60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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Taormina, Sicily
— 4 nights
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Lampedusa
— 2 nights
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Fly to Pantelleria, Ferry to Trapani, Ferry to Isola di Favignana
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Isola di Favignana
— 1 night
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Ferry to Trapani, Bus to Palermo, Fly to Olbia
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San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 4 nights
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Alghero, Sardinia
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 6 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 5 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Siena
— 6 nights
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Positano
— 6 nights
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— 6 nights
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Taormina, Sicily

— 4 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.
Head to Pastificio Il Mattarello and Good Fellas Art Studiofor plenty of shopping. Visiting Isola Bella and Lido la Pigna will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taormina: Reggio Calabria (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria & Lungomare Falcomata), Piscina di Venere (in Milazzo) and Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari (in Tindari). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Villa Comunale, go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, take a memorable tour with Etna Passion, and don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Taormina road trip planning site.

Cairo, Egypt to Taormina is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Cairo to Taormina, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in October: high temperatures in Taormina hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

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Lampedusa

— 2 nights
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at La Tabaccara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pulcino, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli, then kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Capo Ponente, then look for gifts at Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C., and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lampedusa road trip planner.

Getting from Taormina to Lampedusa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Taormina in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lampedusa, with lows of 20°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Isola di Favignana

— 1 night
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): cast your line with a fishing tour, make a trip to Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa, and finally stop by L'Arte del Creare.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Lampedusa to Isola di Favignana takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Lampedusa in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Isola di Favignana, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 4 nights
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Get outdoors at Spiaggia La Cinta and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lu Impostu Beach and Cala Goloritzè. Get out of town with these interesting San Teodoro side-trips: Baunei (Piscine di Venere & Spiaggia di Cala Luna), Grotta di Ispinigoli (in Dorgali) and Cala Gonone (Grotta del Bue Marino & Cala Fuili Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Berchida, stroll through Cala Brandinchi, hike along Selvaggio Blu, and look for all kinds of wild species at Oasi Biderosa.

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Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Isola di Favignana to San Teodoro takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Isola di Favignana in November, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in San Teodoro. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Alghero, Sardinia

— 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.
Visiting Spiaggia di Maria Pia and Capo Caccia will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Barbarighinu. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Bosa (Centro Storico Bosa & Cane Malu), Be Well (in Sassari) and Stintino (La Pelosa Beach & Spiaggia della Pelosetta). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni, and identify plant and animal life at Alghero Rock Climbing Sites.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alghero visit planner.

You can drive from San Teodoro to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. November in Alghero sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Venice

— 6 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Take a break from the city and head to Canal Grande and Like a Venetian. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cannaregio and Lido. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Musei Civici Agli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Veneta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, and admire the landmark architecture of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice road trip website.

You can fly from Alghero to Venice in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In November, Venice is slightly colder than Alghero - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

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Find places to stay Nov 14 — 20:

Verona

— 5 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Shop till you drop at Piazza delle Erbe and Via Mazzini. Visiting Lago di Garda and Mountbaldo will get you outdoors. Explore Verona's surroundings by going to Scaliger Castle in Malcesine (in Malcesine), Lago di Ledro (in Ledro) and Old Ponale Road Path (in Riva Del Garda). There's still lots to do: hike along Tappeiner Promenade, snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, make a trip to Piazza Bra, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Verona day trip planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Verona

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:

Cinque Terre

— 5 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Visit Baia del Silenzio and Sun Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vernazza and Portovenere. Get out of town with these interesting Cinque Terre side-trips: Hike the Punta Manara (in Sestri Levante), Genoa (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, Boccadasse, &more) and Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere (in La Spezia). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, hike along Cinque Terre Trails, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pietro Church, and stroll through Trail 2.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip maker.

Traveling by car from Verona to Cinque Terre takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Verona, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cinque Terre, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Centro Storico. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Lucca (St Martin Cathedral, Torre Guinigi, &more), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa) and Piazza del Duomo (in Pistoia). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:

Siena

— 6 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Do your shopping at San Quirico d'Orcia and Comune Di Certaldo. Escape the urban bustle at Cascate del Mulino and Lake Trasimeno. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: San Gimignano (Church of Sant'Agostino, San Gimignano Bell Tower, &more), Fosso Bianco - Bagni San Filippo (in Bagni di San Filippo) and Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Orvieto Underground). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore, make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni, and pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Siena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Siena, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Rome

— 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visiting Cascata delle Marmore and Lago di Piediluco will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Barna Cashmere in Terni, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza del Popolo, take a stroll through Trastevere, and steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

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Find places to stay Dec 11 — 17:

Positano

— 6 nights
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.
Get outdoors at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna and Amalfi Coast. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Marina di Praia Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more), Fiordo di Furore (in Furore) and Amalfi (Centro Storico, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza Tasso, surround yourself with nature on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, get outside with Walk of the Gods, and Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Positano road trip planning app.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Rome in December, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Find places to stay Dec 17 — 23:

Capri, Island of Capri

— 6 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Explore hidden gems such as I Faraglioni and Natural Arch. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Marina Grande Public Beach and Marina Piccola. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, choose your vessel at Capri Island Tour, make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, and Head underground at Grotta di Matromania.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Capri online vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Positano to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29:

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.