20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— Few hours
Drive
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Salerno
— 2 nights
Drive
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Praiano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montepulciano
— 1 night
Drive
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Urbino
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
Fly

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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples road trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Naples is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit warmer in Naples: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. On the 7th (Sat), you're off to Salerno.

Things to do in Naples

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nights
Salerno

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Paestum Ruins and Badia della Santissima Trinita'. Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Salerno and Salerno War Cemetery. When in Salerno, make a side trip to see Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano in Maiori, approximately Maiori away. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, stop by Bossa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Borgo Scacciaventi.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salerno trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Naples to Salerno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Salerno when traveling from Naples in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Praiano.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Paestum Ruins ©
Must see
Paestum Ruins
4.7
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Must see
Le Vigne di Raito
4.6

2
nights
Praiano

Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso, hike along Valle dei Mulini, make a trip to Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista, then don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, and finally sample the fine beverages at Il Gusto della Costa.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Praiano online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Praiano takes 2 hours. September in Praiano sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Praiano

Trails · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Cloister del Paradiso ©
Religious Site
Cloister del Paradiso
4.5

2
nights
Naples

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, then engage your brain at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pio Monte della Misericordia. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, take a stroll through Casertavecchia, and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

Traveling by car from Praiano to Naples takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Loggia dei Lanzi for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Basilica of Santa Croce. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and get engrossed in the history at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Florence by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Naples in September, with lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Montepulciano.

Things to do in Florence

Highlights from your trip
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5

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night
Montepulciano

Pearl of the 16th Century

Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Icario Winery, get to know the fascinating history of Via di Gracciano nel Corso, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Pulcinella, look for gifts at Bottega del Rame, then make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dome of Montepulciano.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Montepulciano trip planning website.

Getting from Florence to Montepulciano by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Montepulciano, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Urbino.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Via di Gracciano nel Corso ©
Historic Walking Area
Via di Gracciano nel Corso
4.7
Cantina Fattoria della Talosa ©
Winery / Vineyard
Cantina Fattoria della Talosa
4.7
Icario Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Icario Winery
4.7

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nights
Urbino

Urbino is a walled city in the Marche region of Italy, south-west of Pesaro, a World Heritage Site notable for a remarkable historical legacy of independent Renaissance culture, especially under the patronage of Federico da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino from 1444 to 1482. Explore hidden gems such as Palazzo Ducale di Urbino and Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Forte di San Leo and Casa Natale di Raffaello. Change things up with a short trip to Museo Civico in Verucchio (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista, explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano Albani, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia San Vincenzo al Furlo, and don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Francesco.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Urbino road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Montepulciano to Urbino takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Montepulciano, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Urbino, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.

Things to do in Urbino

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Pantheon and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Piazza Venezia. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa del Gesu, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome tour planner.

Traveling by car from Urbino to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Urbino in September: highs in Rome hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Vatican Museums
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8

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