20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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20 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  13​h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Cabras, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Alghero, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Miami

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza Navona and Pantheon. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary builder site .

Miami, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Miami in July since evenings lows in Rome dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 31st (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Assisi trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, Assisi is little chillier at night with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Rocca Paolina
Highlights from your plan
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Storico and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Visit Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Piazza del Duomo for their historical value. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Florence day trip planning site .

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scrovegni Chapel, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the next day, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to St. Mark's Square.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Sant’Antonio ©
Basilica di Sant’Antonio
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia Sas Enas Appara and Spiaggia di Capo Comino. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Castello della Fava. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach, explore by horseback at Maneggio La Cinta, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Istana Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Teodoro road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Venice to San Teodoro takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in San Teodoro can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Cabras.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia Sas Enas Appara, Spiaggia di Capo Comino, Castello della Fava
Highlights from your plan
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
Spiaggia di Capo Comino ©
Spiaggia di Capo Comino
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Explore hidden gems such as Capo San Marco and Spiaggia Mari Ermi. Relax by the water at Sa Mesa Longa and Maimoni Beach. Go for a jaunt from Cabras to San Vero Milis to see I Gatti di Su Pallosu about 32 minutes away.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cabras trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from San Teodoro to Cabras in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Cabras, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Cabras

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Giovanni di Sinis, San Vero Milis
Highlights from your plan
Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Capo San Marco ©
Capo San Marco

3
nights
Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiaggia Mugoni and Spiaggia di Maria Pia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Capo Caccia. Change things up with a short trip to La Pelosa Beach in Stintino (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at Parco Avventura - Le Ragnatele.

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Drive from Cabras to Alghero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

La Pelosa Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia

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