22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Bari
— 6 nights
Drive
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Alberobello
— 4 nights
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Taranto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Crotone
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Reggio Calabria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tropea
— 2 nights
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Bari

— 6 nights

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica San Nicola and Castello Normanno Svevo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chiesa San Giovanni Battista and Chiesa di Ognissanti. Change things up with these side-trips from Bari: Matera (Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, Villa Comunale dell’Unita d’Italia, &more), Cattedrale di Ruvo di Puglia (in Ruvo Di Puglia) and Altamura (Porta Bari, La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino, &more). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Confetti Andria, make a trip to Porto Vecchio, admire the landmark architecture of Il Succorpo della Cattedrale di Bari, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Teresa dei Maschi.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bari online travel planner.

Montreal, Canada to Bari is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Bari due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in February; daily highs in Bari reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Alberobello

— 4 nights
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Get some historical perspective at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano and Centro Storico. Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico and Basilica di San Martino. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alberobello: Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Gioia del Colle (in Gioia del Colle), Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia (in Monopoli) and Cattedrale di Conversano (in Conversano). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Castello Marchione, do a tasting at L'Acropoli di Puglia, browse the exhibits of Masseria Brancati, and examine the collection at Trullo Sovrano.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Alberobello trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Bari to Alberobello in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bari, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Alberobello, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Taranto.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Taranto

— 3 nights

Città dai due mari (City with Two Seas)

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Get a sense of the local culture at San Domenico Maggiore Church and Ipogeo di Via Cava. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Sanctuary of our Lady of Grace. Get out of town with these interesting Taranto side-trips: Duomo di Manduria (in Manduria) and Castello Conti Filo (in Torre Santa Susanna). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese, see the interesting displays at Mostra Storico-Artigiana dell’Arsenale Militare Marittimo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Carmine, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Archeologico.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Taranto route planner.

You can drive from Alberobello to Taranto in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Alberobello in February: high temperatures in Taranto hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Crotone.

Things to do in Taranto

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Crotone

— 2 nights
Crotone is a city and comune in Calabria. On the 21st (Mon), explore the ancient world of Tempio di Hera Lacinia, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Scifo, then explore the ancient world of Museo e Parco Archeologico Nazionale di Capo Colonna, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento a Rino Gaetano. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Immacolata, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Carlo V, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum of Crotone, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giuseppe, then explore the ancient world of Da Capo Colonna a Le Castella, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Chiara.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Crotone driving holiday tool.

Getting from Taranto to Crotone by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Crotone

Historic Sites · Museums

Reggio Calabria

— 4 nights
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pinacoteca Civica Di Reggio Calabria and Chiesa degli Ottimati. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castillo de Castelmola and Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Assunta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reggio Calabria: Messina (Santuario della Madonna di Montalto & Parrocchia Santa Caterina Vergine e Martire), Via Teatro Greco (in Taormina) and Museo del Castello di Mola (in Castelmola). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Villa Genoese Zerbi, go for a walk through Corso Garibaldi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Gesu e Maria, and admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa di San Sebastiano al Crocefisso.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reggio Calabria sightseeing website.

You can drive from Crotone to Reggio Calabria in 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Tropea

— 2 nights
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese Murat, explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno Svevo, then contemplate the long history of Piazza della Repubblica, and finally delve into the distant past at Le Terme Romane di Acconia di Curinga.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tropea route planning site.

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Tropea in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Tropea, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Tropea

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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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.