60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

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Naples
— 6 nights
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Ravello
— 6 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Assisi
— 6 nights
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Siena
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 6 nights
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Pisa
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 6 nights
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Ravenna
— 3 nights
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Verona
— 7 nights
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Venice
— 6 nights

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Naples

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Let the collections at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and The Neapolis Buried capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Posillipo. Venture out of the city with trips to Pompeii (Casa del Fauno, Terme del Foro, &more) and Pozzuoli (Cattedrale di Pozzuoli & Macellum (Temple of Serapis)). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples tour planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Naples International Airport. In May in Naples, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 7:

Ravello

— 6 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Head to Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Petit Prince Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at Museo della Carta and MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Positano (Food Tours, Fornillo, &more) and Grotte di Suppraiano (in Praiano). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ravello road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Naples to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Naples in May since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 13:

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.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Palatine Hill are in your itinerary. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ravello in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 19:

Assisi

— 6 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Get some cultural insight at Pozzo di San Patrizio and Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and San Damiano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio), Grotte di Frasassi (in Genga) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, get to know the fascinating history of Pitigliano Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, Assisi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 25:

Siena

— 5 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Torre e Casa Campatelli. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Castello di Monteriggioni. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: San Quirico d'Orcia (in San Quirico d'Orcia), San Gimignano (Duomo di San Gimignano, Guardastelle Vineyard, &more) and Castelnuovo dell'Abate (Abbazia di Sant'Antimo & Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Siena day trip site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Siena are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 30:

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Greve in Chianti (Castello di Verrazzano & Castello di Montefioralle). Dedicate the 2nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Getting from Siena to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 5:

Pisa

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Lerici, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of San Frediano, admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Pisa. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Knights’ Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pisa visit site.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, Pisa is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:

Cinque Terre

— 6 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Visit Via Giuseppe Garibaldi and Cinque Terre Trails for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vernazza and Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Get out of town with these interesting Cinque Terre side-trips: Genoa (Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, Galata Museo del Mare, &more), Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura (in Levanto) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). The adventure continues: stop by Portovenere, see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, hike along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Pisa to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 13:

Ravenna

— 3 nights

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Step off the beaten path and head to Castello Estense and Battistero degli Ariani. Visit Basilica San Vitale and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravenna: Pieve di Santa Maria Assunta (in San Leo), Ferrara (Le Mura di Ferrara & Via delle Volte) and Porto Turistico Cesenatico (in Cesenatico). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, make a trip to Trepponti, and steep yourself in history at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi).

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ravenna itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Ravenna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Ravenna can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:

Verona

— 7 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Borghetto sul Mincio and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Let the collections at Palazzo Te and Casa di Giulietta capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Duomo di Modena (in Modena), Museo Ferrari (in Maranello) and Mantua (Palazzo Ducale & Camera degli Sposi). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo, explore the galleries of Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Verona trip builder tool.

Drive from Ravenna to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Verona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 23:

Venice

— 6 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Canal Grande and Giudecca. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Centro Storico di Venezia. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Santa Maria e San Donato (in Murano) and Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca (in Torcello). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take a stroll through Cannaregio, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 29:

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.