27 days in Italy Itinerary

27 days in Italy Itinerary

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27 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Milan
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome
— 5 nights
train + subway:  3​h
5
Amalfi
— 4 nights
taxi + subway:  1​h 30​min
6
Naples
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney


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4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Canal Grande and Doge's Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Arena di Verona, & more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Venice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Venice hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip website .

You can take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Bring the kids along to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Boboli Gardens. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip maker site .

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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.
Attractions like Colosseum and Palatine Hill make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, wander the streets of Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

4
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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.
Kids will enjoy Spiaggia di castiglione and Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi. And it doesn't end there: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amalfi itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Amalfi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in June, expect nights in Amalfi to be a bit warmer, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ravello, Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Wine Tours & Tastings

6
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Attractions like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Vesuvius National Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Sol’Art Ceramiche (in Vietri sul Mare) and Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta). And it doesn't end there: get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and subway from Amalfi to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in June, Naples is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sol’Art Ceramiche, Reggia di Caserta, Vesuvius National Park, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

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