23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Tivoli
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Orte
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
4
Orvieto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Spoleto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Ascoli Piceno
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Penne
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Sulmona
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
9
Pacentro
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
10
Vieste, Province of Foggia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Trani
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
12
Otranto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
13
Gallipoli
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
14
Matera
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
15
Pisticci
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
16
Maratea
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
17
Vietri sul Mare
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
18
Procida
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: London

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, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip builder site.

London, UK to Rome is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rome. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Rome hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Tivoli.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

1
night
Tivoli

Tivoli ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro alla Carita and then stroll through Villa d'Este.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tivoli trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Tivoli in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Tivoli sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Orte.

Things to do in Tivoli

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Villa d'Este ©
Villa d'Este
Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore
San Pietro alla Carita ©
San Pietro alla Carita

few
hours
Orte

Orte ©
Orte is a town, comune (municipality), former Catholic bishopric and Latin titular see in the province of Viterbo, in the central Italian region Latium Lazio, located about 60km north of Rome and about 24km east of Viterbo.GeographyOrte is situated in the Tiber valley on a high tuff cliff, encircled to North and East from a handle of the Tevere river. On the 9th (Wed), stroll around Parco dei Mostri, then delve into the distant past at Seripola Porto Fluviale sul Tevere, then steep yourself in history at La Casa di Giuda, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Orte Sotterranea.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Orte road trip planner.

You can drive from Tivoli to Orte in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Orte are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Orvieto.

Things to do in Orte

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Parco dei Mostri
Highlights from your plan
Orte Sotterranea ©
Orte Sotterranea
Parco dei Mostri ©
Parco dei Mostri

2
nights
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 10th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Rocca Albornoziana, don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio, take in the dramatic natural features at Anello della Rupe, then examine the collection at Etruscan Museum "Claudio Faina", then Head underground at Orvieto Underground, and finally admire the striking features of Duomo di Orvieto.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orvieto trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Orte to Orvieto in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Orvieto are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Spoleto.

Things to do in Orvieto

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Orvieto Underground ©
Orvieto Underground
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio

1
night
Spoleto

Spoleto ©
Spoleto is an ancient city in the Italian province of Perugia in east central Umbria on a foothill of the Apennines. On the 11th (Fri), take in the views from Ponte delle Torri, explore the historical opulence of La Rocca, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Spoleto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Spoleto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Spoleto are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ascoli Piceno.

Things to do in Spoleto

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto ©
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto
Ponte delle Torri ©
Ponte delle Torri

1
night
Ascoli Piceno

Ascoli Piceno
Home to more than 200 towers during the Middle Ages, Ascoli Piceno has one of the most beautiful main plazas in Italy.
To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ascoli Piceno trip builder tool.

Getting from Spoleto to Ascoli Piceno by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for Penne on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Ascoli Piceno

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

1
night
Penne

Penne ©
Penne is an Italian town in the province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region, in mid-southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get outside with Active Abruzzo, then take in the awesome beauty at Gran Sasso, and then make a trip to Abbazia Di San Bartolomeo.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Penne online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Ascoli Piceno to Penne by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Penne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for Sulmona.

Things to do in Penne

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Abbazia Di San Bartolomeo, Museo dell'Olio, Gran Sasso
Highlights from your plan
Gran Sasso ©
Gran Sasso
Museo dell'Olio ©
Museo dell'Olio
Abbazia Di San Bartolomeo ©
Abbazia Di San Bartolomeo

1
night
Sulmona

Sulmona ©
Sulmona is a city and comune of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, Italy. On the 14th (Mon), examine the collection at Pelino Museum, stop by Enoteca Evinosia, and then make a trip to Centro Storico di Sulmona.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sulmona road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Penne to Sulmona takes 1.5 hours. September in Sulmona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pacentro.

Things to do in Sulmona

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pelino Museum ©
Pelino Museum

1
night
Pacentro

Pacentro ©
Pacentro is a comune of 1279 inhabitants of the province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, Italy. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Statale Valle dell'Orfento, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Comune di Pacentro, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Cantelmo-Caldora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): admire the striking features of Palazzo Nanni (sec. XVII), then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte del Cavallone, and then contemplate the long history of Casa Quaranta.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pacentro route planner.

Pacentro is just a stone's throw from Sulmona. In September, daily temperatures in Pacentro can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vieste.

Things to do in Pacentro

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Campo Di Giove, Grotte del Cavallone, Riserva Naturale Statale Valle dell'Orfento
Highlights from your plan
Castello Cantelmo-Caldora ©
Castello Cantelmo-Caldora
Riserva Naturale Statale Valle dell'Orfento ©
Riserva Naturale Statale Valle dell'Orfento
Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore

1
night
Vieste, Province of Foggia

Vieste ©
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia del Pizzomunno and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vignanotica Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by la bottega dei formaggi di Laprocina Costanzo, don't miss a visit to Trabucco San Lorenzo, then explore the fascinating underground world of Motobarca Desiree Grotte Marine di Vieste, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Vieste Promenade.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vieste tour planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pacentro to Vieste. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Trani.

Things to do in Vieste

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vignanotica Beach ©
Vignanotica Beach
Vieste Promenade ©
Vieste Promenade
la bottega dei formaggi di Laprocina Costanzo ©

1
night
Trani

Trani ©
Trani is a seaport of Apulia, in southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, 40km by railway West-Northwest of Bari. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Scolanova.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Trani online road trip planner.

You can drive from Vieste to Trani in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Trani can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Otranto.

Things to do in Trani

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Trani ©
Cattedrale di Trani
Chiesa di Ognissanti ©
Chiesa di Ognissanti
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

1
night
Otranto

Otranto ©
Otranto is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): kick back and relax at Baia dei Turchi, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cava di Bauxite, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Otranto.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Otranto itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Trani to Otranto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Otranto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gallipoli.

Things to do in Otranto

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Baia dei Turchi ©
Baia dei Turchi
Cattedrale Di Otranto ©
Cattedrale Di Otranto
Cava di Bauxite ©
Cava di Bauxite

2
nights
Gallipoli

Gallipoli ©
Deriving its name from the Greek for "beautiful city," Gallipoli retains the charm of an old fishing port.
On the 21st (Mon), stop by Nugae gioielli, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cattedrale di Sant'Agata, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Gallipoli, examine the collection at Frantoio Ipogeo di Palazzo Granafei, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Punta della Suina, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Gallipoli, get outside with Maldive del Salento Pescoluse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Samsara Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gallipoli route maker.

Traveling by car from Otranto to Gallipoli takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Matera.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Maldive del Salento Pescoluse
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli ©
Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli
Centro Storico di Gallipoli ©
Centro Storico di Gallipoli
Frantoio Ipogeo di Palazzo Granafei ©
Frantoio Ipogeo di Palazzo Granafei

1
night
Matera

Matera
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Matera trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Gallipoli to Matera takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. September in Matera sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Pisticci.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Outdoors Nightlife

1
day
Pisticci

Pisticci ©
Pisticci is a town comune in the province of Matera, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see a world frozen in time at Centro Storico di Craco, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Acquedotto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Madre, and finally make a trip to Dirupo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pisticci online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Matera to Pisticci takes an hour. In September in Pisticci, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Maratea.

Things to do in Pisticci

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Centro Storico di Craco
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa Madre ©
Chiesa Madre
Dirupo ©
Dirupo

1
night
Maratea

Maratea ©
Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Biagio and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Maratea route builder.

You can drive from Pisticci to Maratea in 2.5 hours. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Maratea

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea ©
Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea
Monte San Biagio ©
Monte San Biagio

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Sol’Art Ceramiche.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vietri sul Mare travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maratea to Vietri sul Mare takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Vietri sul Mare are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Procida.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Museums Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Museo provinciale della Ceramica ©
Museo provinciale della Ceramica

1
night
Procida

Procida ©
Procida is one of the Flegrean Islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia del Pozzo Vecchio.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Procida online trip maker.

You can drive from Vietri sul Mare to Procida in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Vietri sul Mare in September, Procida is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Procida

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Port of Corricella ©
The Port of Corricella
Museo Casa di Graziella ©
Museo Casa di Graziella

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