43 days in Italy Itinerary

43 days in Italy Itinerary

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Ravello
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Naples
— 4 nights
Train
4
Rome
— 7 nights
Drive
5
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 4 nights
Drive
7
Florence
— 7 nights
Drive
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Pisa
— 1 night
Drive
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Ravenna
— 3 nights
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Verona
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 5 nights
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Ravello — 3 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Attractions like Villa Rufolo and Basilica of Saint Trofimena make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Church of Santa Maria Assunta (in Positano) and La Boa Diving Center (in Praiano). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, trek along Ravello - Atrani Walk, and identify plant and animal life at Valle delle Ferriere.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip itinerary builder site.

New York City, USA to Ravello is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Ravello. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Anacapri.
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Find places to stay May 28 — 31:

Anacapri, Island of Capri — 2 nights

Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Punta Carena Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Solaro, then get to know the fascinating history of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), then get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, and finally stroll through Fortini Coastal Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Ceramiche Tavassi, examine the collection at Casa Rossa, then stroll through I Faraglioni, then Head underground at Red Grotta, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Anacapri holiday website.

You can ride a ferry from Ravello to Anacapri in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ravello in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Anacapri, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Naples.
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Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:

Naples — 4 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some cultural insight at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Catacombe di San Gaudioso. Let the collections at The Neapolis Buried and MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Pompeii (Terme del Foro, Casa del Poeta Tragico, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pio Monte della Misericordia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Reale Pontificia San Francesco da Paola, and examine the collection at Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Naples holiday maker site.

You can ride a ferry from Anacapri to Naples in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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Find places to stay Jun 2 — 6:

Rome — 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, and steep yourself in history at Villa Borghese.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.
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Find places to stay Jun 6 — 13:

Assisi — 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria and Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti will appeal to museum buffs. Cattedrale di San Rufino and Rocca Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Perugia (Tempio di Sant'Angelo - Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo, Acquedotto Medievale, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi, view the masterpieces at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Rose. Mostra Maria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi day trip planning app.

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in June since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:

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.
Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Synagogue and Jewish Museum will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Storico di Siena and Torre e Casa Campatelli. Get out of town with these interesting Siena side-trips: San Gimignano (Church of Sant'Agostino, Mura di San Gimignano, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, take an in-depth tour of Archivio di Stato, and steep yourself in history at Palazzo Chigi Saracini.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Siena travel planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:

Florence — 7 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Centro Storico. Visit Easy Living and Lido Di Camaiore for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, and engage your brain at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Pisa.
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Find places to stay Jun 20 — 27:

Pisa — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 27th (Tue), examine the collection at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Saint Mathew, stroll the grounds of Camposanto, then admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pisa trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, Pisa is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ravenna.
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Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Ravenna — 3 nights

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
You'll get in some beach time at Oscar Spiaggia 298 and Bagno Corallo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica di San Vitale and Battistero degli Ariani. Explore Ravenna's surroundings by going to Cesenatico (Museo della Marineria & Bagno Milano) and Milano Marittima (Bagno Roma & Bagno Club Milano). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Francesco, examine the collection at Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno 2000, and take in the exciting artwork at Lilith Studio Gallery.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ravenna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Ravenna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Verona.
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Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Verona — 3 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.
Visit Museo di Castelvecchio and Arena di Verona for their historical value. Family-friendly places like Giardino Giusti and Piazza delle Erbe will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Arche Scaligere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona, make a trip to I Portoni della Bra, and appreciate the history behind Arca di Cansignorio.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Ravenna to Verona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Verona are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:

Venice — 5 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.
Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Basilica di San Marco and Centro Storico di Venezia for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia), Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Lorenzo di Fiumicello (in Fiumicello) and St. Euphemia's Basilica (in Grado). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, stop by Dorsoduro, and take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice tour itinerary site.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:

Italy travel guide

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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.
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