21 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amalfi
— 1 night
Drive
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Matera
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Alberobello
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Lecce
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gallipoli
— 2 nights
Fly
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Naples
— 2 nights
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Naples — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Pozzuoli, then stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, and finally steep yourself in history at Decumani di Napoli. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, admire the masterpieces at Villa Pignatelli, then get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, and finally steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Naples is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Naples due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in March, expect nights in Naples to be somewhat warmer, around 9°C, while days are warmer, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pompeii.
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Pompeii — 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Via delle Tombe, make a trip to Anfiteatro Romano, then delve into the distant past at Casa di Ottavio Quartione, then delve into the distant past at House of Venus in the Shell, and finally explore the ancient world of House of Menander (Casa del Menandro).

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pompeii trip planner.

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. In March, daytime highs in Pompeii are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 1 night

Painted Town

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 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Trofimena, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Diocesan Museum of Amalfi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luna Convento, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then stop by Dalla Carta alla Cartolina, then admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amalfi vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Amalfi, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Matera.
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Matera — 3 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario and Basilica Concattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta. Let the collections at Museo Archeologico Nazionale Domenico Ridola and Laboratorio della Cola Cola - La Casa della Cola Cola capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Matera to Altamura to see L'uomo Di Altamura about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Sassi di Matera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Ridola, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Baldassarre, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale d'Arte Medievale e Moderna della Basilicata.

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Traveling by car from Amalfi to Matera takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Matera when traveling from Amalfi in March, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Alberobello.
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Alberobello — 2 nights

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. On the 2nd (Sun), examine the collection at Palazzo Ducale, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Martino, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano, then examine the collection at Trullo Sovrano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Alberobello travel planner.

Getting from Matera to Alberobello by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Alberobello, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lecce.
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Lecce — 3 nights

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Irene, examine the collection at Jewish Museum Lecce, examine the collection at Museo Mostra La Tana della Taranta, then pause for some photo ops at Colonna di Sant'Oronzo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Chiara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Matteo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di S. Giovanni Battista al Rosario, don't miss a visit to Porta Rudiae, then contemplate the long history of Abbazia di Santa Maria di Cerrate, then contemplate the long history of Torre del Parco, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Acaya.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Lecce trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Alberobello to Lecce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Lecce can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gallipoli.
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Gallipoli — 2 nights

Ionian Pearl

Deriving its name from the Greek for "beautiful city," Gallipoli retains the charm of an old fishing port.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Santuario di Santa Maria de Finibus Terrae and Basilica Cattedrale di Sant'Agata. Visit Centro Storico di Gallipoli and Faro di Leuca for their historical value. Step out of Gallipoli with an excursion to Centro Storico Medievale di Specchia in Specchia--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Gallipoli, steep yourself in history at Antica Farmacia Provenzano, take an in-depth tour of Biblioteca Comunale ed Archivio Storico, and see the interesting displays at Nuovo Museo Archeologico di Ugento (Museo Civico).

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gallipoli road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lecce to Gallipoli takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Gallipoli can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

Discover out-of-the-way places like Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai and Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto). Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta and Catacombe di San Gaudioso will appeal to history buffs. See even more of Naples: delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, contemplate the long history of San Domenico Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and make a trip to Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Naples road trip tool.

You can fly from Gallipoli to Naples in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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