58 days in Italy Itinerary

58 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Beirut
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
1
Lecce
— 2 nights
Train + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
2
Alberobello
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Pescara
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Cervia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
San Cassiano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
San Candido
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
7
Braies
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
8
Aosta
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Portofino
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
11
Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
12
Siena
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
13
Alghero
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
14
Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
15
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
16
Praiano
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
17
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
18
Reggio Calabria
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 15 min
19
Syracuse
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
20
Lampedusa
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
21
Catania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
22
Palermo
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Beirut

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Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Museo Fantasy and then explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano di Lecce. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Porta San Biagio, make a trip to Centro Storico, Lecce, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Irene, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce, and finally make a trip to Porta Napoli.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lecce trip builder app.

Beirut, Lebanon to Lecce is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lecce when traveling from Beirut in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alberobello.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Museo Faggiano ©
Museo Faggiano
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce

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Alberobello

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. On the 4th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museo Dell'olio, admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, appreciate the history behind Monumento ai caduti, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano, and finally wander the streets of Rione Aia Piccola. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Cantina Albea winery and museum, experience rural life at Masseria "La Badessa" di Masi Giuseppe, make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lama Monachile, and finally take in the views from Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Alberobello trip itinerary site.

Getting from Lecce to Alberobello by combination of train and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Alberobello are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pescara.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Polignano a Mare
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare
Lama Monachile ©
Lama Monachile

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Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ponte del Mare and Riviera Sud. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Aurum - La Fabbrica delle Idee, see the interesting displays at Museo Casa Natale di Gabriele d'Annunzio, take a stroll through Pescara Vecchia, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nettuno Beach Club.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Pescara online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Alberobello to Pescara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pescara can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cervia.

Things to do in Pescara

Museums Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museo Casa Natale di Gabriele d'Annunzio ©
Museo Casa Natale di Gabriele d'Annunzio
Ponte del Mare ©
Ponte del Mare
Pescara Vecchia ©
Pescara Vecchia

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Cervia

Cervia ©
Traditionally a quiet community on the central Italian coast, thousands of visitors flock to Cervia each summer to enjoy its 10 km (6.2 mi) of sandy beaches and temperate coastal weather.
On the 9th (Sun), get outside with Fantini Club, then stroll through Bagno 169, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Pineta 120, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Andreucci. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Bagno Sauro 286, stroll through Oscar Spiaggia 298, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Vitale.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cervia trip planner.

Drive from Pescara to Cervia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Cervia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to San Cassiano.

Things to do in Cervia

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Basilica San Vitale
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Fantini Club ©
Fantini Club
Bagno Andreucci ©
Bagno Andreucci

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San Cassiano

San Cassiano ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Colfosco, then don't miss a visit to Sella Pass, then examine the collection at Museo Storico Grande Guerra, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale Santa Maria Assunta con Cimitero. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus, take in the exciting artwork at ZOTT'S Artspace GmbH, then explore the activities along Lago Lagazuoi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale S. Cassiano.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Cassiano trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cervia to San Cassiano takes 5 hours. Traveling from Cervia in August, things will get a bit cooler in San Cassiano: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Candido.

Things to do in San Cassiano

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Selva di Val Gardena, Chiesa di Colfosco
Highlights from your plan
Lago Lagazuoi ©
Lago Lagazuoi
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass
Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus ©
Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus

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San Candido

San Candido ©
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Dolomythos, walk around Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO), then don't miss a visit to Bagni Wildbad di San Candido, then don't miss a visit to Cappella di Altotting e del Santo Sepolcro, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero della Parrocchia di San Candido. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Saint Michael's Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte Baranci, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Michele.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Candido trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Cassiano to San Candido takes 1.5 hours. In August in San Candido, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Braies.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bagni Wildbad di San Candido ©
Bagni Wildbad di San Candido
Cappella di Altotting e del Santo Sepolcro ©
Cappella di Altotting e del Santo Sepolcro
Saint Michael's Church ©
Saint Michael's Church

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Braies

Braies ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies, then get outside with Kron Arc Adventure, then explore the activities along Lago di Anterselva, and finally make a trip to Chiesetta di San Giorgio.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Braies trip itinerary planner.

Braies is just a short distance from San Candido. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Candido in August, with highs in Braies at 35°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Braies

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiesetta di San Giorgio, Lago di Anterselva, Kron Arc Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Kron Arc Adventure ©
Kron Arc Adventure
Chiesetta di San Giorgio ©
Chiesetta di San Giorgio

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Aosta

Aosta ©
In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Explore hidden gems such as Teatro Romano and Criptoportico Forense. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Parco Regionale del Mont Avic, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, don't miss a visit to Arco Onorario d'Augusto, and fly down the slopes at Rhemes Notre Dame Ski Area.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Aosta trip site.

