60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Noto, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Palermo, Sicily
— 2 nights
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 nights
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Baunei, Sardinia
— 2 nights
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 4 nights
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Genoa
— 4 nights
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Verona
— 6 nights
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Venice
— 6 nights
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Florence
— 6 nights
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Assisi
— 4 nights
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Orvieto
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Ravello
— 4 nights
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Naples
— 6 nights
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Taormina, Sicily

— 2 nights
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina, stroll around Villa Comunale, explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina, step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, then don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Gambino Vini and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Messina.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Taormina trip itinerary maker tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Taormina is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Taormina due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in May, things will get slightly colder in Taormina: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Noto.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Noto, Sicily

— 2 nights
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. On the 10th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), then don't miss a visit to Centro storico di Scicli - World Heritage Site, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. George. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Cavagrande del Cassibile, look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile, then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Centro Storico.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Noto tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Noto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Palermo, Sicily

— 2 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 12th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, contemplate the long history of Norman Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, steep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Archeologico Regionale "Antonino Salinas". Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, see the interesting displays at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, then steep yourself in history at Duomo di Cefalu, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di Caccamo.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Palermo day trip planner.

You can drive from Noto to Palermo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 3 nights
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spiaggia La Cinta and Spiaggia Isuledda. Escape the urban bustle at Cala Fuili Beach and Spiaggia Berchida. Get out of town with these interesting San Teodoro side-trips: L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo (in Olbia), Grotta del Bue Marino (in Cala Gonone) and Oasi Biderosa (in Orosei). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Taverna Beach, stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, and make a trip to Spiaggia di Capo Comino.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Teodoro road trip website.

You can fly from Palermo to San Teodoro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In May in San Teodoro, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Baunei.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Baunei, Sardinia

— 2 nights
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. On the 17th (Sun), kick back and relax at Cala Goloritzè, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia S'Orologiu, then kick back and relax at Lido di Orri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Su Sirboni Beach, and finally stroll through Spiaggia di Milanesi / Musculedda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Biriala, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Mariolu, then stroll through Piscine di Venere, then stroll through Spiaggia di Cala Luna, and finally stroll through Cala dei Gabbiani.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Baunei itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Teodoro to Baunei in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Baunei are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Baunei

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alghero, Sardinia

— 4 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Storico Bosa and Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri. Escape the urban bustle at Capo Caccia and Spiaggia La Marinedda. Change things up with these side-trips from Alghero: Stintino (La Pelosa Beach & Off-Road Tours), Capo San Marco (in San Giovanni di Sinis) and Cabras (S'Archeddu 'e sa Canna & Spiaggia di Is Arutas). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Costa Paradiso.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Alghero trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Baunei to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Baunei in May since evenings lows in Alghero dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Genoa.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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.
Visit Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and Via Giuseppe Garibaldi for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vernazza and Galata Museo del Mare. Change things up with these side-trips from Genoa: Cinque Terre (Cinque Terre Trails & Cinque Terre footpaths), Monterosso al Mare (Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso & Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza) and Porto Venere (Portovenere & San Pietro Church). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Boccadasse, kick back and relax at Baia del Silenzio, stroll around Ente Parco di Portofino, and stop by Santa Margherita Ligure.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Genoa online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Alghero to Genoa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Alghero in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Genoa, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Palazzo Te and Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali. Step out of the city life by going to Mountbaldo and Canyon Rio Sass. Venture out of the city with trips to MUSE - Science Museum (in Trento), Lago di Ledro (in Ledro) and Old Ponale Road Path (in Riva Del Garda). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Castel Thun, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Borghetto sul Mincio.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Verona online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Genoa to Verona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Verona, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and Basilica of St. Anthony. You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Museo Correr. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica e Scoletta di S.Maria del Carmine, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Ferrara (Ferrara Cathedral & Castello Estense). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Cannaregio, explore the world behind art at Ca' Rezzonico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and make a trip to Dorsoduro.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice day trip website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Florence

— 6 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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Centro Storico. Piazzale Michelangelo and Duomo di Pisa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Montecatini Alto (in Montecatini Alto), Siena (Piazza Salimbeni, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more) and Pisa (Battistero di San Giovanni & Camposanto). There's still lots to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Assisi

— 4 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Basilica di Santa Chiara will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Cascata delle Marmore and Grotte di Frasassi. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Palazzo Ducale di Urbino (in Urbino), Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna) and Spoleto (Piazza del Duomo & Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, take an unorthodox tour of Parrocchia Santa Maria Maggiore - Frati Cappuccini Assisi, and pause for some serene contemplation at Monastero di Sant'Andrea.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Assisi trip builder app.

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Assisi, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Orvieto

— 2 nights

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the striking features of Palazzo dei Papi, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Lante, do a tasting at Decugnano dei Barbi, then Head underground at Orvieto Underground, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Orvieto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Pozzo di San Patrizio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Civita di Bagnoregio, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Bolsena.

For photos and other tourist information, use the Orvieto travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Assisi to Orvieto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Popular historic sites such as Pantheon and Palatine Hill are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Orvieto in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Ravello

— 4 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Spiaggia Grande. Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Cimbrone Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Fornillo & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano) and Praiano (Marina di Praia Beach & Grotte di Suppraiano). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero dei Limoni, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Trofimena.

Plan trip to Ravello with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for little chillier days in Ravello, with highs around 30°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naples

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borbonica and Sol’Art Ceramiche. Visit Pompeii Archaeological Park and Castello Aragonese d'Ischia for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Capri (Le Ondine Beach Club, Giardini di Augusto, &more), MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano (in Positano) and Anacapri (Villa San Michele & Fortini Coastal Walk). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Naples travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Naples when traveling from Ravello in June, with lows around 22°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · 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.