26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

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26 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + train:  22​h 15​min
1
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h 15​min
2
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + bus + train + Fly:  7​h
3
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Baunei, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Villasimius, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Teulada, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Cabras, Sardinia
— 3 nights
+3
train + foot + Fly + taxi:  5​h
8
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Cefalu, Sicily
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Chennai

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria delle Rose, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, learn about winemaking at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, then steep yourself in history at Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Assisi trip planner.

Chennai, India to Assisi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Chennai to Assisi. Traveling from Chennai in June, expect nights in Assisi to be cooler, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Spoleto, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
Highlights from your plan
San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

3
nights
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia delle Tombe and Spiaggia del Relitto. Relax by the water at Spiaggia di Seccione and Spiaggia di Capo Bianco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portoferraio: Spiaggia di Chiessi (in Chiessi) and Spiaggia di Cavoli (in Seccheto). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna di Monserrato.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Portoferraio trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Assisi to Portoferraio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Assisi in June: highs in Portoferraio hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Chiessi, Spiaggia delle Tombe, Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia del Relitto, Santuario della Madonna di Monserrato
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia di Seccione ©
Spiaggia di Seccione
Santuario della Madonna di Monserrato ©

2
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 Santa Trinita di Saccargia and Spiaggia di Maria Pia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri and Parrocchia del Sacro Cuore e San Marco. Go for a jaunt from Alghero to Stintino to see Spiaggia della Pelosetta about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Capo Caccia, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Alghero online holiday maker .

Traveling by combination of ferry, train, and flight from Portoferraio to Alghero takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. When traveling from Portoferraio in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Alghero: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Baunei.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia della Pelosetta, Basilica di Saccargia
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia

3
nights
Baunei, Sardinia

Baunei ©
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. Discover out-of-the-way places like Piscine di Venere and Cala Fuili Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Cala dei Gabbiani and Cala Biriala. Change things up with these side-trips from Baunei: Spiaggia di Foxiglioni (in Tortoli) and Sa Dommo e sos Corraine - Casa Museo di Orgosolo (in Orgosolo).

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Baunei travel planner .

You can drive from Alghero to Baunei in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Alghero in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Baunei, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Villasimius.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Foxiglioni, Cala Fuili Beach, Sa Dommo e sos Corraine - Casa Museo di Orgosolo
Highlights from your plan
Cala Fuili Beach ©
Cala Fuili Beach
Piscine di Venere ©
Piscine di Venere

3
nights
Villasimius, Sardinia

Villasimius ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spiaggia Cala San Stefano and Spiaggia di Piscadeddus. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiaggia di Kal' e Moru and Cala Tramazzu.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Villasimius trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Baunei to Villasimius in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Villasimius are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Teulada.

Things to do in Villasimius

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Solanas, Spiaggia di Kal' e Moru
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Solanas ©
Spiaggia di Solanas

3
nights
Teulada, Sardinia

Teulada ©
Escape the urban bustle at La Conca and Spiaggia di Cala Fico. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cala Ferraglione and Spiaggia di Tuerredda. Take a break from Teulada with a short trip to Cape Sandalo in Carloforte, about 1h 15 min away. It doesn't end there: stroll through Spiaggia di Porto Pino and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Is Arenas Bianca.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Teulada holiday planning website .

You can drive from Villasimius to Teulada in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Teulada sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Teulada

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Carloforte, Spiaggia di Porto Pino
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Porto Pino ©
Spiaggia di Porto Pino
Spiaggia di Cala Fico ©
Spiaggia di Cala Fico
Spiaggia di Tuerredda ©
Spiaggia di Tuerredda

3
nights
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Get outdoors at Sa Mesa Longa and I Gatti di Su Pallosu. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia tra San Giovanni di Sinis e Is Aruttas and S'Archeddu 'e sa Canna. Step out of Cabras with an excursion to Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina in Paulilatino Oristano--about 30 minutes away.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cabras route planner.

Traveling by car from Teulada to Cabras takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Cabras can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Cabras

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

San Giovanni di Sinis, San Vero Milis, Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina
Highlights from your plan
Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala dell'Uzzo, then step into the grandiose world of Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Macari.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read San Vito lo Capo trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Cabras to San Vito lo Capo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cabras in June: highs in San Vito lo Capo hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
Cala dell'Uzzo ©
Cala dell'Uzzo

2
nights
Cefalu, Sicily

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take a stroll through Cefalu Coast, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Cefalu, then delve into the distant past at La Rocca, then step into the grandiose world of Castello dei Ventimiglia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Maria SS. Assunta - Matrice Vecchia. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento, learn more about the world around you at Museo Civico, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Madonna dell'Olio.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cefalu travel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Cefalu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castelbuono, Museo Civico, Santuario Madonna dell'Olio
Highlights from your plan
Rocca di Cefalu ©
Rocca di Cefalu
Museo Civico ©
Museo Civico
Santuario Madonna dell'Olio ©
Santuario Madonna dell'Olio

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