16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
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Fly to Palermo, Bus to Trapani, Ferry to Isola di Favignana
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Isola di Favignana
— 2 nights
Ferry to Marsala, Bus to Taormina
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Taormina, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
4
Noto, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lampedusa
— 1 night
Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Venice
— 2 nights
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San Teodoro, Sardinia

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spiaggia La Cinta and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiaggia Isuledda (in Macari) and Orosei (Spiaggia di Sa Curcurica & Oasi Biderosa). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach and stroll through Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Teodoro online day trip planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to San Teodoro is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to San Teodoro is 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Winnipeg in August, with highs in San Teodoro at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Isola di Favignana

Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Grotte bue marino.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Isola di Favignana day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from San Teodoro to Isola di Favignana takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

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Taormina, Sicily

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): stroll around Villa Comunale, delve into the distant past at Ancient Theatre of Taormina, step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Taormina, then don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Taormina itinerary site.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Isola di Favignana to Taormina in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. August in Taormina sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Noto.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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Noto, Sicily

Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. On the 1st (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and then Head underground at Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio). Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari, then don't miss a visit to Isola delle Correnti, and then contemplate the long history of Scicli.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Noto journey maker.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Noto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

1
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Lampedusa

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Cala Pulcino, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Noto to Lampedusa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks

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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the next day, make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome road trip planning app.

Getting from Lampedusa to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Lampedusa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

2
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

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Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and then examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.