23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Vietri sul Mare
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Bari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Palermo, Sicily
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: New York City

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and San Marco 801. Go for a jaunt from Venice to Moriago della Battaglia to see Isola dei morti about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, take in the exciting artwork at Bel-Air Fine Art, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Ca' Roman.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Isola dei morti
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and M.G. Design. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence tour planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. June in Florence sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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

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.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Visit Colosseum and Piazza Navona for their historical value. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, wander the streets of Via Condotti, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and take in the exciting artwork at Soqquadro APS.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 3rd (Wed), get a dose of the wild on Wild Foods Italy, get a taste of the local shopping with B.A.T. Assisi, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, take in the exciting artwork at Assisi Galleria 6C, stop by La mela in tasca, identify plant and animal life at Bosco di San Francesco, thenexamine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip planner.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

Wildlife Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Wild Foods Italy
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Museo della Carta and Gallery Raffaele Celentano. Head to Miniaci Art Gallery and Nana' Positanofor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Sorrento), Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Villa Cimbrone Gardens) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). The adventure continues: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Positano trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Assisi to Positano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Positano, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Positano

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Sorrento, Ravello, Amalfi
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

2
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. On the 8th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and then steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, contemplate the long history of Villa Romana e Antiquarium, thenview the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vietri sul Mare planning tool.

Getting from Positano to Vietri sul Mare by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vietri sul Mare are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bari.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ravello, Villa Romana e Antiquarium, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche

2
nights
Bari

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 10th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Masseria Brancati and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Nicola. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Confetti Andria, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castel del Monte, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bari online trip planner.

You can drive from Vietri sul Mare to Bari in 3 hours. Traveling from Vietri sul Mare in July, expect little chillier with lows of 69°F in Bari. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Andria, Cattedrale di Trani, Masseria Brancati, Sassi di Matera
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Confetti Andria ©
Confetti Andria
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Cattedrale di Trani ©
Cattedrale di Trani

3
nights
Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Mercati di Palermo: Capo, Vucciria e Ballaro. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Acciuga, thentake in the exciting artwork at Regional Gallery (Galleria Regionale della Sicilia), thenadmire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Cattedrale di Palermo.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Palermo road trip planning website.

Getting from Bari to Palermo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Via delle Absidi, Museo dell'Acciuga, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Museo dell'Acciuga ©
Museo dell'Acciuga

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