21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Baunei, Sardinia
— 2 nights
3
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 2 nights
4
Porto Venere
— 2 nights
5
Florence
— 2 nights
6
Venice
— 3 nights
7
Positano
— 2 nights
8
Maiori
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Giardino del lago and then take advantage of the amenities at Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese and then enjoy the sand and surf at Calypso Beach Village.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Rome is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in September, expect Rome to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Baunei.

Things to do in Rome

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Giardino del lago, Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach, Calypso Beach Village
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Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach ©
Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese

2
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cala Mariolu. On the 4th (Wed), stroll through Cala Mariolu. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Cala Biriala, thenexplore the ancient world of Domus De Janas, and then kick back and relax at Cala dei Gabbiani.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Baunei online travel route planner.

Getting from Rome to Baunei by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Baunei. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Baunei

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Domus De Janas
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Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Cala dei Gabbiani ©
Cala dei Gabbiani
Domus De Janas ©
Domus De Janas

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nights
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Seccione, and then look for gifts at Gelateria Zero Gradi. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Sant'Andrea LI, thenkick back and relax at Spiaggia delle Tombe, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cavoli, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Acquario dell'Elba.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portoferraio attractions planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Baunei to Portoferraio in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Baunei in September: high temperatures in Portoferraio hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Cavoli, Sant'Andrea LI, Acquario dell'Elba, Spiaggia delle Tombe
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Spiaggia di Seccione ©
Spiaggia di Seccione
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Sant'Andrea LI ©
Sant'Andrea LI

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nights
Porto Venere

Porto Venere ©
Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. Portovenere has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), stop by Portovenere, step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, thenHead underground at Grotta di Byron, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church. On the next day, stop by La Bottega Di Rena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, thenlearn more about the world around you at Punta Corvo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Lerici Stabilimento Balneare.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto Venere online visit planner.

Getting from Portoferraio to Porto Venere by combination of ferry and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Punta Corvo, Lido di Lerici Stabilimento Balneare, Chiesa di San Giorgio
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Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Punta Corvo ©
Punta Corvo
Chiesa di San Giorgio ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lido Di Camaiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary website.

Getting from Porto Venere to Florence by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Do your shopping at Mercati di Rialto and Angelo Vitturi. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, and snap pictures at Ponte dell'Accademia.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Angelo Vitturi
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero di San Paolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Nana' Positano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica della SS. Trinita, admire the masterpieces at Museobottega della Tarsialignea, thenadmire the masterpieces at Correale di Terranova Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Positano travel planner.

You can fly from Venice to Positano in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and bus. Traveling from Venice in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Positano, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sorrento, Monastero di San Paolo, Basilica della SS. Trinita
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Cattedrale di Sorrento ©
Cattedrale di Sorrento
Monastero di San Paolo ©
Monastero di San Paolo
Basilica di Sant'Antonino ©
Basilica di Sant'Antonino

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Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally revel in the low prices at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II, contemplate the long history of Temple of Athena, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Maiori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Maiori takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maiori

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Paestum, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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