22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piombino
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sorrento
— 5 nights
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Milan — 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Visiting 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano and Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo will get you outdoors. Head to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Piazza delle Erbefor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Arena di Verona, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and take in the exciting artwork at Fonderia Artistica Battaglia.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan driving holiday planner.

Billund, Denmark to Milan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Billund in July, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. You'll set off for Cinque Terre on the 7th (Thu).
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Cinque Terre — 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Shop till you drop at Vernazza and Enoteca Ciak. Get a sense of the local culture at Leaning Tower of Pisa and Chiesa di San Lorenzo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cinque Terre: Marina di Pietrasanta (Bagno King & Bagno La Salute). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, hike along Cinque Terre footpaths, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre day trip planning app.

Drive from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Piombino.
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Piombino — 1 night

Piombino is an Italian town and comune of about 35,000 inhabitants in the province of Livorno: Baratti, Fiorentina, Gagno, Populonia, Populonia Stazione and Vignale Riotorto. On the 11th (Mon), get outside with Bagno la Capannina, head outdoors with Bagno Onda Blu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Altamarea, and finally kick back and relax at Cala San Quirico.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Piombino road trip website.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Piombino in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Piombino are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome visit planner.

Drive from Piombino to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Piombino in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Naples.
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Naples — 4 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Pompeii Archaeological Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Museodivino. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano) and Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Duomo di Ravello). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, and steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Naples sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 5 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Get outdoors at Fornillo and Valle delle Ferriere. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Miniaci Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione) and Positano (Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). Dedicate the 23rd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Marcello Aversa Studio d'Arte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, and shop like a local with SyArt.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sorrento trip website.

Getting from Naples to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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