10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Padua
— 1 night
Drive
2
Trento
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rome
— 2 nights
Train
5
Naples
— 1 night
Fly
6
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Padua — 1 night

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Piazza dei Signori, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then don't miss a visit to Prato della Valle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Padua tour itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Padua is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Padua. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: highs in Padua hover around 43°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Trento.
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Historic Sites

Trento — 2 nights

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, and then admire the masterpieces at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Piazza Walther, get engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Trento trip planner.

Drive from Padua to Trento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Padua in December, Trento is little chillier at night with lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Assisi.
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Assisi — 1 night

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Rufino, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi online vacation planner.

Drive from Trento to Assisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Assisi when traveling from Trento in December, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rome.
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Historic Sites · Museums

Rome — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, make a trip to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, then pause for some serene contemplation at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in December, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (57°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 1 night

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, then go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, and finally don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in December, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly to San Vito lo Capo.
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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily — 2 nights

A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Calette Santa Margherita, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Macari. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo road trip app.

You can fly from Naples to San Vito lo Capo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 51°F in San Vito lo Capo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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