22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 5 nights
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Gubbio
— 4 nights
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Castelfiorentino
— 1 night
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Bologna
— 1 night
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Sirmione
— 2 nights
7
Venice
— 4 nights

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5
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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.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Pantheon. Change things up with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, make a trip to Spanish Steps, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome travel planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ottawa to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in June, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gubbio.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Gubbio

Gubbio ©
Gubbio is a town and comune in the far northeastern part of the Italian province of Perugia (Umbria). Attractions like Parco Avventura Ca' di Gianni and Piazza del Comune make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Gubbio: Museo della Porziuncola (in Santa Maria degli Angeli) and Assisi (Mount Subasio, Eremo delle Carceri, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with Balloon Adventures Italy and explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Gubbio trip planning site.

You can drive from Rome to Gubbio in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Gubbio can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Castelfiorentino.

Things to do in Gubbio

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Assisi, Parco Avventura Ca' di Gianni, Balloon Adventures Italy
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Balloon Adventures Italy ©
Balloon Adventures Italy
Parco Avventura Ca' di Gianni ©
Parco Avventura Ca' di Gianni
Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore

1
night
Castelfiorentino

Castelfiorentino ©
Castelfiorentino is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, halfway between Florence(45km), Pisa(50km) and Siena (55km). On the 6th (Tue), do a tasting at Castello di Oliveto, ride a horse along Maneggio Guelfi Neri - Passeggiate a cavallo nel chianti, then stop by Latini Sartoriale, and finally see the interesting displays at Benozzo Gozzoli Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Castelfiorentino route planning website.

Traveling by car from Gubbio to Castelfiorentino takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Castelfiorentino

Tours · Trails · Classes

Side Trip

Montespertoli
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Benozzo Gozzoli Museum ©
Benozzo Gozzoli Museum
Castello di Oliveto ©
Castello di Oliveto

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Ponte Vecchio. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Florence online attractions planner.

You can drive from Castelfiorentino to Florence in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Fiesole Cathedral Cattedrale di San Romolo - Fiesole, Le mura di Lucca, Ballooning in Tuscany, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Ballooning in Tuscany ©
Ballooning in Tuscany
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

1
night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then see the interesting displays at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, then make a trip to Piazza Maggiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bologna holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sirmione.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums
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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

2
nights
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda and then get some thrills on the water with Bee Boat Service.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sirmione online route planner.

You can drive from Bologna to Sirmione in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sirmione can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Sirmione

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Gardaland Park, Lago di Garda, Bee Boat Service
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda

4
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Venice

Venice ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Canal Grande and Piazza San Marco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice travel route builder website.

You can drive from Sirmione to Venice in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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