40 days in Dubai & Italy Itinerary

40 days in Dubai & Italy Itinerary

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 9 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 9 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubai: Al Ain (Al Ain Oasis, Al Jahili Fort, &more), Abu Dhabi (The Corniche, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more) and Sharjah (Sharjah Heritage Museum, Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, &more). Make the 2nd (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Burj Khalifa, cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and experience rural life at The Camel Farm.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dubai vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Dubai International Airport, Sharjah International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. In December in Dubai, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Dubai

Tours · Shopping · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 6:

Venice, Italy

— 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Cantina San Gregorio (in Valdobbiadene) and Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice online tour planner.

You can fly from Dubai to Venice in 10 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in January, expect Venice to be much colder, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 10:

Verona, Italy

— 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, steep yourself in history at Arche Scaligere, admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona.

To find out how to plan a trip to Verona, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:

Milan, Italy

— 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 out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Como (Basilica di Sant'Abbondio & Basilica di San Fedele). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, see the interesting displays at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Milan itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:

Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 19th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

Plan trip to Florence with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milan in January: high temperatures in Florence hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:

Assisi, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Perugia (Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria & Collegio del Cambio) and Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, and make a trip to Piazza del Comune.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi sightseeing site.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:

Rome, Italy

— 5 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 Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip planning tool.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Assisi in January: highs in Rome hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:

Naples, Italy

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Salerno (Chiesa di San Giorgio, Duomo di Salerno, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, explore the ancient world of Villa di Poppea, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and browse the exhibits of Galleria Borbonica.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Naples tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 1:

Amalfi, Italy

— 4 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Change things up with a short trip to Spiaggia Grande in Positano (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fiordo di Furore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, and Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amalfi trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Naples in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around 11°C. You will leave for home on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.