21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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21 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Brno
+3
train + Fly + foot + train:  9​h 30​min
1
Cefalu, Sicily
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  8​h
2
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cabras, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Dorgali, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  8​h 45​min
5
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
7
Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Brno

2
nights
Cefalu, Sicily

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. On the 23rd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Maria SS. Assunta - Matrice Vecchia, explore the historical opulence of Castello dei Ventimiglia, then contemplate the long history of La Rocca, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Cefalu, and finally take a stroll through Cefalu Coast. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Museo Palazzo Sgadari, then take in breathtaking views at Gole di Tiberio, and then contemplate the long history of Teatro Pietra Rosa.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cefalu trip planner .

Brno, Czech Republic to Cefalu is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castelbuono, Teatro Pietra Rosa, Gole di Tiberio, Museo Palazzo Sgadari
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Rocca di Cefalu ©
Rocca di Cefalu
Gole di Tiberio ©
Gole di Tiberio
Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu

2
nights
Alghero, Sardinia

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Spiaggia di Maria Pia will get you outdoors. Visit Nuraghe Sant'Antine and Domus Mandra Antine for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Alghero side-trips: Chiesa di Nostra Signora di Bonu Ighinu (in Mara) and Santa Trinita di Saccargia (in Codrongianos). There's more to do: Head underground at Capo Caccia and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Mugoni.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Cefalu to Alghero takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Chiesa di Nostra Signora di Bonu Ighinu, Basilica di Saccargia, Nuraghe Sant'Antine, Domus Mandra Antine
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia

3
nights
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sa Mesa Longa and Nuraghe Losa. Get some cultural insight at Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis and S'Archittu. Explore Cabras' surroundings by going to I Gatti di Su Pallosu (in San Vero Milis) and Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina (in Paulilatino Oristano).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cabras online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Alghero to Cabras takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dorgali.

Things to do in Cabras

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, Nuraghe Losa, S'Archittu, Capo San Marco
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Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa

3
nights
Dorgali, Sardinia

Dorgali ©
Take a break from the city and head to Oasi Biderosa and Prima Sardegna. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello della Fava and Chiesa di Santa Sabina. Step out of Dorgali with an excursion to Spiaggia Berchida in Siniscola--about 52 minutes away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Cala Fuili Beach and Head underground at Grotta del Bue Marino.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dorgali trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Cabras to Dorgali in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Dorgali

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chiesa di Santa Sabina, Oasi Biderosa, Castello della Fava, Spiaggia Berchida
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Castello della Fava ©
Castello della Fava
Oasi Biderosa ©
Oasi Biderosa
Spiaggia Berchida ©
Spiaggia Berchida

3
nights
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Spiaggia Luisi d'Angelo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia delle Tombe and Spiaggia Canata. Explore Portoferraio's surroundings by going to Spiaggia di Cavoli (in Seccheto) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Marina di Campo). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Seccione and stroll through Spiaggia Di Sansone.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Portoferraio trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Dorgali to Portoferraio takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Spiaggia Luisi d'Angelo, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Spiaggia delle Tombe, Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia Canata
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Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia di Seccione ©
Spiaggia di Seccione
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santo Stefano, get to know the fascinating history of Strada Assisi-Santa Maria degli Angeli, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Assisi journey planning tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Portoferraio in July, expect nights in Assisi to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Rocca Paolina
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Rocca Paolina ©
Rocca Paolina
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

2
nights
Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cortina d'Ampezzo ©
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riserva Naturale Orientata Somadida and Torbiere di Danta. Visiting Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Lake Prags will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Drau Cycle Route.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cortina d'Ampezzo day trip planning app .

Drive from Assisi to Cortina d'Ampezzo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Auronzo di Cadore, Torbiere di Danta, Lago di Braies, Drau Cycle Route
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Tre Cime di Lavaredo ©
Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies

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