29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour itinerary planner

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Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Alberobello
— 1 night
Bus
3
Matera
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Ravello
— 3 nights
Ferry
5
Sorrento
— 4 nights
Train
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Train
7
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive
9
Tellaro
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Levanto
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Venice
— 1 night
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Venice

— 3 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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in April, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Alberobello.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Alberobello

— 1 night
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. On the 20th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco da Paola, experience the excitement of Zoosafari, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele in Frangesto, and finally admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Alberobello online trip builder.

Fly from Venice to Alberobello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Alberobello can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Alberobello

Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the striking features of Palazzo del Sedile, explore the fascinating underground world of Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and then don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino, then make a trip to Casa Noha, and then get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Matera trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Alberobello to Matera by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Matera, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Go for a jaunt from Ravello to Positano to see Il Sentiero Degli Dei about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Ravello, and contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo.

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

Drive from Matera to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Matera in April, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sorrento

— 4 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Villa di Poppea (in Torre Annunziata), Pompeii (Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii Archaeological Park, &more) and Spiaggia Grande (in Positano). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sorrento online road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ravello to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Take a train from Sorrento to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sorrento in April since evenings lows in Rome dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route planning app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Lucca

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, then steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lucca online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Florence to Lucca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Lucca sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tellaro.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tellaro

— 3 nights
Go for a jaunt from Tellaro to Porto Venere to see San Pietro Church about 42 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tellaro trip planner.

You can drive from Lucca to Tellaro in 1.5 hours. May in Tellaro sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Levanto.

Things to do in Tellaro

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Levanto

— 2 nights
Levanto is a comune (municipality) in the province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 60km southeast of Genoa and about 20km northwest of La Spezia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura and then trek along Levanto to Monterosso Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Villa Durazzo and then take a stroll through Santa Margherita Ligure.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levanto sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Tellaro to Levanto in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Levanto

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Venice

— 1 night

City of Romance

Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip builder.

Traveling by car from Levanto to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.