22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 4 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Taormina
— 2 nights
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Syracuse
— 5 nights
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Naples
— 2 nights

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Venice

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battistero del Duomo di Padova and Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Museo del Precinema & Food Tours). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Mocenigo, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Nicolo dei Mendicoli, and snap pictures at Ponte della Paglia.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Venice travel route planning tool.

Seattle, USA to Venice is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

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Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Wineries

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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Giardino Bardini and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Scuola di Cucina di Lella & Casa di Santa Caterina). There's still lots to do: explore the venue of Palazzo Strozzi, admire the natural beauty at Folon e il Giardino delle Rose, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant'Apollonia, and explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence online vacation planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

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World heritage site
Palazzo Strozzi
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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Campidoglio and Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle Aventino, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, and get to know the fascinating history of Roma dal Cielo Terrazza delle Quadrighe.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder website.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rome, with lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Taormina.

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Welcome to Rome
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza del Campidoglio
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Castillo de Castelmola and Cripta del Convento dei Frati Cappuccini. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taormina: Cantine Don Saro (in Linguaglossa) and Etnalcantara (in Castiglione di Sicilia). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina, take in the pleasant sights at Chiesa Madonna della Rocca, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giuseppe, and steep yourself in history at Quattro Fontane di Taormina.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Taormina travel route site.

Getting from Rome to Taormina by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Syracuse.

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Syracuse

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Pearl of the Mediterranean

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe and Museo del Papiro "Corrado Basile". Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Syracuse: Scicli (Museo del Costume, Suore Adoratrici Del Ss. Sacramento, &more), Modica (Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem & Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica) and Noto (Palazzo Ducezio, Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountain of Diana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ipogeo di Piazza Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santa Lucia al Sepolcro, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Archimede.

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Getting from Taormina to Syracuse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

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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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Orto Botanico di Napoli, examine the collection at ilCartastorie - Museo dell'Archivio Storico Banco di Napoli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, then take in the waterfront activity at Santa Lucia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Francesco di Paola.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip builder website.

Getting from Syracuse to Naples by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. May in Naples sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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