13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Bari
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Bari
— 1 night
Drive
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Polignano a Mare
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alberobello
— 1 night
Drive
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Matera
— 4 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 1 night
Drive
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Pompeii
— 1 night
Train
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Rome
— 1 night
Fly

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Bari

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bari travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Bari is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney to Bari, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Bari reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Polignano a Mare.

Things to do in Bari

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:

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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. On the 5th (Wed), kick back and relax at Lido Ottagono, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Liberta, and then take an in-depth tour of Masseria Brancati. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia, stop by LA MIA FIORAIA, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Conversano, and finally get outside with Coco Beach Club.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Polignano a Mare route planning tool.

You can drive from Bari to Polignano a Mare in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Polignano a Mare sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Alberobello.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

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Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. On the 7th (Fri), admire the verdant scenery at Valle d'Itria, then examine the collection at Palazzo Ducale, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Martino.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alberobello online visit planner.

You can drive from Polignano a Mare to Alberobello in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Alberobello

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Matera

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gravina Sotterranea and Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina. Let the collections at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto and MUSMA Museum of Contemporary Sculpture capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matera: Centro Storico di Craco (in Craco), Lido Zanzibar (in Marina di Ginosa) and La Grancia (in Brindisi di Montagna). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Purgatorio, make a trip to Cattedrale, see the interesting displays at Sassi in Miniatura, and steep yourself in history at Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Matera trip app.

Getting from Alberobello to Matera by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Matera

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:

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Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Castello Giusso and then get outside with Antico Bagno Stabilimento Balneare.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Positano online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Matera to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Matera in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Positano, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pompeii.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Faito e Panorama, explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, contemplate the long history of Casa del Fauno, explore the ancient world of Terme del Foro, then take an in-depth tour of Antiquarium and Excavations, and finally steep yourself in history at Lupanar.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pompeii travel planning website.

Drive from Positano to Pompeii in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Pompeii sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Roman Forum and then kick back and relax at Moai Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Take a train from Pompeii to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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