18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Naples
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 7 nights
Fly
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Bari
— Few hours
Drive
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Lecce
— 4 nights
Drive
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Brindisi
— 1 night
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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 Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Face Shop. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to La Bottega dei Sogni (in Atrani), Positano (Theodora Moda Positano & Fornillo) and Villa Rufolo (in Ravello). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, stop by Naples Oblige, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Naples tour builder app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Naples is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect Naples to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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7
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Head to Via Condotti and Vetro Artefattofor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and join in the after-dark buzz at Paciotti Salumeria.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome online journey planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bari.

Things to do in Rome

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 20:

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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.
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

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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4
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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 di San Tommaso (Torre Lapillo) (in Torre Lapillo), Maldive del Salento Pescoluse (in Pescoluse) and Torre dell'Orso Beach (in Torre dell'Orso). 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 · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:

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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. 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

Side Trip

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.