46 days in Western Europe Itinerary

46 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Naples
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sorrento
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Amalfi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Salerno
— 1 night
Drive
6
Paestum
— 3 nights
Fly
7
Taormina
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Drive
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Agrigento
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Palermo
— 4 nights
Train to Milazzo, Ferry to Lipari
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Lipari
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Isola Vulcano
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Milazzo, Train to Catania Via Archimede, Fly to Palau
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Palau
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baunei
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alghero
— 3 nights
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Naples

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lungomare Caracciolo. Step out of Naples with an excursion to Vesuvio National Park in Ottaviano--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, contemplate the long history of Galleria Borbonica, and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples travel planner.

Rome to Naples is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Naples are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Sorrento

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cattedrale di Sorrento. Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Positano (Spiaggia Grande & Fornillo). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Italia, stroll through Il Vallone dei Mulini, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sorrento trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Naples to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Capri, Island of Capri

— 4 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, cruise along Via Krupp, and don't miss a visit to Via Camerelle.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Capri driving holiday tool.

Ride a ferry from Sorrento to Capri in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Amalfi.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Amalfi

— 5 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Ravello-Minori Walk has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Amalfi: Positano (Arienzo Beach Club, Positano & Il Sentiero Degli Dei). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amalfi trip maker website.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Salerno

— 1 night

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
You've now added Centro Storico Salerno to your itinerary.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salerno day trip planning site.

Getting from Amalfi to Salerno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Salerno

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Paestum

— 3 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chiesa della Madonna di Costantinopoli as well as Porto Turistico di Agropoli. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paestum: Palinuro (Baia del Buon Dormire & Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro).

To see maps and tourist information, read our Paestum vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Paestum takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Paestum can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Taormina.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Taormina

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna, Chiesa di San Giuseppe and Piazza IX Aprile. Step out of Taormina with an excursion to Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park in Motta Camastra--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina, head off the coast to Isola Bella, stroll around Villa Comunale, and don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Taormina trip planning tool.

You can fly from Paestum to Taormina in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July in Taormina, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Syracuse

— 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, head off the coast to Ortigia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Syracuse online trip maker.

Getting from Taormina to Syracuse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Agrigento

— 2 nights

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 30th (Sun): stroll through Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa and then explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valle dei Templi and then take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Agrigento online journey planner.

Drive from Syracuse to Agrigento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Agrigento, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Palermo

— 4 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Monte Pellegrino, Palazzo Mirto and Piazza Pretoria. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Mondello, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Palermo trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Agrigento to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lipari.

Things to do in Palermo

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Lipari

— 3 nights
Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy; it is also the name of the island's main town and comune, which is administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Messina. Your day by day itinerary now includes Spiaggia Valle i Mura. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani, do a tasting at Tenuta Di Castellaro, kick back and relax at Coral Beach, and stroll through Mister Baffo Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lipari trip tool.

Do a combination of train and ferry from Palermo to Lipari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Isola Vulcano.

Things to do in Lipari

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Isola Vulcano

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): head outdoors with Spiaggia del Cannitello, then stroll through Spiaggia dell'Asino, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Nera. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Scalata al Cratere and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Terme di Vulcano.

Before you visit Isola Vulcano, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can ride a ferry from Lipari to Isola Vulcano in an hour. August in Isola Vulcano sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F at night. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to Palau.

Things to do in Isola Vulcano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
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Palau

— 2 nights
Palau is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, about 220km north of Cagliari and about 30km northwest of Olbia. On the 11th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Talmone.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Palau trip tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry, train, and flight from Isola Vulcano to Palau takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Baunei.

Things to do in Palau

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Baunei

— 2 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've now added Spiaggia di Cala Luna to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll through Grotta del Fico and then stroll through Cala Mariolu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): stroll through Spiaggia di Cala Luna.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Baunei trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Palau to Baunei in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Baunei can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Alghero.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Alghero

— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Spiaggia Torre del Porticciolo as well as Capo Caccia. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Spiaggia Mugoni, stroll around Le Prigionette, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, and Head underground at Neptune's Grotto.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Alghero day trip planning website.

Drive from Baunei to Alghero in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Baunei in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 64°F in Alghero. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Alghero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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