22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Pisa, Ferry to Portoferraio
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Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Porto Biglietterie Sud, Fly to Otranto
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Otranto
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly
4
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 4 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Villasimius
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Villasimius, Sardinia
— 1 night
Drive
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Baunei, Sardinia
— 1 night
Drive
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Fly

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Portoferraio, Elba Island

— 1 night
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. On the 10th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Capanne and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cavoli. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Della Biodola, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Sansone, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia delle Ghiaie.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portoferraio attractions planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Portoferraio is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in July; daily highs in Portoferraio reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Otranto.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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Otranto

— 3 nights
Otranto is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria and Centro Storico Otranto. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Torre dell'Orso Beach and Channel Ciolo. Change things up with these side-trips from Otranto: Grotta della Poesia (in Roca Vecchia) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Santa Maria di Leuca). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Alimini, contemplate the waterfront views at Cava di Bauxite, head outdoors with Circolo Ippico Malepezza, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale Di Otranto.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Otranto day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Portoferraio to Otranto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. When traveling from Portoferraio in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Otranto: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Otranto

Side Trips

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Lampedusa

— 2 nights
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Portu Ntoni, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli, and finally kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lampedusa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Otranto to Lampedusa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Otranto in July, expect nights in Lampedusa to be somewhat warmer, around 27°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

— 4 nights
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spiaggia di Macari and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Visit Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo and Tempio di Segesta for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Vito lo Capo: Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo), Selinunte Archaeological Park (in Castelvetrano) and Lungomare di Tramontana della Citta di Trapani (in Trapani). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Isuledda.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Vito lo Capo online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to San Vito lo Capo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Forio.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Forio, Isola d'Ischia

— 2 nights
On the 21st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stabilimento Balneare Blumar, then don't miss a visit to Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dell'Addolorata. Here are some ideas for day two: boost your wellbeing at Giardini Poseidon Terme, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Citara, and then take in the natural beauty of Baia di Sorgeto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Forio itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from San Vito lo Capo to Forio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. In July in Forio, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Villasimius.

Things to do in Forio

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Villasimius, Sardinia

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Punta Molentis, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Simius Beach, and then kick back and relax at Porto Giunco.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Villasimius online trip builder.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Forio to Villasimius in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Forio in July, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Villasimius. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Baunei.

Things to do in Villasimius

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Baunei, Sardinia

— 1 night
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Goloritzè, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Mariolu, and then stroll through Lido di Orri.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Baunei trip maker app.

You can drive from Villasimius to Baunei in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Baunei sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 4 nights
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Step off the beaten path and head to Oasi Biderosa and Porto Istana Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Teodoro: Siniscola (Spiaggia di Capo Comino & Spiaggia Berchida), Orosei (Spiaggia di Sa Curcurica & Nuraghe di Osalla) and Cala Gonone (Cala Fuili Beach & Grotta del Bue Marino). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Pittulongu - La Playa and stroll through Porto Taverna Beach.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Teodoro trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Baunei to San Teodoro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alghero.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Alghero, Sardinia

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Capo Caccia and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chiesa del Rosario and Chiesa di Santa Maria di Betlem. Get out of town with these interesting Alghero side-trips: Bosa (Centro Storico Bosa, Spiaggia di Bosa Marina, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni, explore the fascinating underground world of Neptune's Grotto, and stroll through Spiaggia di Maria Pia.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Alghero online road trip planner.

Drive from San Teodoro to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Alghero sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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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.