13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Drive to Trabia
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Trabia
— 1 night
Drive
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Termini Imerese
— 1 night
Drive
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Alia
— 1 night
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Drive to Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Fly to Lamezia Terme Airport, Drive to Catanzaro
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Catanzaro
— 2 nights
Fly to Rome, Bus to L'Aquila
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L'Aquila
— 2 nights
Drive
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Scanno
— 4 nights
Drive to Abruzzo Airport, Fly to Buffalo

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Trabia

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, deepen your understanding at CIDMA: Mafia and Anti-Mafia Center Guided Visits, and then learn about winemaking at Baglio di Pianetto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Caccamo, look for gifts at La Bottega nella Roccia, get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico di Castelbuono, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Ventimiglia, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello dei Ventimiglia.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Trabia trip planner.

Buffalo, USA to Trabia is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Termini Imerese.

Things to do in Trabia

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Termini Imerese

— 1 night
Termini Imerese is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo on the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy.HistoryAncient HistoryThe site of the town has been populated since prehistoric times, as many archaeologial excavations have shown through the years. On the 5th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Duomo San Nicola di Bari, see the interesting displays at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, make a trip to Chiesa San Benedetto alla Badia, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Caccamo, then stop by La Bottega nella Roccia, and finally contemplate the long history of Scalinata di Via Roma.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Termini Imerese online day trip planner.

Termini Imerese is just a stone's throw from Trabia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alia.

Things to do in Termini Imerese

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Alia

— 1 night
Alia is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, on the Italian island of Sicily. On the 6th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Horse Riding at Pippa's Paddock and then relax in the rural setting at Azienda Agricola Tripi.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alia holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Termini Imerese to Alia takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Catanzaro.

Things to do in Alia

Tours · Casinos · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Catanzaro

— 2 nights
Catanzaro, also known as the city of the two seas, is an Italian city of 91,000 inhabitants and the capital of the Calabria region and of its province.The archbishop's seat was the capital of the province of Calabria Ultra for over 200 years. On the 7th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Museo Scolacium, stroll around Parco della Biodiversita Mediterranea, and then walk around Parco Nazionale della Sila Centro Visitatori di Monaco A. Garcea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ponte Bisantis, go for a walk through Lungomare Di Soverato, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Caminia.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Catanzaro trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Alia to Catanzaro with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to L'Aquila.

Things to do in Catanzaro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

L'Aquila

— 2 nights
L'Aquila is a city and comune in Southern Italy, both the capital city of the Abruzzo region and of the Province of L'Aquila., it has a population of 70,967 inhabitants. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Stiffe, explore the historical opulence of Castello Camponeschi, then delve into the distant past at Rocca Calascio, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Campo Imperatore. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the design of Fontana delle 99 cannelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa, and then take some stellar pictures from Santo Stefano di Sessanio.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read L'Aquila travel route builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Catanzaro to L'Aquila in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Catanzaro in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in L'Aquila: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Scanno.

Things to do in L'Aquila

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Scanno

— 4 nights
Scanno is a town and comune in the province of L'Aquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy.GeographyThere are alleys and narrow streets. Explore Scanno's surroundings by going to Civitella Alfedena (Civitella Alfedena, La Camosciara, &more), Centro Storico di Sulmona (in Sulmona) and Lago di Barrea (in Barrea). There's lots more to do: stroll through Centro Visita Daini, explore the activities along San Domenico Lake, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Scanno.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Scanno trip builder app.

You can drive from L'Aquila to Scanno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In June in Scanno, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Scanno

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

Province of Catanzaro travel guide

3.6
Beaches · Landmarks · Parks
Catanzaro, also known as the city of the two seas, is an Italian city of 91,000 inhabitants and the capital of the Calabria region and of its province.The archbishop's seat was the capital of the province of Calabria Ultra for over 200 years. It houses the University "Magna Græcia", the second largest University of Calabria.Catanzaro is an urban centre, with much activity, including some coastal towns, such as Sellia Marina and Soverato, and the municipalities of Silas, with a total of 156,196 inhabitants. Catanzaro is being consolidated to form a greater metropolitan area, by the Region of Calabria, and in connection with the town of Lamezia Terme, comprising 10 municipalities. This will lead to the creation of an integrated area involving over 200,000 inhabitants.During the summer months, the Ionian coast from Catanzaro to Soverato is an important tourist attraction, especially for the youth, and is in the presence of several important structures located in the coastal districts of the city and the towns of Copanello and Soverato.Catanzaro is also known as city of the three V's, referring to the three distinct features of the city, namely Saint Vitalian, the patron saint; velvet, because the city has been an important silk center since Byzantine times; and wind, because of the strong breezes from the Ionian Sea and La Sila."VVV" was the symbol by which Catanzaro's silk industry was known, identified for both its domestic and foreign markets, and iconic for the finest fabrication of silks, velvets, damasks, and brocades from the city.

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Province of L'Aquila travel guide

4.2
Bodies of Water · Churches · Landmarks
L'Aquila is a city and comune in Southern Italy, both the capital city of the Abruzzo region and of the Province of L'Aquila., it has a population of 70,967 inhabitants. Laid out within medieval walls on a hill in the wide valley of the Aterno river, it is surrounded by the Apennine Mountains, with the Gran Sasso d'Italia to the north-east.L'Aquila sits upon a hillside in the middle of a narrow valley; tall snow-capped mountains of the Gran Sasso massif flank the town. A maze of narrow streets, lined with Baroque and Renaissance buildings and churches, open onto elegant piazzas. Home to the University of L'Aquila, it is a lively college town and, as such, has many cultural institutions: a repertory theatre, a symphony orchestra, a fine-arts academy, a state conservatory, a film institute. There are several ski resorts in the surrounding province: (Campo Imperatore, Ovindoli, Pescasseroli, Roccaraso, Scanno).GeographyClose to the highest of the Apennine summits, L'Aquila is positioned at an elevation of 721m in the Valley of the Aterno-Pescara, situated between four mountain peaks above 2000m.

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