21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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Termoli
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Rodi Garganico
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Peschici
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Vieste
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Trani
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Barletta
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Andria
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Matera
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Bari
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Polignano a Mare
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Castellana Grotte
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Alberobello
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Ostuni
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Brindisi
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Lecce
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Otranto
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Santa Maria di Leuca
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Ugento
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Gallipoli
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Taranto
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Metaponto
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Cosenza
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Catanzaro
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Locri
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Melito di Porto Salvo
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Reggio Calabria
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Messina
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Milazzo
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Zafferana Etnea
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Syracuse
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Pachino
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Pozzallo
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Ragusa
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Sciacca
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Agrigento
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Enna
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Piazza Armerina
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Messina
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Termoli

— 1 night
Termoli is a town and comune on the Adriatic coast of Italy, in the province of Campobasso, region of Molise. To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Termoli online itinerary planner.

Frosinone to Termoli is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 26th (Sun), you're off to Rodi Garganico.

Things to do in Termoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife

Rodi Garganico

Rodi Garganico is a town and commune in the province of Foggia, Apulia, south-eastern Italy. To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rodi Garganico trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Termoli to Rodi Garganico in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Peschici.

Things to do in Rodi Garganico

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Peschici

Peschici is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia Calalunga.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Peschici travel planning site.

Peschici is very close to Rodi Garganico. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vieste.

Things to do in Peschici

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Vieste

— 1 night
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Trabucco San Lorenzo, then take a tour by water with Motobarca Desiree, then go for a walk through Vieste Promenade, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vieste trip planning website.

Vieste is very close to Peschici. In July, daily temperatures in Vieste can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Trani.

Things to do in Vieste

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Trani

Trani is a seaport of Apulia, in southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, 40km by railway West-Northwest of Bari. For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Trani day trip planning app.

Drive from Vieste to Trani in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Barletta.

Things to do in Trani

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks · Museums

Barletta

Barletta is a city, comune and capoluogo together with Andria and Trani of Apulia, in south eastern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): head outdoors with Torquemada Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Greca di Santa Maria degli Angeli, and then make a trip to Colosso di Barletta.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barletta road trip tool.

Barletta is very close to Trani. In July, daytime highs in Barletta are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Andria.

Things to do in Barletta

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Andria

Andria is a city and comune in Apulia (southern Italy). You've now added Castel del Monte to your itinerary. On the 27th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Castel del Monte.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Andria holiday maker.

Andria is just a short distance from Barletta. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Andria

Historic Sites
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Matera

— 1 night

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): make a trip to Palombaro Lungo, see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, then Head underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Matera trip app.

Drive from Andria to Matera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Matera sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bari.

Things to do in Matera

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Bari

— 1 night

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bari day trip tool.

You can drive from Matera to Bari in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. July in Bari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will leave for Polignano a Mare on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks

Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): Head underground at Grotta Azzurra and then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Polignano a Mare online holiday planner.

You can drive from Bari to Polignano a Mare in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Castellana Grotte.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Parks · Nature

Castellana Grotte

Castellana Grotte is a town and comune in the province of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. You've now added Grotte di Castellana to your itinerary. On the 29th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Castellana.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Castellana Grotte visit planner.

Castellana Grotte is very close to Polignano a Mare. In July, daytime highs in Castellana Grotte are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alberobello.

Things to do in Castellana Grotte

Parks · Nature
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Alberobello

— 1 night
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. To see ratings and tourist information, read Alberobello day trip planning app.

Alberobello is just a stone's throw from Castellana Grotte. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You will leave for Ostuni on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

Ostuni

Ostuni is a city and comune, located about 8 km from the coast, in the province of Brindisi, region of Apulia, Italy). Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ostuni.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ostuni online journey planner.

Drive from Alberobello to Ostuni in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Alberobello in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ostuni, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Brindisi.

Things to do in Ostuni

Historic Sites
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Brindisi

Brindisi is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Colonne Terminali della Via Appia, examine the collection at Palazzina del Belvedere - Collezione Archeologica Faldetta, and then get outside with Guna Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brindisi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ostuni to Brindisi in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ostuni in July, expect Brindisi to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lecce.

Things to do in Brindisi

Outdoors · Museums

Lecce

— 1 night

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
On the 31st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Porta Napoli.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lecce trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Brindisi to Lecce in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brindisi in July: highs in Lecce hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Otranto.
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Otranto

Otranto is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. On the 31st (Fri), Head underground at Grotta della Poesia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Otranto, and then make a trip to Castello Aragonese Otranto.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Otranto trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Lecce to Otranto in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Maria di Leuca.

Things to do in Otranto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Santa Maria di Leuca

— 1 night
Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Ville Di Santa Maria Di Leuca.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Santa Maria di Leuca tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Otranto to Santa Maria di Leuca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Otranto in July, you will find days in Santa Maria di Leuca are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (26°C). You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ugento.

Ugento

Ugento is a town and comune in Italy. On the 1st (Sat), kick back and relax at Lido Pineta, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Il Molo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Malibu.

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

Ugento is just a short distance from Santa Maria di Leuca. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gallipoli.

Things to do in Ugento

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Gallipoli

— 1 night

Ionian Pearl

Deriving its name from the Greek for "beautiful city," Gallipoli retains the charm of an old fishing port.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Gallipoli, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Gallipoli, look for gifts at Nugae gioielli, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Punta della Suina.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gallipoli day trip planning app.

Gallipoli is just a stone's throw from Ugento. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ugento in August: highs in Gallipoli hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Taranto.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Taranto

— 1 night

Città dai due mari (City with Two Seas)

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Taranto sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Gallipoli to Taranto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Gallipoli in August, Taranto is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. You'll set off for Metaponto on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Taranto

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

Metaponto

Metaponto is a small town of about 1,000 people in the province of Matera, Basilicata, Italy. To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Metaponto trip maker website.

You can drive from Taranto to Metaponto in an hour. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Taranto in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 25°C in Metaponto. You'll set off for Cosenza on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Metaponto

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife

Cosenza

Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Cosenza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, and then see the interesting displays at Museo all'aperto Bilotti (Mab).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cosenza trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Metaponto to Cosenza in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Metaponto in August, expect nights in Cosenza to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Catanzaro.

Things to do in Cosenza

Historic Sites · Museums

Catanzaro

— 1 night
Catanzaro, also known as the city of the two seas, is an Italian city of 91,000 inhabitants and the capital of the Calabria region and of its province.The archbishop's seat was the capital of the province of Calabria Ultra for over 200 years. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll around Parco della Biodiversita Mediterranea, then buy something for everyone on your list at Parco Commerciale Le Fontane, then don't miss a visit to Teatro Politeama, and finally make a trip to Ponte Bisantis.

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Traveling by car from Cosenza to Catanzaro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Catanzaro sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Locri.

Things to do in Catanzaro

Parks · Shopping

Locri

— 1 night
Locri is a town and comune (municipality) in the province of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, southern Italy. To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Locri road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Catanzaro to Locri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Catanzaro in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Locri, with lows around 28°C. You'll set off for Melito di Porto Salvo on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Locri

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

Melito di Porto Salvo

Melito di Porto Salvo is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 130km southwest of Catanzaro and about 25km southeast of Reggio Calabria; and is also the southernmost municipality on the Italian Peninsula. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Pentedattilo, don't miss a visit to Ruffòs Castle in Amendolea, and then make a trip to Chiesa Greco-Ortodossa della Madonna di Grecia.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melito di Porto Salvo online trip planner.

You can drive from Locri to Melito di Porto Salvo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Melito di Porto Salvo are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Melito di Porto Salvo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Reggio Calabria

— 1 night
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, step into the grandiose world of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, then take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla, then get to know the fascinating history of Corso Garibaldi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Reggio Calabria using our trip planner.

Drive from Melito di Porto Salvo to Reggio Calabria in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Reggio Calabria sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Messina.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Messina

— 1 night
Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Messina online travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. August in Messina sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will leave for Milazzo on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Messina

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

Milazzo

— 1 night
Milazzo is a town in the Metropolitan City of Messina, Sicily, southern Italy; it is the largest commune in the Metropolitan City after Messina and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Milazzo, then kick back and relax at Piscina di Venere, then don't miss a visit to Spiaggia di Ponente, and finally kick back and relax at Lido La Fenice a Milazzo.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Milazzo trip planner.

Getting from Messina to Milazzo by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Milazzo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zafferana Etnea.

Things to do in Milazzo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Zafferana Etnea

— 1 day
On the 8th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Volcano House - Museo Vulcanologico Dell'Etna, explore the striking landscape at Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna, wander the streets of Chiesa Maria SS. del Rosario - Fleri, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Provvidenza, and finally pause for some photo ops at La Cisternazza.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zafferana Etnea holiday builder app.

You can drive from Milazzo to Zafferana Etnea in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Zafferana Etnea

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Syracuse

— 1 night

Pearl of the Mediterranean

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.
For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Syracuse road trip planning tool.

Drive from Zafferana Etnea to Syracuse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Pachino on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Pachino

Pachino is a town and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily (Italy). Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Isola delle Correnti, then kick back and relax at Scialai Comfort Beach Cafe, and then learn about winemaking at Museo del vino - Nobile.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pachino trip planner.

Drive from Syracuse to Pachino in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Pozzallo.

Things to do in Pachino

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trip

Pozzallo

Pozzallo is a town and comune in the province of Ragusa, Sicily, Italy. On the 9th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Torre Cabrera.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pozzallo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pachino to Pozzallo in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ragusa.

Things to do in Pozzallo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Ragusa

— 2 nights

Town of Bridges

Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo San Giorgio, get to know the fascinating history of Ragusa Ibla, then don't miss a visit to Siculamente, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. George, and finally look for gifts at ArtigianArte.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ragusa online tour builder.

You can drive from Pozzallo to Ragusa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sciacca.

Things to do in Ragusa

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Sciacca

Sciacca, also Schiacca, is a town and comune in the province of Agrigento on the southwestern coast of Sicily. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Maria Santissima del Soccorso and then make a trip to Il Castello Incantato.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sciacca road trip planning website.

You can drive from Ragusa to Sciacca in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Agrigento.

Things to do in Sciacca

Museums · Historic Sites

Agrigento

— 1 night

Valley of the Temples

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi and then don't miss a visit to Statua di Icaro caduto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, then delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi, then take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Nicola.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Agrigento trip builder tool.

Getting from Sciacca to Agrigento by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Enna.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Enna

— 1 night
Enna is a city and comune located roughly at the center of Sicily, southern Italy, in the province of Enna, towering above the surrounding countryside. For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Enna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agrigento to Enna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Piazza Armerina.

Things to do in Enna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Outdoors

Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina is an Italian comune in the province of Enna of the autonomous island region of Sicily.HistoryThe city of Piazza developed during the Norman domination in Sicily, when Lombards settled the central and eastern part of Sicily.But the area had been inhabited since prehistoric times. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Armerina.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Piazza Armerina trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Enna to Piazza Armerina in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Messina.

Things to do in Piazza Armerina

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Messina

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Capo D'orlando and then head outdoors with Colli San Rizzo.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Messina trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Piazza Armerina to Messina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Messina

Outdoors · Historic Sites

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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.

Province of Cosenza travel guide

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Landmarks · Nightlife · Beaches
Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. The city proper has a population of 71,000; the urban area counts over 268,000 inhabitants. It is the capital of the Province of Cosenza, which has a population of around 735,000.The ancient town is the seat of the Cosentian Academy, the second academy of philosophical and literary studies to be founded in the Kingdom of Naples (1511) and one of the oldest in Europe. To this day, the city remains a major cultural hub in Southern Italy, with several museums, theatres, libraries and the University of Calabria.Geography and ClimateLocated at the confluence of two historical rivers, the Busento and the Crati, Cosenza stands 238 m above sea level in a valley between the Sila plateau and the coastal range of mountains. The old town, overshadowed by its Norman castle, descends to the river Crati. The modern city lies to the north, beyond the Busento, on level ground.Almost completely surrounded by mountains, Cosenza is subject to a microclimate scarcely influenced by the Mediterranean Sea, with cold winters and hot summers.

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Province of Ragusa travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Churches · Beaches
Ragusa is a city and comune in southern Italy. It is the capital of the province of Ragusa, on the island of Sicily, with 73,288 inhabitants in 2016. It is built on a wide limestone hill between two deep valleys, Cava San Leonardo and Cava Santa Domenica. Together with seven other cities in the Val di Noto, it is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.HistoryThe origins of Ragusa can be traced back to the 2nd millennium BC, when there were several Sicel settlements in the area. The current district of Ragusa Ibla has been identified as Hybla Heraea.The ancient city, located on a, 300m high hill, came into contact with nearby Greek colonies, and grew thanks to the nearby port of Camerina. Following a short period of Carthaginian rule, it fell into the hands of the ancient Romans and the Byzantines, who fortified the city and built a large castle. Ragusa was occupied by the Arabs in 848 AD, remaining under their rule until the 11th century, when the Normans conquered it. Selected as County seat, its first Count was Geoffrey, son of Count Ruggero of Sicily.

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