22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Catania, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
2
Linguaglossa, Sicily
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Taormina, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
4
Messina, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
5
Cefalu, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
6
Palermo, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
7
Agrigento, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
8
Caltagirone, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
9
Palazzolo Acreide, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
10
Ragusa, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
11
Modica, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
12
Noto, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
13
Syracuse, Sicily
— 1 night
Drive
14
Catania, Sicily
— 1 night
Fly
15
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Modena
— 3 nights
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Catania, Sicily

— 1 night

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mt Etna as well as Piazza Duomo. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get impressive views of Mt Etna. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Santuario Sant'Agata al Carcere, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Collegiata, steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, see the interesting displays at Herborarium Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Benedetto, and finally admire the natural beauty at Orto Botanico dell'Universita di Catania.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Catania road trip planning tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Catania is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, expect Catania to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Linguaglossa.

Things to do in Catania

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Linguaglossa, Sicily

— 2 nights
Linguaglossa is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania in Sicily, southern Italy, located on the northern side of Mount Etna where there is also a ski resort with view on the Ionian sea. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castello degli Schiavi and then contemplate the geological forces at Siciliamareterra. On the next day, tour in harmony with nature at Etna and then learn about winemaking at Azienda Vinicola Barone di Villagrande.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Linguaglossa online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Catania to Linguaglossa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Catania in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Linguaglossa, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Linguaglossa

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

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.
You've now added Isola Bella to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), take advantage of the amenities at Lido Playa Sole Luna, head off the coast to Isola Bella, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Taormina visit planner.

You can drive from Linguaglossa to Taormina in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Messina.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:

Messina, Sicily

— 1 night
Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Annunziata dei Catalani Church and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Messina.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Messina trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Taormina to Messina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Messina sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in Messina

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

Cefalu, Sicily

— 1 night
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. On the 31st (Wed), make a trip to Duomo di Cefalu, look for gifts at Enoteca le Petit Tonneau, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocca di Cefalu, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Caldura.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cefalu trip builder app.

You can drive from Messina to Cefalu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Palermo.

Things to do in Cefalu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Palermo, Sicily

— 1 night
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, then step off the mainland to explore Ustica, and then admire the striking features of Norman Palace.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Palermo tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cefalu to Palermo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:

Agrigento, Sicily

— 1 night

Valley of the Temples

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Agrigento trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Palermo to Agrigento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Agrigento can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Caltagirone.

Things to do in Agrigento

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip

Caltagirone, Sicily

— 1 night
Caltagirone is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania, on the island (and region) of Sicily, southern Italy, about 70km southwest of Catania. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Museo dei Cappuccini, admire the natural beauty at Giardino Pubblico della Villa Comunale, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Gesu, then examine the collection at Vescovado, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Giuliano.

Discover how to plan a Caltagirone trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Agrigento to Caltagirone in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Agrigento in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Caltagirone, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Palazzolo Acreide.

Things to do in Caltagirone

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Palazzolo Acreide, Sicily

— 1 night
Palazzolo Acreide is a town and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily . On the 4th (Sun), stroll through Anaktoron di Pantalica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Sebastiano, then see the interesting displays at Museo Civico dell'Opera dei Pupi, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Antonino Uccello.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Palazzolo Acreide trip planner.

Drive from Caltagirone to Palazzolo Acreide in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Palazzolo Acreide are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ragusa.

Things to do in Palazzolo Acreide

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

Ragusa, Sicily

— 1 night

Town of Bridges

Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Giuseppe, enjoy the sand and surf at Donnalucata, and then admire the natural beauty at Giardini Iblei.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ragusa day trip planning site.

You can drive from Palazzolo Acreide to Ragusa in an hour. In September in Ragusa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Modica.

Things to do in Ragusa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Modica, Sicily

— 1 night
Modica is a city and comune of 54.456 inhabitants in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Nicolo Inferiore, make a trip to A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, then see the interesting displays at Antica Farmacia Cartia, and finally kick back and relax at Sampieri.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Modica trip planner.

Modica is just a short distance from Ragusa. September in Modica sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Noto.

Things to do in Modica

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Noto, Sicily

— 1 night
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Chiara, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Gallina, and finally stroll through Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Noto holiday planning website.

Getting from Modica to Noto by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Noto

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

Syracuse, Sicily

— 1 night

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Lucia al Sepolcro, then head off the coast to Ortigia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Le Nereidi.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse itinerary planner.

You can drive from Noto to Syracuse in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Catania.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Catania, Sicily

— 1 night

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

Piazza Duomo has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Collegiata, steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Benedetto.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Catania trip planner.

Drive from Syracuse to Catania in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Catania

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Milan

— 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then walk around Sempione Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Milan online route planner.

Fly from Catania to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Modena.

Things to do in Milan

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Modena

— 3 nights

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Modena and Rotonda di San Lorenzo. Popular historic sites such as Cattedrale di Parma and Piazza Grande are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Modena side-trips: Pietra di Bismantova (in Castelnovo ne' Monti) and Ferrara (Ferrara Cathedral, Via delle Volte, &more). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Villa San Donnino.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Modena day trip tool.

You can drive from Milan to Modena in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daytime highs in Modena are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

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.