29 days in Italy Itinerary

29 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27 h
1
Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
3
Orvieto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Trento
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Verona
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
7
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Baunei, Sardinia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Naples
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  26 h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Taormina, Sicily

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Piscina di Venere and Isola Bella. Duomo di Messina and Basilica Cattedrale San Bartolomeo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari (in Tindari), Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico) (in Messina) and Milazzo (Antiquarium D. Ryolo & Castello di Milazzo). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile, don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and walk around Villa Comunale.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Taormina trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Taormina is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect nights in Taormina to be much hotter, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Milazzo, Patti, Messina
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Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari ©
Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari
Piscina di Venere
Piscina di Venere
Antiquarium D. Ryolo ©
Antiquarium D. Ryolo

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
On the 7th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then make a trip to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Lampedusa, Lampedusa. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cala Greca, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Taormina to Lampedusa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Taormina in September, Lampedusa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Orvieto.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Cala Greca ©
Cala Greca

1
night
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio, Head underground at Orvieto Underground, and then admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Orvieto.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Orvieto trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Lampedusa to Orvieto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Lampedusa in September, plan for little chillier nights in Orvieto, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Orvieto Underground ©
Orvieto Underground

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to San Damiano and Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano. Get some cultural insight at Cattedrale di San Rufino and Museo della Porziuncola. Get out of town with these interesting Assisi side-trips: Perugia (Rocca Paolina & Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto (in Spoleto). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and Head underground at Grotte di Frasassi.

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Traveling by car from Orvieto to Assisi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Perugia, Cascata delle Marmore, Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano, Grotte di Frasassi, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano ©
Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano
Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria ©
Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria

3
nights
Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto and Castel Thun. You'll explore and learn at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and MUSE - Science Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology (in Bolzano), Scaliger Castle in Malcesine (in Malcesine) and Lago di Ledro (in Ledro). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Romedio and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo.

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Traveling by car from Assisi to Trento takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Verona.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santuario di San Romedio, South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Castel Thun, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Scaliger Castle in Malcesine
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Lago di Ledro ©
Lago di Ledro

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Campo del Ghetto and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Ferrari and MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Verona: Cannaregio (in Venice), Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Orto Botanico di Padova, &more) and Palazzo Te (in Mantua). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza Bra, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Trento to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Venice, Padua, Modena, Palazzo Te, Museo Ferrari
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Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Campo del Ghetto ©
Campo del Ghetto
Museo Ferrari ©
Museo Ferrari

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Cala Brandinchi, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, then stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Isuledda and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Berchida.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Teodoro trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Verona to San Teodoro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in San Teodoro can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Baunei.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cala Brandinchi, Spiaggia Isuledda, Spiaggia Berchida
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Spiaggia Isuledda ©
Spiaggia Isuledda
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo ©
Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo

1
night
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. On the 21st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Mariolu, kick back and relax at Lido di Orri, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Goloritzè.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Baunei travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to Baunei takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Baunei

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lido di Orri
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Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Nettuno, then take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Mugoni, and finally stroll through Spiaggia di Maria Pia. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Nostra Signora de Sos Regnos Altos, take a stroll through Centro Storico Bosa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale dell'Immacolata Concezione, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacra, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Alghero online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Baunei to Alghero takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Alghero. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bosa
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Centro Storico Bosa ©
Centro Storico Bosa
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacra ©
Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacra

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Borgo Medievale di Agropoli and Monte Cassino. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tenuta Vannulo and Museo Archeologico di Pithecusae. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Museo Civico del Torrione (in Forio), Capri (Giardini di Augusto & I Faraglioni) and Villa San Michele (in Anacapri). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, and examine the collection at LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Alghero to Naples takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Capri, Museo Civico del Torrione, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Paestum Ruins, Monte Cassino
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Borgo Medievale di Agropoli ©
Borgo Medievale di Agropoli
Monte Cassino ©
Monte Cassino
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele

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