60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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60 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Turin
— 2 nights
2
Genoa
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
3
Portofino
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Milan
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Verona
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Venice
— 2 nights
7
Bologna
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
8
Florence
— 1 night
train:  1​h
9
Pisa
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Siena
— 2 nights
11
Rome
— 3 nights
12
Naples
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
13
Pompeii
— 3 nights
subway:  30​min
14
Sorrento
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
15
Amalfi
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  1​h 15​min
16
Paestum
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
17
Maratea
— 2 nights
18
Bari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
19
Alberobello
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
20
Taranto
— 2 nights
21
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
22
Messina
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
23
Taormina
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
24
Catania
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
25
Syracuse
— 3 nights
26
Cefalu
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
27
Palermo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London

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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.
On the 1st (Sun), examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then contemplate the long history of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Superga.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Turin online journey planner .

London, UK to Turin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Turin is 1 hour. Traveling from London in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Turin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites

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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Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio, and then see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Boccadasse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, then explore the world behind art at Museo di Palazzo Reale, then make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Genoa tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Turin to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Genoa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Portofino.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Baia del Silenzio
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Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Museo di Palazzo Reale ©
Museo di Palazzo Reale

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Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giorgio, visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino, then identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni Marina Stabilimento Balneare, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological and mining museum of Castiglione Chiavarese, and then make a trip to Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo.

Before you visit Portofino, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Genoa to Portofino takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Portofino are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bagni Marina Stabilimento Balneare, Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo, Archaeological and mining museum of Castiglione Chiavarese
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Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino
Bagni Marina Stabilimento Balneare ©
Faro di Portofino ©
Faro di Portofino

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Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Take a break from the city and head to Turati Centro Nautico Lario and AC Boat. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Cathedral of Como (Duomo). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina), Lido di Menaggio (in Menaggio) and i Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Castello Sforzesco, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, and take in the exciting artwork at Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte.

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Traveling by train from Portofino to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Milan, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Menaggio, Villa del Balbianello, Castello di Vezio, Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte, Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
AC Boat ©
AC Boat

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, then kick back and relax at Jamaica Beach, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and finally step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Verona vacation planning website .

Getting from Milan to Verona by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sirmione
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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto, take a stroll through Cannaregio, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 15th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, then learn about winemaking at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, then examine the collection at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, and finally steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then take in panoramic vistas at Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Botti di Bovina Fabio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bologna trip maker .

Getting from Venice to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Museo Ferrari, Azienda Agricola Botti di Bovina Fabio
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Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then stroll through Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo and then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence trip maker tool .

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Beaches Outdoors
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 18th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Tower of Pisa. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo del Castagno - Lavoro Vita Civiltà, Loc. Colognora and then kick back and relax at Bagno Maurizio.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pisa online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Florence to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Siena.

Things to do in Pisa

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bagno Maurizio, Le mura di Lucca, Museo del Castagno - Lavoro Vita Civiltà, Loc. Colognora
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Bagno Maurizio ©
Bagno Maurizio
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco, then gain insight with Take Me Out in Tuscany, and then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Siena.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Siena vacation builder tool .

You can take a train from Pisa to Siena in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Classes Tours
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip site .

You can drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 25th (Wed), make a trip to Spaccanapoli and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Vesuvius National Park, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and then steep yourself in history at Underground Naples.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Naples trip planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Naples, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vesuvius National Park
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Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, then kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca, and finally Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Pompeii online visit planner .

Pompeii is just a short distance from Naples. In July in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the subway ride to Sorrento.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lido Capo di Conca, Cave of Smeraldo, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Lido Capo di Conca ©
Lido Capo di Conca
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

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Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 30th (Mon), make a trip to Piazza Tasso and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento holiday planner.

You can take a subway from Pompeii to Sorrento in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Amalfi.

Things to do in Sorrento

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Positano
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande
Church of Santa Maria Assunta ©
Church of Santa Maria Assunta

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Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 1st (Wed), examine the collection at Museo della Carta and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Amalfi travel route planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Sorrento to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Amalfi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Lido Capo di Conca, Cave of Smeraldo
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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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Paestum

Paestum ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II, delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Mediterraneo Beach.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paestum trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Amalfi to Paestum in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Paestum sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Maratea.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Agropoli
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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Maratea

Maratea ©
Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea, don't miss a visit to Arco Magno, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Il Mirto Solarium Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maratea sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by train from Paestum to Maratea takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bari.

