34 days in Italy Itinerary

34 days in Italy Itinerary

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34 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Naples
— 15 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Shuttle + Fly:  5 h
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Dervio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Como
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
8
Noto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Catania
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Denver

15
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore and learn at Museo e Cripta della Cattedrale di Anagni and The Neapolis Buried. Take a break from the city and head to Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta and Oasi Valle della Caccia. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Pompeii (Temple of Apollo, Casa del Poeta Tragico, & more), Sperlonga (Villa Di Tiberio, Il Fortino, & more) and Grotte di Falvaterra (in Falvaterra). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, look for all kinds of wild species at Posillipo, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, and explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip planner.

Denver, USA to Naples is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Naples due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Naples, with lows around 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Sperlonga, Lauro, Pozzuoli, Museo e Cripta della Cattedrale di Anagni
Highlights from your plan
Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
Oasi Valle della Caccia ©
Oasi Valle della Caccia
Parco Archeologico Pausilypon ©
Parco Archeologico Pausilypon

2
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Church of Santa Maria Assunta are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fornillo and Spiaggia Grande. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Museo della Carta) and Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Duomo di Ravello). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo, make a trip to Fondazione Lewitt - Villa Letizia, and stop by Nana' Positano.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Positano travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Fondazione Lewitt - Villa Letizia
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

2
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 21st (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, stroll through Marina Piccola, then stroll through Fortini Coastal Walk, and finally Head underground at Blue Grotto.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Capri day trip site .

Drive from Positano to Capri in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anacapri
Highlights from your plan
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary site .

Getting from Capri to Venice by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Capri in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Venice, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dervio.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Dervio

Dervio ©
Dervio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located on the eastern shore of Lake Como, about 70km north of Milan and about 25km northwest of Lecco. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, steep yourself in history at Castello di Corenno Plinio, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Tranquilla.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dervio route planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Dervio takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Como.

Things to do in Dervio

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Spiaggia Tranquilla
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Corenno Plinio ©
Castello di Corenno Plinio

3
nights
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 26th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario SS. Crocifisso, get into the urban bustle at Broletto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birthplace Papa Giovanni XXIII, then head outdoors with Sentiero Spirito del Bosco, and finally examine the collection at Madonna del Ghisallo. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Vittore, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Mergozzo, then step off the mainland to explore Isole Borromee, and finally kick back and relax at Guree Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Como tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dervio to Como takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Chiesa di San Vittore, Lago di Mergozzo, Birthplace Papa Giovanni XXIII, Sentiero Spirito del Bosco
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Isole Borromee ©
Isole Borromee
Chiesa di San Vittore ©
Chiesa di San Vittore

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pulcino, then stroll through Spiaggia dei Conigli, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Como to Lampedusa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Como in July, Lampedusa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Noto.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach
La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara

2
nights
Noto

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Nicolaci, admire the masterpieces at Monastero del San salvatore, explore the world behind art at Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea Elvira Emilia Pirrone Resso, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Chiara, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Domenico. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Suore Adoratrici Del Ss. Sacramento, get engrossed in the history at A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, stroll through Sampieri, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Castelluccio, then get to know the fascinating history of Via Corrado Nicolaci, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Carlo Borromeo.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Noto route website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Lampedusa to Noto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Catania.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Scicli
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Nicolaci ©
Palazzo Nicolaci
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral
Sampieri ©
Sampieri

3
nights
Catania

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Sebastiano, get a new perspective on nature at Castello Normanno - Museo Civico, contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Collegiata, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giuliano. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Taormina, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Castelmola, then take in the pleasant sights at Chiesa Madonna della Rocca, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Biscari, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Sant'Agata la Vetere.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Catania holiday planning website .

You can drive from Noto to Catania in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Catania, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Taormina, Castillo de Castelmola, Basilica di San Sebastiano, Castello Normanno - Museo Civico
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Castillo de Castelmola ©
Castillo de Castelmola
Duomo di Taormina ©
Duomo di Taormina

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