31 days in Italy Itinerary

31 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route builder

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Fly to Rome, Train to Florence
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Florence
— 4 nights
Train
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Milan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
Fly to Cagliari Elmas Airport, Drive to Laconi
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Laconi, Sardinia
— 1 night
Drive
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Cagliari, Sardinia
— 4 nights
Fly to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, Drive to Zafferana Etnea
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Zafferana Etnea, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Drive to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, Fly to Naples International Airport, Drive to Positano
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Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Civita
— 1 night
Drive
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Rome
— 6 nights
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Duomo di Siena). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence tour itinerary site.

Townsville, Australia to Florence is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Townsville in March, things will get much colder in Florence: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Milan

— 3 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.
Get outdoors at Universal Diving School and Sentiero della Lanca Di Bernate. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Milano and Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. Go for a jaunt from Milan to Bareggio to see Parco Arcadia about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Monte Barro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, and make a trip to Piazza del Duomo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milan holiday tool.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Milan, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Verona

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori. On the next day, discover the deep blue sea with Nautica Mare, explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, then contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona, and finally steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in March, with highs in Verona at 34°C and lows at 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Venice

— 4 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Y-40 The Deep Joy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani & Scrovegni Chapel) and Parco Naturale Regionale del Delta del Po (in Rovigo). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and surround yourself with nature on Limosa Guide Naturaliste.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Verona in March, with highs in Venice at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Laconi.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Laconi, Sardinia

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Associazione Culturale De Lacon - Visite Guidate.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Laconi tour builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Venice to Laconi. When traveling from Venice in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Laconi: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in Laconi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Cagliari, Sardinia

— 4 nights

City of Sun

The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Escape the urban bustle at Ranch Paky Barroso and Giara di Gesturi - Escursioni a Cavallo. Visit Cala Grotta and Spiaggia di Mari Pintau for some beach relaxation. Explore Cagliari's surroundings by going to Castle of Sanluri (in Sanluri), Isolotto Faraglione del Pan di Zucchero (in Iglesias) and Spiaggia di Solanas (in Sinnai). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Poetto, explore the ancient world of Area Archeologica di Nora, look for all kinds of wild species at Grotte di San Giovanni, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urpinu.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cagliari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Laconi to Cagliari takes 1.5 hours. March in Cagliari sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Zafferana Etnea.

Things to do in Cagliari

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zafferana Etnea, Sicily

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then get interesting insight from Etna Passion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): hit the slopes at Piano Provenzana and then cast your line with Il Faro Diving.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zafferana Etnea visit planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cagliari to Zafferana Etnea. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Zafferana Etnea

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Positano

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, kick back and relax at Fornillo, then stop by Emporio della Ceramica, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with La Boa Diving Center, then admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Positano attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zafferana Etnea to Positano. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Civita

— 1 night
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Civita tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Positano to Civita in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Civita

Parks · Wildlife

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.
Visit Colosseum and Palatine Hill for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome trip builder tool.

Drive from Civita to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.