58 days in Italy Itinerary

58 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Beirut
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
1
Lecce
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Alberobello
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Pescara
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Cervia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
San Cassiano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
San Candido
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Braies
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
8
Aosta
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Portofino
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
11
Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
12
Siena
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
13
Alghero
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
14
Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
15
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
16
Praiano
— 2 nights
Taxi + Train:  4 h 30 min
17
Tropea
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
18
Reggio Calabria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
19
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
20
Lampedusa
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
21
Catania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
22
Palermo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Beirut

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Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Museo Fantasy and then explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano di Lecce. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Porta San Biagio, make a trip to Centro Storico, Lecce, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Irene, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce, and finally make a trip to Porta Napoli.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Lecce tour planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Lecce is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Beirut in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Lecce. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce
Museo Faggiano ©
Museo Faggiano

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Alberobello

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. On the 4th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museo Dell'olio, admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, appreciate the history behind Monumento ai caduti, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano, and finally wander the streets of Rione Aia Piccola. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Cantina Albea winery and museum, experience rural life at Masseria "La Badessa" di Masi Giuseppe, make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lama Monachile, and finally take in the views from Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Alberobello trip itinerary site.

Getting from Lecce to Alberobello by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Alberobello are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pescara.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Polignano a Mare
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Lama Monachile ©
Lama Monachile
I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site ©

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Pescara

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ponte del Mare and Nettuno Beach Club. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Lungomare, explore the world behind art at Aurum - La Fabbrica delle Idee, wander the streets of Pescara Vecchia, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo del Governo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Pescara road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Alberobello to Pescara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pescara can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cervia.

Things to do in Pescara

Outdoors Museums Parks
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Pineta Dannunziana ©
Pineta Dannunziana
Ponte del Mare ©
Ponte del Mare
Museo delle Genti d'Abruzzo ©
Museo delle Genti d'Abruzzo

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Cervia

Cervia ©
Traditionally a quiet community on the central Italian coast, thousands of visitors flock to Cervia each summer to enjoy its 10 km (6.2 mi) of sandy beaches and temperate coastal weather.
On the 9th (Sun), get outside with Fantini Club, thenstroll through Bagno 169, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Pineta 120, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Andreucci. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Bagno Sauro 286, stroll through Oscar Spiaggia 298, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Vitale.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cervia trip planner.

Drive from Pescara to Cervia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Cervia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to San Cassiano.

Things to do in Cervia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Basilica San Vitale
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Fantini Club ©
Fantini Club
Bagno Andreucci ©
Bagno Andreucci

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San Cassiano

San Cassiano ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Colfosco, thendon't miss a visit to Sella Pass, thenexamine the collection at Museo Storico Grande Guerra, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale Santa Maria Assunta con Cimitero. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus, take in the exciting artwork at ZOTT'S Artspace GmbH, thenexplore the activities along Lago Lagazuoi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Parrocchiale S. Cassiano.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Cassiano trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cervia to San Cassiano takes 5 hours. Traveling from Cervia in August, things will get a bit cooler in San Cassiano: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Candido.

Things to do in San Cassiano

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Selva di Val Gardena, Chiesa di Colfosco
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Lago Lagazuoi ©
Lago Lagazuoi
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass
Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus ©
Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus

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San Candido

San Candido ©
Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Dolomythos, walk around Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO), thendon't miss a visit to Bagni Wildbad di San Candido, thendon't miss a visit to Cappella di Altotting e del Santo Sepolcro, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero della Parrocchia di San Candido. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Saint Michael's Church, thentake in the awesome beauty at Monte Baranci, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Michele.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our San Candido trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Cassiano to San Candido takes 1.5 hours. In August in San Candido, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Braies.

Things to do in San Candido

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bagni Wildbad di San Candido ©
Bagni Wildbad di San Candido
Cappella di Altotting e del Santo Sepolcro ©
Saint Michael's Church ©
Saint Michael's Church

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Braies

Braies ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Braies, thenget outside with Kron Arc Adventure, thenexplore the activities along Lago di Anterselva, and finally make a trip to Chiesetta di San Giorgio.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Braies trip itinerary planner.

Braies is just a short distance from San Candido. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Candido in August, with highs in Braies at 35°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aosta.

