22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Bari
— 6 nights
Drive
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Alberobello
— 4 nights
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Taranto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Crotone
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Reggio Calabria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tropea
— 2 nights
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Bari

— 6 nights

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica San Nicola and Chiesa di Ognissanti. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello Normanno Svevo and Confetti Andria. Change things up with these side-trips from Bari: Matera (Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, Chiesa San Giovanni Battista, &more), Cattedrale di Ruvo di Puglia (in Ruvo Di Puglia) and Altamura (Porta Bari, La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, appreciate the extensive heritage of Torre a Mare, admire the landmark architecture of Il Succorpo della Cattedrale di Bari, and steep yourself in history at Palazzo Ducale di Andria.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bari trip itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Bari is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Montreal in February; daily highs in Bari reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 13:

Alberobello

— 4 nights
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Get some historical perspective at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano and Centro Storico. Explore hidden gems such as Cattedrale di Conversano and Centro Storico. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alberobello: Museo Nazionale Archeologico di Gioia del Colle (in Gioia del Colle), Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia (in Monopoli) and Masseria Brancati (in Ostuni). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Martino, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza XX Settembre, steep yourself in history at Castello Marchione, and make a trip to Centro Storico.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Alberobello trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Bari to Alberobello in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bari, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Alberobello, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Taranto.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 17:

Taranto

— 3 nights

Città dai due mari (City with Two Seas)

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Get a sense of the local culture at San Domenico Maggiore Church and Chiesa del Carmine. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and MuDi - Museo Diocesano di Arte Sacra. Get out of town with these interesting Taranto side-trips: Sanctuary of our Lady of Grace (in San Marzano di San Giuseppe), Duomo di Manduria (in Manduria) and Castello Conti Filo (in Torre Santa Susanna). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, delve into the distant past at Ipogeo di Via Cava, see the interesting displays at Mostra Storico-Artigiana dell’Arsenale Militare Marittimo, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Archeologico.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Taranto trip maker site.

You can drive from Alberobello to Taranto in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Alberobello in February, things will get a bit warmer in Taranto: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Crotone.

Things to do in Taranto

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:

Crotone

— 2 nights
Crotone is a city and comune in Calabria. On the 21st (Mon), explore the ancient world of Tempio di Hera Lacinia, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Scifo, then explore the ancient world of Museo e Parco Archeologico Nazionale di Capo Colonna, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento a Rino Gaetano. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Immacolata, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Carlo V, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum of Crotone, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giuseppe, then explore the ancient world of Da Capo Colonna a Le Castella, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Chiara.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Crotone driving holiday tool.

Getting from Taranto to Crotone by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Crotone

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:

Reggio Calabria

— 4 nights
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pinacoteca Civica Di Reggio Calabria and Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Assunta. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castillo de Castelmola and Villa Genoese Zerbi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reggio Calabria: Messina (Santuario della Madonna di Montalto & Parrocchia Santa Caterina Vergine e Martire), Museo del Castello di Mola (in Castelmola) and Via Teatro Greco (in Taormina). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Ottimati, go for a walk through Corso Garibaldi, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa di Gesu e Maria, and steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Sebastiano al Crocefisso.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reggio Calabria sightseeing website.

You can drive from Crotone to Reggio Calabria in 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 26:

Tropea

— 2 nights
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese Murat, explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno Svevo, then contemplate the long history of Piazza della Repubblica, and finally delve into the distant past at Le Terme Romane di Acconia di Curinga.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tropea route planning site.

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Tropea in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Tropea, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tropea

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:

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.