Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

3+ Weeks in Italy - Itinerary Advice!

Jump to last reply

Hi forum! My friend and I are planning a trip to Italy for the month of May and any comments/criticisms/suggestions would be most welcome as it's my first time in the country.
We are late 20's/early 30's, well traveled backpacker types. Both very much into hiking so would love to get out to some natural spots...art fans so museums are a must...and, most importantly, obsessed with all good food and drink...so we'll be eating our way through the country.

May 2-5: arrive Florence, explore city, museum, 1 day to explore Chianti wine area by bus
May 6-7: train to Cinque Terre, hiking, overnights in Monterosso
May 8: travel to Siena
May 9: explore Siena, overnight in a TBD airbnb house etc maybe Montepulciano?
May 10- 14: Tuscany goodtimes w/ rental car or motorcycles. Check out hot springs, Maremma, day trips to little towns.
May 14: travel to Naples
May 15 - 16: Naples (1 day city, 1 day Pompeii)
May 17-18: Ischia Island with 1 overnight
May 19-22: Amalfi Coast (hike Path of the Gods?)
May 23: travel to Rome
May 24-26: Rome
May 27: catch flight to Barcelona

Anything I'm missing? Any nature spots/walks/hikes we may want to visit?Spots that we may be lingering for too long in and may want to consider another destination? We have the ability to potentially add an extra day or two to our trip so if there's anything we simply must add to our intin, would love the intel :)

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Italy..Tuscany Cinque Terre or Amalfi & Calabria Scilily
  2. 2 Token of thanks!
  3. 3 Rick Steves - Ugly American Again!
  4. 4 driving from Barcelona to Venice by car
  5. 5 Discount Card and itinerary for Paris for family of 4
  6. 6 Favorite things to do in London
  7. 7 Interested In Coach Passes
  8. 8 Southern Spain - What to SEE, what to BUY - what NOT to miss
  9. 9 3 days in Bordeaux
  10. 10 4-5 Days in Switzerland before Paris? Is Berne the place to go?
  11. 11 Barcelona next week, itinerary critique?
  12. 12 Schengen Visa Question - Student Visa / Visitor Visa
  13. 13 Ventimiglia to Trieste
  14. 14 Where to stay the night between Naples and Matera
  15. 15 4 days in lake region
  16. 16 Trip Report Ellen & Stu Dudley's trip to the Ile de Re & the Loire.
  17. 17 Scotland Explorer Pass
  18. 18 Easyjet; Vueling; Ryanair "Carryon" Question
  19. 19 Piran to Venice via ferry
  20. 20 7 countries in a month
  21. 21 Barcelona Hotels, Looking for recommendations
  22. 22 car rental issues Italy Slovenia Croatia
  23. 23 Strasbourg restaurant recommendations
  24. 24 Trip Report A taste of Norway: Bergen and the fjords for four day
  25. 25 Tipping in the UK
View next 25 » Back to the top