44 days in Italy Itinerary

44 days in Italy Itinerary

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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 2 nights
2
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 3 nights
3
Baunei, Sardinia
— 2 nights
4
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
5
Venice
— 4 nights
6
Verona
— 4 nights
7
Florence
— 4 nights
8
Assisi
— 4 nights
9
Orvieto
— 2 nights
10
Rome
— 4 nights
11
Ravello
— 4 nights
12
Naples
— 7 nights

2
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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

San Vito lo Capo ©
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia di Macari and Tempio di Segesta. Go for a jaunt from San Vito lo Capo to Trapani to see Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco about 56 minutes away.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Vito lo Capo tour itinerary planner.

Durban, South Africa to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Durban to San Vito lo Capo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durban in November, expect San Vito lo Capo to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tempio di Segesta, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
Scuba & Snorkeling

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San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spiaggia Berchida and Lu Impostu Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Oasi Biderosa and Cala Fuili Beach. Step out of San Teodoro with an excursion to Grotta del Bue Marino in Cala Gonone--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta and stroll through Porto Taverna Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Teodoro road trip planner.

You can fly from San Vito lo Capo to San Teodoro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in San Teodoro when traveling from San Vito lo Capo in November, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Baunei.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Dorgali, Spiaggia Berchida, Oasi Biderosa, Porto Taverna Beach, Cala Brandinchi
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Spiaggia Berchida ©
Spiaggia Berchida
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Oasi Biderosa ©
Oasi Biderosa

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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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at Cala Goloritzè, kick back and relax at Cala Biriala, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Mariolu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): kick back and relax at Lido di Orri, kick back and relax at Cala dei Gabbiani, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cala Luna.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Baunei trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to Baunei takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Baunei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Lido di Orri
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Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Spiaggia di Cala Luna ©
Spiaggia di Cala Luna

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Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©
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 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, then take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia, and finally learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Alghero trip planner.

Drive from Baunei to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Baunei in December since evenings lows in Alghero dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Off-Road Tours
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Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri
Scuba & Snorkeling
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia

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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.
Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doge's Palace and Castello Estense. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Basilica of St. Anthony (in Padua) and Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico (in Trieste). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice route planner.

Traveling by flight from Alghero to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In December, Venice is little chillier than Alghero - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, Castello Estense
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Get a sense of the local culture at MUSE - Science Museum and Castello Scaligero. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palazzo Te and Piazza Duomo. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Mountbaldo (in Malcesine), Merano Centro Storico (in Merano) and Castel Thun (in Ton). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Romedio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Verona online itinerary planner.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Trento, Mountbaldo, Santuario di San Romedio, Castello Scaligero, Palazzo Te
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MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Santuario di San Romedio ©
Santuario di San Romedio

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Centre of San Gimignano and The Baptistery of St. John. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Pisa (Camposanto & Duomo di Pisa) and Portovenere (in Porto Venere). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to L’importuno di Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence holiday maker app.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in December, expect Florence to be a bit warmer, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Pisa, Portovenere, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Portovenere ©
Portovenere

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo Ducale di Urbino and Museo della Porziuncola. Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto and Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola will appeal to history buffs. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore), Pitigliano Centro Storico (in Pitigliano) and Rocca Paolina (in Perugia). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Frasassi.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip builder site.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in December, expect nights in Assisi to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Cascata delle Marmore, Grotte di Frasassi, Pitigliano Centro Storico, Rocca Paolina
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Pitigliano Centro Storico ©
Pitigliano Centro Storico

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Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): do a tasting at Decugnano dei Barbi, then don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio, then Head underground at Orvieto Underground, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Orvieto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Civita di Bagnoregio, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Lante, and then admire the striking features of Palazzo dei Papi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orvieto journey builder.

Drive from Assisi to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Orvieto, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Viterbo, Civita di Bagnoregio
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Decugnano dei Barbi ©
Decugnano dei Barbi
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Escape the urban bustle at Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip site.

Getting from Orvieto to Rome by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Popular historic sites such as Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Ravello are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Valle delle Ferriere and Fornillo. Take a break from Ravello with a short trip to Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano in Positano, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, get some fabulous bargains at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia San Giovanni.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ravello day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Scala, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Galleria Borbonica and Pompeii Archaeological Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Capri (I Faraglioni & Giardini di Augusto), Castello Aragonese d'Ischia (in Ischia) and Villa San Michele (in Anacapri). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Monte Cassino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio National Park, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Naples itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in December, plan for little chillier nights in Naples, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Capri, Monte Cassino, Vesuvio National Park, Paestum Ruins, Castello Aragonese d'Ischia
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia ©
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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