30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy planner

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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Como
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Como
— 5 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portofino
— 6 nights
Train
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Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Positano
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Como

— 5 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Isola Bella. Explore Como's surroundings by going to Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno), Edone (in Seveso) and Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Faro voltiano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Fedele, stop by Mr. Savethewall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Como trip itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Como is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Como due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Como hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll travel to Venice.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:

Venice

— 3 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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice day trip planning site.

You can drive from Como to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portofino.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

Portofino

— 6 nights
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Portofino is known for historic sites, parks, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, view the masterpieces at Galleria d'Arte Portofino, make a trip to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, and stroll through Area Marina Protetta Portofino.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Portofino travel website.

You can drive from Venice to Portofino in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in July, you will find days in Portofino are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 18:

Cinque Terre

— 4 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Battistero di San Giovanni (in Pisa), Bagno Maurizio (in Viareggio) and Ponte Thaon di Revel (in La Spezia). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria.

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Traveling by train from Portofino to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cinque Terre, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Capri

— 5 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to I Faraglioni, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, and surround yourself with nature on Nesea Capri.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Capri trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Cinque Terre to Capri takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Cinque Terre in July, Capri is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:

Positano

— 4 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: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, and Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Positano vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

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 1st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome visit planning site.

You can drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:

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.