59 days in Italy Itinerary

59 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy itinerary planner

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Como
— 9 nights
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Verona
— 10 nights
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Venice
— 11 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 10 nights
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Rome
— 10 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 8 nights
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Como

— 9 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kids will enjoy Duomo di Milano and Riva Bianca Beach. Visit Spiaggia Tranquilla and Lido di Menaggio for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Como: Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club (in Menaggio), Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar (in Griante) and Spiaggia di Onno (in Oliveto Lario). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Parco Ulisse Guzzi, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo).

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Como tour itinerary planning tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Como is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in September, things will get a bit cooler in Como: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 4:

Verona

— 10 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.
Kids will enjoy Arena di Verona and Museo di Castelvecchio. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: La Barca di Salvo (in Sirmione) and Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, go all around town with City Tours, and visit Quinzano.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Verona attractions planner.

Drive from Como to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 14:

Venice

— 11 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.
You'll get in some beach time at La spiaggia di Pluto and Bibione Spiaggia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Piazza San Marco. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Prato della Valle, Beershop Arcadia, &more) and Blue Moon (in Lido di Venezia). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto, and get a new perspective on things with Like a Venetian.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Venice online road trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Venice, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 25:

Florence

— 10 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano), Siena (Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, &more) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Maurizio.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — Nov 4:

Rome

— 10 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Colosseum and Trastevere. Relax by the water at Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare and Mediterranea. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 14:

Positano

— 8 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.
Relax by the water at Fornillo and Lido Capo di Conca. Bring the kids along to Lido di Ravello and Spiaggia di Atrani. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Minori (Liquorificio Mansi Carlo & Chalet de Mar), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Marina di Praia Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, and contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Positano trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in November since evenings lows in Positano dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 22:

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.