6 days in Rome, Pitigliano & Pompeii Itinerary

6 days in Rome, Pitigliano & Pompeii Itinerary

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Rome
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Pitigliano
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Rome
— 1 night
Train
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Pompeii
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Rome
— 1 night
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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria della Vittoria, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and then stop by Trastevere. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, then explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

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London, UK to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Rome reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pitigliano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Pitigliano

— 1 night
Pitigliano is a town in the province of Grosseto, located about 80km south-east of the city of Grosseto, in Italy. Your day by day itinerary now includes Azienda Vitivinicola Villa Corano as well as Fosso Bianco - Bagni San Filippo. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Fosso Bianco - Bagni San Filippo, get to know the fascinating history of Pitigliano Centro Storico, and then learn about winemaking at Azienda Vitivinicola Villa Corano.

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Traveling by car from Rome to Pitigliano takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.

Things to do in Pitigliano

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Rome

— 1 night

Eternal City

Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

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Getting from Pitigliano to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Forum, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Pompeii can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites

Rome

— 1 night

Eternal City

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Pompeii to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip