24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 5 nights
Fly
3
Bari
— 6 nights
Drive
4
Foggia
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Loreto Aprutino
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Rome
— 5 nights
Fly

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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, get engrossed in the history at Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Terme di Caracalla. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Borghese, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip app.

Boston, USA to Rome is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Boston in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pitti Palace and Torre del Mangia. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Monteriggioni to see Castello di Monteriggioni about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence route website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Bari.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Bari

— 6 nights

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica San Nicola and Lungomare e Murat. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Torre a Mare and Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bari War Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giacomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Gesu, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno Svevo.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bari trip planner.

Fly from Florence to Bari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Bari sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Foggia.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites

Foggia

— 2 nights
Foggia is a city and comune of Apulia, in southern Italy, capital of the province of Foggia. On the 6th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Il Parco Archeologico di San Leucio, browse the different shops at Centro Commerciale GrandApulia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa delle Croci. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano, look for gifts at Pasticceria Monachese Sottozero, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Gesu e Maria.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Foggia driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bari to Foggia takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in October, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Loreto Aprutino.

Things to do in Foggia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Loreto Aprutino

— 3 nights
Loreto Aprutino is a comune and town in the Province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Abbey of Saint Clemente and Abbazia di Santa Maria Assunta. Get some historical perspective at Santuario del Volto Santo and Castello Chiola. Change things up with a short trip to Oratorio di San Pellegrino in Bominaco (about 56 minutes away). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Acerbo delle Ceramiche di Castelli and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Loreto Aprutino day trip planning site.

You can drive from Foggia to Loreto Aprutino in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Foggia in October since evenings lows in Loreto Aprutino dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Loreto Aprutino

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Santa Maria Sopra Minerva will appeal to history buffs. Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and National Gallery of Ancient Art in Barberini Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Enjoy Rome some more: examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, explore the ancient world of Forum of Augustus, make a trip to Piazza Venezia, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome holiday maker website.

Getting from Loreto Aprutino to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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.