9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

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Noto, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Lampedusa
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 1 night
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
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Noto, Sicily

— 2 nights
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) and Centro storico di Scicli - World Heritage Site. Visiting Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari and Riserva Naturale Orientata Cavagrande del Cassibile will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Cavagrande del Cassibile (in Avola), Duomo di Siracusa (in Syracuse) and Cathedral of St. George (in Modica). There's more to do: make a trip to Centro Storico and appreciate the extensive heritage of Ragusa Ibla.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Noto day trip planning website.

Istanbul, Turkey to Noto is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Lampedusa

— 2 nights
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Cala Maluk, then stroll through Cala Pulcino, then stroll through Spiaggia dei Conigli, and finally kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Capo Grecale, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Lampedusa online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Noto to Lampedusa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Lampedusa can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre and then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

You can plan Cinque Terre trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Lampedusa to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Lampedusa in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Alghero.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Alghero, Sardinia

— 2 nights

Little Barcelona

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 7th (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Capo Caccia, explore the fascinating underground world of Neptune's Grotto, and then wander the streets of Centro Storico Bosa.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alghero travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cinque Terre to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, then explore the galleries of Villa San Michele, then stroll through Giardini di Augusto, and finally make a trip to I Faraglioni.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Capri travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Alghero to Capri in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Alghero in July since evenings lows in Capri dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.