29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

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29 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly:  32​h
1
Milan
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Verona
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lucca
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cividale del Friuli
— 4 nights
6
Venice
— Few hours
7
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Rome
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Ostuni
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
10
Positano
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Queenstown

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes 10 Corso Como, Torre Velasca, Castello Sforzesco, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Brera District. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Degli Atellani - La Vigna Di Leonardo, then steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, then admire the landmark architecture of Torre Velasca, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at 10 Corso Como.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary app .

Queenstown, New Zealand to Milan is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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 4th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta. Here are some ideas for day two: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona and then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Verona trip builder app .

Traveling by train from Milan to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Thu) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Mercati di Rialto as well as Dorsoduro. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice driving holiday tool .

Take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for Lucca.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro

5
nights
Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Duomo di Pisa and Battistero will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Leaning Tower of Pisa and Camposanto. Get out of town with these interesting Lucca side-trips: Pisa (Knights' Square, Borgo Stretto, & more).

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Getting from Venice to Lucca by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. June in Lucca sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cividale del Friuli.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pisa
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Knights' Square ©
Knights' Square
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

4
nights
Cividale del Friuli

Cividale del Friuli ©
Cividale del Friuli is a town and comune in the Province of Udine, part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of northern Italy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Il Giardino del Chiostro and Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Archeologico Nazionale - Cividale del Friuli and Museo Cristiano E Tesoro Del Duomo. Get out of town with these interesting Cividale del Friuli side-trips: Sorgenti del Gorgazzo (in Polcenigo), Via Crucis Monumentale (in Gradisca) and Villa Manin (in Codroipo). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Biagio, steep yourself in history at Ipogeo Celtico, explore the historical opulence of Il Castello di Udine, and admire the striking features of Il Tempietto Longobardo.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cividale del Friuli travel planner .

Traveling by car from Lucca to Cividale del Friuli takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Cividale del Friuli are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Cividale del Friuli

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocca Bernarda, Villa Manin, Sorgenti del Gorgazzo, Via Crucis Monumentale, Il Castello di Udine
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Ipogeo Celtico ©
Ipogeo Celtico
Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Biagio ©
Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Biagio
Il Giardino del Chiostro ©
Il Giardino del Chiostro

few
hours
Venice

Venice
To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Cividale del Friuli to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Nightlife Outdoors Historic Sites
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2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

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Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

few
hours
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Roma, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then wander the streets of Trastevere, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome visit planning site .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ostuni.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Catacombe di San Callisto ©
Catacombe di San Callisto

5
nights
Ostuni

Ostuni ©
Ostuni is a city and comune, located about 8 km from the coast, in the province of Brindisi, region of Apulia, Italy). Popular historic sites such as Centro Storico Otranto and Trullo Sovrano are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Masseria Brancati and Museo Diocesano di Ostuni. Get out of town with these interesting Ostuni side-trips: Jonian Dolphin Conservation (in Taranto), Otranto (Castello Aragonese Otranto & Baia dei Turchi) and Grotte di Castellana (in Castellana Grotte). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at L'Ulivo che Canta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ostuni, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ostuni itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Ostuni takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ostuni when traveling from Rome in June, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Ostuni

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Otranto, Trullo Sovrano, Jonian Dolphin Conservation, Grotte di Castellana
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Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
Masseria Brancati ©
Masseria Brancati
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto

1
night
Positano

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.
On the 24th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, then view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and then cool off at Fornillo.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano online journey planner .

You can drive from Ostuni to Positano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, subway, and bus. Traveling from Ostuni in June, Positano is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi
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Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela ©
Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castello Caetani, contemplate the long history of Giardino di Ninfa, then delve into the distant past at Tempio di Castore e Polluce, and finally admire the striking features of Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Bosco della Sughereta, then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale di Tor Caldara, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Storico Piana delle Orme.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner .

Getting from Positano to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Giardino di Ninfa, Bosco della Sughereta, Museo Storico Piana delle Orme, Castello Caetani, Riserva Naturale di Tor Caldara
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Giardino di Ninfa ©
Giardino di Ninfa
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme ©
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme

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