15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
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Train to Firenze S.M.N., Tram to Florence, Fly to Portoferraio
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Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Porto Biglietterie Sud, Fly to Alghero
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baunei, Sardinia
— 1 night
Drive
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 11th (Sat), admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then wander the streets of Dorsoduro, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice online itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Venice. Traveling from Riyadh in September, things will get cooler in Venice: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Portoferraio, Elba Island

— 2 nights
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. On the 13th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Della Biodola and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Di Sansone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia delle Ghiaie.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Portoferraio trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of train, tram, and flight from Venice to Portoferraio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September in Portoferraio, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Alghero, Sardinia

— 2 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
On the 15th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): wander the streets of Centro Storico Bosa and then explore the striking landscape at Capo Caccia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Alghero road trip tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Portoferraio to Alghero in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Portoferraio in September, you will find days in Alghero are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Baunei.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Baunei, Sardinia

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Goloritzè and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Mariolu.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Baunei road trip website.

You can drive from Alghero to Baunei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Alghero in September, Baunei is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 3 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lu Impostu Beach and Porto Taverna Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Oasi Biderosa and Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo. Step out of San Teodoro to go to Siniscola and see Spiaggia Berchida, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Teodoro road trip planner.

Drive from Baunei to San Teodoro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in San Teodoro. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Lampedusa.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Lampedusa

— 2 nights
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiagga Cala Francese, then stroll through Cala Pulcino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Teodoro to Lampedusa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from San Teodoro in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Lampedusa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Taormina.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Taormina, Sicily

— 2 nights
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 23rd (Thu): go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, then don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and then stroll around Villa Comunale.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Taormina vacation builder app.

You can fly from Lampedusa to Taormina in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Taormina when traveling from Lampedusa in September, with lows around 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Taormina

Parks

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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