome reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Nuova, and finally stop by La Bottega Dei Sapori (S.N.C.). On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano and then kick back and relax at Zocco Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Assisi trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in August, plan for little chillier nights in Assisi, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, Zocco Beach
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Chiesa Nuova ©
Chiesa Nuova

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazzale Michelangelo and Duomo di Siena. Shop till you drop at Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique and Wilma Firenze. Change things up with a short trip to Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano (about 1h 05 min away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Duomo di Siena, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for gifts at de' Martini Gioielli, stop by Baol Atelier Creativo, then stop by Cioccolateria Via Conventino, then look for gifts at Gulliver Libri Per Viaggiare, and finally examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Giardino Giusti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then stop by Piacere Divino Enoteca E Vini Sfusi, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

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Getting from Florence to Verona by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Verona sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Piacere Divino Enoteca E Vini Sfusi ©
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at I Tre Mercanti and Dolceria delle Maschere. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bagni Alberoni and Bibione Spiaggia. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Blue Moon in Lido di Venezia, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and take a stroll through Cannaregio.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Moon, Bibione Spiaggia
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 28th (Sun), get some fabulous bargains at La Reggia Designer Outlet and then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Spaccanapoli, stop by Nuvola, idee che volano, then stroll the grounds of Cimitero delle Fontanelle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Onde Blu.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Naples route planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Naples takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lido Onde Blu, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, La Reggia Designer Outlet
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Cimitero delle Fontanelle ©
Cimitero delle Fontanelle
Nuvola, idee che volano ©
Nuvola, idee che volano

3
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.
Relax by the water at Fornillo and Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna. Head to Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Artigianato Rallofor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Ceramiche Casola, Ceramica Assunta, & more) and Ravello (La Bottega delle Arti & Duomo di Ravello). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, stop by Corner Shop Sorrento, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

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Traveling by ferry from Naples to Sorrento takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a subway; or drive. In August in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Ravello
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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