43 days in Italy Itinerary

43 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 6 nights
Train
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Naples
— 5 nights
Drive
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Amalfi
— 4 nights
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Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 4 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 5 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 6 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 4 nights
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Milan
— 5 nights
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Rome

— 6 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: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Toronto in March: highs in Rome hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naples

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Salerno (Promenade Trieste & Villa Comunale) and Villa dei Misteri (in Pompeii). The adventure continues: make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Naples trip site.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Naples are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi

— 4 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Torre di Grado (in Praiano) and Positano (Spiaggia Grande, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amalfi trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Naples to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Naples in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Perugia (Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, Studio Moretti Caselli, &more) and Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono (in Fabriano). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and stop by La Bottega Dei Sapori (S.N.C.).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi tour planning website.

You can drive from Amalfi to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amalfi in March since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Siena

— 4 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard & Torre Grossa) and Fattoria di Montemaggio (in Radda in Chianti). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Siena online visit planner.

Getting from Assisi to Siena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March in Siena, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Bologna (Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano & Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip app.

Getting from Siena to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Venice

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Parrocchiale Carrara Santo Stefano (in Due Carrare). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Verona

— 4 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.
Explore Verona's surroundings by going to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Maranello), Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra (in Folgarida) and Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal (in Andalo). Next up on the itinerary: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, steep yourself in history at Piazza delle Erbe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona road trip planner.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Classes

Side Trips

Milan

— 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Aquarium of Genoa (in Genoa), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bellagio) and Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo (in Legnano). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April in Milan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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.