24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route builder

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Fly
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Milan
— 1 day
Drive
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Nova Levante
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
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Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Ottaviano
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Naples
— 2 nights
Fly
9
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
10
San Candido
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Nova Ponente
— 2 nights
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Milan

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then examine the collection at Museo San Fedele, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Milan journey maker.

Manchester, UK to Milan is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Milan is 1 hour. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nova Levante.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Nova Levante

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Carezza, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Christomannos, then stroll the grounds of Cimitero Militare Austro-Ungarico, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Rifugio Passo Principe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vigilio, fly down the slopes at Ski Center Latemar, then make a trip to Passo San Pellegrino, and finally take a stroll through Antico Rione Di Moena.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nova Levante online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Nova Levante in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nova Levante are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Nova Levante

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence travel planning website.

Drive from Nova Levante to Florence in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pompeii

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 18th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Villa Imperiale, explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Ciro e Giovanni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, delve into the distant past at Forum, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, then don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally explore the ancient world of Terme del Foro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pompeii online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Il Sentiero Degli Dei). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, and don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ravello online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Pompeii to Ravello by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Ottaviano.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Ottaviano

— 2 nights
Ottaviano is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 20 km east of Naples and is located in the Vesuvian Area. On the 23rd (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Castello Lancellotti, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia S. Francesco, then get impressive views of Vesuvio National Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Palazzo Mediceo, then admire the verdant scenery at Valle dell'Inferno, and then contemplate the long history of Villa Imperiale Di Augusto.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ottaviano itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Ottaviano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in May, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Ottaviano. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ottaviano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then delve into the distant past at Catacombe di San Gennaro, then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and finally explore the ancient world of Casa Sannitica. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then look for gifts at Cosmos-Artigianato Napoletano, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Naples trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Ottaviano to Naples in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Venice

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Correr.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice vacation planning site.

You can fly from Naples to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to San Candido.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

San Candido

— 2 nights
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. On the 29th (Sat), walk around Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO), then grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclabile Val Pusteria Pusterbike, and then don't miss a visit to Duomo di San Candido ''La Collegiata''. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lago di Dobbiaco, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero della Parrocchia di San Candido, and finally grab your bike and head to Drau Cycle Route.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Candido road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to San Candido by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in May, with highs in San Candido at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nova Ponente.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Nova Ponente

— 2 nights
On the 31st (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirchlein St. Helena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Pietralba, then explore the activities along Kalterer See, and finally take in breathtaking views at GEOPARC Bletterbach - UNESCO World Heritage. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate di Cavalese, then take in the dramatic natural features at Piramidi di Terra, and then appreciate the history behind Giardino di sculture.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nova Ponente online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Candido to Nova Ponente in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Nova Ponente are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nova Ponente

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.