59 days in Italy Itinerary

59 days in Italy Itinerary

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59 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Venice
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Verona
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Assisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Orvieto
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
6
Rome
— 5 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 15​min
7
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Ravello
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
9
Carloforte, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Cabras, Sardinia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Palermo, Sicily
— 6 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Doge's Palace. You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Giorgio Maggiore and Ponte dei Sospiri. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Riviera 6 - Bagno 6 (in Lignano Riviera) and Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli (in Spilimbergo). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

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Melbourne, Australia to Venice is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Venice is minus 9 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Venice hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Riviera 6 - Bagno 6, Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli
Find places to stay May 21 — 25:
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and Scaliger Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello Scaligero di Malcesine and Piazza Duomo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Palazzo Del Ben - Conti d'Arco in piazza Rosmini (in Rovereto), Sirmione (Rocca Scaligera di Sirmione & Jamaica Beach) and Chiesa di San Benedetto (in Limone sul Garda). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Parma, and explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Verona journey planner .

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May in Verona, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sirmione, Trento, Old Ponale Road Path, Cattedrale di Parma, Palazzo Del Ben - Conti d'Arco in piazza Rosmini
Find places to stay May 25 — 30:
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Scaliger Castle ©
Scaliger Castle
Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia ©
Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia
Piazzale Castel San Pietro ©
Piazzale Castel San Pietro

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Centro Storico. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pitti Palace and Piazzale Michelangelo. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting) (in Siena), San Gimignano (Galleria Gagliardi, La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, & more) and Comune Di Certaldo (in Certaldo). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner .

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Comune Di Certaldo, Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting)
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:
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Museo Nazionale del Bargello ©
Museo Nazionale del Bargello
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

5
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Eremo delle Carceri. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica di Santa Chiara and Centro Storico. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo-Laboratorio di Vetrate Artistiche Moretti Caselli (in Perugia), Abbazia Cistercense Santa Maria di Chiaravalle di Fiastra (in Urbisaglia) and Torgiano (MUVIT Museo del Vino Torgiano Museum & Cantine Giorgio Lungarotti). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, explore the historical opulence of Camminamenti di Ronda della Pontificia Basilica, examine the collection at Complesso Museale di San Francesco, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Della Santa Casa.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Assisi trip tool .

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Florence in June since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Montefalco, Loreto, Spello, Torgiano, Perugia
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

4
nights
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Step out of the city life by going to La Feniglia and Cascate del Mulino. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza del Castello di Montemerano and Terme Bagno Vignoni. Venture out of the city with trips to Antico Ghetto e Sinagoga Pitigliano (in Pitigliano), San Quirico d'Orcia (in San Quirico d'Orcia) and Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense (in Tarquinia). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Vulci, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro, explore the historical opulence of Borgo e Castello di Torre Alfina, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Moro.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Orvieto trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Assisi to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Orvieto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Terme Bagno Vignoni, Cascate del Mulino, La Feniglia, Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense, Piazza del Castello di Montemerano
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:
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San Quirico d'Orcia ©
San Quirico d'Orcia
Cascate del Mulino ©
Cascate del Mulino
La Feniglia ©
La Feniglia

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vatican City and Cattedrale di Terracina. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di Torre Paola and Stabilimento Balneare la Scogliera. Venture out of the city with trips to La Bottega Di Via Sarti detta Bulgari (in Terracina), Giardino di Ninfa (in Cisterna di Latina) and Anagni (Cattedrale di Santa Maria - sec. XI-XII & Mostra Permanente Tommaso Gismondi). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, and don't miss a visit to Pantheon.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Orvieto to Rome in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orvieto in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anagni, Terracina, Spiaggia di Torre Paola, Stabilimento Balneare la Scogliera, Vatican Museums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:
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Giardino di Ninfa ©
Giardino di Ninfa
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Villa San Michele, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Grande Public Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, then look for gifts at Carthusia, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Punta Carena Lighthouse, Head underground at Blue Grotto, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortini Coastal Walk, then don't miss a visit to Villa Lysis, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria a Cetrella.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Capri trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Rome to Capri in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, subway, and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Anacapri
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Fortini Coastal Walk ©
Fortini Coastal Walk

5
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Nana' Positano. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Ravello and Villa Rufolo. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Positano (Bagni d'Arienzo & Fornillo) and Paestum (Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, and stroll through Lido Capo di Conca.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello travel route builder .

