60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Venice
— 5 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 6 nights
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Florence
— 6 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 6 nights
Drive
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Orvieto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 6 nights
Train to Napoli Centrale, Fly to Alghero
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Baunei, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Palermo, Sicily
— 2 nights
Drive
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Noto, Sicily
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Ravello
— 4 nights
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Naples
— 6 nights
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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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Ca' Rezzonico capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Canal Grande and Laguna Veneta. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca (in Torcello), Lido di Venezia (Blue Moon, Lido, &more) and Church of Santa Maria e San Donato (in Murano). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Military Memorial Redipuglia, wander the streets of Dorsoduro, stop by Cannaregio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Aquileia.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Venice is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in June: high temperatures in Venice hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 7:

Verona

— 6 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.
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Basilica di Santa Anastasia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Centro Storico and Piazzale Castel San Pietro will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Mantua (Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, Rotonda di San Lorenzo, &more), Sirmione (Centro Storico Sirmione & Jamaica Beach) and Torre di San Martino della Battaglia (in San Martino della Battaglia). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, and browse the exhibits of Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Verona road trip app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Verona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 13:

Florence

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Escape the urban bustle at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Arno. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard, Piazza della Cisterna, &more), Siena (Piazza del Campo, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more) and Monteriggioni (Castello di Monteriggioni & Walls of Monteriggioni). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and explore the venue of Palazzo Strozzi.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 19:

Assisi

— 6 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Museo della Porziuncola. Head to Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Rose. Mostra Maria and B.A.T. Assisifor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Norcia (Piazza San Benedetto & Basilica di San Benedetto), Fabriano (Pinacoteca Civica Bruno Molajoli, Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono, &more) and Abbazia di S. Eutizio (in Preci). The adventure continues: make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Studio Moretti Caselli, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Assisi, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 25:

Orvieto

— 3 nights

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Take a break from the city and head to Val d'Orcia and Pozzo della Cava. Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Orvieto and Terme Bagno Vignoni are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Orvieto: Tuscania (Chiesa di San Pietro & Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore), Lungolago di Marta (in Marta) and Asciano (Crete Senesi & Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio di San Biagio, get into the urban bustle at San Quirico d'Orcia, don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio, and do a tasting at Madonna del Latte.

Plan my trip to Orvieto with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Assisi to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

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.
Vatican Museums and Necropoli della Banditaccia will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Via Condotti and I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Moai Beach (in Passo Oscuro), Maccarese (Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, Bau Beach, &more) and Fregene (La Nave Beach & Hang Loose). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello Orsini-Odescalchi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome route planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Orvieto in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:

Alghero, Sardinia

— 4 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Step off the beaten path and head to Capo Caccia and Scuba & Snorkeling. Visiting Spiaggia di Maria Pia and Platamona Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Spiaggia dell'Arco (in S'archittu), San Vero Milis (Sa Mesa Longa & S'Arena Scoada Beach) and Cabras (Spiaggia Mari Ermi, Spiaggia di Is Arutas, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale dell'Immacolata Concezione, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Civica, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Ferro.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Alghero route planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Rome to Alghero in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Alghero, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Baunei.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:

Baunei, Sardinia

— 2 nights
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Stabilimento Balneare Foxilioni, stroll through Spiaggia di Milanesi / Musculedda, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Orri, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Foxiglioni, then enjoy the sand and surf at Su Sirboni Beach, and finally stroll through Spiaggia di Foxi Murdegu.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Baunei trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Alghero to Baunei in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Alghero in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Baunei, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 3 nights
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.
Museo della Civilta Pastorale e Contadina and Museo del Costume will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia La Cinta and Porto Istana Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Teodoro: Spiaggia Isuledda (in Macari), Olbia (L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo & Spiaggia Pittulongu - La Playa) and Nuoro (Man Museum of Art Province of Nuoro & Museo Deleddiano - Casa natale di Grazia Deledda). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Porto Ottiolu, tee off at Puntaldia Golf Club, stroll through Cala Sassari, and make a trip to Spiaggia di Capo Comino.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Teodoro trip planner.

Drive from Baunei to San Teodoro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Palermo.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Palermo, Sicily

— 2 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo Diocesano, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, steep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, then steep yourself in history at Norman Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Conte Federico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giuseppe dei Teatini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santissimo Salvatore, Palermo, then admire the landmark architecture of Church and Monastery of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio di Santa Cita, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo Palazzo Branciforte.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Palermo planner.

You can fly from San Teodoro to Palermo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Noto.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Noto, Sicily

— 2 nights
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Diocesano di Maria Santissima Scala del Paradiso, admire the masterpieces at Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea Elvira Emilia Pirrone Resso, make a trip to Palazzo Ducezio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Madonna del Carmine, then steep yourself in history at Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, and finally get engrossed in the history at Farmacia Vindigni.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Noto trip maker.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Noto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Taormina, Sicily

— 2 nights
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Pavone Francesco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Lido Playa Sole Luna, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Mazzeo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Copacabana, then delve into the distant past at The Odeon, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Corvaja.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Taormina trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Noto to Taormina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Taormina can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

Ravello

— 4 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Petit Prince Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Praiano (Spiaggia della Gavitella, Marina di Praia Beach, &more), Lettere (Castello di Lettere & Santuario di Sant'Anna) and Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, and explore and take pictures at Amalfi Coast.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Taormina to Ravello takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Ravello, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:

Naples

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna. Appreciate the collections at The Neapolis Buried and Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Pompeii (Anfiteatro Romano, Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, &more), Sorrento (Basilica di Sant'Antonino, Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, &more) and Scavi di Stabia (in Castellammare Di Stabia). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, and contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gennaro.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in July, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Naples. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 29:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.