15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

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Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Matera
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Matera
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alberobello
— 4 nights
Fly to Rome, Train to Civita di Bagnoregio
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Civita di Bagnoregio
— 1 night
Drive
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Saturnia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pietrapertosa
— 2 nights
Drive

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Matera

— 3 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Church of Santa Maria de Idris and Chiesa San Giovanni Battista. Popular historic sites such as Materasum Ipogeo and Piazza San Pietro Caveoso are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Foresta Mercadante in Cassano delle Murge (about 52 minutes away). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, steep yourself in history at Casa grotta del Casalnuovo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Purgatorio.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Matera trip itinerary website.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Matera is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in July; daily highs in Matera reach 36°C and lows reach 21°C. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Alberobello.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Alberobello

— 4 nights
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Family-friendly places like Lama Monachile and Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano and Basilica di San Martino. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alberobello: Cattedrale di Conversano (in Conversano), Ostuni (Chiesa di San Francesco, Piazza della Liberta, &more) and Polignano a Mare (Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, take in the dramatic natural features at Grotta del Trullo, don't miss a visit to Porto antico di Monopoli, and steep yourself in history at Castello Marchione.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Alberobello trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Matera to Alberobello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Civita di Bagnoregio.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Civita di Bagnoregio

— 1 night
Civita di Bagnoregio is a town in the Province of Viterbo in central Italy, a suburb of the comune of Bagnoregio, 1km east from it. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, step into the grandiose world of Castello Orsini, see a world frozen in time at Centro Storico di Celleno Vecchia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Della Madonna Del Carcere, then get curious at Museo Geologico e delle Frane, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Donato Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Civita di Bagnoregio trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Alberobello to Civita di Bagnoregio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Civita di Bagnoregio can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saturnia.

Things to do in Civita di Bagnoregio

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Saturnia

— 4 nights
Get some historical perspective at Antico Ghetto e Sinagoga Pitigliano and Vulci. Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Castello di Montemerano and Chiesa di San Giorgio. Venture out of the city with trips to Magliano in Toscana (Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, Cinta Muraria di Magliano, &more), Sovana (Centro storico, Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, &more) and Pereta (Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista & Chiesa di Santa Maria).

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Saturnia driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Civita di Bagnoregio to Saturnia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Saturnia, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Pietrapertosa.

Things to do in Saturnia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Pietrapertosa

— 2 nights
Pietrapertosa is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at La Grancia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo, and then take in the awesome beauty at Le Dolomiti Lucane.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pietrapertosa online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saturnia to Pietrapertosa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pietrapertosa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.