15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Lecce
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Otranto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Brindisi
— 1 night
Train + Taxi:  1 h
4
Alberobello
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Matera
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h
End: Manchester

3
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Lecce is known for historic sites, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, Lecce, get engrossed in the history at Museo Faggiano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lecce trip planning app.

Manchester, UK to Lecce is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Manchester to Lecce, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in April; daily highs in Lecce reach 23°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Otranto.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Citta fortificata di Acaya
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Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce

2
nights
Otranto

Otranto ©
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. On the 8th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Otranto, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Otranto, and then explore the activities along Cava di Bauxite. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Parco Naturale Regionale Costa Otranto - Santa Maria di Leuca e Bosco di Tricase, see the interesting displays at Sidereus, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Vittoria, and finally get outside with Circolo Ippico Malepezza.

Plan trip to Otranto with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Lecce to Otranto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Otranto can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brindisi.

Things to do in Otranto

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Circolo Ippico Malepezza, Sidereus, Piazza Vittoria, Parco Naturale Regionale Costa Otranto - Santa Maria di Leuca e Bosco di Tricase
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Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Cattedrale Di Otranto ©
Cattedrale Di Otranto
Circolo Ippico Malepezza ©
Circolo Ippico Malepezza

1
night
Brindisi

Brindisi ©
Brindisi is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): head outdoors with New Basket Brindisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Tempio di San Giovanni al Sepolcro, then see the interesting displays at Palazzina del Belvedere - Collezione Archeologica Faldetta, then don't miss a visit to Colonne Terminali della Via Appia, and finally make a trip to Portico dei Cavalieri Templari.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brindisi sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Otranto to Brindisi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Brindisi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Alberobello.

Things to do in Brindisi

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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New Basket Brindisi ©
New Basket Brindisi
Tempio di San Giovanni al Sepolcro ©
Tempio di San Giovanni al Sepolcro
Portico dei Cavalieri Templari ©
Portico dei Cavalieri Templari

5
nights
Alberobello

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Alberobello: Centro Storico di Monopoli (in Monopoli), Masseria Brancati (in Ostuni) and Taranto (Castello Aragonese, Museo Nazionale Archeologico, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio, and learn about winemaking at L'Acropoli di Puglia.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alberobello road trip app.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Brindisi to Alberobello in an hour. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Brindisi in April since evenings lows in Alberobello dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Matera.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Polignano a Mare, Taranto, Martina Franca, Fasano, Centro Storico di Monopoli
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I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site ©
I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare

3
nights
Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Go for a jaunt from Matera to Bari to see Basilica San Nicola about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Sassi di Matera, explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Matera, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria de Idris.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Matera road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Alberobello to Matera takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Basilica San Nicola
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Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina ©
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina

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