18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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18 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Venice
— 4 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
+3
train + shuttle + Fly + bus:  7​h
3
Dorgali, Sardinia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Cabras, Sardinia
— 2 nights
+3
train + foot + Fly + train:  6​h
5
Assisi
— 1 night
6
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Chandigarh

4
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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Giudecca 795 Art Gallery capture your imagination. For shopping fun, head to Palazzo dei Diamanti or Venezia Oro & Occhiali. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Ferrara (Libreria Editrice Belriguardo & Castello Estense). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip maker site .

Chandigarh, India to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Chandigarh to Venice due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ferrara, Angelo Vitturi
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Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Sun), shop like a local with Museo Mario Romoli, relax in the rural setting at Castello di Verrazzano, and then learn about winemaking at La Massa. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence day trip planning tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Dorgali.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, Museo Mario Romoli
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

1
night
Dorgali, Sardinia

Dorgali ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico Sardo and then kick back and relax at Oasi Biderosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): tour the water at your own pace with Blue Driving - Noleggio Gommoni ed escursioni nel Golfo di Orosei and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Berchida.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Florence to Dorgali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cabras.

Things to do in Dorgali

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Orosei, Spiaggia Berchida, Museo del Costume
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Oasi Biderosa ©
Oasi Biderosa
Spiaggia Berchida ©
Spiaggia Berchida
Museo del Costume ©
Museo del Costume

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Thu), kick back and relax at Capo San Marco, cruise along Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia tra San Giovanni di Sinis e Is Aruttas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Is Arutas, steep yourself in history at Ipogeo di San Salvatore, and then kick back and relax at S'Archeddu 'e sa Canna.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cabras tour itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Dorgali to Cabras takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Cabras can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Cabras

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Capo San Marco
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Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
Ipogeo di San Salvatore ©
Ipogeo di San Salvatore

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, do a tasting at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, see the interesting displays at Complesso Museale di San Francesco, then steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, stop by La Bottega Di Teresa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Rivotorto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally explore the ancient world of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi tour app .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Cabras to Assisi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Cabras in August, expect nights in Assisi to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Montefalco, La Bottega Di Teresa
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Head to Mostra Permanente Tommaso Gismondi and La Bottega degli Orsinifor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vatican Museums and Colosseum. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Trevignano Romano in Trevignano Romano, about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Via Condotti, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome journey builder .

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, La Bottega degli Orsini, Trevignano Romano, Mostra Permanente Tommaso Gismondi
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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