Drive from Braies to Aosta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Fenis
Highlights from your plan
Parco Regionale del Mont Avic ©
Parco Regionale del Mont Avic
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Criptoportico Forense ©
Criptoportico Forense

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, admire the striking features of Arche Scaligere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then make a trip to Piazza dei Signori, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre Pentagona.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Verona trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Aosta to Verona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portofino.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio) ©
Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio)
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia

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Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello Brown and Pietra di Luna. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Di San Martino, explore the world behind art at Museo Del Parco, make a trip to Oratorio di Nostra Signora Assunta, and go for a stroll along the water at Marina di Portofino.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portofino online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Verona to Portofino takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in August, Portofino is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Zoagli
Highlights from your plan
Castello Brown ©
Castello Brown
Pietra di Luna ©
Pietra di Luna
Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino

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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 off the beaten path and head to Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Vernazza. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Borgo Antico, appreciate the history behind Monumento a San Francesco d'Assisi, admire the striking features of Chiesa Di San Pietro, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip planner.

Traveling by train from Portofino to Cinque Terre takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Borgo Antico
Borgo Antico

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Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Facciatone. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, gain insight at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Siena trip itinerary website.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Siena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Siena, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Biblioteca Piccolomini ©
Biblioteca Piccolomini
Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala ©
Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala

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Alghero

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, take in panoramic vistas at Towers and Ramparts of Alghero, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Espero Rejal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Alghero trip planning app.

Getting from Siena to Alghero by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri

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Salerno

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Salerno and Giardino della Minerva. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, examine the collection at Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Di Santa Maria de Lama.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Salerno vacation planner.

You can fly from Alghero to Salerno in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Alghero in September since evenings lows in Salerno dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Transportation Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Giardino della Minerva ©
Giardino della Minerva

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Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Ieranto, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala di Mitigliano, then admire the striking features of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, then admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Solara, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip builder.

Getting from Salerno to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Praiano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Massa Lubrense
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Baia di Ieranto ©
Baia di Ieranto
St Francis Church and Convent ©
St Francis Church and Convent

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Praiano

Praiano ©
Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Vicoli, scale e archi, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally look for gifts at Piccadilly. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Fornillo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally make a trip to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Praiano trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Sorrento to Praiano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tropea.

Things to do in Praiano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Ravello, Piccadilly, Vicoli, scale e archi, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Tropea

Tropea ©
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tropea Beach and Praia di Fuoco. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Capo Vaticano, and stroll through Acquamarina Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tropea trip planner.

Take a train from Praiano to Tropea in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tropea when traveling from Praiano in September, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Capo Vaticano
Highlights from your plan
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola ©
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano

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Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria and Lungomare Falcomata. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reggio Calabria: Cala di Rovaglioso (in Palmi) and Messina (Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re, Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), &more). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Chianalea di Scilla, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Ottimati, view the masterpieces at Palazzo Della Cultura Pasquino Crupi, and see the interesting displays at Pinacoteca Civica Di Reggio Calabria.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Reggio Calabria trip website.

You can drive from Tropea to Reggio Calabria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Reggio Calabria when traveling from Tropea in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Messina, Scilla, Cala di Rovaglioso
Highlights from your plan
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria ©
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico and Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi. Change things up with a short trip to Chiesa Santa Chiara in Noto (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe, walk around Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ipogeo di Piazza Duomo, and admire the local landmark of Fountain of Diana.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Syracuse day trip planning site.

Getting from Reggio Calabria to Syracuse by combination of ferry and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Noto
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe

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Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cala Pulcino and La Tabaccara. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach, don't miss a visit to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Lampedusa, Lampedusa, and see the vivid underwater world at Capo Ponente.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lampedusa trip tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Syracuse to Lampedusa in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Lampedusa sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Catania.

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

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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Collegiata, don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata, then make a trip to Palazzo degli Elefanti, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Via Etnea. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Orto Botanico dell'Universita di Catania, pause for some photo ops at Fontana dell'Elefante, ponder the design of Fontana dell'Amenano, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Biscari, then admire the landmark architecture of Cappella Bonajuto, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Universita.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Catania trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata ©
Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Piazza Universita ©
Piazza Universita

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Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di Santa Cita, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, then admire the striking features of Norman Palace, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Conte Federico, and finally steep yourself in history at San Giuseppe dei Teatini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio di San Lorenzo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, then steep yourself in history at Palazzo Mirto, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Steri - Chiaramonte - Carcere dei penitenziati.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Palermo road trip website.

Traveling by car from Catania to Palermo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums
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Palazzo Conte Federico ©
Palazzo Conte Federico
Piazza Pretoria ©
Piazza Pretoria
San Giuseppe dei Teatini ©
San Giuseppe dei Teatini

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