19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Salerno
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Verona
— 1 night
Drive
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Trento
— 2 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

— 2 nights
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Macari.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Vito lo Capo online journey planner.

Sofia, Bulgaria to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Sofia to San Vito lo Capo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Vito lo Capo when traveling from Sofia in August, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past 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 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

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Getting from San Vito lo Capo to Rome by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Salerno

— 2 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, then get to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and finally stop by Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Cilento, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro in Vinculis, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Lannio, and finally kick back and relax at Rosa dei Venti.

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Traveling by car from Rome to Salerno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Salerno hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Visit Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Duomo di Ravello for their historical value. We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Spiaggia - Hotel Sole Splendid. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Spiaggia della Gavitella (in Praiano) and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, look for gifts at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Trofimena, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Salerno to Ravello in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 12th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo De Muro Rotto, contemplate the long history of San Damiano, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, and finally steep yourself in history at Piazza del Duomo.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi day trip planner.

Getting from Ravello to Assisi by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Assisi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights

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 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Montecatini Alto, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

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You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Verona

— 1 night

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 16th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Verona attractions planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Trento

— 2 nights

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Old Ponale Road Path, then explore the activities along Lago di Molveno, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castel Thun, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Romedio, and then explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Rio Sass.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Trento planner.

You can drive from Verona to Trento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Trento, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online journey planner.

Drive from Trento to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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.