23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

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Ravenna
— 1 night
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Vieste
— 2 nights
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Matera
— 1 night
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Ostuni
— 6 nights
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Scario
— 1 night
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Paestum
— 1 night
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Positano
— 2 nights
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Naples
— 2 nights
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Ischia
— 3 nights
Ferry to Pozzuoli, Taxi to Caserta
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Caserta
— 1 night
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Tivoli
— 1 night
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La Spezia
— 1 night
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Ravenna

— 1 night

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ravenna trip maker site.

Geneva, Switzerland to Ravenna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Ravenna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Vieste.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife

Vieste

— 2 nights
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vieste route planner.

Getting from Ravenna to Vieste by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ravenna in June: highs in Vieste hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Matera.

Things to do in Vieste

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Matera

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and then don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Matera trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vieste to Matera takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Vieste in June, expect nights in Matera to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Ostuni.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Ostuni

— 6 nights
Ostuni is a city and comune, located about 8 km from the coast, in the province of Brindisi, region of Apulia, Italy). Venture out of the city with trips to Piazza del Popolo di Muro Leccese (in Muro Leccese), I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site (in Alberobello) and Centro Storico Otranto (in Otranto). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Masseria Brancati, stop by Il Botteghino, go for a walk through La cinta muraria della citta vecchia di Ostuni, and don't miss a visit to Infopoint - Association Il Borgo Ostuni.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ostuni online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Matera to Ostuni takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Matera in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ostuni, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Scario.

Things to do in Ostuni

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Scario

— 1 night
On the 6th (Tue), get outside with Grotta dell'Acqua, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Dei Gabbiani, and then get outside with Pianoro Ciolandrea. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Concattedrale Santa Maria Assunta, explore the fascinating underground world of Oasi WWF di Morigerati, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marcellino.

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Traveling by car from Ostuni to Scario takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Paestum.

Things to do in Scario

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Paestum

— 1 night
On the 8th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Mediterraneo Beach, step into the grandiose world of Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, then explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, and finally don't miss a visit to Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paestum driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Scario to Paestum takes 1.5 hours. July in Paestum sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Positano

— 2 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 9th (Fri), go for a walk through Positano, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, and finally look for gifts at Nana' Positano.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Positano takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Paestum in July, Positano is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples and then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Villa di Poppea, then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Naples vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will leave for Ischia on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Ischia

— 3 nights
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Ischia is known for historic sites, shopping, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Citara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maronti Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Soccorso.

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Getting from Naples to Ischia by ferry takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ischia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You will leave for Caserta on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Ischia

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Caserta

— 1 night
Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. On the 15th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa S.Michele Arcangelo, then wander the streets of Casertavecchia, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Torregalli.

Plan trip to Caserta with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Ischia to Caserta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ischia in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Caserta, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tivoli.

Things to do in Caserta

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tivoli

— 1 night
Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30km east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river where it issues from the Sabine hills. For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Tivoli online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Caserta to Tivoli takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Tivoli can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to La Spezia.

Things to do in Tivoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nightlife

La Spezia

— 1 night
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then take a memorable drive along Ponte Thaon di Revel.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our La Spezia journey maker app.

Drive from Tivoli to La Spezia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tivoli in July, expect nights in La Spezia to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in La Spezia

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

Isola d'Ischia travel guide

3.9
Thermal Spas · Castles · Beaches
Floating in the Bay of Naples, mountainous Isola d'Ischia boasts a 34 km (21 mi) long coastline. Nearly 6 million tourists vacation on this volcanic island every year, attracted by its famous thermal spas, beaches, and excellent food. The largest of its beachside towns, e Ischia, often called the Green Island, features a temperate climate allowing a range of Mediterranean plants to thrive in the fertile volcanic soil. On the southern side of the island, you'll see palms, cacti, and agave plants. Other places to visit include the almond groves, vineyards, and olive plantations that cover the northern side of Ischia. Farther away from the island's coastline, you can explore villas, gardens, and ancient towers.