19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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19 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Karratha
Fly + Drive:  34​h
1
Cefalu, Sicily
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Ravello
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Orvieto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
6
Venice
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  6​h
7
Cabras, Sardinia
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Karratha

1
night
Cefalu, Sicily

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. On the 4th (Fri), explore the ancient world of La Rocca, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Cefalu, and then take a stroll through Cefalu Coast. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Castello dei Ventimiglia, explore the historical opulence of Castello Ventimiglia, then examine the collection at Museo Civico, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Motorismo Siciliano E Della Targa Florio.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cefalu road trip tool .

Karratha, Australia to Cefalu is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Cefalu

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Side Trips

Termini Imerese, Castelbuono
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Rocca di Cefalu ©
Rocca di Cefalu
Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, then get some fabulous bargains at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Ravello, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and then kick back and relax at Fornillo.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cefalu to Ravello takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Ravello, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Fornillo
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Giovenale, steep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella del Corporale, then contemplate the long history of Duomo di Orvieto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Orvieto.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Orvieto online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Ravello to Orvieto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Orvieto, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Chiesa San Giovenale ©
Chiesa San Giovenale

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, then do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip builder site .

Drive from Orvieto to Assisi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

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You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to St. Mark's Square.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Venice day trip planning app .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cabras.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach & Sea, kick back and relax at Capo San Marco, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at S'Archeddu 'e sa Canna and then stroll through Spiaggia di Is Arutas.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Venice to Cabras in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Venice in October, with highs in Cabras at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cabras

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Beach & Sea, Capo San Marco
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Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Capo San Marco ©
Capo San Marco
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galleria Borghese and Colosseum. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sistine Chapel, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planning website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Cabras to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Cabras, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

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Side Trip

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

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