22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Polignano a Mare
— 1 night
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Bari
— 1 night
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Amalfi
— 3 nights
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
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Pompeii
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Verona
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 3 nights

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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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lama Monachile, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, stop by Oro della terra, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Marchesale, and finally make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Polignano a Mare driving holiday tool.

Cardiff, UK to Polignano a Mare is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cardiff to Polignano a Mare. Traveling from Cardiff in August, things will get a bit warmer in Polignano a Mare: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Bari.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare
Oro della terra ©
Oro della terra

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Bari

Bari ©

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giacomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Bari, then kick back and relax at Lungomare Imperatore Augusto, then see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bari road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Polignano a Mare to Bari takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Bari sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta ©
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Amalfi

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, get outside with Chalet de Mar, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Atrani.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amalfi online road trip planner.

Drive from Bari to Amalfi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bari in August since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Sorrento

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for gifts at Ceramica Assunta and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Fornillo, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, and finally go for a walk through Positano.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Positano ©
Positano

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Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): choose your vessel at Boat Rentals, then get outside with Cilento, and then make a trip to Garden of Ship Europa House - Excavations. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Spiaggia della Crestarella, then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, and then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pompeii trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Pompeii takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Cilento ©
Cilento

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip maker.

Getting from Pompeii to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence travel route tool.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Verona

Verona ©

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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take in the views from Ponte Pietra, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Venice

Venice ©

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Venice road trip tool.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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