22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Reykjavik
Shuttle + Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Isola di Favignana
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Ferry:  8 h 30 min
5
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Alghero, Sardinia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  10 h 15 min
End: Reykjavik

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Relax by the water at Cala Pulcino and Spiagga Cala Francese. Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF and Faro di Capo Grecale. There's lots more to do: stroll through Cala Croce Beach, kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli, make a trip to Cala Guitgia, and appreciate the history behind Porta D'Europa.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa itinerary builder app.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Lampedusa is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Lampedusa due to the time zone difference. In October, Lampedusa is warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 29°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Spiagga Cala Francese ©
Spiagga Cala Francese

2
nights
Taormina, Sicily

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Caterina Church, stroll around Villa Comunale, then don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico) and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Taormina trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Lampedusa to Taormina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Taormina when traveling from Lampedusa in October, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico)
Highlights from your plan
Piazza IX Aprile ©
Piazza IX Aprile
Scuba & Snorkeling
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

3
nights
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

San Vito lo Capo ©
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Step out of the city life by going to Spiaggia di Macari and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. Step off the beaten path and head to Grotta Mangiapane and Chiesa Madre - Duomo di Erice. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Vito lo Capo: Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Marinella di Selinunte) and La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico (in Erice).

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Vito lo Capo itinerary planner.

You can drive from Taormina to San Vito lo Capo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Erice, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Grotta Mangiapane, Selinunte Archaeological Park
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
Grotta Mangiapane ©
Grotta Mangiapane

2
nights
Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Palazzo Florio, make a trip to Grotte bue marino, and then kick back and relax at Cala San Nicola.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Isola di Favignana trip planning tool.

Getting from San Vito lo Capo to Isola di Favignana by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Isola di Favignana are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa
Grotte bue marino ©
Grotte bue marino
Cala San Nicola ©
Cala San Nicola

1
night
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 12th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Villa San Michele, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, make a trip to I Faraglioni, head outdoors with Capri Sea Service, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, and finally delve into the distant past at Villa del Damecuta.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Capri day trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Isola di Favignana to Capri takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Isola di Favignana in October, you will find days in Capri are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). On the 13th (Sun), you'll travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anacapri, Capri Sea Service
Highlights from your plan
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni

4
nights
Alghero, Sardinia

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Step off the beaten path and head to Capo Caccia and Spiaggia di Is Arutas. Take a break from the city and head to Spiaggia di Maria Pia and Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alghero: San Salvatore di Sinis (in Cabras) and Centro Storico Bosa (in Bosa). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di San Giacomo, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, and explore the ancient world of La Necropoli di Anghelu Ruju.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alghero route site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Alghero takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Capri in October since evenings lows in Alghero dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cabras, Centro Storico Bosa
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia

5
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cala Goloritzè and Cala Mariolu. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Oasi Biderosa and Cala Ginepro Beach. Explore San Teodoro's surroundings by going to Museo Etnografico 'Sa Domo 'e Sos Marras' (in Galtelli) and Parrocchia Di S. Paolo Apostolo (in Olbia). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, explore the historical opulence of Castello della Fava, and stroll through Lu Impostu Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Teodoro trip maker.

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 October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Baunei, Museo Etnografico 'Sa Domo 'e Sos Marras', Castello della Fava, Oasi Biderosa, Parrocchia Di S. Paolo Apostolo
Highlights from your plan
Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Oasi Biderosa ©
Oasi Biderosa

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