26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner
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Bari
— 1 night
Drive
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Alberobello
Drive
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Matera
— 1 night
Drive
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Castelmezzano
— 1 day
Drive
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Paestum
— 4 nights
Drive
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Naples
Fly
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Palermo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Trapani
— 13 nights
Drive
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Agrigento
— 2 nights
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Bari — 1 night

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 6th (Tue), make a trip to Citta Vecchia - Bari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Bari, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare e Murat.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bari itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport and Brindisi Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Bari can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Alberobello.
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Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alberobello online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bari to Alberobello takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 7th (Wed), you're off to Matera.
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Matera — 1 night

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 7th (Wed), Head underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, then explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, and finally don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Matera vacation maker app.

Getting from Alberobello to Matera by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Castelmezzano.
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Castelmezzano — 1 day

Castelmezzano is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Pietro, stroll through Ferrata Salemm, then don't miss a visit to Le Sette Pietre, and finally visit Volo dell'Angelo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Castelmezzano online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Matera to Castelmezzano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Paestum.
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Paestum — 4 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Cooperativa Rosa dei Venti (in Marina di Camerota) and Baia del Buon Dormire (in Palinuro).

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paestum itinerary maker website.

Getting from Castelmezzano to Paestum by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Naples.
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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Naples trip planner.

You can drive from Paestum to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Paestum in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Naples, with lows around 22°C. You'll set off for Palermo on the 12th (Mon).
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Palermo — 4 nights

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Explore Palermo's surroundings by going to Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Cefalu (Duomo di Cefalu, Cefalu Coast, &more) and Chiesa degli Agonizzanti (in Carini). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Palermo trip planning website.

You can fly from Naples to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Trapani.
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Trapani — 13 nights

Historically known for its importance in salt production, Trapani has gained recognition as an enticing but affordable vacation locale in Sicily.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Vito lo Capo (Santuario di San Vito & Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo), Marsala (CANTINA MARTINEZ dal 1866, Baglio Baiata Alagna, &more) and Castellammare del Golfo (Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro & Chiesa di San Giuseppe). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, delve into the distant past at Selinunte Archaeological Park, make a trip to Grotte bue marino, and get to know the fascinating history of Corso Vittorio Emanuele di Trapani.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Trapani road trip planning site.

You can drive from Palermo to Trapani in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Agrigento.
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Agrigento — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll around Mini Zoo, then explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi, then examine the collection at Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, and finally explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Statua di Icaro caduto, then admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino della Kolymbethra, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Seta Spa and Wellness.

Make your Agrigento itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Trapani to Agrigento in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Trapani in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Agrigento, with lows around 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling 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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