20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Polignano a Mare
— 2 nights
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Monopoli
— 2 nights
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Alberobello
— 2 nights
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Martina Franca
— 2 nights
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Lecce
— 2 nights
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Matera
— 2 nights
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Trani
— 2 nights
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Bari
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Polignano a Mare

— 2 nights
Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Statua di Domenico Modugno, and then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Conversano, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then go for a walk through Lungomare Dalmazia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Polignano a Mare vacation planner.

Bari to Polignano a Mare is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bari in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Polignano a Mare: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Monopoli.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:

Monopoli

— 2 nights
Monopoli is a town and municipality in Italy, in the province of Bari and region of Apulia. On the 7th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museo e Sito Archeologico Cripta Romanica, and then contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Monopoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): catch some excitement at Zoosafari, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele in Frangesto, then explore the historical opulence of Il Castello di Santo Stefano, and finally view the masterpieces at GiuInLab.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Monopoli trip planner.

Monopoli is just a stone's throw from Polignano a Mare. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Monopoli

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:

Alberobello

— 2 nights
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Grotta del Trullo, Head underground at Grotte di Castellana, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Rione Aia Piccola, and then don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Sant'Antonio di Padova.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Alberobello route builder.

Alberobello is just a stone's throw from Monopoli. November in Alberobello sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Martina Franca.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:

Martina Franca

— 2 nights
Martina Franca, or only Martina, is a town and municipality in the province of Taranto, Apulia (Puglia), southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Mostra Storico-Artigiana dell’Arsenale Militare Marittimo, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Archeologico, and then take in the views from Ponte Girevole. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at L'Acropoli di Puglia and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Martina Franca trip planner.

Martina Franca is just a short distance from Alberobello. Traveling from Alberobello in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Martina Franca, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Martina Franca

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 13:

Lecce

— 2 nights

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Lecce, and then make a trip to Centro Storico, Lecce. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Centro Storico di Gallipoli and then stroll through Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lecce itinerary site.

Drive from Martina Franca to Lecce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Lecce sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:

Matera

— 2 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, make a trip to Casa Noha, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, Head underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and then make a trip to Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Matera trip planner.

You can drive from Lecce to Matera in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lecce in November, expect nights in Matera to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Trani.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

Trani

— 2 nights
Trani is a seaport of Apulia, in southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, 40km by railway West-Northwest of Bari. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Trani, don't miss a visit to Villa Comunale, and then contemplate the long history of Sinagoga Scolanova. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, step into the grandiose world of Castel del Monte, and then get to know the fascinating history of Il Parco Archeologico di San Leucio.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Trani journey planner.

Traveling by car from Matera to Trani takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Trani are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bari.

Things to do in Trani

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:

Bari

— 5 nights

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Bari is known for historic sites, nightlife, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Nicola, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Ferrarese, pause for some photo ops at Sacrario Militare dei Caduti d'Oltremare, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bari online journey planner.

You can drive from Trani to Bari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Bari, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.