18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Naples
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 7 nights
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Bari
— Few hours
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Lecce
— 4 nights
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Brindisi
— 1 night

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Theodora Moda Positano and Naples Oblige. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Villa Rufolo (in Ravello), La Bottega dei Sogni (in Atrani) and Fornillo (in Positano). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, stop by Nuvola, idee che volano, and admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Naples is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: high temperatures in Naples hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Head to Via Condotti and Paciotti Salumeriafor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and stop by Daidalos.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Bari.

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

few
hours
Bari

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Nicola, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno Svevo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bari vacation planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Bari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Bari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Bari

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Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta ©
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Castello Normanno Svevo ©
Castello Normanno Svevo

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Lecce

Lecce ©

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Porto Selvaggio and Baia dei Turchi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria and Basilica di Santa Croce. Venture out of the city with trips to Torre dell'Orso Beach (in Torre dell'Orso), Maldive del Salento Pescoluse (in Pescoluse) and Torre di San Tommaso (Torre Lapillo) (in Torre Lapillo). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Porta Napoli.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lecce holiday planning app.

You can drive from Bari to Lecce in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lecce can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Brindisi.

Things to do in Lecce

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria ©
Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria
Porto Selvaggio ©
Porto Selvaggio
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce

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Brindisi

Brindisi ©
Brindisi is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. On the 25th (Tue), look for gifts at Enoteca Fedele and then identify plant and animal life at Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brindisi trip app.

Traveling by car from Lecce to Brindisi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lecce in July, expect nights in Brindisi to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brindisi

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

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Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area ©
Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area
Enoteca Fedele ©
Enoteca Fedele

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