36 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

36 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples, Italy
— 14 nights
Drive
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Salerno, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rimini, Italy
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Bologna, Fly to Bari
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Bari, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Naples, Italy — 14 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kids will appreciate attractions like Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Catacombe di San Gennaro. We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Marena Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta al Borgo Castello (in Gragnano), Villa Romana "San Rocco" (in Francolise) and Pompeii (Casa del Fauno, Forum Baths, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, contemplate the geological forces at Vulcano Solfatara, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Naples vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Naples is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Naples. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Naples at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.
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Salerno, Italy — 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Archaeological Park of Paestum and Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata. Step out of the city life by going to Spiaggia di Atrani and Cilento. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salerno: Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela (in Ravello) and Basilica of Saint Trofimena (in Minori). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva, stop by Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Provinciale di Salerno.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salerno trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Naples to Salerno in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Salerno, with lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre, Italy — 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vernazza and Punta Mesco Diving Center. Get outdoors at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Ex Gallerie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lorenzo, admire the striking features of Chiesa Di San Pietro, and get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cinque Terre tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Salerno to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Salerno in July, Cinque Terre is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nice.
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Nice, France — 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Bring the kids along to Le Suquet and River Rafting & Tubing. Visiting Castel Plage and Plage de la Mariniere will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Vence (La Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Nativite de Vence & Ville medieval), Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes) and Eglise de Biot (in Biot). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Cinque Terre, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rimini.
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Rimini, Italy — 3 nights

Seaside Capital

A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
We've included these beaches for you: Bagno Egisto 38 and Marina di viserbella 48-49. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Spiaggia Malu 90 93 and Bagno 124 - Mario e Luca. Get out of town with these interesting Rimini side-trips: Cattolica (Zona 99 Cattolica & Fontana Delle Sirene). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni 120 Riccione, kick back and relax at Rimini Dog No Problem, and take advantage of the amenities at Lido delle Sirene 101 - 102.

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Drive from Nice to Rimini in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In July in Rimini, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bari.
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Bari, Italy — 3 nights

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Visit Lama Monachile and Pane e Pomodoro Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Lido Sun Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Polignano a Mare), Gravina in Puglia (Laboratorio della Cola Cola - La Casa della Cola Cola & Gravina in Puglia - Cattedrale) and L'uomo Di Altamura (in Altamura). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Lungomare Imperatore Augusto, admire the striking features of Il Succorpo della Cattedrale di Bari, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bari itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Rimini to Bari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Bari, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Villa Borghese and Welcome To Rome. Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and ponder the design of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bari to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough 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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