24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Orvieto
— 3 nights
2
Assisi
— 3 nights
3
Merano
— 3 nights
4
Bologna
— 3 nights
5
Alghero, Sardinia
— 3 nights
6
Baunei, Sardinia
— 1 night
7
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
8
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
9
Taormina, Sicily
— 3 nights

3
nights
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Get some historical perspective at Pitigliano Centro Storico and Villa Lante. Take a break from the city and head to Orvieto Underground and Cascate del Mulino. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orvieto: Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore), Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio) and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio and admire the striking features of Duomo di Orvieto.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Orvieto trip builder app.

Adana, Turkey to Orvieto is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Adana to Orvieto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adana in August, things will get little chillier in Orvieto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cascata delle Marmore, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, Pitigliano Centro Storico, Villa Lante, Civita di Bagnoregio
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pitigliano Centro Storico ©
Pitigliano Centro Storico
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano and Museo della Porziuncola will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of Saint Ubaldo and San Damiano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Rocca Paolina (in Perugia), Spoleto (La Rocca, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, &more) and Grotte di Frasassi (in Genga). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Rufino, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Santa Chiara, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi holiday planning app.

You can drive from Orvieto to Assisi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Assisi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Merano.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Spoleto, Rocca Paolina, Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano, Basilica of Saint Ubaldo, Grotte di Frasassi
Highlights from your plan
Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano ©
Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano
Cattedrale di San Rufino ©
Cattedrale di San Rufino
Basilica of Saint Ubaldo ©
Basilica of Saint Ubaldo

3
nights
Merano

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canyon Rio Sass and Lago di Carezza. Duomo Maria Assunta and Merano Centro Storico will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Merano: Castel Thun (in Ton), Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo) and Val Gardena (in Selva di Val Gardena). There's much more to do: trek along Tappeiner Promenade, get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and don't miss a visit to Ortisei: Zona Pedonale.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Merano trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Assisi to Merano in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Merano can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Merano

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bolzano, Castel Thun, Ortisei: Zona Pedonale, Canyon Rio Sass, Santuario di San Romedio
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Rio Sass ©
Canyon Rio Sass
Duomo Maria Assunta ©
Duomo Maria Assunta
Castel Thun ©
Castel Thun

3
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Altamarea Beach Village and Basilica di San Domenico. Visit Arco d'Augusto and Basilica San Vitale for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Gradara (in Gradara), Ferrara (Palazzo dei Diamanti & Castello Estense) and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe (in Classe). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, steep yourself in history at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), and make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Merano to Bologna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravenna, Ferrara, Castello di Gradara, Arco d'Augusto, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe
Highlights from your plan
Altamarea Beach Village ©
Altamarea Beach Village
Basilica di San Domenico ©
Basilica di San Domenico
Arco d'Augusto ©
Arco d'Augusto

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia di Maria Pia and Le Bombarde. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia Mugoni and Spiaggia Del Lazzaretto. Get out of town with these interesting Alghero side-trips: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Stintino), Casa Museo Tiu Virgiliu (in Suni) and Bosa (Cattedrale dell'Immacolata Concezione & Centro Storico Bosa). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia and Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Alghero trip planner.

You can fly from Bologna to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. August in Alghero sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Baunei.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bosa, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Casa Museo Tiu Virgiliu
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Centro Storico Bosa ©
Centro Storico Bosa
Spiaggia Del Lazzaretto ©
Spiaggia Del Lazzaretto

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 26th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Goloritzè, thenkick back and relax at Cala Mariolu, and then kick back and relax at Lido di Orri.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Baunei online trip maker.

You can drive from Alghero to Baunei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Alghero in August since evenings lows in Baunei dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lido di Orri
Highlights from your plan
Cala Goloritzè ©
Cala Goloritzè
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu

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 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta, thenkick back and relax at Porto Taverna Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Spiaggia Isuledda and then don't miss a visit to Spiaggia di Capo Comino.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Teodoro day trip planning website.

You can drive from Baunei to San Teodoro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Teodoro, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Capo Comino, Porto Taverna Beach, Spiaggia Isuledda
Highlights from your plan
Porto Taverna Beach ©
Porto Taverna Beach
Spiaggia di Capo Comino ©
Spiaggia di Capo Comino
Spiaggia Isuledda ©
Spiaggia Isuledda

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
On the 29th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dei Conigli, and finally kick back and relax at Cala Pulcino. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Maluk, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then make a trip to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Lampedusa, Lampedusa.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lampedusa trip planner.

Fly from San Teodoro to Lampedusa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from San Teodoro in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Lampedusa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli

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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.
On the 31st (Mon), go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, make a trip to Corso Umberto, head off the coast to Isola Bella, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Corvaja, thenstroll around Villa Comunale, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Teatro Greco. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at La Spiaggetta, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Messina, thenmake a trip to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Playa Sole Luna.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Taormina itinerary site.

You can fly from Lampedusa to Taormina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Messina
Highlights from your plan
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Lido Playa Sole Luna ©
Lido Playa Sole Luna
Palazzo Corvaja
Palazzo Corvaja

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