44 days in Italy Itinerary

44 days in Italy Itinerary

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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baunei, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive
9
Orvieto
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
11
Ravello
— 4 nights
Drive
12
Naples
— 7 nights
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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia di Macari and Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco. Go for a jaunt from San Vito lo Capo to Calatafimi-Segesta to see Tempio di Segesta about 1 hour away.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Vito lo Capo tour itinerary planner.

Durban, South Africa to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Durban to San Vito lo Capo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durban in November, expect San Vito lo Capo to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Teodoro.

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.9

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San Teodoro, Sardinia

A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spiaggia Berchida and Cala Fuili Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Oasi Biderosa and Spiaggia La Cinta. Step out of San Teodoro with an excursion to Grotta del Bue Marino in Cala Gonone--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach and stroll through Porto Taverna Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Teodoro road trip planner.

You can fly from San Vito lo Capo to San Teodoro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in San Teodoro when traveling from San Vito lo Capo in November, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Baunei.

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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Spiaggia Berchida ©
Must see
Spiaggia Berchida
4.5

2
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Baunei, Sardinia

Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at Cala Goloritzè, kick back and relax at Cala Biriala, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Mariolu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): kick back and relax at Lido di Orri, kick back and relax at Cala dei Gabbiani, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cala Luna.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Baunei trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to Baunei takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Baunei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Beach
Cala Mariolu
4.8

2
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Alghero, Sardinia

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, then take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia, and finally learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Alghero trip planner.

Drive from Baunei to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Baunei in December since evenings lows in Alghero dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

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Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
Capo Caccia ©
Geologic Formation
Capo Caccia
4.7

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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.
Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica di San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Castello Estense (in Ferrara), Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico (in Trieste) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, wander the streets of Cannaregio, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Alghero to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Alghero in December; daily highs in Venice reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande
4.8
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Doge's Palace
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Verona

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at MUSE - Science Museum and Merano Centro Storico. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palazzo Te and Castello Scaligero. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Mountbaldo (in Malcesine), Piazza Duomo (in Trento) and Castel Thun (in Ton). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Romedio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Verona online itinerary planner.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

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Palazzo Te
4.6
Santuario di San Romedio ©
Religious Site
Santuario di San Romedio
4.8

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Duomo di Pisa. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Portovenere (in Porto Venere) and Camposanto (in Pisa). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in December, things will get a bit warmer in Florence: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Must see
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
Portovenere ©
World heritage site
Portovenere
4.8

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Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo Ducale di Urbino and Museo della Porziuncola. Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto and Pitigliano Centro Storico will appeal to history buffs. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Grotte di Frasassi (in Genga), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Rocca Paolina (in Perugia). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Assisi day trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in December: highs in Assisi hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

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San Damiano ©
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San Damiano
4.8
Pitigliano Centro Storico ©
Historic Walking Area
Pitigliano Centro Storico
4.8

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Orvieto

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): do a tasting at Decugnano dei Barbi, then don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio, then Head underground at Orvieto Underground, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Orvieto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Civita di Bagnoregio, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Lante, and then admire the striking features of Palazzo dei Papi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orvieto journey builder.

Drive from Assisi to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Orvieto, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Nature

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Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
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Pozzo di San Patrizio
4.2
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Architectural Building
Duomo di Orvieto
4.7

4
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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Escape the urban bustle at Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Orvieto to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ravello.

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Pantheon
4.8
Vatican Museums
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Vatican Museums
4.2

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Ravello

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Popular historic sites such as Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Ravello are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Valle delle Ferriere and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Take a break from Ravello with a short trip to Fornillo in Positano, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, get some fabulous bargains at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia San Giovanni.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ravello day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Duomo di Ravello
4.2
Fornillo ©
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Fornillo
4.2

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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Galleria Borbonica and Pompeii Archaeological Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Villa San Michele (in Anacapri), Castello Aragonese d'Ischia (in Ischia) and Capri (I Faraglioni & Giardini di Augusto). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Monte Cassino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio National Park, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Naples itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in December, plan for little chillier nights in Naples, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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