60 days in Italy, Dubrovnik & Trsteno Itinerary

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Turin, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 9 nights
Drive
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 7 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 17 nights
Train
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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive
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Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Fly to Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trsteno, Croatia
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Turin, Italy — 5 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama) and Musei Reali will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Church of San Lorenzo and Cattedrale di San Donato. Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Santuario della Madre della Divina Grazia (in Pinerolo) and Porta Praetoria (in Aosta). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Consolata, explore the historical opulence of Castello del Valentino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, and make a trip to Torino Centro Storico.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin online trip maker.

Chicago, USA to Turin is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Turin. Traveling from Chicago in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 33°F in Turin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 6 nights

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.
Visit Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore and Palazzo Clerici for their historical value. Let the collections at Pinacoteca di Brera and Museo Poldi Pezzoli capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Milan to Varese to see Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Santa Maria delle Grazie, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla, explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and see the interesting displays at Museo dei Cappuccini.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in March, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 40°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 9 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico di Venezia and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Piazzale Castel San Pietro, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Cannaregio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti, and make a trip to Dorsoduro.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planner.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Venice are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pisa.
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Pisa, Italy — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Camposanto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then explore the gorgeous colors at Costiera di Calafuria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Caterina da Siena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale di San Matteo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Piero a Grado, then make a trip to Palazzo dell'Orologio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo della Carovana.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pisa trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Pisa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In March in Pisa, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 7 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit The Baptistery of St. John and Cappella Brancacci for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Battistero di San Giovanni (in Siena) and Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Corridoio Vasariano, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Strozzi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museo dell'Opera di Santa Croce, and explore the galleries of Basilica di San Lorenzo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Florence road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 17 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Cupola di San Pietro and Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura. You'll explore and learn at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica), Tivoli (Villa Adriana, Parco Villa Gregoriana, &more) and Giardino di Ninfa (in Cisterna di Latina). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, make a trip to Piazza Venezia, and explore the ancient world of Domus Aurea.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome journey website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 6 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Parco Archeologico Pausilypon and Catacombe di San Gennaro will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli and Anfiteatro Campano e Museo dei Gladiatori. Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario dell'Addolorata di Castelpetroso (in Castelpetroso) and Pozzuoli (Antro della Sibilla & Parco Archeologico di Cuma). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pio Monte della Misericordia, explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco-Romano, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Naples tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You'll set off for Pompeii on the 20th (Thu).
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Pompeii, Italy — 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the ancient world of Tempio di Hera II, explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Park of Paestum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), explore the ancient world of Casa del Fauno, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, then steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri, and finally explore the ancient world of Termopolio di Vetuzio Placido.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pompeii using our trip planner.

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. In April, daytime highs in Pompeii are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Positano holiday site.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Positano, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Appreciate the collections at Red History Museum and Love Stories Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Speed Boats Tours and Church of Saint Blaise. Get out of town with these interesting Dubrovnik side-trips: Cavtat (Church of Our Lady of the Snow & Cavtat Cemetery). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Prijeko street, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St Mary of the Castle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Joseph.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik online attractions planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Positano to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Positano in April, plan for little chillier nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Trsteno.
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Trsteno, Croatia — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Ston Old Town.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Trsteno online trip itinerary builder.

Trsteno is just a short distance from Dubrovnik. In April, daytime highs in Trsteno are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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