22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Sorrento
— 1 night
Drive
3
Positano
Drive
4
Amalfi
— 1 day
Drive
5
Pompeii
— 1 night
Fly
6
Tivoli
— 1 night
Drive
7
Tuscania
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Civita di Bagnoregio
— 1 night
Drive
9
Assisi
Drive
10
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
11
Bologna
Drive
12
Padua
— 1 night
Shuttle
13
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
14
Verona
— 1 night
Drive
15
Como
— 1 day
Drive
16
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Train
17
Pisa
— 1 night
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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've now added Medieval Rome Walking Tour: Jewish Ghetto, Tiberine Island, and Trastevere to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Spanish Steps, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome route planning site.

New York City, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Sorrento.
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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

Sorrento — 1 night

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sorrento online attractions planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Positano.
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Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

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.
For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Positano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. On the 24th (Tue), you're off to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 1 day

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 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, then make a trip to Villa Rufolo, and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Amalfi trip planner.

You can drive from Positano to Amalfi in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Pompeii.
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Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Pompeii — 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Forum, then steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and finally steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pompeii itinerary planner.

Getting from Amalfi to Pompeii by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in August, Pompeii is a bit cooler at night with lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Tivoli.
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Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

Tivoli — 1 night

Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30km east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river where it issues from the Sabine hills. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll around Parco Villa Gregoriana, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa d'Este, then explore the ancient world of Villa Adriana, and finally make a trip to Convento di S. Francesco.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tivoli online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Pompeii to Tivoli takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Pompeii in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Tivoli, with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tuscania.
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Tuscania — 2 nights

Tuscania is a town and comune in the province of Viterbo, Lazio Region, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro, admire the natural beauty at Villa Lante, and then don't miss a visit to Villa Farnese. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lago di Bolsena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint Christina, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piccola Gerusalemme di Maremma.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tuscania visit planner.

Getting from Tivoli to Tuscania by car takes about 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tivoli in August: highs in Tuscania hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Civita di Bagnoregio.
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Civita di Bagnoregio — 1 night

Civita di Bagnoregio is a town in the Province of Viterbo in central Italy, a suburb of the comune of Bagnoregio, 1km east from it. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Donato Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Margherita, admire the landmark architecture of Rocca dei Papi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Christina, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Bolsena.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Civita di Bagnoregio trip planner.

Getting from Tuscania to Civita di Bagnoregio by car takes about an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Assisi.
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Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Civita di Bagnoregio to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Assisi, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 63°F at night. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.
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Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Jewish Florence Walking Tours and Food Tours. On the 30th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Jewish Florence Walking Tours, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Bologna.
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Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:

Bologna

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cook Italy. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell and then learn the tricks of the trade with Cook Italy.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Bologna sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Padua.
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Padua — 1 night

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
You've now added Caffe Pedrocchi to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Padua online holiday planner.

Getting from Bologna to Padua by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bologna in September: highs in Padua hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Venice.
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Venice — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Free Walk in Venice as well as Kayak Rental - Venice By Water.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice online journey planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Padua to Venice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Padua in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Verona.
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Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Verona — 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
On the 5th (Sun), snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero, make a trip to Piazza delle Erbe, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then enjoy some music at Arena di Verona, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Verona online trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Como.
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Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Como — 1 day

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): make a trip to Piazza Cavour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), admire the landmark architecture of Villa Olmo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Fedele.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Como trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Como takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Como can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

Cinque Terre — 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): hike along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola, don't miss a visit to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, and then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Como to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. September in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Pisa.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Pisa — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, and then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa online travel planner.

Take a train from Cinque Terre to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Pisa, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Italy travel guide

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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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