14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Drive to Putignano
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Putignano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alberobello
Drive
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Polignano a Mare
— 1 night
Drive
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Matera
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ostuni
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monopoli
— 3 nights
Fly
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
Fly

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Putignano — 2 nights

Putignano is a town and comune in the province of Bari and region of Apulia, Italy.EconomyIn the past, the economy of the city was principally based on agriculture, but in more recent times the population has transformed it into an industrial centre. Get some historical perspective at Confraternita Di San Rocco and Castle of Gioia del Colle. Get outdoors at Grotte di Castellana and Grotta del Trullo. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro Apostolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria La Greca, explore the world behind art at Museo Civico "Guglielmo Romanazzi Carducci - Principe di Santo Mauro", and make a trip to Cassa Armonica.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Putignano trip itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Putignano is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Putignano due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Putignano at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alberobello.
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Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alberobello journey maker website.

Alberobello is very close to Putignano. In August, daytime highs in Alberobello are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 9th (Tue), you're off to Polignano a Mare.
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Polignano a Mare — 1 night

Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. On the 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Paura, Head underground at Grotta Azzurra, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta Piana, then kick back and relax at Lama Monachile, and finally take in the views from Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Polignano a Mare road trip planning website.

You can drive from Alberobello to Polignano a Mare in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Polignano a Mare can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Matera.
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Matera — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Purgatorio, contemplate the long history of Casa Cisterna Sotterranea, contemplate the long history of Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Ridola, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Piazza Duomo, don't miss a visit to Centro storico di Altamura, delve into the distant past at Chiesa Rupestre San Michele Delle Grotte, then see the interesting displays at Laboratorio della Cola Cola - La Casa della Cola Cola, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gravina in Puglia - Cattedrale.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Matera vacation maker website.

Drive from Polignano a Mare to Matera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ostuni.
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Ostuni — 2 nights

Ostuni is a city and comune, located about 8 km from the coast, in the province of Brindisi, region of Apulia, Italy). Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll through Gestiva Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cala di Rosamarina, then stop by Il Botteghino, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Azienda Agricola Pietrasanta, kick back and relax at Lido Bianco Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Sabbia d'Oro, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at T BEACH Mezzaluna.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ostuni day trip planning site.

Getting from Matera to Ostuni by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Matera in August since evenings lows in Ostuni dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monopoli.
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Monopoli — 3 nights

Monopoli is a town and municipality in Italy, in the province of Bari and region of Apulia. Get some cultural insight at Castello di Carlo V and Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lido Colonia and Cala Porta Vecchia. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido le Macchie, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Palmieri, kick back and relax at Lido Cala Cerasa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Teresa.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Monopoli trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ostuni to Monopoli in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Monopoli when traveling from Ostuni in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Pisa.
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Pisa — 2 nights

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 18th (Thu), make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then stroll through Stabilimento Balneare Venere Azzurra, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lerici Stabilimento Balneare, and finally kick back and relax at Aloha Beach Club - Venere Azzurra. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Bagno La Siesta, kick back and relax at Bagno Uappala, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Tirreno 2000, and finally don't miss a visit to San Piero a Grado.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa driving holiday planner.

Fly from Monopoli to Pisa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planning app.

You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Fri).
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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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