13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 1 night
Train
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Gaeta
— 1 night
Train
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Caserta
— 1 night
Drive
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Naples
— 1 night
Drive
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Battipaglia
— 1 night
Drive
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Praia A Mare
— 1 night
Drive
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Maratea
— 1 night
Drive
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Gizzeria Lido
— 1 night
Drive
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Bivongi
— 1 night
Drive
10
Tropea
— 1 night
Drive
11
Metaponto
— 1 night
Drive
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Matera
— 1 night
Fly

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Rome — 1 night

Eternal City

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 9th (Tue): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then make a trip to Roman Forum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Rome. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Gaeta.
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Gaeta — 1 night

Gaeta is a city and comune in the province of Latina, in Lazio, central Italy. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): kick back and relax at Lido Onda Blu, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Playa Caliente, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Dell'Ariana.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gaeta trip itinerary builder app.

Take a train from Rome to Gaeta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Caserta.
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Caserta — 1 night

Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. On the 12th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Reggia di Caserta, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, and then don't miss a visit to Bagno di Venere.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Caserta tour planner.

Traveling by train from Gaeta to Caserta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Caserta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Naples.
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Naples — 1 night

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 13th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Naples road trip planner.

You can drive from Caserta to Naples in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Battipaglia.
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Battipaglia — 1 night

Battipaglia is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of south-western Italy.HistoryThe area was given its modern name in 1080 AD, when Robert Guiscard confirmed to the Catholic Church of Salerno the possession of lands between the Sele river and the Tusciano river. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Santa Maria della Speranza, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia d'Argento, then relax and rejuvenate at Bora Bora Sun, and finally get outside with Lido Malibu.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Battipaglia trip maker tool.

You can drive from Naples to Battipaglia in an hour. In August in Battipaglia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Praia A Mare.
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Praia A Mare — 1 night

Praia a Mare is a town and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): head outdoors with Centro Sub Scalea, then head outdoors with Lido Roxy, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Calypso.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Praia A Mare trip maker site.

You can drive from Battipaglia to Praia A Mare in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Maratea.
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Maratea — 1 night

Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Spiaggia D'i Vranne, then enjoy the sand and surf at Il Mirto Solarium Bar, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Marina of Maratea.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Maratea road trip app.

Maratea is very close to Praia A Mare. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gizzeria Lido.
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Gizzeria Lido — 1 night

On the 17th (Wed), get outside with Cool Bay Resort, stroll through Lido Zanzibar, and then kick back and relax at Le B Club.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Gizzeria Lido journey app.

Drive from Maratea to Gizzeria Lido in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Gizzeria Lido can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bivongi.
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Bivongi — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Monastero di San Giovanni Theristis, then get outside with Solero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at La Scialata, and finally admire the sheer force of Cascata del Marmarico.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bivongi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gizzeria Lido to Bivongi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tropea.
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Tropea — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stop by Enogastronomia Lorenzo, then stroll through Tropea Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with Mondo Blu Diving.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tropea trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Bivongi to Tropea in 2.5 hours. August in Tropea sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Metaponto.
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Metaponto — 1 night

Metaponto is a small town of about 1,000 people in the province of Matera, Basilicata, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to La Gravina di Ginosa, then stop by Prisma, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Master Wave, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Metaponto online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tropea to Metaponto takes 3.5 hours. August in Metaponto sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Matera.
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Matera — 1 night

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
On the 21st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, then stop by Arterego di Margherita Albanese, and finally awaken your taste buds at La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Matera tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Metaponto to Matera in an hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Matera when traveling from Metaponto in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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