16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  15​h
Domus de Maria, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Cabras, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Dorgali, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Palermo, Sicily
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
Newark

3
days
Domus de Maria, Sardinia

Domus de Maria ©
Domus de Maria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cagliari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 35km southwest of Cagliari. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia del Morto and Area Archeologica di Nora. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia di Mari Pintau and Spiaggia di Tuerredda. Go for a jaunt from Domus de Maria to Porto Pino to see Cala Piombo about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ali del Mare.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Domus de Maria trip site .

Newark, USA to Domus de Maria is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Domus de Maria can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Domus de Maria

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Area Archeologica di Nora, Cala Piombo, Spiaggia di Tuerredda, Spiaggia di Mari Pintau
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Spiaggia del Morto ©
Spiaggia del Morto
Spiaggia di Mari Pintau ©
Spiaggia di Mari Pintau
Area Archeologica di Nora
Area Archeologica di Nora

2
days
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Cabras is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Oristano in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 90km northwest of Cagliari and about 6km northwest of Oristano.Cabras borders the following municipalities: Nurachi, Oristano, Riola Sardo. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maimoni Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Is Aruttas. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Porto Alabe Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dell'Arco.

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Traveling by car from Domus de Maria to Cabras takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. May in Cabras sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dorgali.

Things to do in Cabras

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Porto Alabe Beach, Maimoni Beach, Spiaggia dell'Arco, I Gatti di Su Pallosu
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Maimoni Beach ©
Maimoni Beach
Is Aruttas ©
Is Aruttas
I Gatti di Su Pallosu
I Gatti di Su Pallosu

3
days
Dorgali, Sardinia

Dorgali ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spiaggia di Su Barone and Osalla Beach. Visit Cala Fuili Beach and Oasis Bidderosa for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Bue Marino and head outdoors with Prima Sardegna.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dorgali sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Cabras to Dorgali in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Dorgali

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Orosei
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Oasis Bidderosa ©
Oasis Bidderosa
Cala Fuili Beach ©
Cala Fuili Beach
Spiaggia di Su Barone ©
Spiaggia di Su Barone

2
days
San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Brandinchi and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach and then stroll through La Cinta.

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Getting from Dorgali to San Teodoro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cala Brandinchi
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Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi
Spiaggia dell' Isuledda ©
Spiaggia dell' Isuledda
Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo ©
Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo

1
day
Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, take in nature's colorful creations at Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Palermo trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from San Teodoro to Palermo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Palermo when traveling from San Teodoro in May, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Duomo di Monreale
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio

3
days
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.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute and Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo. Get outdoors at Isola di Burano and Laguna Veneta. Go for a jaunt from Venice to Padua to see Scrovegni Chapel about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Dorsoduro, wander the streets of Cannaregio, admire the landmark architecture of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and get great views at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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You can fly from Palermo to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Palermo in May since evenings lows in Venice dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Isola di Burano
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Isola di Burano ©
Isola di Burano
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro

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