24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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24 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Portofino
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Polignano a Mare
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, and finally admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip builder .

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Venice due to the time zone difference. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Verona

Verona
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Verona road trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will leave for Portofino on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Verona

Nightlife Outdoors Historic Sites
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3
nights
Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Step off the beaten path and head to Baia del Silenzio and Parrocchia Di San Martino. Visit Castello Brown and Faro di Portofino for their historical value. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia di Paraggi, identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, don't miss a visit to Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo, and head outdoors with Pietra di Luna.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portofino trip planner .

Drive from Verona to Portofino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Portofino, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Portofino

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zoagli, Baia del Silenzio, Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo, Baia di Paraggi
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Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Parrocchia Di San Martino ©
Parrocchia Di San Martino
Faro di Portofino ©
Faro di Portofino

3
nights
Florence

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Baptistery of St. John and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pitti Palace and Uffizi Galleries. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, contemplate the long history of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, get engrossed in the history at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, and stroll the grounds of Cimitero delle Porte Sante.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Portofino to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Portofino in September, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pozzo di San Patrizio and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cupola di San Pietro and San Pietro in Vincoli. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto--about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Polignano a Mare.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Orvieto
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

4
nights
Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare ©
Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. Get some historical perspective at Castello Aragonese and Cattedrale di Conversano. Visiting Costa Dei Trulli and Lungomare Di San Vito will get you outdoors. Explore Polignano a Mare's surroundings by going to Martina Franca (Basilica di San Martino, Centro Storico, & more) and Masseria Brancati (in Ostuni). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, take in the views from Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesetta di Santo Stefano, and look for gifts at Oro della terra.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Polignano a Mare holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Polignano a Mare takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Polignano a Mare, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Martina Franca, Conversano, Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia, Masseria Brancati
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I Pastini ©
I Pastini
Masseria Brancati ©
Masseria Brancati
Costa Dei Trulli ©
Costa Dei Trulli

6
nights
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

San Vito lo Capo ©
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia di Macari and Riserva Naturale Organizzata Dello Zingari. Do some cultural sightseeing at Salina Calcara and Santuario Di San Vito. Venture out of the city with trips to Trapani (Scuba & Snorkeling & Cattedrale di San Lorenzo) and Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, head outdoors with YMCA San Vito Climbing House, explore the ancient world of Tonnara del Secco, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella di Santa Crescenzia.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Vito lo Capo online itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Polignano a Mare to San Vito lo Capo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Polignano a Mare in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Vito lo Capo, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Trapani, Salina Calcara, Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro
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Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo

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