21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Fiumicino
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Barletta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Alberobello
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lecce
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Corigliano Calabro
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Catanzaro
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Sorrento
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h
8
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Rome
— 4 nights
End: Rome


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2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the local landmark of Fonte Marcella, steep yourself in history at Arco del Seminario, look for gifts at Assisi Jewels, make a trip to Piazza Inferiore di San Francesco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, and finally browse the collection at Palazzo Giacobetti. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Nuova, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, admire the striking features of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, admire the striking features of Palazzo dei Priori, then don't miss a visit to Oratorio S. Francesco Piccolino, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Assisi Galleria 6C.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi vacation planner.

Fiumicino to Assisi is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Barletta.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Foligno, Chiesa di San Silvestro
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Chiesa Nuova ©
Chiesa Nuova
Chiesa Santo Stefano ©
Chiesa Santo Stefano
Palazzo Trinci ©
Palazzo Trinci

2
nights
Barletta

Barletta ©
Barletta is a city, comune and capoluogo together with Andria and Trani of Apulia, in south eastern Italy. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santuario Santa Lucia, contemplate the long history of Palazzo della Marra, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Barletta online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Assisi to Barletta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Barletta can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Barletta

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sant'Andrea ©
Sant'Andrea
Chiesa di San Giacomo ©
Chiesa di San Giacomo
Chiesa Greca di Santa Maria degli Angeli ©
Chiesa Greca di Santa Maria degli Angeli

2
nights
Alberobello

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Palazzo Ducale and then learn about winemaking at L'Acropoli di Puglia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Cantina Albea winery and museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere Santa Lucia, examine the collection at Museo Dell'olio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Lucia, then cozy up to a beverage at Enoteca Tholos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alberobello online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Barletta to Alberobello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Barletta in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Alberobello: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Lecce.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Matera, Martina Franca
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L'Acropoli di Puglia ©
L'Acropoli di Puglia
Chiesa del Purgatorio ©
Chiesa del Purgatorio

2
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
On the 21st (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Gesuiti Chiesa del Gesu', admire the masterpieces at Museo Fantasy, explore the world behind art at Museo Mostra La Tana della Taranta, then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum Lecce, then don't miss a visit to L’Orologio delle Meraviglie, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale di Lecce. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Ferroviario della Puglia, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Carmine, make a trip to Porta Rudiae, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di S. Giovanni Battista al Rosario, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Lecce - La Cripta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Chiara.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lecce online trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Alberobello to Lecce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Lecce are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Corigliano Calabro.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museo Ferroviario della Puglia ©
Museo Ferroviario della Puglia
Chiesa di Santa Chiara ©
Chiesa di Santa Chiara
Jewish Museum Lecce ©
Jewish Museum Lecce

1
night
Corigliano Calabro

Corigliano Calabro ©
Corigliano Calabro is a comune and town located in the province of Cosenza, northeast of the city of Cosenza, in Calabria, southern Italy.SituationIt is situated near the mouth of a river of the same name, and contains an aqueduct. On the 23rd (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio San Marco, steep yourself in history at Santuario Maria SS. di Schiavonea, look for gifts at Enoteca Il Piacere del Vino, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Collegiata di San Pietro.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Corigliano Calabro sightseeing tool.

Drive from Lecce to Corigliano Calabro in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Catanzaro.

Things to do in Corigliano Calabro

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Rossano
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Maria SS. di Schiavonea ©
Santuario Maria SS. di Schiavonea
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio ©
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio
Ponte Canale ©
Ponte Canale

2
nights
Catanzaro

Catanzaro ©
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 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Antiquarium Civico, see the interesting displays at Museo del Costume Calabrese, get engrossed in the history at Museo-Podere delle carrozze, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacra, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Del Monte Dei Morti e Della Misericordia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Omobono.

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Traveling by car from Corigliano Calabro to Catanzaro takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Catanzaro

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tiriolo
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Sant'Omobono ©
Chiesa di Sant'Omobono
Antiquarium Civico ©
Antiquarium Civico
Complesso Monumentale San Giovanni di Catanzaro ©

3
nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Let the collections at Museobottega della Tarsialignea and Terrerosse Sorrento capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as St Francis Church and Convent and Marina di Puolo are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero di San Paolo, cool off at Stabilimento Balneare Bagni Salvatore, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Solara, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Sant'Antonino.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sorrento trip maker.

Drive from Catanzaro to Sorrento in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or do a combination of bus, flight, train, and subway. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Massa Lubrense
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Sant'Antonino ©
Basilica di Sant'Antonino
Monastero di San Paolo ©
Monastero di San Paolo
St Francis Church and Convent ©
St Francis Church and Convent

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): wander the streets of Decumani di Napoli. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite, explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro Romano, explore the ancient world of House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, then explore the ancient world of Casa del Poeta Tragico, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter.

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Traveling by ferry from Sorrento to Naples takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a subway; or drive. In August in Naples, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite
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House of Menander (Casa del Menandro) ©
House of Menander (Casa del Menandro)
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro ©
Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali and National Museum of Palazzo Venezia. Basilica di Santa Prassede and Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale) will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, take in the awesome beauty at Colle Aventino, admire the natural beauty at Monte Pincio, and see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rome

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Prassede ©
Basilica di Santa Prassede
Stanze di Raffaello ©
Stanze di Raffaello
Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali ©

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