31 days in Italy Itinerary

31 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Ferry to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 night
Taxi to Ischia, Ferry to Capri
2
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Noto
3
Noto, Sicily
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Taormina, Sicily
— 4 nights
Fly
5
Lampedusa
— 4 nights
+2
Fly to Pantelleria, Ferry to Trapani, Ferry to Isola di Favignana
6
Isola di Favignana
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry to Trapani, Bus to Palermo, Fly to San Teodoro
7
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 4 nights
Bus to Palau Porto, Ferry to La Maddalena
8
La Maddalena
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry to Palau, Bus to Bivio Lula Sologo, Taxi to Baunei
9
Baunei, Sardinia
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Villasimius, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly to Pisa, Ferry to Portoferraio
11
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry to Porto Biglietterie Sud, Train to Rome, Fly to Beirut

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Forio, Isola d'Ischia — 1 night

On the 9th (Fri), test the waters at Giardini Poseidon Terme. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese d'Ischia.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Forio trip itinerary planning tool.

Beirut, Lebanon to Forio is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Forio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in September, expect Forio to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Capri.
Historic Sites · Spas
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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 11th (Sun): Head underground at Blue Grotto, contemplate the long history of Villa San Michele, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, then make a trip to Piazza Umberto I, then stroll through Giardini di Augusto, and finally explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Capri tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Forio to Capri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Noto.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Noto, Sicily — 3 nights

Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. Step off the beaten path and head to Isola delle Correnti and Piazza Municipio. Explore Noto's surroundings by going to Ragusa Ibla (in Ragusa), Centro storico di Scicli - World Heritage Site (in Scicli) and Duomo di Siracusa (in Syracuse). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Noto vacation maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Noto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Taormina.
Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips
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Taormina, Sicily — 4 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gambino Vini and Piscina di Venere. Change things up with these side-trips from Taormina: Chianalea di Scilla (in Scilla), Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari (in Tindari) and Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico) (in Messina). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, trek along Etna Donkey Trekking, stroll around Villa Comunale, and take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Taormina road trip site.

You can drive from Noto to Taormina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Taormina, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Lampedusa.
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Lampedusa — 4 nights

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Explore hidden gems such as Cala Croce Beach and Spiaggia di Portu Ntoni. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cala Guitgia, stroll through Spiagga Cala Francese, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Lampedusa online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Taormina to Lampedusa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Taormina in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Lampedusa. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Isola di Favignana.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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Isola di Favignana — 2 nights

Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Praia, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Grotte bue marino and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Isola di Favignana trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Lampedusa to Isola di Favignana takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lampedusa in September since evenings lows in Isola di Favignana dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Teodoro.
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Spiaggia di Capo Comino. Change things up with these side-trips from San Teodoro: Oasi Biderosa (in Orosei) and Spiaggia Berchida (in Siniscola). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Taverna Beach and stroll through Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Teodoro trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Isola di Favignana to San Teodoro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Isola di Favignana in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Teodoro, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to La Maddalena.
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La Maddalena — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Coticcio. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our La Maddalena trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from San Teodoro to La Maddalena takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Baunei.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Baunei, Sardinia — 3 nights

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cala Fuili Beach and Cala Sisine. Change things up with these side-trips from Baunei: Grotta del Bue Marino (in Cala Gonone) and Lido di Orri (in Tortoli). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cala Mariolu and stroll through Cala Goloritzè.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Baunei tour itinerary maker.

Getting from La Maddalena to Baunei by combination of ferry, bus, and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Baunei, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Villasimius.
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Villasimius, Sardinia — 2 nights

On the 4th (Tue), stroll through Simius Beach and then kick back and relax at Porto Giunco. On the next day, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Punta Molentis and then kick back and relax at Cala Pira.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Villasimius tour planner.

You can drive from Baunei to Villasimius in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Portoferraio.
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Portoferraio, Elba Island — 4 nights

Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia delle Ghiaie and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Portoferraio with an excursion to Spiaggia di Cavoli in Seccheto--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Di Sansone.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Portoferraio trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Villasimius to Portoferraio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Villasimius in October, you will find days in Portoferraio are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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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.