13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Catania
— Few hours
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Syracuse
— 3 nights
Drive
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Taormina
— 3 nights
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Positano
— 4 nights
Drive
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Naples
— Few hours
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Catania

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Catania tour itinerary maker.

Kansas City, USA to Catania is an approximately 18-hour travel. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kansas City to Catania due to the time zone difference. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Syracuse.

Things to do in Catania

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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Syracuse

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Castello dei Conti as well as Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo). Venture out of the city with trips to Centro Storico (in Noto) and Ragusa Ibla (in Ragusa). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, explore the fascinating underground world of Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), and contemplate the long history of Teatro Greco.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Syracuse trip builder app.

Drive from Catania to Syracuse in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Il Pistacchio di Corica Alfio has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taormina: Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park (in Motta Camastra), Castiglione di Sicilia (Alcantara River Park & Le Gole dell'Alcantara) and Il vino della Rosa (in Linguaglossa). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Isola Bella, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Varo, browse the collection at Biblioteca Comunale Sant' Agostino, and don't miss a visit to Taormina Glass Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Taormina online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Taormina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Taormina are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Positano.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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nights
Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Monte Solaro. Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Pompeii Archaeological Park (in Pompeii), Amalfi (Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, Fontana sant'Andrea, &more) and Ravello (Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Fornillo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, shop like a local with Miniaci Art Gallery, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano road trip planning app.

You can travel from Taormina to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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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. For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Naples are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife

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.