23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  26 h
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Montalcino
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Vietri sul Mare
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Syracuse
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
7
Palermo
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  4 h
8
Rome
— 1 day
Fly:  26 h
End: Adelaide

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome itinerary app.

Adelaide, Australia to Rome is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 8.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in June, you will find days in Rome are much hotter (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Montalcino.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Montalcino

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Fortezza di Montalcino, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Piazza Pio II, then view the masterpieces at Artemisia Gallery, and finally learn about winemaking at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, contemplate the long history of Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, then do a tasting at San Polino Winery, and finally do a tasting at Podere Il Cocco.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Montalcino online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Montalcino takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Montalcino, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pienza, Montepulciano, Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
Highlights from your plan
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Podere Il Cocco ©
Podere Il Cocco
Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni ©
Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni

1
night
San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano and then make a trip to Duomo di San Gimignano.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Gimignano trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Montalcino to San Gimignano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Florence.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
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: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vietri sul Mare: Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Villa Cimbrone Gardens), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Positano) and Villa Romana e Antiquarium (in Minori). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Santa Maria de Olearia, kick back and relax at Rosa dei Venti, and view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vietri sul Mare, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Vietri sul Mare takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Florence in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vietri sul Mare, with lows around 26°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

3
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
When in Syracuse, make a side trip to see Centro Storico in Noto, approximately Noto away. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Ortigia, stop by Trimarchi di Villa Marchese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Syracuse trip itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Vietri sul Mare to Syracuse with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Centro Storico
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Parco Archeologico della Neapolis ©
Parco Archeologico della Neapolis

4
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
When in Palermo, make a side trip to see Duomo di Monreale in Monreale, approximately Monreale away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Norman Palace, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Conte Federico, make a trip to Quattro Canti, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Palermo using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Palermo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Duomo di Monreale
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Conte Federico ©
Palazzo Conte Federico
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo

1
day
Rome

Rome ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then don't miss a visit to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome travel planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Palermo to Rome in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Square
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Square ©
St. Peter's Square
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo ©
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola ©
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola

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