22 days in Italy & Portugal Itinerary

22 days in Italy & Portugal Itinerary

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22 days in Italy & Portugal Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Isola di Favignana, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + ferry:  8​h 30​min
3
Capri, Italy
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Mumbai, India


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1
night
Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, then admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo dell'Acciuga, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then ponder the design of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria).

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Palermo trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Palermo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Mumbai to Palermo, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Museo dell'Acciuga, Duomo di Monreale
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Food Tours
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio

2
nights
Isola di Favignana, Italy

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.
On the 14th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, examine the collection at Casa Museo Matteo Sercia, and then kick back and relax at Cala Preveto. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with PuraVida BeachClub, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Rossa, and then stop by Monique Boutique.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Isola di Favignana journey maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Palermo to Isola di Favignana in 3.5 hours. In May in Isola di Favignana, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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1
night
Capri, Italy

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at La Bottega dell'Arte di Sergio Rubino, enjoy the sea views from Punta Carena Lighthouse, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, look for gifts at Eco Capri, then get great views at Belvedere Cannone, and finally don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Villa del Damecuta, hike along Sentiero Del Passetiello Capri, then get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Filosofico dell'Isola di Capri, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Belvedere di Migliara.

To find out how to plan a trip to Capri, use our trip itinerary maker.

Ride a ferry from Isola di Favignana to Capri in 8.5 hours. In May in Capri, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anacapri, Sentiero Del Passetiello Capri
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Capri to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, subway, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planning website .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

3
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scrovegni Chapel and Cannaregio. Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Basilica di Sant’Antonio, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice journey maker website .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Obidos Village (in Obidos). Dedicate the 29th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at National Tile Museum, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and make a trip to Santa Justa Lift.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Venice to Lisbon. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Quinta da Regaleira, Obidos Village
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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