60 days in Italy Itinerary

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Florence
— 6 nights
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Lucca
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Gimignano
— 5 nights
Drive
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Arezzo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Montepulciano
— 4 nights
Drive
8
Volterra
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saturnia
— 1 night
Drive
10
Orvieto
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sorrento
— 4 nights
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Pompeii
— 4 nights
Drive
13
Salerno
— 5 nights
Drive
14
Positano
— 6 nights
Drive
15
Potenza
— 1 night
Drive
16
Foggia
— 3 nights
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Santa Brigida to see Castello del Trebbio about 36 minutes away. On the 6th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online holiday maker.

Montreal, Canada to Florence is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in September, you will find days in Florence are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lucca.
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Lucca — 3 nights

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Lucca is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Fattoria al Dotto, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, stop by La Boutique dei Golosi, and steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lucca trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Florence to Lucca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Lucca can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Venture out of the city with trips to Genoa (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, Aquarium of Genoa, &more), Portovenere (in Porto Venere) and La Spezia (Monesteroli & Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Lucca to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Pisa.
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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.
On the 18th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Camposanto, kick back and relax at Bagni Etruria, and then awaken your taste buds at Italian Private Tours in English. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, admire the natural beauty at Palazzo al Borgo di Corliano, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Pisa in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Gimignano.
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San Gimignano — 5 nights

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Explore San Gimignano's surroundings by going to Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more), A Solatio Organic Farm (in Certaldo) and Fattoria Casa Sola (in Barberino Val d'Elsa). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, and steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano journey planner.

Drive from Pisa to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Arezzo.
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Arezzo — 4 nights

Ancient City

Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Venture out of the city with trips to Buccelletti - Cantina (in Castiglion Fiorentino), Museo della Porziuncola (in Santa Maria degli Angeli) and Assisi (Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Villa La Ripa, explore the world behind art at Studio Moretti Caselli, surround yourself with nature on Wild Foods Italy, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Francesco, Arezzo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Arezzo trip maker tool.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Arezzo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Montepulciano.
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Montepulciano — 4 nights

Pearl of the 16th Century

Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montepulciano: Montalcino (Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, il Cocco, &more), Chiesa della Nativita di Maria (in Castel Del Piano) and Cortona (Museo Diocesano & MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Icario Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at Crete Senesi, contemplate the long history of Val d'Orcia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di San Biagio.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Montepulciano trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Arezzo to Montepulciano in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Montepulciano sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Volterra.
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Volterra — 4 nights

Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Volterra: Food Tours (in Livorno), Terre del Marchesato (in Bolgheri) and SATOR Winery (in Pomaia). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Batzella, relax in the rural setting at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, get a taste of the local shopping with Kalpa Art Living, and take in the exciting artwork at L'Artista Gallery.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Volterra tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Montepulciano to Volterra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. October in Volterra sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saturnia.
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Saturnia — 1 night

On the 7th (Sat), learn about winemaking at La Biagiola Winery, do a tasting at Maremma Vigna Mia, then step into the grandiose world of Piazza del Castello di Montemerano, and finally take in the natural beauty of Cascate del Mulino.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Saturnia online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Volterra to Saturnia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Orvieto.
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Orvieto — 4 nights

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orvieto: Macchina di Santa Rosa (in Viterbo), Culture Discovery Vacations - Cooking Classes & Vacations (in Soriano nel Cimino) and Assisi (Azienda Agraria Saio, Tili Vini Societa Agricola, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa d'Este, don't miss a visit to Scoglio della Preghiera, learn about winemaking at Decugnano dei Barbi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Orvieto.

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You can drive from Saturnia to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 4 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 12th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at La Masseria Farm Experience, stop by Cicci Bacco, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa e Convento di S. Francesco.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sorrento journey planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Sorrento takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orvieto in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Sorrento. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pompeii.
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Pompeii — 4 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pompeii: Convento di Santa Maria a Castro (in Praiano) and Ravello (Ravello Arte, Ravello - Atrani Walk, &more). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, don't miss a visit to Forum Baths, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pompeii journey website.

You can drive from Sorrento to Pompeii in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sorrento in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pompeii, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.
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Salerno — 5 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Paestum (Torre di Paestum, Archaeological Park of Paestum, &more), Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano (in Maiori) and Tramonti (Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L. & Monte Finestra). On the 24th (Tue), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at La Bottega di Marilu', take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, examine the collection at Museo Roberto Papi, and make a trip to Promenade Trieste.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salerno trip planner.

Salerno is just a short distance from Pompeii. October in Salerno sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Positano.
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Positano — 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Santuario Santa Maria del Bando (in Atrani), Ravello (San Giovanni del Toro, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso, Museo della Carta, &more). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, cruise along Amalfi Coast, stroll through Fornillo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Positano trip planner.

Drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Positano, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Potenza.
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Potenza — 1 night

Potenza is a city and comune in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata (former Lucania).Capital of the Province of Potenza and the Basilicata region, the city is the highest regional capital and one of the highest provincial capitals in Italy, overlooking the valley of the Basento river in the Apennine Mountains of Lucania, east of Salerno. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Monastero di San Luca, explore the landscape on two wheels at Basilicata Mtb, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Lucia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Francesco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo, and finally look for gifts at Piaceri Lucani.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Potenza trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Positano to Potenza takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Foggia.
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Foggia — 3 nights

Foggia is a city and comune of Apulia, in southern Italy, capital of the province of Foggia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll around Parco Nazionale del Gargano, make a trip to Abbazia ed eremi di Pulsano, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale di Foggia, make a trip to Chiesa dell'Addolorata, and then head outdoors with Lido Rosa dei Venti.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Foggia online vacation planner.

Drive from Potenza to Foggia in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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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