21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Catania
1
Catania
— 2 nights
car:  5 h
2
Lecce
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Caserta
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Montaione
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Turin
— 3 nights
End: Turin

2
nights
Catania

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Change things up with these side-trips from Catania: Taormina (Ancient Theatre of Taormina, Corso Umberto, &more) and Syracuse (Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, Duomo di Siracusa, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, get interesting insight from Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, and get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Catania trip maker app.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Catania-Fontanarossa Airport and Comiso Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Lecce.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Taormina, Syracuse
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Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi ©
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi

2
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Lecce, and finally make a trip to Centro Storico, Lecce. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lido Punta della Suina and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Otranto.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lecce trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Catania to Lecce in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Centro Storico Otranto, Lido Punta della Suina
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Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce

3
nights
Positano

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 Positano's surroundings by going to Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, make a trip to Ruga Nova Mercatorum (Via dei Mercanti), kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and admire the local landmark of Fontana Cap e Ciuccio.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Positano trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lecce to Positano takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, subway, and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Caserta.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Sorrento, Lido Capo di Conca, Amalfi Coast
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido Capo di Conca ©
Lido Capo di Conca

2
nights
Caserta

Caserta ©
Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Bagno di Venere, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere di San Leucio, make a trip to Palace of Bishop of Casertavecchia, then visit Casertavecchia, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Torregalli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): admire the striking features of Palazzo Paterno and then admire the natural beauty at Reggia di Caserta.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Caserta tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Positano to Caserta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Caserta, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Caserta

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Reggia di Caserta ©
Reggia di Caserta
Bagno di Venere ©
Bagno di Venere
Palace of Bishop of Casertavecchia ©
Palace of Bishop of Casertavecchia

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Caserta to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Montaione.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Montaione

Montaione ©
Montaione is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 35km southwest of Florence.GeographyThe frazione of Filicaja that is famous as the starting point of Antonio da Filicaja for the invasion of Pisa by the Florentine army in 1509.Main sightsThe church of San Regolo houses the Madonna del Buonconsiglio by Guido da Graziano Church and convent of San Vivaldo. Venture out of the city with trips to Cala Violina (in Scarlino), San Gimignano (Church of Sant'Agostino, Guardastelle Vineyard, &more) and Abazzia di Torri (in Torri). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Verrazzano, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Galgano, make a trip to Piazza della Cisterna, and steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Montaione online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rome to Montaione takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Montaione can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Montaione

Historic Sites Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Cala Violina, Abazzia di Torri, Castello di Verrazzano, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano
Azienda Agricola San Quirico ©
Azienda Agricola San Quirico

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nights
Turin

Turin ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and finally stroll around Parco del Valentino. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turin online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Montaione to Turin by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Montaione in September, you will find days in Turin are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

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