24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— Few hours
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Catania, Sicily
— 3 nights
3
Naples
— Few hours
4
Positano
— 4 nights
5
Radda in Chianti
— 3 nights
6
Florence
— 2 nights
7
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
8
Rome
— 3 nights

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome trip maker tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rome, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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St. Clement Basilica ©
St. Clement Basilica

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Catania, Sicily

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Change things up with these side-trips from Catania: Taormina (Villa Comunale, Ancient Theatre of Taormina, &more), Syracuse (Duomo di Siracusa & Ortigia) and Etna Donkey Trekking (in Linguaglossa). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo and explore the world behind art at MUSEO CROCIFERI - Art and Chocolate.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Catania trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Rome to Catania in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Catania, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Catania

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Taormina, Syracuse, Etna Donkey Trekking
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Etna Donkey Trekking ©
Etna Donkey Trekking
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

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You can fly from Catania to Naples in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In May in Naples, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Via San Gregorio Armeno ©
Via San Gregorio Armeno

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Positano

Positano ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Exclusive Cruises). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, get outside with M.L.Porter - Rent a Scooter, and look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Positano online vacation builder.

Getting from Naples to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Radda in Chianti.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Amalfi
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Radda in Chianti

Radda in Chianti ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Radda in Chianti: Castelnuovo dell'Abate (Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona & Abbazia di Sant'Antimo), Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti) and Monteriggioni (Castello di Monteriggioni & Walls of Monteriggioni). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Castello di Monterinaldi, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Galgano, do a tasting at Montefioralle Winery, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Pio II.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Radda in Chianti trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Positano to Radda in Chianti in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Radda in Chianti. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Radda in Chianti

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, Monteriggioni, Montalcino, Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano
Castello di Monterinaldi ©
Castello di Monterinaldi

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

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Drive from Radda in Chianti to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cinque Terre: Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Portovenere (in Porto Venere). Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, look for gifts at Art in Banchi, pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, and get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre road trip website.

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Baia del Silenzio, Portovenere
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

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Rome

Rome ©
Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). Explore Rome further: visit Trastevere, take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Rome takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Cinque Terre in May, Rome is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tivoli, Vatican City
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Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
Trastevere ©
Trastevere
Villa Adriana ©
Villa Adriana

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