18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Baku
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Syracuse
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Palermo
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Baku

1
night
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
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.
On the 15th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, and finally head off the coast to Ortigia.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Syracuse trip builder.

Baku, Azerbaijan to Syracuse is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Syracuse

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi ©
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa

1
night
Palermo

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Palermo trip site.

You can drive from Syracuse to Palermo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

3
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salerno: Liquorificio Mansi Carlo (in Minori) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Maiori). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare, look for gifts at La Bottega di Marilu', explore the ancient world of Castello di Arechi, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salerno trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Palermo to Salerno takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Salerno are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare ©
Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Spiaggia della Crestarella ©
Spiaggia della Crestarella

3
nights
Positano

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more), Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). And it doesn't end there: take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, take in the exciting artwork at Miniaci Art Gallery, and look for gifts at Emporio della Ceramica di murano crescenzo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Positano travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Salerno to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Salerno in July, Positano is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Grotte di Suppraiano, Lido Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take a stroll through Trastevere, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Verona
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 30th (Thu), browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thenindulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Milan trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Lido Villa Olmo
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Food Tours

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