10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Chicago

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome journey planning app.

Chicago, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Chicago in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sciatu Persu and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lampedusa itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rome to Lampedusa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Rome in July, you will find days in Lampedusa are slightly colder (82°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach

2
nights
San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
On the 7th (Tue), stroll through Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, enjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia Isuledda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Berchida and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Taverna Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Teodoro planner.

Fly from Lampedusa to San Teodoro in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. When traveling from Lampedusa in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in San Teodoro: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Porto Taverna Beach, Spiaggia Isuledda, Spiaggia Berchida
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Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo ©
Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Cannaregio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice route planning site.

Getting from San Teodoro to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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