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Ravello in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Carloforte.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paestum, Positano, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum ©
Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) ©

3
nights
Carloforte, Sardinia

Carloforte ©
Carloforte is a fishing and resort town of located on Isola di San Pietro, approximately 7km off the southwestern coast of Sardinia, in southern Sardinia, Italy.HistoryAccording to a legend, a local church was founded in the early 14th century in honour of hundreds of participants to the so-called Children's Crusade of 1212 who perished in a shipwreck just off the island on their way to North Africa during a gale. Escape the urban bustle at La Conca and Cape Sandalo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo del Carbone and Chiesa della Madonna delle Grazie. Venture out of the city with trips to Il Belvedere di Nebida (in Iglesias), Laveria Lamarmora (in Nebida) and Antica Tonnara di Porto Paglia (in Gonnesa). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cala Ferraglione, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Madonna dello Schiavo, identify plant and animal life at Spiaggia di Cala Fico, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Punta Nera.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Carloforte using our trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ravello to Carloforte. When traveling from Ravello in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Carloforte, with highs around 36°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Cabras.

Things to do in Carloforte

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Carbonia, Iglesias, Cala Ferraglione, Laveria Lamarmora, Antica Tonnara di Porto Paglia
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
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Cape Sandalo ©
Cape Sandalo
Spiaggia di Cala Fico ©
Spiaggia di Cala Fico
Spiaggia di Punta Nera ©
Spiaggia di Punta Nera

5
nights
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like S'Archittu and Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Capo San Marco and Maimoni Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabras: Giara di Gesturi - Escursioni a Cavallo (in Gesturi), Capo Pecora Beach (in Arbus) and Nuraghe Arrubiu (in Orroli).

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cabras visit app .

Traveling by car from Carloforte to Cabras takes 3 hours. In June in Cabras, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Cabras

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, San Giovanni di Sinis, Portixeddu, Tharros, Nuraghe Arrubiu
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Tharros ©
Tharros
Maimoni Beach ©
Maimoni Beach

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario Nuragico di Serra Orrios and Parco Museo S'Abba Frisca. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia Salina Bamba and Spiaggia di Capo Comino. Explore San Teodoro's surroundings by going to Prima Sardegna (in Cala Gonone) and Spiaggia Sa Capannizza (in Budoni). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Taverna Beach, stop by La Bottega della Pasta, stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio.

Before you visit San Teodoro, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Cabras to San Teodoro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dorgali, Spiaggia di Capo Comino, Isuledda Beach, Museum Civitatense Basilica di San Simplicio, Cala Brandinchi
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:
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Isuledda Beach ©
Isuledda Beach
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
Spiaggia di Capo Comino ©
Spiaggia di Capo Comino

6
nights
Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Visiting Spiaggia di Macari and Riserva Naturale Organizzata Dello Zingari will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Monreale and Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in San Vito lo Capo), Caccamo (Castello di Caccamo & La Bottega nella Roccia) and Chiesa e Monastero di San Francesco d'Assisi (in Mazara del Vallo). Dedicate the 14th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Santa Rosalia, contemplate the long history of Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Palermo trip itinerary app .

You can fly from San Teodoro to Palermo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

San Vito lo Capo, Caccamo, Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, Chiesa e Monastero di San Francesco d'Assisi, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 15:
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Santuario Santa Rosalia ©
Santuario Santa Rosalia
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari

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