11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy visit planner

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Altamura
— 3 nights
Drive
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Matera
Drive
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Gallipoli
— 3 nights
Drive
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Porto Cesareo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alberobello
Drive
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Polignano a Mare
— 2 nights

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Altamura

— 3 nights
Altamura is a city and comune of Apulia, in southern Italy. On the 15th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Chiesa Rupestre San Michele Delle Grotte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Palazzo Calderoni-Martini, don't miss a visit to Complesso Ipogeo di San Michele delle Grotte, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Altamura road trip app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Altamura. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Altamura

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Matera

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera and then Head underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Matera trip itinerary planner.

Matera is just a stone's throw from Altamura. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Gallipoli.

Things to do in Matera

Nature · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Gallipoli

— 3 nights

Ionian Pearl

Deriving its name from the Greek for "beautiful city," Gallipoli retains the charm of an old fishing port.
On the 19th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Gallipoli, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Punta della Suina, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta della Poesia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Otranto, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Otranto.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gallipoli day trip site.

Traveling by car from Matera to Gallipoli takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Gallipoli, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will leave for Porto Cesareo on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Gallipoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Porto Cesareo

— 2 nights
Porto Cesareo is a town and comune in the Italian province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.The area around the sea of Porto Cesareo is a beautiful example of "Maquis Shrubland". Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Togo Bay Beach.

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You can drive from Gallipoli to Porto Cesareo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Porto Cesareo are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Alberobello.

Things to do in Porto Cesareo

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): appreciate the views at Valle d'Itria.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Alberobello travel planner.

Drive from Porto Cesareo to Alberobello in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Alberobello, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Polignano a Mare.

Things to do in Alberobello

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Polignano a Mare

— 2 nights
Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare and then head outdoors with Coco Beach Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Statua di Domenico Modugno, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick back and relax at Lama Monachile.

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You can drive from Alberobello to Polignano a Mare in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Polignano a Mare, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Outdoors · Beaches · Tours · Parks

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.