49 days in Italy Itinerary

49 days in Italy Itinerary

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49 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24​h
1
Venice
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 5 nights
3
Florence
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Siena
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Assisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Rome
— 6 nights
7
Naples
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Ravello
— 10 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 12:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). There's lots more to do: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Verona trip planner .

Take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lago di Garda, Gardaland Park
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:
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Food Tours
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

5
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence travel route planning website .

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

5
nights
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, gain insight at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, learn about winemaking at Batzella, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Siena trip simple and quick.

You can take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Siena are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Batzella
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

5
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get out of town with these interesting Assisi side-trips: Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia), Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti (in Perugia) and Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and walk around Mount Subasio.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip planner .

Drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Perugia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Scoglio della Preghiera
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary site .

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Tivoli, Vatican City
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 8:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

5
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Vietri sul Mare (Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori & Le Vigne di Raito), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Amalfi) and Paestum Ruins (in Paestum). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Naples day trip planning app .

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Positano, Vietri sul Mare, Pompeii, Salerno, Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

10
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Fiordo di Furore (in Furore), Praiano (Torre di Grado, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, & more) and Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, & more).

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

Traveling by car from Naples to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Naples in July, with lows around 29°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Maiori, Praiano, Monte Finestra
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 23:
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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