32 days in Italy & Lyon Itinerary

32 days in Italy & Lyon Itinerary

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Bari, Italy
— 1 night
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Lyon, France
— 25 nights
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Bari, Italy

— 1 night

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stroll through Lungomare Imperatore Augusto, make a trip to Citta Vecchia - Bari, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Nicola.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bari trip planner.

Thessaloniki, Greece to Bari is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Thessaloniki to Bari is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Thessaloniki, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bari, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Naples, Italy

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 17th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and then delve into the distant past at Villa di Poppea.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Naples day trip planner.

You can drive from Bari to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome trip tool.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Venice driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Milan, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Lyon.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Lyon, France

— 25 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gorges de la Loire (in Chambles), Barrage du Ternay (in Savas) and Place de la Liberation (in Dijon). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, get outside with Le Mur de Lyon, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip itinerary site.

Getting from Milan to Lyon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Milan in August since evenings lows in Lyon dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.