52 days in Italy Itinerary

52 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Venice
— 5 nights
2
Alghero, Sardinia
— 5 nights
3
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 4 nights
4
Baunei, Sardinia
— 4 nights
5
Cagliari, Sardinia
— 5 nights
6
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 3 nights
7
Isola di Favignana
— 1 day
8
Lampedusa
— 1 night
9
Rome
— 5 nights
10
Cinque Terre
— 5 nights
11
Turin
— 6 nights
12
Como
— 6 nights

5
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.
Head to T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi and Antico Mulino Sandinifor some retail therapy. Explore hidden gems such as Cannaregio and Poffabro, dove il tempo si e fermato. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Scuola Sci Asiago (in Asiago). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary builder app.

Kaunas, Lithuania to Venice is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kaunas to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kaunas in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Poffabro, dove il tempo si e fermato, Antico Mulino Sandini, Scrovegni Chapel, Scuola Sci Asiago
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi ©
T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi

5
nights
Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Oleificio Corrias Giovanni Matteo and Centro Commerciale Porta Nuova. You'll discover tucked-away gems like I Gatti di Su Pallosu and Spiaggia Li Mindi. Change things up with these side-trips from Alghero: S'Arena Scoada Beach (in San Vero Milis), Cantina Li Duni (in Badesi) and Spiaggia Lunga (in Isola Rossa). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Is Arutas, stroll through Spiaggia Di Tramariglio, and Head underground at Grotta dei Vasi Rotti.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Alghero trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Venice to Alghero in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Traveling from Venice in December, expect Alghero to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, Badesi, Spiaggia di Is Arutas, Oleificio Corrias Giovanni Matteo, Centro Commerciale Porta Nuova
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Oleificio Corrias Giovanni Matteo ©
Oleificio Corrias Giovanni Matteo
Cantina Li Duni ©
Cantina Li Duni

4
nights
San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo and Lu Impostu Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Porto Istana Beach and Spiaggia Sas Linnas Siccas. Get out of town with these interesting San Teodoro side-trips: Oasi Biderosa (in Orosei) and Prima Sardegna (in Cala Gonone). There's more to do: look for gifts at La Bottega della Pasta di Bacciu Anna.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Teodoro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alghero to San Teodoro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Baunei.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Orosei, Prima Sardegna, Porto Istana Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
Oasi Biderosa ©
Oasi Biderosa
Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo ©
Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo

4
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. Shop till you drop at Cantina Giuseppe Sedilesu and Collezione Delitala. Step off the beaten path and head to Spiaggia di Cala Luna and Selvaggio Blu. Step out of Baunei with an excursion to Foresta di Montes in Orgosolo--about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Fico, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Goloritzè, and stroll through Cala Mariolu.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Baunei online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from San Teodoro to Baunei in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Teodoro in December, Baunei is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cagliari.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cantina Giuseppe Sedilesu, Selvaggio Blu, Foresta di Montes, Collezione Delitala
Highlights from your plan
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè
Spiaggia di Cala Luna ©
Spiaggia di Cala Luna

5
nights
Cagliari, Sardinia

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia di Piscinas and Spiaggia di Tuerredda. Take a break from the city and head to Porto Giunco and Ranch Paky Barroso. Venture out of the city with trips to Giara di Gesturi - Escursioni a Cavallo (in Gesturi), Apinath Miele di Sardegna (in Marrubiu) and Costa Verde (in Marina di Arbus). There's still lots to do: pick up some local products at Mercato Rionale Di Via Quirra, enjoy the sand and surf at Timi Ama Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Comunale D'Arte Moderna, and stroll through Spiaggia di Solanas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cagliari travel tool.

