60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
Fly:  7 h
1
Rome
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Lampedusa
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Siena
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Verona
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Merano
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Venice
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
Alghero, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Baunei, Sardinia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
11
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h
12
Vietri sul Mare
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
13
Positano
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
14
Capri, Island of Capri
— 4 nights
+3
Ferry + Subway + Train + Fly:  9 h
End: Cairo

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cascata delle Marmore and Colle del Gianicolo. Take a break from the city and head to Orvieto Underground and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and visit Trastevere.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Rome. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in December: high temperatures in Rome hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore, Civita di Bagnoregio
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 23:
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Orvieto Underground ©
Orvieto Underground

1
night
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Cala Pulcino, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dei Conigli, then kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lampedusa route planner.

Getting from Rome to Lampedusa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rome in December, with highs in Lampedusa at 20°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach

6
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For shopping fun, head to Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri or Piazza della Repubblica. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Centro Storico. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Canyon Park (in Bagni di Lucca). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

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

Do a combination of flight and train from Lampedusa to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Lampedusa in December, expect Florence to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa, Castello del Trebbio, Canyon Park
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 30:
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Canyon Park ©
Canyon Park
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

5
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Step out of the city life by going to Cascate del Mulino and Val d'Orcia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Biblioteca Piccolomini and San Quirico d'Orcia. Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, &more), Piazza Pio II (in Pienza) and Piazza Grande a Montepulciano (in Montepulciano). There's lots more to do: take a stroll around Comune Di Certaldo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, steep yourself in history at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, and learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Siena day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Siena are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Montalcino, Comune Di Certaldo, Piazza Pio II, Val d'Orcia
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
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Biblioteca Piccolomini ©
Biblioteca Piccolomini
Cascate del Mulino ©
Cascate del Mulino
La Feniglia ©
La Feniglia

4
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Get in touch with nature at Baia del Silenzio and Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Shop till you drop at Vernazza and Fabbrica d'Arte Monterosso. Get out of town with these interesting Cinque Terre side-trips: Portovenere (in Porto Venere), Santa Margherita Ligure (in Santa Margherita Ligure) and Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura (in Levanto). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Boccadasse, do a tasting at Cantina 5 Terre, get to know the fascinating history of Cinque Terre Trails, and take in panoramic vistas at Spianata Castelletto.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre road trip website.

Drive from Siena to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Genoa, Portovenere, Santa Margherita Ligure, Baia del Silenzio, Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
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Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Portovenere ©
Portovenere

6
nights
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Visiting Lago di Garda and Mountbaldo will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Leolandia and Lago di Ledro. Venture out of the city with trips to Scaliger Castle in Malcesine (in Malcesine), Sirmione (Grotte di Catullo & Castello Scaligero) and Borgo Castell'Arquato (in Castell'Arquato). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Te.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Verona trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Verona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Merano.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Trento, Malcesine, Mantua, Sirmione, Lago di Garda
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Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda
Lago di Ledro ©
Lago di Ledro
Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo

5
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. Escape the urban bustle at Lago di Braies and Lago di Molveno. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Merano Centro Storico and Carosello 3000 - Ski Area Livigno. Explore Merano's surroundings by going to Kronplatz (in Brunico), Lago di Anterselva (in Anterselva di Mezzo) and Lago di Dobbiaco (in Dobbiaco). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Mottolino Fun Mountain, hike along Tappeiner Promenade, take a memorable drive along Stelvio Pass, and explore the activities along Lago di Carezza.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Merano vacation planner.

You can drive from Verona to Merano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Merano can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Merano

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Andalo, Livigno, Lago di Braies, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Lago di Carezza
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 19:
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Kronplatz ©
Kronplatz
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Tre Cime di Lavaredo ©
Tre Cime di Lavaredo

7
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Canal Grande and Like a Venetian. Do your shopping at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi and Segni nel Tempo antiquarian bookshop. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel) and Ferrara (Palazzo dei Diamanti & Castello Estense). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Dorsoduro, don't miss a visit to Torre dell'Orologio, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Merano to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Merano in January, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Padua, Ferrara
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 26:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di Maria Pia and La Pelosa Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Capo Caccia and Centro Storico Bosa. Explore Alghero's surroundings by going to Asinara (in Porto Torres) and Off-Road Tours (in Stintino). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Mugoni, do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Alghero holiday planning tool.

Fly from Venice to Alghero in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Venice in January, things will get a bit warmer in Alghero: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Baunei.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Stintino, Asinara, Centro Storico Bosa
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:
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Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia

1
night
Baunei, Sardinia

Baunei ©
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 30th (Thu), stroll through Cala Mariolu, stroll through Cala Goloritzè, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Luna.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Baunei online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Alghero to Baunei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Baunei are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
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Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè
Spiaggia di Cala Luna ©
Spiaggia di Cala Luna

3
nights
San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
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.
Relax by the water at Spiaggia La Cinta and Spiaggia Isuledda. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia Berchida and Lu Impostu Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from San Teodoro: Spiaggia di Capo Comino (in Siniscola), Cala Gonone (Grotta del Bue Marino & Cala Fuili Beach) and L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo (in Olbia). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo and stroll through Oasi Biderosa.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Teodoro attractions planner.

You can drive from Baunei to San Teodoro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in January, San Teodoro is little chillier at night with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Siniscola, Dorgali, Porto Taverna Beach, Spiaggia Isuledda, Cala Brandinchi
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
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Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Oasi Biderosa ©
Oasi Biderosa
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

3
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiaggia di castiglione and Spiaggia di Atrani. Get in touch with nature at Vesuvio National Park and Spiaggia Lannio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vietri sul Mare: Tramonti (Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L. & Monte Finestra), Vicoli, scale e archi (in Atrani) and Minori (Spas, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, &more). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, steep yourself in history at Santa Maria de Olearia, hike along Sentiero dei Limoni, and delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vietri sul Mare day trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Teodoro to Vietri sul Mare. Traveling from San Teodoro in February, Vietri sul Mare is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Minori, Tramonti, Maiori, Atrani, Vesuvio National Park
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Vesuvio National Park ©
Vesuvio National Park
Sentiero dei Limoni ©
Sentiero dei Limoni

5
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
Shop till you drop at Miniaci Art Gallery and Ravello Arte. Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Ravello-Minori Walk, Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, &more), Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione) and Valle delle Ferriere (in Amalfi). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trek along Valle dei Mulini, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, and Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Positano trip planning site.

Ride a ferry from Vietri sul Mare to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Cantine Marisa Cuomo, Grotte di Suppraiano
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 10:
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Visit Marina Grande Public Beach and Marina Piccola for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to I Faraglioni and Belvedere di Tragara. There's still lots to do: hike along Fortini Coastal Walk, make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Matromania, and stroll through Pizzolungo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Capri sightseeing planner.

Getting from Positano to Capri by car takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Anacapri
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Fortini Coastal Walk ©
Fortini Coastal Walk

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