29 days in Puglia & Italy Itinerary

29 days in Puglia & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gallipoli
— 2 nights
2
Taranto
— 2 nights
3
Naples
— 5 nights
4
Rome
— 5 nights
5
Florence
— 5 nights
6
Portofino
— 1 night
7
Milan
— 1 night
8
Venice
— 5 nights


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2
nights
Gallipoli

Gallipoli ©
Deriving its name from the Greek for "beautiful city," Gallipoli retains the charm of an old fishing port.
Take a break from the city and head to Circolo Ippico Malepezza and Cocobay Beach Bar. You'll get in some beach time at Swim Liberi di Nuotare and Channel Ciolo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gallipoli: Sidereus (in Salve), Antichi Frantoi Ipogei (in Presicce) and Grotta del Soffio (in Santa Maria di Leuca). There's more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours and look for gifts at Enoteca Salentusole.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Gallipoli online travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Gallipoli is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Gallipoli is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for much hotter days in Gallipoli, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Taranto.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Channel Ciolo, Enoteca Salentusole, Sidereus, Circolo Ippico Malepezza, Antichi Frantoi Ipogei
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Circolo Ippico Malepezza ©
Circolo Ippico Malepezza
Channel Ciolo ©
Channel Ciolo
Swim Liberi di Nuotare ©
Swim Liberi di Nuotare

2
nights
Taranto

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): do a tasting at L'Acropoli di Puglia, learn about winemaking at I Pastini, and then identify plant and animal life at Jonian Dolphin Conservation. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by GiuInLab, thenexplore the striking landscape at Grotta del Trullo, and then stroll through Lido Ultima Spiaggia.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Taranto route planner.

Getting from Gallipoli to Taranto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Gallipoli in August, Taranto is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Taranto

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Martina Franca, Grotta del Trullo, GiuInLab
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Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
I Pastini ©
I Pastini
L'Acropoli di Puglia ©
L'Acropoli di Puglia

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Step out of the city life by going to Fornillo and Spiaggia di castiglione. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Marcello Aversa Studio d'Arte. Venture out of the city with trips to Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Naples tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Taranto to Naples takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Taranto in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Naples, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Sorrento, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, Marina di Praia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and Soqquadro APS. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

Planning Rome trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For shopping fun, head to Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri or Mercato Centrale. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Fattoria Casa Sola (in Barberino Val d'Elsa), Poggio al Bosco (in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa) and Accademia del Buon Gusto (in Panzano in Chianti). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portofino.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Accademia del Buon Gusto, Fattoria Casa Sola, Poggio al Bosco, Duomo di Siena, Castello del Trebbio
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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night
Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giorgio, explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown, thenenjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portofino online travel planner.

Getting from Florence to Portofino by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Florence in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Portofino. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Castello Brown ©
Castello Brown
Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Milan day trip planning tool.

Drive from Portofino to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Portofino in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Milan, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

5
nights
Venice

Venice
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.
Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Myosotis Karima Artefor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Like a Venetian. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Galleria Dello Scudo, Arena di Verona, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Venice trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Verona
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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