16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Otranto — 2 nights

Otranto is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. Get some cultural insight at Centro Storico Otranto and Cattedrale Di Otranto. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Grotta della Poesia. Take a break from Otranto with a short trip to Channel Ciolo in Gagliano del Capo, about 54 minutes away. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Alimini and explore the activities along Cava di Bauxite.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Otranto trip planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Otranto is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Geneva in June, things will get a bit warmer in Otranto: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Rome — 5 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Villa Borghese and Cupola di San Pietro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello Orsini-Odescalchi (in Bracciano) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Necropolis.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rome trip maker website.

Getting from Otranto to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 4 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Lungomare Caracciolo. Step off the beaten path and head to Catacombe di San Gennaro and Catacombe di San Gaudioso. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Forum). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Gesu Nuovo Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, stroll the grounds of Cimitero delle Fontanelle, and admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.
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Capri — 4 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Visit Chiesa San Michele and Villa San Michele for their historical value. Get outdoors at I Faraglioni and Fortini Coastal Walk. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, Head underground at Blue Grotto, stroll through Marina Grande Public Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Capri road trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Naples to Capri in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel 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.