22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Silvi Marina
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cerveteri
— 1 night
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Drive to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Fly to Lamezia Terme Airport, Drive to Soverato
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Soverato
— 2 nights
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Civita
— 1 night
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Salerno
— 3 nights
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Positano
— 4 nights
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Cefalu
— 1 night
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Taormina
— 3 nights
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Rome — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Explore hidden gems such as Villa Borghese and Piazza Venezia. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome online journey builder.

Montreal, Canada to Rome is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Rome due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in July: high temperatures in Rome hover around 37°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Silvi Marina.
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Silvi Marina — 2 nights

On the 27th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Onda Verde, kick back and relax at Stabilimento Balneare La Saturnia, then kick back and relax at Lungomare di Montesilvano, then look for gifts at DiscoveryAbruzzo Store, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Mar Del Plata. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Lido Marlin, then kick back and relax at La Nelide, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Ciclabile, and finally get outside with Lido La Conchiglia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Silvi Marina day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Silvi Marina takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Silvi Marina when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cerveteri.
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Cerveteri — 1 night

Cerveteri is a town and comune of northern Lazio in the region of the Metropolitan City of Rome. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Borgo di Ceri, enjoy the sand and surf at Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bau Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Necropoli della Banditaccia.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cerveteri road trip planner.

Drive from Silvi Marina to Cerveteri in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Soverato.
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Soverato — 2 nights

Soverato is a town and comune in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of Southern Italy.GeographySoverato sits on the Ionian Sea, in the Gulf of Squillace. On the 30th (Sun), kick back and relax at Brondi's Beach, kick back and relax at Lido Ulisse, then kick back and relax at Copanello Lido Libero, and finally stroll through Spiaggia di Pietragrande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Di Caminia, explore the ancient world of Vasche di Cassiodoro, then kick back and relax at Lido Lazzarella, and finally look for gifts at Artigianato Gioffre.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Soverato trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cerveteri to Soverato. Traveling from Cerveteri in July, expect nights in Soverato to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Civita.
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Civita — 1 night

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. On the 1st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna del Castello, get engrossed in the history at Museo delle Icone e della Tradizione Bizantina, then identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Etonico Arbresh.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Civita day trip planning site.

Drive from Soverato to Civita in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Salerno.
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Salerno — 3 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata. For shopping fun, head to Caseificio Jemma or Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri. Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Borgo Medievale di Agropoli (in Agropoli), Taverna Penta - Caseificio e Yogurteria (in Pontecagnano Faiano) and Paestum (Le Mura & Lido Mediterraneo Beach). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, stroll the grounds of Salerno War Cemetery, step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, and get outside with Cilento.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salerno visit planning site.

You can drive from Civita to Salerno in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Salerno are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.
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Positano — 4 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Attractions like Fornillo and Villa Rufolo make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Leonelli's Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Sorrento (Cattedrale di Sorrento & Basilica di Sant'Antonino), Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere, Cloister del Paradiso, &more) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello & Villa Cimbrone Gardens). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, view the masterpieces at Art & Craft Gallery, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and steep yourself in history at Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano road trip app.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can fly to Cefalu.
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Cefalu — 1 night

Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Purgatorio, delve into the distant past at Mura Megalitiche, make a trip to Duomo di Cefalu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento, then stop by L'Albero delle Cose, and finally take a stroll through Cefalu Coast.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cefalu driving holiday planning app.

Fly from Positano to Cefalu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Taormina.
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Taormina — 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Isola Bella and Lido Playa Sole Luna. Explore hidden gems such as Villa Comunale and Stockholm Beach Taormina. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Lido La Dolce Vita, admire the local landmark of Quattro Fontane di Taormina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Varo, and step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Castelmola.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Taormina trip planner.

Getting from Cefalu to Taormina by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Taormina are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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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