26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour itinerary builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Milan
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Positano
— 4 nights
Drive
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Civita
— 2 nights
Drive to Lamezia Terme Airport, Fly to Verona
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Verona
— 4 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
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Milan

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo and then find something for the whole family at Leolandia. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milan driving holiday planning tool.

Newark, USA to Milan is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Milan. In March, Milan is somewhat warmer than Newark - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 19 — 23:

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Rivotorto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Santa Maria sopra Minerva.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Assisi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:

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: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, take a stroll through Trastevere, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Rome sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 29:

Positano

— 4 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more), Castiglione (Lido di Ravello & Spiaggia di castiglione) and Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere & Duomo di Sant'Andrea). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and cool off at Fornillo.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Positano day trip website.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March in Positano, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 2:

Civita

— 2 nights
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museo Etonico Arbresh, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Setteventi del Pollino. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Civita trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Positano to Civita by car takes about 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Civita

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

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.
Go for a jaunt from Verona to Castelnuovo del Garda to see Gardaland Park about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti.

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Explore your travel options from Civita to Verona with the Route module. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 8:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice online travel route planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:

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.