31 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Naples
— 5 nights
Fly
3
Palermo
— 3 nights
Train
4
Agrigento
— 1 night
Drive
5
Cefalu
— 3 nights
Train
6
Catania
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Taormina
Drive
8
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Train
9
Ragusa
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Palermo
— 1 night
Fly
11
Naples
Drive
12
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Ferry
13
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
14
Positano
— 1 night
Drive
15
Amalfi
— 1 night
Drive
16
Rome
— 1 night
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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stanze di Raffaello and Colle Aventino. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, steep yourself in history at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and admire the striking features of Chiesa del Santissimo Nome di Gesu all’Argentina.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome tour itinerary planning app.

Seattle, USA to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Traveling from Seattle in February, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 5 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 Museo delle Arti Sanitarie and The Neapolis Buried. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ospedale delle Bambole and Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto). Dedicate the 22nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Vulcano Solfatara, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, and contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gaudioso.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Naples vacation maker app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Palermo.
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Palermo — 3 nights

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Acciuga, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Misilmeri o Castello dell'Emiro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria dello Spasimo, then make a trip to Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, and finally explore the ancient world of Palazzo Drago Airoldi di Santa Colomba.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Palermo road trip planner.

Fly from Naples to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Agrigento.
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Agrigento — 1 night

Valley of the Temples

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.
On the 27th (Mon), indulge in some personalized pampering at Grotta delle Muse - Centro Benessere & Spa and then take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Agrigento trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Palermo to Agrigento by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Agrigento are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cefalu.
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Cefalu — 3 nights

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spiaggia Sette frati and Madonie a Passo lento. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Civico and Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento. Venture out of the city with trips to Putia Sicilian Creativity (in Castelbuono) and Museo della Manna (in Pollina). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia della Vecchia Marina.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Cefalu online attractions planner.

Getting from Agrigento to Cefalu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Catania.
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Catania — 3 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Visiting Etna Passion and San Giovanni Li Cuti will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Monastero dei Benedettini and Museo Diocesano Catania capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Catania to Nicolosi to see Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Sant'Antonio Abate, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Collegiata, explore the world behind art at MUSEO CROCIFERI - Art and Chocolate, and make a trip to Chiesa San Benedetto.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Catania sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Cefalu to Catania in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Catania can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Taormina.
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Find places to stay Mar 3 — 6:

Taormina

With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Etna Wild.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Taormina road trip planning website.

Getting from Catania to Taormina by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Catania in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Taormina, with lows of 50°F. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Syracuse.
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Find places to stay Mar 6 — 7:

Syracuse — 2 nights

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
On the 6th (Mon), kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Arenella and then get a dose of the wild on Ortigia Island Excursion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at L'Angolo del Papiro, then see the interesting displays at Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Gallina, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo).

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Syracuse trip itinerary app.

Getting from Taormina to Syracuse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ragusa.
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Ragusa — 2 nights

Town of Bridges

Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Museo del Costume, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Marina Di Modica, then surround yourself with nature on Zuleima, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo del Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo della Memoria, then see the interesting displays at Museo degli Arnesi di Una Volta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giuseppe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Giovanni Battista.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ragusa online vacation planner.

Drive from Syracuse to Ragusa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Ragusa, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Palermo.
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Palermo — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Palazzo Steri - Chiaramonte - Carcere dei penitenziati, see the interesting displays at The Antonio Pasqualino International Puppet Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Diocesano di Palermo.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Palermo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ragusa to Palermo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly to Naples.
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Naples

Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pio Monte della Misericordia, explore the world behind art at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Palermo to Naples takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Vallone dei Mulini, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Solara, then shop like a local with Gallery Raffaele Celentano, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museobottega della Tarsialignea.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sorrento day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Naples to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Sorrento are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.
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Capri, Island of Capri — 1 night

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): Head underground at Blue Grotto, trek along Fortini Coastal Walk, then explore the galleries of Villa San Michele, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Piccola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight with Nesea Capri, examine the collection at La Bottega dell'Arte di Sergio Rubino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Capri road trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Capri in an hour. In March, daytime highs in Capri are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Positano.
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Positano — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Caterina, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, then shop like a local with Miniaci Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Positano trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Fontana sant'Andrea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amalfi online itinerary planner.

Getting from Positano to Amalfi by car takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Amalfi are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rome.
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Rome — 1 night

Eternal City

Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Welcome To Rome.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planning app.

You can drive from Amalfi to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in March, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 45°F. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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