24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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24 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Montalcino
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Siena
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
San Gimignano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Florence
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Lucca
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Dublin

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tours, New Rome Free Tour and Food Tours of Rome. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, make a trip to Roman Forum, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary tool .

Dublin, Ireland to Rome is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Rome, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dublin, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 24°C. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican and Sistine Chapel Tours
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Assisi is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, and walk around Parco del Monte Subasio.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Assisi tour itinerary planner.

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 July, Assisi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Montalcino.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio

2
nights
Montalcino

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
On the 27th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Fortezza di Montalcino, do a tasting at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, and then learn about winemaking at Podere Il Cocco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): do a tasting at Castiglion del Bosco, learn about winemaking at Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, learn about winemaking at Castello Banfi Wine Estate, then learn about winemaking at Fattoria dei Barbi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Montalcino route builder .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Montalcino takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Siena.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Podere Il Cocco ©
Podere Il Cocco
Castiglion del Bosco ©
Castiglion del Bosco

3
nights
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Siena is known for historic sites, museums, classes, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco, take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, and contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Montalcino to Siena in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

3
nights
San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
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.
San Gimignano is known for historic sites, wineries, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, make a trip to Historic Centre of San Gimignano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, and take an in-depth tour of San Gimignano 1300.

Discover how to plan a San Gimignano trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Siena to San Gimignano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in San Gimignano are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Fattoria Il Piano ©
Fattoria Il Piano

5
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Lucca.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, and finally admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, make a trip to Via Fillungo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of San Frediano, then take in nature's colorful creations at Palazzo Pfanner, and finally don't miss a visit to Torre delle Ore.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lucca trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Florence to Lucca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lucca are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

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