16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 1 night
Train to Napoli Centrale, Fly to Alghero
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Alghero
— 2 nights
Fly
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Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 3 nights
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Santa Maria di Leuca
— 1 night
Drive
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Taranto
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Rome

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

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Ottawa, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Ottawa to Rome. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ottawa in June, with highs in Rome at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Alghero.

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Alghero

— 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.
Go for a jaunt from Alghero to Stintino to see Boat Tours & Water Sports about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Capo Caccia, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Maria Pia.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Alghero trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Alghero by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Alghero when traveling from Rome in June, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to fly to Naples.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, and then don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

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Traveling by flight from Alghero to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Alghero in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Naples. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Positano.

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Positano

— 3 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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Amalfi Coast Drive & Duomo di Sant'Andrea). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Fornillo, stroll through Spiaggia Grande, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

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Getting from Naples to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Positano, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Santa Maria di Leuca.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Santa Maria di Leuca

— 1 night
Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take advantage of the amenities at Le Cinque Vele and then see the sky in a new way at Sidereus. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Grotta del Soffio and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by flight from Positano to Santa Maria di Leuca takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. July in Santa Maria di Leuca sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Taranto.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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Taranto

— 2 nights

Città dai due mari (City with Two Seas)

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stroll through Jonian Dolphin Conservation, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, and then take in the views from Ponte Girevole.

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Drive from Santa Maria di Leuca to Taranto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in July, you will find days in Taranto are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Taranto

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Milan

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Milan is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Taranto to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Milan is little chillier than Taranto - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

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Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

Sardinia travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Landmarks · Caves
Sardinia, with its Mediterranean atmosphere and charm, is loved by visitors looking for things to do outdoors on their holiday, like swimming, boating, windsurfing, hiking, climbing, and camping. Taking advantage of the island's near-perfect summer weather, visitors tend to overcrowd Sardinia's coastal areas. The inner life of the island, away from the most popular vacation spots, remains largely unblemished by mass tourism and commercialization. Sardinia is steeped in history and has a colorful character quite different from the rest of Italy. This is where the ancient Nuragic society, whose stone monuments still litter the land, flourished more than three millennia ago--predating the Etruscan civilization in mainland Italy by several hundred years. Sardinia's seaside resorts may be among the best in the world, but its quieter and more interesting countryside offers a greater array of attractions, including a patchwork of forests, citrus groves, and medieval villages.

Amalfi Coast travel guide

4.2
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.

Puglia travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Landmarks · Churches
Situated at the southeastern tip of the country, Puglia forms the heel on the "boot" of Italy. First colonized by Mycenaean Greeks, the region flourished during Roman times as a major producer of grain and oil. Today, Puglia remains a predominantly agricultural part of the country, though its warm and sunny coastal weather makes it a favorite holiday destination with an ever-increasing number of tourists. The long coastline features attractions like sun-kissed beaches and lively resorts, many of which are overlooked by limestone cliffs. Deeper inland, Puglia is largely flat, a land of charming villages and world-class cuisine. Here, you'll find olive oil, grapes, tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, and fresh seafood to give you sustenance as you continue sightseeing. Despite its reputation as a producer of some Italy's best food and wines, Puglia still has numerous rural corners that most tourists have yet to explore.