Traveling by car from Baunei to Cagliari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Baunei in December since evenings lows in Cagliari dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Cagliari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Villasimius, Spiaggia di Piscinas, Giara di Gesturi - Escursioni a Cavallo, Spiaggia di Solanas, Apinath Miele di Sardegna
Highlights from your plan
Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Spiaggia di Tuerredda ©
Spiaggia di Tuerredda

3
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.
Get outdoors at Spiaggia di Macari and Il sentiero di Monte Monaco. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grotta Mangiapane and Autonoleggio Serse. Step out of San Vito lo Capo with an excursion to Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro in Castellammare del Golfo--about 36 minutes away. It doesn't end there: stop by La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Vito lo Capo trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Cagliari to San Vito lo Capo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Vito lo Capo when traveling from Cagliari in January, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Grotta Mangiapane, La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Grotta Mangiapane ©
Grotta Mangiapane

1
day
Isola di Favignana

Isola di Favignana ©
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the galleries of Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and then stop by L'Arte del Creare.

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You can drive from San Vito lo Capo to Isola di Favignana in 8.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Isola di Favignana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa ©
Spiaggia di Cala Rossa

1
night
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, and then stop by Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C.. On the next day, head off the coast to Isle de Lampadusa and then get a taste of local nightlife at Kalo’s Cafe.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lampedusa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Isola di Favignana to Lampedusa takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Isola di Favignana in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lampedusa, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Isle de Lampadusa
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Kalo’s Cafe ©
Kalo’s Cafe

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do your shopping at Via Condotti and Porta Portese. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Church of St. Louis of the French and Cascata delle Marmore. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Maioliche Pia (in Deruta) and Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take in the exciting artwork at I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli, and browse for treasures at Antiquariato Europeo.

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Fly from Lampedusa to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lampedusa in January, with highs in Rome at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Maioliche Pia, Cascata delle Marmore, Civita di Bagnoregio
Highlights from your plan
Best Tour Of Italy ©
Best Tour Of Italy
Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Maioliche Pia ©
Maioliche Pia

5
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Step out of the city life by going to Baia del Silenzio and CinqueTerreSun. Shop till you drop at Vernazza and Peter Can. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cinque Terre: Portovenere (in Porto Venere), Genoa (Rattopennugo, Boccadasse, &more) and Pisa (Duomo di Pisa & Leaning Tower of Pisa). The adventure continues: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and trek along Cinque Terre Trails.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre visit site.

Take a train from Rome to Cinque Terre in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Genoa, Pisa, CinqueTerreSun, Portovenere, Peter Can
Highlights from your plan
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Portovenere ©
Portovenere

6
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Explore hidden gems such as Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area and Fondazione Ferrero. Head to Cooperativa Agricola La Poiana Valle Grana and Extro' Outlet Intimofor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Passeggiata Alle Antiche Borgate (in Cesana Torinese), Yes Snowboard & Ski School (in Sestriere) and Valle Argentera (in Sauze di Cesana). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. It doesn't end there: catch a live event at Juventus Stadium and tour the pleasant surroundings at Laghi di Bella Comba.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin attractions planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Turin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Cinque Terre in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Como.

Things to do in Turin

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area, Passeggiata Alle Antiche Borgate, Yes Snowboard & Ski School, Laghi di Bella Comba, Fondazione Ferrero
Highlights from your plan
Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area ©
Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area
Valle Argentera ©
Valle Argentera
Laghi di Bella Comba ©
Laghi di Bella Comba

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Broletto and Il Camino di Motta. Shop till you drop at Piazza Quadrivio e Scarpatetti and Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Como: Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella), Epoque Antichita e Restauro (in Stresa) and La piazzetta dell'Angelo Custode (in Sondrio). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy, have fun at Le Ceramiche di Vezio, stroll through Sci di Fondo o Nordico, and shop like a local with Abele Experientia Artis.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Como driving holiday planning tool.

Drive from Turin to Como in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Como sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Como

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Sondrio, Stresa, Sci di Fondo o Nordico, Riserva Naturale Orientata Valli di Sant’Antonio, Le Ceramiche di Vezio
Highlights from your plan
Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy ©
Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Il Camino di Motta ©
Il Camino di Motta

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