15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur
Fly + bus + train:  19​h 30​min
Taormina, Sicily
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
Palermo, Sicily
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle + ferry:  5​h
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
ferry + shuttle + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
Kuala Lumpur

3
days
Taormina, Sicily

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.
Shop till you drop at Pastificio Il Mattarello and Il Laboratorio Dell'Arte. Step off the beaten path and head to Castello Rufo Ruffo and souvenir artigianali l'angolo dell'arte. Get out of town with these interesting Taormina side-trips: Catania (Piazza Duomo & Enoteca Regionale di Sicilia), Il Pistacchio (in Bronte) and Libreria Incantastorie (in Milazzo). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche Managò, make a trip to Corso Umberto, head off the coast to Isola Bella, and stop by Stroscio Gioielli.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Taormina is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Taormina due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Taormina at 19°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Taormina

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Catania, Bronte, Libreria Incantastorie, Castello Rufo Ruffo, souvenir artigianali l'angolo dell'arte
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Pastificio Il Mattarello
Pastificio Il Mattarello
Castello Rufo Ruffo
Castello Rufo Ruffo
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella

3
days
Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Get some historical perspective at Chiesa del Gesù and Duomo di Monreale. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tempio di Segesta and Cattedrale di Palermo. Step out of Palermo to go to Castellammare del Golfo and see Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, admire the natural beauty at Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina, and stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini.

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Drive from Taormina to Palermo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. December in Palermo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Capri.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Duomo di Monreale, Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro, Tempio di Segesta
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
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Chiesa del Gesù
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta

2
days
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 1st (Mon), contemplate the long history of Villa San Michele, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria a Cetrella, contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, then look for gifts at Limoncello Di Capri, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, and finally look for gifts at Ceramiche Tavassi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Belvedere di Tragara, look for gifts at Carthusia, admire the natural beauty at Terrazza dei Giardini d'Augusto, then stop by Eco Capri, then stop by Sea Gull, and finally explore the striking landscape at Blue Grotto.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Palermo to Capri in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Capri

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anacapri
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Ceramiche Tavassi
Ceramiche Tavassi
Marina Piccola
Marina Piccola
Via Krupp ©
Via Krupp

3
days
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute and Dorsoduro. Head to Mercati di Rialto and Paper Owlfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: cioccolateria veneziana (in San Dona Di Piave) and Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo & Scrovegni Chapel). The adventure continues: stop by I Tre Mercanti, take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the long history of San Giorgio Maggiore, and admire the striking features of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

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Do a combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In January, Venice is slightly colder than Capri - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Padua, cioccolateria veneziana, Isola di Burano
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Mercati di Rialto
Mercati di Rialto
I Tre Mercanti ©
I Tre Mercanti

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