12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Cefalu, Sicily
— 1 day
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Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Baunei, Sardinia
— 2 nights
4
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 1 night
6
Venice
— 2 nights

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Cefalu, Sicily

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castello dei Ventimiglia, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Maria SS. Assunta - Matrice Vecchia, wander the streets of Cefalu Coast, then don't miss a visit to Duomo di Cefalu, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Rocca di Cefalu.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cefalu online visit planner.

Montreal, Canada to Cefalu is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Cefalu is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Taormina.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Castelbuono
Highlights from your plan
Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast
Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Rocca di Cefalu ©
Rocca di Cefalu

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Taormina, Sicily

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): head outdoors with Lido Golden Beach Taormina, head off the coast to Isola Bella, and then view the masterpieces at Good Fellas Art Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile, get a taste of the local shopping with Kerameion, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido La Dolce Vita, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Dell'Artigianato Siciliano Manago, then stroll around Villa Comunale, and finally don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Taormina online day trip planner.

You can drive from Cefalu to Taormina in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October in Taormina, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Baunei.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Piazza IX Aprile ©
Piazza IX Aprile
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale
Lido La Dolce Vita ©
Lido La Dolce Vita

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Baunei, Sardinia

Baunei ©
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cala Mariolu and Spiaggia di Foxiglioni. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia di Girasole and Sa Marina. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with Diving Cala Mariolu, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Milanesi / Musculedda, and identify plant and animal life at Grotta del Fico.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Baunei vacation maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Taormina to Baunei takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tortoli, Sa Marina, Spiaggia di Girasole
Highlights from your plan
Diving Cala Mariolu ©
Diving Cala Mariolu
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Grotta del Fico ©
Grotta del Fico

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San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Brandinchi and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lu Impostu Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Cala Ginepro Beach, kick back and relax at Spiaggia della Tartaruga, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read San Teodoro road trip site.

You can drive from Baunei to San Teodoro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Teodoro, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Cala Brandinchi
Highlights from your plan
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

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Getting from San Teodoro to Florence by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Teodoro in October: highs in Florence hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale del Bargello ©
Museo Nazionale del Bargello
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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Venice

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, wander the streets of Cannaregio, and then make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice planning app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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