55 days in Italy Itinerary

55 days in Italy Itinerary

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Turin
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 3 nights
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Sirmione
— 2 nights
Drive
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Malcesine
— 1 night
Drive
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Parma
— 1 day
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Modena
— 1 night
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Genoa
— 2 nights
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Bogliasco
— 1 night
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Portofino
— 2 nights
Train
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monteriggioni
— 2 nights
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Chiusdino
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Pisa
— 2 nights
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Saturnia
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
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Naples
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
20
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Fly
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Santa Maria di Leuca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alberobello
— 2 nights
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Bari
— 2 nights
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Monte Sant'Angelo
— 2 nights
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25
Vieste
— 1 night
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26
Castel del Monte
— 1 night
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27
Orvieto
— 2 nights
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28
Perugia
— 2 nights
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Turin — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, and then make a trip to Piazza Castello. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then stroll around Parco del Valentino, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Turin online itinerary maker.

Paris, France to Turin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Turin are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Milan.
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Milan — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): engage your brain at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally see La Casa Maledetta.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Milan road trip site.

Take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Milan, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Sirmione.
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Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

Sirmione — 2 nights

Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). On the 8th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, admire the ancient design of Spa Termale Aquaria, then explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, and finally stroll through Jamaica Beach.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sirmione trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Milan to Sirmione by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sirmione can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Malcesine.
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Malcesine — 1 night

Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Il Castello Scaligero di Torri del Benaco, then step into the grandiose world of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo dei Capitani di Malcesine.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Malcesine trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Sirmione to Malcesine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Malcesine, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Parma.
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Parma — 1 day

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Parma trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Malcesine to Parma in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Parma sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Modena.
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Modena — 1 night

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
On the 12th (Wed), see the interesting displays at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari and then examine the collection at Museo Ferrari.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Modena travel route planner.

Getting from Parma to Modena by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.
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Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Genoa — 2 nights

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare, take in the waterfront at Old Port, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and finally explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Genoa trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Modena to Genoa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Modena in July, you will find days in Genoa are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bogliasco.
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Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Bogliasco — 1 night

Bogliasco is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 11km southeast of Genoa. On the 14th (Fri), kick back and relax at Bagni La Rotonda and then get outside with Piscina Comunale di Lumarzo.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bogliasco travel route builder site.

Bogliasco is just a short distance from Genoa. July in Bogliasco sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portofino.
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Portofino — 2 nights

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. On the 15th (Sat), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, and then take in the waterfront activity at Marina di Portofino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giorgio, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro Di Portofino.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portofino tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bogliasco to Portofino in an hour. Another option is to drive. In July in Portofino, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.
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Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Cinque Terre — 2 nights

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro, then hike along Cinque Terre Trails, then discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, and finally hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre and then take a stroll around Vernazza.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre route maker website.

Traveling by train from Portofino to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cinque Terre, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monteriggioni.
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Monteriggioni — 2 nights

On the 19th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, admire the landmark architecture of Walls of Monteriggioni, then make a trip to Centro storico di Monteriggioni, then examine the collection at Museo Delle Armature, and finally awaken your taste buds at Wine Tour Adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Poggio al Bosco, then do a tasting at Montefioralle Winery, then learn about winemaking at Poggio Amorelli, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta.

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Getting from Cinque Terre to Monteriggioni by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July in Monteriggioni, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chiusdino.
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Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

Chiusdino — 2 nights

Chiusdino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 70km south of Florence and about 30km southwest of Siena. On the 21st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eremo di Montesiepi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Civico e Diocesano d'Arte Sacra. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Abazzia di Torri, then relax and rejuvenate at Il Biolago del Sasso Pisano, and then don't miss a visit to Sasso Pisano.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Chiusdino road trip site.

You can drive from Monteriggioni to Chiusdino in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

Florence — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

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You can drive from Chiusdino to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pisa.
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:

Pisa — 2 nights

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 25th (Tue), make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, stroll the grounds of Camposanto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Bagno Maurizio, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip planning website.

Drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saturnia.
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Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Saturnia — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Terme di Saturnia - Parco Termale, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Cascate del Mulino, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Pietro, make a trip to Antico Ghetto e Sinagoga Pitigliano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pitigliano Centro Storico, and finally explore the historical opulence of Piazza del Castello di Montemerano.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Saturnia trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Pisa to Saturnia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Saturnia are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rome.
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Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Rome — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome journey planner.

Traveling by car from Saturnia to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Naples.
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Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 2:

Naples — 4 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, make a trip to Spaccanapoli, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.
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Capri — 2 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 6th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Monte Solaro, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, then pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, then stroll through Marina Piccola, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Belvedere Cannone, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, then don't miss a visit to Via Krupp, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Michele, and finally stop by Eco Capri.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Capri trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Naples to Capri by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Capri are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.
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Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Positano — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and then take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art & Craft Gallery.

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You can ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pompeii.
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Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Pompeii — 2 nights

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Lupanar, admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, then explore the ancient world of Forum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Terme del Foro, make a trip to Centro Storico Salerno, make a trip to Promenade Trieste, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pompeii trip itinerary site.

Getting from Positano to Pompeii by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pompeii are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to Santa Maria di Leuca.
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Santa Maria di Leuca — 2 nights

Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. On the 12th (Sat), experience rural life at Azienda Agricola Boccarello - Olio del Salento, look and learn at Sidereus, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Soffio, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Le Cinque Vele Beach Club, get outside with Maldive del Salento Pescoluse, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santuario di Santa Maria de Finibus Terrae, and finally admire the sheer force of Cascata Monumentale.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Maria di Leuca tour website.

Traveling by flight from Pompeii to Santa Maria di Leuca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Santa Maria di Leuca sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alberobello.
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Alberobello — 2 nights

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Sant'Antonio di Padova, admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, then do a tasting at Damati, and finally see the interesting displays at Trullo Sovrano. On the next day, meet the residents at Zoosafari, then look for all kinds of wild species at Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

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Getting from Santa Maria di Leuca to Alberobello by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Alberobello when traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Bari.
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Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Bari — 2 nights

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 16th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Nicola, then pause for some photo ops at Statua di San Nicola, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Trani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo del Fischietto in Terracotta citta di Rutigliano Domenico Divella, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Bari, then make a trip to Citta Vecchia - Bari, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare e Murat.

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Drive from Alberobello to Bari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monte Sant'Angelo.
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Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Monte Sant'Angelo — 2 nights

Monte Sant'Angelo is a town and comune of Apulia, southern Italy, in the province of Foggia, on the southern slopes of Monte Gargano.HistoryMonte Sant'Angelo as a town appeared only in the 11th century. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Foresta Umbra, see the interesting displays at Il Sentiero dell'Angelo, then make a trip to Basilica di S. Maria di Siponto, and finally make a trip to Abbazia ed eremi di Pulsano. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Baia delle Zagare, don't miss a visit to Rione Junno, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno Svevo Aragonese, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Monte Sant'Angelo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bari to Monte Sant'Angelo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bari in August, you will find days in Monte Sant'Angelo are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vieste.
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Vieste — 1 night

Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Vignanotica.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vieste tour planner.

You can drive from Monte Sant'Angelo to Vieste in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Vieste, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Castel del Monte.
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Castel del Monte — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Santo Stefano di Sessanio and then contemplate the long history of Rocca Calascio.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Castel del Monte trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vieste to Castel del Monte takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Orvieto.
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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Orvieto — 2 nights

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 22nd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Monte Casoli di Bomarzo, then admire the natural beauty at Parco dei Mostri, and then take in the pleasant sights at Civita di Bagnoregio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Orvieto Underground, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Orvieto, examine the collection at Etruscan Museum "Claudio Faina", then contemplate the long history of Pozzo di San Patrizio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Moro.

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Traveling by car from Castel del Monte to Orvieto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Perugia.
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Perugia — 2 nights

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
On the 24th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, then explore the world behind art at Collegio del Cambio, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Trasimeno, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Perugia day trip planning site.

Drive from Orvieto to Perugia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Perugia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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