Things to do in Maratea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Arco Magno, River Rafting & Tubing
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Il Mirto Solarium Bar ©
Il Mirto Solarium Bar
River Rafting & Tubing
Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Bari

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 8th (Wed), examine the collection at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Trani, and then head outdoors with Coco Beach Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Nicola.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bari sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Maratea to Bari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Alberobello.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, Cattedrale di Trani, Coco Beach Club
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Cattedrale di Trani ©
Cattedrale di Trani
Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni ©
Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola

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Alberobello

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. On the 9th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Martino. On your second day here, experience rural life at Masseria Brancati, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Ostuni, and then kick back and relax at Lido Ottagono.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Alberobello online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Bari to Alberobello in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Alberobello can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Taranto.

Things to do in Alberobello

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Monopoli, Ostuni, Basilica di San Martino, Lido Ottagono
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Masseria Brancati ©
Masseria Brancati
Basilica di San Martino ©
Basilica di San Martino

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Taranto

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte Girevole. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Porto Cesareo and then stroll through Togo Bay Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Taranto trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Alberobello to Taranto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Alberobello in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Taranto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Taranto

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Porto Cesareo
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Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Museo Nazionale Archeologico ©
Museo Nazionale Archeologico

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Tropea

Tropea ©
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Metauros, then get engrossed in the history at Insediamento Rupestre e Museo della Civilta Rupestre e Contadina, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Piedigrotta Church. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach, kick back and relax at Grotticelle beach, and then make a trip to Capo Vaticano.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Tropea online day trip planner .

Getting from Taranto to Tropea by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Taranto in August; daily highs in Tropea reach 35°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Messina.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Museo Archeologico Metauros, Insediamento Rupestre e Museo della Civilta Rupestre e Contadina, Piedigrotta Church
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano

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Messina

Messina ©
Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Carmine di Messina and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Messina. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Monument to Russian Sailors, Heroes of Mercy and Self-Sacrifice, take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, then get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla.

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You can drive from Tropea to Messina in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Messina when traveling from Tropea in August, with lows around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for Taormina.

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Reggio Calabria, Chianalea di Scilla
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Lungomare Falcomata
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Chianalea di Scilla

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Taormina

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll through Isola Bella and then take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile. Here are some ideas for day two: see a show at Ancient Theatre of Taormina, then walk around Villa Comunale, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stockholm Beach Taormina, and finally make a trip to Corso Umberto.

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Traveling by train from Messina to Taormina takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Taormina can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Catania.

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Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Isola Bella
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Ancient Theatre of Taormina
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Villa Comunale

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, then contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, and finally get in touch with nature with Etnatao Etna Excursions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Porte di Misterbianco, cool off at Etnaland, and then steep yourself in history at Castello Normanno.

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You can take a train from Taormina to Catania in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Taormina in August, Catania is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Syracuse.

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Castello Normanno, Porte di Misterbianco, Etnaland
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Etnaland
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Piazza Duomo
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Monastero dei Benedettini

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Syracuse

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Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo) and then explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Neapolis. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Syracuse Cathedral, and then head off the coast to Ortigia.

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Drive from Catania to Syracuse in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cefalu.

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Centro Storico
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Centro Storico
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Ortigia

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Cefalu

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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 25th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museo Mandralisca, stop by Enoteca le Petit Tonneau, take a stroll through Cefalu Coast, then make a trip to Lavatoio Medievale, then stop by La Coppola, and finally steep yourself in history at Duomo di Cefalu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Caccamo, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocca di Cefalu, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Caldura.

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Traveling by car from Syracuse to Cefalu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Palermo.

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Castello di Caccamo
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Rocca di Cefalu
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Duomo di Cefalu
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Cefalu Coast

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Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, then stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, then stroll through Spiaggia di Mondello, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria), then get outside with Essai Sport Lido, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, and finally admire the striking features of Norman Palace.

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You can take a train from Cefalu to Palermo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Wed) before leaving for home.

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Essai Sport Lido, Duomo di Monreale
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Cattedrale di Palermo
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Duomo di Monreale
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Norman Palace

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