60 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 5 nights
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Palermo, Sicily
— 5 nights
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Catania, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly
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Naples
— 5 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 5 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Bologna
— 2 nights
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Pisa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Genoa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
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Verona
— 6 nights
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Trento
— 5 nights
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Venice
— 7 nights
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Rome — 5 nights

Eternal City

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 La Botticella as well as The Roman Food Tour. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica di Santa Prassede and Stanze di Raffaello. Get some cultural insight at Rione Monti and Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Chiesa del Santissimo Nome di Gesu all’Argentina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Necropolis, stop by Quartiere Coppede, and take an in-depth tour of Case Romane del Celio.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Palermo.
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Palermo, Sicily — 5 nights

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Palazzo Branciforte and Villino Florio. Explore hidden gems such as Dojo & SPA and Palazzo Pretorio, Municipio di Palermo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Centro Storico (in Petralia Sottana), Chiesa Madre (in Gangi) and Centro Storico Petralia Soprana (in Petralia Soprana). The adventure continues: wander the streets of La Kalsa, take in the exciting artwork at Via delle Absidi, explore the world behind art at Drago Artecontemporanea, and examine the collection at Archivio Storico Comunale.

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Fly from Rome to Palermo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Catania.
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Catania, Sicily — 2 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Collezione di Pupi Siciliani, then do a tasting at Benanti Winery, and then make a trip to Porta Garibaldi - Ferdinandea. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Sant'Agata al Carcere, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Sant'Agata la Vetere, and then examine the collection at Manganelli Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Catania online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly to Naples.
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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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ospedale delle Bambole and Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro. Discover out-of-the-way places like Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples and Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at San Domenico Maggiore, wander the streets of Chiaia, boost your wellbeing at Istituto Ego Shape, and explore the galleries of Complesso Museale Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Naples day trip website.

You can fly from Catania to Naples in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Matera.
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Matera — 2 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museo della Maiolica, indulge in some personalized pampering at Le Dimore del Garibaldi Spa, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Complesso Rupestre San Giorgio, then take in the exciting artwork at Massimo Casiello, then get to know the fascinating history of Via Ridola, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale d'Arte Medievale e Moderna della Basilicata.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Matera tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Naples to Matera takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Naples in February: highs in Matera hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Assisi.
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Assisi — 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Anfiteatro Romano and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Nun Spa Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Todi Underground, then do a tasting at Cantina le Cimate, and then have fun and explore at Discovery Station Assisi.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi trip planner.

You can drive from Matera to Assisi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.
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Siena — 5 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Poggio Rubino and Enoteca di Piazza Wine Room. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi. Get out of town with these interesting Siena side-trips: La Buca Di Montauto (in San Gimignano), Cantalici Winery (in Gaiole in Chianti) and Spa San Lorenzo (in Colle di Val d'Elsa). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Palazzo Chigi Saracini, get engrossed in the history at Archivio di Stato, examine the collection at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici, and admire the striking features of Le Logge del Papa.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Siena online attractions planner.

Getting from Assisi to Siena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Siena are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Opificio delle Pietre Dure and Stibbert Museum. Azienda Agricola Altiero (Winery) and Holy Trinity are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Greve in Chianti (Castello di Montefioralle & Enoteca Falorni). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Salvatore in Ognissanti, steep yourself in history at Torre di Arnolfo, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Strozzi, and explore the galleries of Cappella Brancacci.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip app.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bologna.
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Bologna — 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Re Enzo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo del Podesta, then take an in-depth tour of La Macchina del Tempo, and finally examine the collection at San Colombano - Tagliavini Collection. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, then look for gifts at Salumeria Simoni, then stroll the grounds of Cimitero monumentale della Certosa, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bologna road trip planning site.

Getting from Florence to Bologna by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.
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Pisa — 4 nights

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cantine Lunae and Museo Nazionale di San Matteo. Step off the beaten path and head to Sant'Andrea and Anthurium. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Civico Amedeo Lia (in La Spezia), Chiesa di San Francesco (in Pistoia) and Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi - World Heritage Site (in Cerreto Guidi). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Domus Romana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri, see the interesting displays at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Staffetta Tap Room.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pisa trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Pisa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Genoa.
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Genoa — 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Diocesano Di Genova and Museo d'Arte Orientale Edoardo Chiossone. Do some cultural sightseeing at San Pietro in Banchi and Chiesa di San Siro. Step out of Genoa with an excursion to S. Nicolò di Capodimonte in Camogli--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santo Stefano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica delle Vigne, see the interesting displays at Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Doria Tursi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonnetta.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Genoa trip tool.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Milan.
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Milan — 1 night

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.
On the 19th (Sat), shop like a local with Via della Spiga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then test your problem-solving skills at La Casa Maledetta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Certosa di Milano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sepolcro.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Milan day trip planning site.

Drive from Genoa to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Genoa in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Milan, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Verona.
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Verona — 6 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at AMO - Arena Museo Opera and Piazza Paolo VI. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to I Portoni della Bra and chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Vicenza (Museo Civico di Palazzo Chiericati & Chiesa di Santa Corona), Spas (in Brendola) and Rocca Sveva (in Soave). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Dell'olio D'oliva, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of Sant'Eufemia, admire the striking features of Arche Scaligere, and don't miss a visit to Via dei Musei.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Verona road trip planner.

Drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in March; daily highs in Verona reach 34°C and lows reach 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Trento.
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Trento — 5 nights

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Montana Wellness and San Pellegrino-Falcade Ski Resort. Get a sense of the local culture at Spazio Archeologico Sotterraneo del Sas and Museo Diocesano Tridentino. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trento: Chiesa di S. Giovanni (in Vigo di Fassa), Ski Area Ciampac-Buffaure (in Pozza di Fassa) and Museum of Tourism (in Limone sul Garda). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Doss Trento, stroll through Maestri Sci e Snowboard Cristallo, and do a tasting at Pedrotti Spumanti.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Trento online route planner.

Getting from Verona to Trento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Verona in March: high temperatures in Trento hover around 19°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Venice — 7 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to San Polo and Passeggiata lungo la restera. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of San Pantalon and Campo Santa Margherita. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Castello del Catajo (in Battaglia Terme), Musei Civici di Treviso - Sede di Santa Caterina (in Treviso) and Padua (Piazza dei Signori & Oratorio di San Giorgio - World Heritage Site). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta detta I Gesuiti, and browse the collection at Fondazione Querini Stampalia.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice day trip planner.

Drive from Trento to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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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.
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