22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Verona
— 2 nights
3
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
4
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
5
Rome
— 3 nights
6
Ravello
— 3 nights
7
Assisi
— 2 nights
8
Florence
— 2 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scrovegni Chapel and Cannaregio. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Orto Botanico di Padova). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Venice is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Venice is minus 11 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in September: highs in Venice hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Verona

Verona ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Jamaica Beach, explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona trip itinerary website.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sirmione
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo

2
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.
On the 11th (Fri), kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Centro Storico Bosa and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alghero trip planner.

Getting from Verona to Alghero by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In September in Alghero, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Centro Storico Bosa
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Isuledda, thenkick back and relax at Porto Taverna Beach, thenkick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo, and then stroll through Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Teodoro journey planner.

You can drive from Alghero to San Teodoro in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Teodoro are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia Isuledda, Porto Taverna Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia Isuledda ©
Spiaggia Isuledda
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

3
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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Pantheon are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Teodoro to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In September, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Take a break from the city and head to Spiaggia di castiglione and Spiaggia di Atrani. Head to Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmelafor some retail therapy. When in Ravello, make a side trip to see Spiaggia Lannio in Cetara, approximately Cetara away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ravello tour site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia Lannio, Santa Maria de Olearia, Spiaggia di Atrani
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, thenexamine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, thenstep into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Bosco di San Francesco, thenstep into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco.

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Traveling by car from Ravello to Assisi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Assisi when traveling from Ravello in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Rocca Paolina
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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