15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Capri
— 1 night
2
Sorrento
— 2 nights
3
Amalfi
— 2 nights
4
Lecce
— 1 night
5
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
6
Cagliari
— 2 nights
7
Palermo
— 1 night
8
Syracuse
— 2 nights

1
night
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 15th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, thenmake a trip to Via Krupp, thenexplore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and finally make a trip to Via Longano. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Chiesa di santo Stefano, identify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita, don't miss a visit to Villa Lysis, delve into the distant past at Villa Jovis, thenappreciate the history behind Natural Arch, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Capri online day trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Capri is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight, train, and ferry. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Capri, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May; daily highs in Capri reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monte Solaro
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Villa Lysis ©
Villa Lysis
White Grotta ©
White Grotta

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Sorrento

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, thenexplore the ancient world of Terme del Foro, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri. On the next day, stop by Ceramiche Maria Grazia, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenget great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sorrento holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Sorrento in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Pompeii, Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint Trofimena, don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, make a trip to Villa Rufolo, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, thenexamine the collection at Museo della Carta, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Amalfi trip maker.

You can drive from Sorrento to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Amalfi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ravello, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Amalfi Coast
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Lecce, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Lecce - La Cripta, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, Lecce.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lecce itinerary app.

Drive from Amalfi to Lecce in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lecce when traveling from Amalfi in May, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, trek along Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, thenlearn about winemaking at Buranco Agriturismo, and finally trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Our Lady of the Salvation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinque Terre footpaths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro, thentake some stellar pictures from View Point Corniglia, thentake some stellar pictures from Bar Terza Terra, and finally look for gifts at Fannys Bazar.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Lecce to Cinque Terre in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lecce in May, you will find days in Cinque Terre are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Cagliari.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre footpaths ©
Cinque Terre footpaths

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Cagliari

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Pontificia Minore di Sant'Elena Imperatrice, ride a horse along Ranch Paky Barroso, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Sant'Antonio Abate Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Sepolcro, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedrale di Santa Cecilia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Collegiata Sant'Anna Cagliari.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cagliari visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Cinque Terre to Cagliari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Cagliari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Quartu Sant'Elena
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Ranch Paky Barroso ©
Ranch Paky Barroso
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Chiesa di San Michele ©
Chiesa di San Michele

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night
Palermo

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 26th (Wed), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Palermo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cagliari to Palermo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, step off the mainland to explore Ortigia, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse road trip app.

You can drive from Palermo to Syracuse in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi ©
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi

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