15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Fredericton
Fly:  20​h
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Orvieto
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Rome
— 1 night
5
Naples
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 45​min
6
Cefalu, Sicily
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Scicli, Sicily
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
8
Alghero, Sardinia
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
9
Cagliari, Sardinia
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Fredericton

1
night
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally wander the streets of Dorsoduro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, then steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Venezia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Fredericton, Canada to Venice is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Fredericton in September, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Centro Storico di Venezia ©
Centro Storico di Venezia

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night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Assisi trip builder .

You can drive from Venice to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

1
night
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Giovenale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of Saints Severus and Martyrius, make a trip to Pozzo di San Patrizio, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Orvieto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella del Corporale, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Orvieto.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Orvieto trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Orvieto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Orvieto sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites
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Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Chiesa San Giovenale ©
Chiesa San Giovenale

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican City, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pietro in Vincoli.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip tool .

You can take a train from Orvieto to Rome in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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San Pietro in Vincoli ©
San Pietro in Vincoli

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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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Underground Naples, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, and finally delve into the distant past at Ruins of Herculaneum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Naples route maker website .

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Naples sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Cefalu.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli ©

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day
Cefalu, Sicily

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Maria SS. Assunta - Matrice Vecchia, step into the grandiose world of Castello dei Ventimiglia, delve into the distant past at La Rocca, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Cefalu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento, and finally wander the streets of Cefalu Coast.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cefalu vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Naples to Cefalu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Scicli.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Castelbuono
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Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast

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Scicli, Sicily

Scicli ©
Scicli is a town and municipality in the Province of Ragusa in the south east of Sicily, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio, explore the ancient world of La Fornace Penna, get to know the fascinating history of Via del Mare, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Suore Adoratrici Del Ss. Sacramento, and finally contemplate the long history of Scicli.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Scicli trip builder app .

Getting from Cefalu to Scicli by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Scicli, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Scicli

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Modica
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Cathedral of St. George ©
Cathedral of St. George
Scicli ©
Scicli
La Fornace Penna ©
La Fornace Penna

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day
Alghero, Sardinia

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
On the 16th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia del Sacro Cuore e San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally Head underground at Capo Caccia.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Alghero day trip planner.

You can fly from Scicli to Alghero in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September in Alghero, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Cagliari.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parrocchia del Sacro Cuore e San Marco ©
Cattedrale di Santa Maria ©
Cattedrale di Santa Maria

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nights
Cagliari, Sardinia

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Su Nuraxi and Nuraghe Arrubiu. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nuraghe "Su Nuraxi" and Pranu Mutteddu. Change things up with these side-trips from Cagliari: Nuraghe Su Mulinu (in Villanovafranca), Sanluri (Castle of Sanluri & Chiesa di Nostra Signora delle Grazie) and Villasimius (Spiaggia di Piscadeddus & Porto Giunco). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Acquafredda, and delve into the distant past at L'insediamento di Pani Loriga.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Cagliari road trip site .

You can drive from Alghero to Cagliari in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Cagliari are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pula, Villasimius, Sanluri, Nuraghe "Su Nuraxi", Su Nuraxi
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Su Nuraxi ©
Su Nuraxi
Area Archeologica di Nora ©
Area Archeologica di Nora
Pranu Mutteddu ©
Pranu Mutteddu

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