Things to do in Braies

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lago di Anterselva, Kron Arc Adventure, Chiesetta di San Giorgio
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Kron Arc Adventure ©
Kron Arc Adventure
Chiesetta di San Giorgio ©
Chiesetta di San Giorgio

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Aosta

Aosta ©
In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Explore hidden gems such as Teatro Romano and Arco Onorario d'Augusto. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso, look and learn at Osservatorio Astronomico di Saint Barthélemy, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Regionale, and admire the striking features of Palazzo Roncas.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Aosta itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Braies to Aosta in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Fenis
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Parco Regionale del Mont Avic ©
Parco Regionale del Mont Avic
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso ©
Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, thenstep into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, admire the striking features of Arche Scaligere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, thenmake a trip to Piazza dei Signori, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre Pentagona.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Verona trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Aosta to Verona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portofino.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nightlife
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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio) ©
Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio)
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia

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Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Area Marina Protetta Portofino and Faro di Portofino. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, admire the masterpieces at Museo Del Parco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Di San Martino, and get outside with Pietra di Luna.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Portofino trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Verona to Portofino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Verona in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Portofino, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Zoagli
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Castello Brown ©
Castello Brown
Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino
Church of San Giorgio ©
Church of San Giorgio

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Step off the beaten path and head to Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and Castello Doria. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lorenzo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Portofino to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church
Borgo Antico
Borgo Antico
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria

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Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Biblioteca Piccolomini. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco, admire the masterpieces at Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Siena trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Siena in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Biblioteca Piccolomini ©
Biblioteca Piccolomini
Facciatone ©
Facciatone

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Alghero

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 (Wed): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, take in panoramic vistas at Towers and Ramparts of Alghero, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Espero Rejal, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Alghero trip planning app.

Getting from Siena to Alghero by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia

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Salerno

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Speed Boats Tours and Promenade Trieste. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giorgio, examine the collection at Pinacoteca Provinciale Salerno, and stop by Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salerno trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Alghero to Salerno in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Alghero in September, Salerno is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Transportation Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Giardino della Minerva ©
Giardino della Minerva

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Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Ieranto, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Cala di Mitigliano, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini, thenenjoy the sand and surf at La Solara, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip builder.

Getting from Salerno to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and subway. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Praiano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Massa Lubrense
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Speed Boats Tours
Cattedrale di Sorrento ©
Cattedrale di Sorrento
Basilica di Sant'Antonino ©
Basilica di Sant'Antonino

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Praiano

Praiano ©
Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Vicoli, scale e archi, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally look for gifts at Piccadilly. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Fornillo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally make a trip to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Praiano trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Sorrento to Praiano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tropea.

Things to do in Praiano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Ravello, Piccadilly, Vicoli, scale e archi, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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Tropea

Tropea ©
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola and Capo Vaticano. And it doesn't end there: explore the engaging exhibits at Artistic Creations The Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Acquamarina Beach, get outside with Lido Costa degli Dei, and go for a stroll along the water at Porto Turistico di Tropea.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tropea vacation builder site.

Getting from Praiano to Tropea by combination of taxi and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Praiano in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Tropea, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Capo Vaticano
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola ©
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse ©
Artistic Creations The Lighthouse

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Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lungomare Falcomata and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reggio Calabria: Messina (Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re, Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), &more) and Cala di Rovaglioso (in Palmi). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Chianalea di Scilla, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Ottimati, view the masterpieces at Palazzo Della Cultura Pasquino Crupi, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento Dea Athena.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Reggio Calabria trip website.

You can drive from Tropea to Reggio Calabria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Reggio Calabria when traveling from Tropea in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Messina, Scilla, Cala di Rovaglioso
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Explore hidden gems such as Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe and Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede. Venture out of the city with trips to Noto (Centro Storico, Chiesa Santa Chiara, &more). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Ortigia, get interesting insight from Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ipogeo di Piazza Duomo, and delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Syracuse day trip planning site.

Getting from Reggio Calabria to Syracuse by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Noto
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Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe
Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede ©
Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede

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Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF and Mare Morto. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pulcino, make a trip to Cala Calandra, kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli, and look for gifts at Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C..

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lampedusa trip tool.

You can fly from Syracuse to Lampedusa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Lampedusa sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Tabaccara ©
La Tabaccara
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach

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Catania

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 23rd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Collegiata, don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata, thenmake a trip to Palazzo degli Elefanti, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Via Etnea. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Orto Botanico dell'Universita di Catania, pause for some photo ops at Fontana dell'Elefante, ponder the design of Fontana dell'Amenano, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Biscari, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cappella Bonajuto, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Universita.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Catania trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

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Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata ©
Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata
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Piazza Universita
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Palazzo degli Elefanti

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Palermo

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The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di Santa Cita, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, thenadmire the striking features of Norman Palace, thenadmire the striking features of Palazzo Conte Federico, and finally steep yourself in history at San Giuseppe dei Teatini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio di San Lorenzo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, thensteep yourself in history at Palazzo Mirto, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Steri - Chiaramonte - Carcere dei penitenziati.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Palermo road trip website.

Traveling by car from Catania to Palermo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

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Palazzo Conte Federico ©
Palazzo Conte Federico
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Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio
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Cattedrale di Palermo

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