41 days in Italy Itinerary

41 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 6 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 5 nights
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Arbus, Sardinia
— 5 nights
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Domus de Maria, Sardinia
— 4 nights
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Villasimius, Sardinia
— 5 nights
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Dorgali, Sardinia
— 4 nights
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Pompeii
— 1 night
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Milan
— 2 nights

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
For shopping fun, head to Via Condotti or L'Artigianato. We've included these beaches for you: Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare and Moai Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Stabilimento Balneare Amerigo (in Terracina), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Zoomarine (in Torvaianica). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Rome is 6 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Escape the urban bustle at Bagno Maurizio and La Vela BeachClub. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Pisa. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 65°F in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trips

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Bagno Maurizio ©
Bagno Maurizio
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

5
nights
Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Family-friendly places like Spiaggia di Maria Pia and S'Abba Druche Beach will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tinnura and Chiesa di San Francesco. Explore Alghero's surroundings by going to spiaggia di Porto Ferro (in Sassari), Porto Alabe Beach (in Tresnuraghes) and Museo delle Conce (in Bosa). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Rena Majore, stroll through I Gatti di Su Pallosu, have fun at Parco Avventura - Le Ragnatele, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Alghero road trip website.

Fly from Florence to Alghero in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Arbus.

Things to do in Alghero

Side Trips

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Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Spiaggia Rena Majore ©
Spiaggia Rena Majore
S'Abba Druche Beach ©
S'Abba Druche Beach

5
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Arbus, Sardinia

Arbus ©
Attractions like Spiaggia di Is Arutas and Dido Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Visit Spiaggia di Scivu and Sa Mesa Longa for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Chiesa di Santa Giusta (in Santa Giusta) and I Gatti di Su Pallosu (in San Vero Milis).

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Arbus itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alghero to Arbus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Arbus sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Domus de Maria.

Things to do in Arbus

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Spiaggia di Piscinas
Spiaggia di Piscinas

4
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Domus de Maria, Sardinia

Domus de Maria ©
Domus de Maria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 35km southwest of Cagliari. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia di Tuerredda and Spiaggia Is Arenas Bianca. Take a break from the city and head to Su Giudeo and Cala Piombo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Domus de Maria: Spiaggia Portu Tramatzu (in Porto Tramatzu) and Sant'Anna Arresi (Porto Pino & Spiaggia Porto Pino). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia del Morto, explore the ancient world of Area Archeologica di Nora, and take a tour by water with Ali del Mare.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Domus de Maria holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Arbus to Domus de Maria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Villasimius.

Things to do in Domus de Maria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

Side Trips

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Su Giudeo ©
Su Giudeo
Spiaggia di Tuerredda ©
Spiaggia di Tuerredda
Spiaggia Is Arenas Bianca
Spiaggia Is Arenas Bianca

5
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Villasimius, Sardinia

Villasimius ©
Explore hidden gems such as Porto Giunco and Spiaggia di Mari Pintau. Relax by the water at Spiaggia di Punta Molentis and Cala Sinzias. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Villasimius: Spiaggia Piscina Rei (in Muravera) and Poetto (in Cagliari).

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Villasimius online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Domus de Maria to Villasimius in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dorgali.

Things to do in Villasimius

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Spiaggia di Mari Pintau ©
Spiaggia di Mari Pintau
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Spiaggia di Punta Molentis ©
Spiaggia di Punta Molentis

4
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Dorgali, Sardinia

Dorgali ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cala Brandinchi and Spiaggia di Su Barone. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lu Impostu Beach and Cala Liberotto. Change things up with these side-trips from Dorgali: Castello della Fava (in Posada) and Baunei (Diving Cala Mariolu & Cala Mariolu). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Grotta del Bue Marino and examine the collection at Parco Museo S'Abba Frisca.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dorgali tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Villasimius to Dorgali in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Dorgali

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Spiaggia di Su Barone ©
Spiaggia di Su Barone
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tours Pompei, Lupanar and Pompeii Archaeological Park. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande, contemplate the long history of Lupanar, then go all around town with Tours Pompei, then stop by Nana' Positano, and finally look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri, then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then delve into the distant past at Forum, and finally delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pompeii trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Dorgali to Pompeii in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Pompeii can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

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Forum ©
Forum
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Milan

Milan ©

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.
Duomo di Milano has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Certosa di Pavia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Michele Maggiore. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Pompeii to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Pompeii in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Milan, with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso ©
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro

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