22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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22 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Florence
— 4 nights
4
Verona
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Palermo, Sicily
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
8
Agrigento, Sicily
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  21​h
End: Kelowna

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Borghese Gallery and Vatican Museums. Sistine Chapel and Capitoline Museums will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

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Kelowna, Canada to Rome is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kelowna to Rome, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kelowna in September; daily highs in Rome reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for gifts at La Bottega Di Teresa Prodotti Tipici Umbri, admire the striking features of Santa Maria degli Angeli, stop by I DUE SOLI - Italian Ceramics, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, then look for gifts at Terra Umbra, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale San Francesco D'Assisi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

La Bottega Di Teresa
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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Galleria dell'Accademia and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Popular historic sites such as The Baptistery of St. John and San Gimignano 1300 are in your itinerary. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Siena Cathedral in Siena, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

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Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Gimignano 1300, Duomo di Siena
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Borghetto sul Mincio and Palazzo Te are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lago di Garda and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, explore the galleries of Giulietta's House, and take a stroll through Via Mazzini.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Verona trip app .

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Verona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mantua, Borghetto sul Mincio, Lago di Garda
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Borghetto sul Mincio ©
Borghetto sul Mincio
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scrovegni Chapel and Cannaregio. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

2
nights
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily

A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Le Delizie Di Venere, and then look for gifts at Pasticceria Maria Grammatico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Macari and then get a new perspective on things with Stella Maris.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Venice to San Vito lo Capo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Venice in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in San Vito lo Capo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Erice
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico ©
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico

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Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 25th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Gesù, take in nature's colorful creations at Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Monreale, then contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo. Keep things going the next day: stop by La Bottega nella Roccia, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Caccamo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Palermo day trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In September in Palermo, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Caccamo, Duomo di Monreale
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio
Castello di Caccamo ©
Castello di Caccamo

2
nights
Agrigento, Sicily

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
On the 27th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio della Concordia, then delve into the distant past at Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Agrigento tour builder tool .

You can drive from Palermo to Agrigento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Scala dei Turchi
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Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi

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