19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Fly
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Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
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Orvieto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Genoa
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive
6
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Verona
— 3 nights
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Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Arianna and Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Decumani di Napoli and Castel Capuano. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Pompeii (Anfiteatro Romano, House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ospedale delle Bambole, get engrossed in the history at Museo delle Torture, steep yourself in history at Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Naples is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Naples, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Orvieto.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Orvieto

— 2 nights

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stop by Il Negozietto, examine the collection at Etruscan Museum "Claudio Faina", see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Orvieto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella del Corporale, then get to know the fascinating history of Rocca Albornoziana, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Verdirosi, contemplate the long history of Palazzo dei Sette, admire the masterpieces at Church of Saint Agostino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Giovenale, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Orvieto, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Moro.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Orvieto trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Naples to Orvieto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Naples in July since evenings lows in Orvieto dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum and Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Rose. Mostra Maria. Popular historic sites such as Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore and Centro Storico are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Villa dei Mosaici, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, admire the landmark architecture of San Pietro, and make a trip to Piazza Inferiore di San Francesco.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Orvieto to Assisi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Genoa

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castello Della Dragonara, examine the collection at Raccolta Frugone, then see the interesting displays at Musei di Nervi Wolfsoniana, then admire the masterpieces at Musei di Nervi - Galleria d'Arte Moderna GAM, and finally get outside with Bagni Medusa. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Macelli di Soziglia, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Doria Tursi, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Siro, then contemplate the long history of La Commenda di Pre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia San Giovanni Evangelista di Pre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Genoa online travel route planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Genoa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Assisi in July, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Genoa: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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 20th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, get to know the fascinating history of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Espero Rejal, then go for a walk through Centro storico, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Bramassa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Civica, explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Summer Dream, then take advantage of the amenities at Stabilimento Balneare Rosanna, and finally kick back and relax at Lido San Giovanni.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alghero online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Genoa to Alghero by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Genoa in July: highs in Alghero hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Alghero

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for gifts at La Bottega della Pasta di Bacciu Anna, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Punta Molara, then stroll through Cala Ginepro Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Cala D’Ambra. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Puntaldia Golf Club, then contemplate the waterfront views at Stagno di San Teodoro, then get outside with Nata Libera, and finally explore by horseback at Maneggio La Cinta.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Teodoro trip maker tool.

Getting from Alghero to San Teodoro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in San Teodoro can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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 24th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Riva degli Schiavoni, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, get to know the fascinating history of Via Garibaldi, then explore the world behind art at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, then explore the galleries of Palazzo Mocenigo, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Ca' d'Oro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Apostoli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Querini Stampalia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Salvador.

To find reviews and other tourist information, use the Venice trip website.

Traveling by flight from San Teodoro to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Verona

— 3 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sinagoga di Verona, pause for some photo ops at La Loggia del Consiglio, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo dei Tribunali, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria Antica, then steep yourself in history at Romeo's House (Casa di Romeo), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Cattolica non Parrocchiale di San Tomio. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Luca Evangelista, steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra, explore the ancient world of Porta Borsari, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Apostoli, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of SS. Apostolo.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Verona route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums

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.