18 days in Western Europe Itinerary

18 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Tropea
— 2 nights
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Drive to Villa San Giovanni, Ferry to Messina Marittima, Drive to Taormina
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Taormina
— 2 nights
Drive
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Enna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Palermo
— 2 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
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Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 2 nights
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Tropea

— 2 nights
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, explore the engaging exhibits at Artistic Creations The Lighthouse, and then look for gifts at Gourmetit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Grotticelle beach, then explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico di Mileto Antica, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Piedigrotta Church.

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Singapore, Singapore to Tropea is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Tropea, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Tropea hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Tropea

Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

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Taormina

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Tue): go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, then walk around Villa Comunale, then make a trip to Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, then learn about winemaking at Gambino Vini, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Caterina Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Taormina trip website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tropea to Taormina takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Enna.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Beaches

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Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

Enna

— 2 nights
Enna is a city and comune located roughly at the center of Sicily, southern Italy, in the province of Enna, towering above the surrounding countryside. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Lombardia, make a trip to Duomo di Enna, and then examine the collection at Regional Museum of Enna interdisciplinary. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico di Aidone, then pause for some photo ops at Morgantina Goddess Statue - Statua della Dea di Morgantina, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Federico II.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Enna trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Enna takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Enna

Museums · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Palermo

— 2 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, then admire the striking features of Norman Palace, then contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Palermo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Enna to Palermo by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Palermo

Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, make a trip to Via Krupp, make a trip to Piazza Umberto I, then stroll through Marina Piccola, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Capri driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Palermo to Capri takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Capri are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

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 10th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then steep yourself in history at Lupanar, and finally don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Naples in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 11:

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 12th (Thu), admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello road trip planning site.

Getting from Naples to Ravello by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Naples in May, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 11 — 13:

Matera

— 2 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grotte di Castellana (in Castellana Grotte), Chiesa San Michele in Frangesto (in Monopoli) and I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site (in Alberobello). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, make a trip to Casa Noha, see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, and stroll through Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Matera trip planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Matera in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Matera when traveling from Ravello in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Matera

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 16: