22 days in Italy & England Itinerary

22 days in Italy & England Itinerary

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Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
2
Amalfi, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Ferry
4
Capri, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry
5
Sorrento, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
6
Pompeii, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Arco, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

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Palermo, Italy — 1 night

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Palazzo Conte Federico, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, then admire the striking features of Norman Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Palermo travel planner.

London, UK to Palermo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Palermo due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can fly to Amalfi.
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Amalfi, Italy — 3 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, get outside with Chalet de Mar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Atrani, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint Trofimena.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Palermo to Amalfi by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Amalfi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 3 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.
Positano is known for sightseeing, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Fornillo, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, surround yourself with nature on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Positano travel route builder website.

You can drive from Amalfi to Positano in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. August in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.
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Capri, Italy — 1 night

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for gifts at Limoncello di Capri, take some stellar pictures from Monte Solaro, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santo Stefano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Capri day trip planning website.

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. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Sorrento.
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Sorrento, Italy — 1 night

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 10th (Sat), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sorrento travel route builder.

Getting from Capri to Sorrento by ferry takes about an hour. In August in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pompeii.
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Pompeii, Italy — 3 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Get out of town with these interesting Pompeii side-trips: Paestum (Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, Archaeological Park of Paestum, &more) and Salerno (Speed Boats Tours, Duomo di Salerno, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pompeii trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Sorrento to Pompeii in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pompeii can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 1 night

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 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gaudioso, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, examine the collection at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, then examine the collection at Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai, and finally browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

Naples is just a stone's throw from Pompeii. In August, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to fly to Arco.
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Arco, Italy — 1 night

Arco is a comune in Trentino-Alto Adige in northern Italy.The town is faced on one side by sheer limestone cliffs jutting up like a wall protecting it and its ancient hilltop castle.Main sightsThe Castello di Arco, medieval castleSanctuary and convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, built in 1475 - 1492. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Martino, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S.Apollinare a Prabi, then don't miss a visit to Porta Stranfora, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Rocco.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Arco road trip planning site.

Fly from Naples to Arco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Naples in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Arco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice online holiday planner.

You can drive from Arco to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the striking features of Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London holiday planning website.

Getting from Venice to London by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Venice to London is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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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England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Gardens
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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