40 days in Italy Itinerary

40 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour itinerary planner

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 5 nights
Drive
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Isernia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ravenna
— 4 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 9 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 7 nights
Drive
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Genoa
— 2 nights
Fly

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Naples

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Reggia di Caserta, Amalfi Coast and The Neapolis Buried. Step out of the city life by going to Vesuvio National Park and Fornillo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Museo Cappella Sansevero. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Positano (Artigianato Rallo & Ceramica Assunta) and Amalfi (Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi & Duomo di Sant'Andrea). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, make a trip to Spaccanapoli, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Naples online trip maker.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Naples is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Naples is 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in March; daily highs in Naples reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Isernia.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 26:

Isernia

— 2 nights
Isernia is a town and comune in the southern Italian region of Molise, and the capital of province of Isernia.GeographySituated on a rocky crest rising from 350to between the Carpino and the Sordo rivers, the plan of Isernia still reflects the ancient layout of the Roman town, with a central wide street, the cardo maximus, still represented by Corso Marcelli, and side streets at right angles on both sides.The commune of Isernia includes 16 frazioni. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Centro Visita Daini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at War Museum WinterLine Venafro, look for gifts at Caseificio La Pagliara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario dell'Addolorata di Castelpetroso, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Tombolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro Apostolo.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Isernia trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Naples to Isernia takes 1.5 hours. March in Isernia sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Isernia

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning website.

Getting from Isernia to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will leave for Florence on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Leaning Tower of Pisa has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, and then hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Tenuta Riseccoli, learn about winemaking at Poggio al Sole Winery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for Ravenna.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

Ravenna

— 4 nights

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Let the collections at Archiepiscopal Museum and Museo della Marineria capture your imagination. Basilica San Vitale and Basilica di San Francesco will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Ravenna side-trips: Ferrara (Museo Archeologico Nazionale & Ferrara Cathedral) and Milano Marittima (Pineta di Milano Marittima, Bagno Roma, &more). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero degli Ariani and look for all kinds of wild species at Casa delle Farfalle.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravenna holiday planning tool.

Getting from Florence to Ravenna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

Things to do in Ravenna

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 7:

Venice

— 9 nights

City of Romance

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Canal Grande and Giudecca. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Centro Storico), Blue Moon (in Lido di Venezia) and Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet (in Noventa di Piave). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Cannaregio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Aquileia, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Ravenna to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Venice sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 16:

Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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 16th (Mon): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and then contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

Milan

— 7 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Shop till you drop at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Azalea - Silk of Como. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Orta San Giulio (Sacro Monte di Orta & San Giulio Island), Museo del Violino (in Cremona) and Borgo Castell'Arquato (in Castell'Arquato). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Certosa di Pavia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Michele Maggiore, head outdoors with Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan route builder website.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 25:

Genoa

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Appreciate the collections at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello and Castello di Bardi. Explore hidden gems such as Vernazza and Faro di Portofino. Change things up with these side-trips from Genoa: Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church (in Vernazza) and Portofino (Castello Brown & Area Marina Protetta Portofino). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Genoa trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Genoa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Milan in April, Genoa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Italy travel guide

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Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.