12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 1 night
Fly
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Noto, Sicily
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taormina, Sicily
— 1 night
Fly
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Lampedusa
— 2 nights
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Fly to Pantelleria, Ferry to Trapani, Ferry to Isola di Favignana
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Isola di Favignana
— 1 night
Ferry to Trapani, Train to Castellammare del Golfo
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Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Alghero, Sardinia

— 2 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take a stroll through Centro Storico Bosa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Delle Bombarde, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Neptune's Grotto, then explore the striking landscape at Capo Caccia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alghero road trip planner.

Durham, USA to Alghero is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Durham in June, things will get little chillier in Alghero: highs are around 83°F and lows about 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Teodoro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alghero to San Teodoro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in San Teodoro, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Noto.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:

Noto, Sicily

— 2 nights
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. George, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico di Scicli - World Heritage Site, then admire the masterpieces at Monastero del San salvatore, and finally make a trip to Centro Storico. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari, Head underground at Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Noto visit planner.

Traveling by flight from San Teodoro to Noto takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Taormina.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Taormina, Sicily

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, make a trip to Corso Umberto, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Sant'Antonio Abate, walk around Villa Comunale, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Taormina, and finally head off the coast to Isola Bella.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taormina itinerary app.

You can drive from Noto to Taormina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

Lampedusa

— 2 nights
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dei Conigli, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Croce Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lampedusa tour itinerary maker website.

Fly from Taormina to Lampedusa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Taormina in June, plan for little chillier days in Lampedusa, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Isola di Favignana

— 1 night
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Pozzo, then get engrossed in the history at Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and finally don't miss a visit to Grotte bue marino.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isola di Favignana tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Lampedusa to Isola di Favignana in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lampedusa in June since evenings lows in Isola di Favignana dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Castellammare del Golfo.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily

— 2 nights
Castellammare del Golfo is a town and comune in the Trapani Province of Sicily. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Castellammare del Golfo tour itinerary builder.

Do a combination of ferry and train from Isola di Favignana to Castellammare del Golfo in 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Castellammare del Golfo can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Castellammare del Golfo

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

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.