22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Lecce
— 4 nights
Drive
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Alberobello
— 6 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 6 nights
Drive
4
Villamagna
— 3 nights
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Lecce

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Family-friendly places like Centro Storico, Lecce and Centro Storico Otranto will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Gallipoli (Castello di Gallipoli, Centro Storico di Gallipoli, &more), Otranto (Castello Aragonese Otranto & Cattedrale Di Otranto) and Chiesa delle Anime Sante del Purgatorio (in Soleto). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Ugento, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di Santa Cristina, and get outside with Circolo Ippico Malepezza.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lecce trip app.

Melbourne, Australia to Lecce is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in March, with highs in Lecce at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

6
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Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Bring the kids along to Zoosafari and Grotte di Castellana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alberobello: Fasano (San Domenico Golf & Scavi D'Egnazia), Polignano a Mare (Palazzo Marchesale, Lama Monachile, &more) and Monopoli (Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia & Centro Storico di Monopoli). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, snap pictures at Ponte Girevole, step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro Apostolo.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Alberobello road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lecce to Alberobello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Lecce in March, expect nights in Alberobello to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

6
nights
Matera

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica San Nicola and Citta Vecchia - Bari. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matera: Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta (in Bitonto), Cathedral Saint Maria Maggiore (in Barletta) and Andria (Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni & Castel del Monte). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, explore the fascinating underground world of Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, examine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, and admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Matera.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Matera trip itinerary website.

Drive from Alberobello to Matera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Matera are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Villamagna.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

3
nights
Villamagna

Villamagna is a comune and town in the Province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of ItalyOriginally a Roman settlement, the town's name derives from the Latin words villa ("farm") and magna ("large" or "important"). Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at The Shrine Church of St. Camillus de Lellis, then examine the collection at Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cima Blockhaus, and finally glide through natural beauty at Passo Lanciano - Majellletta. On the next day, relax in the rural setting at Agriturismo Montupoli.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Villamagna holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Matera to Villamagna takes 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Villamagna

Nature · Winter Sports · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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.