17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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17 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: East Wenatchee
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Catanzaro
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Taranto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salerno
— 1 night
Train:  45​min
5
Pompeii
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Fiumicino
— 1 night
Train:  2​h
7
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
8
Pisa
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
9
Alassio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Milan
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
End: East Wenatchee

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Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Ottimati, explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, take in the pleasant sights at Corso Garibaldi, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, then view the masterpieces at Opere di Rabarama, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata.

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East Wenatchee, USA to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from East Wenatchee to Reggio Calabria is 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Reggio Calabria when traveling from East Wenatchee in May, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Catanzaro.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chiesa degli Ottimati ©
Chiesa degli Ottimati

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Catanzaro

Catanzaro ©
Catanzaro, also known as the city of the two seas, is an Italian city of 91,000 inhabitants and the capital of the Calabria region and of its province.The archbishop's seat was the capital of the province of Calabria Ultra for over 200 years. On the 20th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Complesso Monumentale San Giovanni di Catanzaro, then stroll around Parco della Biodiversita Mediterranea, then don't miss a visit to Statua del Cavatore, and finally make a trip to Castello Aragonese di Le Castella. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese Murat, then pause for some serene contemplation at Piedigrotta Church, and then don't miss a visit to I Vicoli di Pizzo.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Catanzaro trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Catanzaro in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 56°F in Catanzaro. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Taranto.

Things to do in Catanzaro

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pizzo, Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
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Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Parco della Biodiversita Mediterranea ©
Castello Aragonese Murat ©
Castello Aragonese Murat

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Taranto

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Santa Chiara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Taranto Catherdral - Duomo of San Cataldo, then identify plant and animal life at Jonian Dolphin Conservation, then snap pictures at Ponte Girevole, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Archeologico.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Taranto trip planner .

You can drive from Catanzaro to Taranto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Catanzaro in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Taranto, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Taranto

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
Museo Nazionale Archeologico ©
Museo Nazionale Archeologico

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night
Salerno

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and then make a trip to Promenade Trieste.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salerno online vacation maker .

You can drive from Taranto to Salerno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Salerno are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Salerno

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Speed Boats Tours
Promenade Trieste ©
Promenade Trieste
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno

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night
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

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Take a train from Salerno to Pompeii in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 58°F in Pompeii. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fiumicino.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Ravello
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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night
Fiumicino

Fiumicino ©
Fiumicino is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Rome, Lazio, central Italy, with a population of 77,870 (2015). Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): ponder the design of Fontana delle Cinque Lune, then get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Valadier, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Porto della Salute.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fiumicino trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Fiumicino takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Fiumicino

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, La Pieta
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Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
La Pieta ©
La Pieta

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

For other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Fiumicino to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, contemplate the long history of Baptistery of St. John, and then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pisa trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Alassio.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John

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Alassio

Alassio ©
Alassio is a town and comune in the province of Savona situated in the western coast of Liguria, Northern Italy, approximately 80km from the French border.Alassio is known for its natural and scenic views. On the 29th (Fri), make a trip to Muretto di Alassio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Budello di Alassio, then head outdoors with Bagni St. Anna, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Collegiata di Sant'Ambrogio, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Toirano, then don't miss a visit to Finalborgo, then make a trip to Torre Leon Pancaldo, and finally don't miss a visit to Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Alassio trip builder tool .

Drive from Pisa to Alassio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Alassio sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Alassio

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sanremo, Torre Leon Pancaldo, Grotte di Toirano, Finalborgo, Lungomare Europa - pista ciclabile fra Varazze e Cogoleto
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Budello di Alassio ©
Budello di Alassio
Finalborgo ©
Finalborgo
Grotte di Toirano ©
Grotte di Toirano

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Milan

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Milan online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Alassio to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Milan sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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