18 days in Italy & Corsica Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Corsica Itinerary

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18 days in Italy & Corsica Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly + Drive:  20 h 30 min
1
La Maddalena, Italy
— 3 nights
+4
Ferry + Bus + Foot + Ferry + Bus:  5 h 30 min
2
Porto-Vecchio, France
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h
3
Alghero, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Dorgali, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Villasimius, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Foot + Fly:  6 h
6
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Newark, United States


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La Maddalena, Italy

La Maddalena ©
La Maddalena is a town and comune located on the island with the same name, in northern Sardinia, part of the province of Olbia-Tempio, Italy.The townLa Maddalena is the largest town in the Maddalena archipelago, just 2km from the northeastern shore of Sardinia and sitting in the Straits of Bonifacio, between it and Corsica.The focal-point of pedestrian activity is found around Piazza Umberto I (formerly known as Piazza Comando-the older generation of natives in town still commonly refer to the piazza by its original name). On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our La Maddalena online tour itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to La Maddalena is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to La Maddalena is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto-Vecchio.

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Spiaggia Bassa Trinita ©
Spiaggia Bassa Trinita
Spiaggia di Cala Spalmatore ©
Spiaggia di Cala Spalmatore

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Porto-Vecchio, France

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plage de San Giovanni as well as Plage De Pinarello. Explore Porto-Vecchio's surroundings by going to Bonifacio (Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps) & Iles Lavezzi). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Palombaggia and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Santa Giulia.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Porto-Vecchio trip planner.

Getting from La Maddalena to Porto-Vecchio by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

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Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Plage De Pinarello, Plage de San Giovanni
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Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia

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Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Spiaggia Mugoni, Torre di San Giacomo, Parco di Porto Conte, and other attractions. Change things up with a short trip to La Pelosa Beach in Stintino (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Capo Caccia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare, stroll through Le Bombarde, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Alghero tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Porto-Vecchio to Alghero takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Dorgali.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

La Pelosa Beach
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Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia

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Dorgali, Italy

Dorgali ©
Step out of Dorgali to go to Orosei and see Oasi Biderosa, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: Head underground at Grotta del Bue Marino, delve into the distant past at Domus de Janas Di Isportana, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Cartoe, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Acquario Cala Gonone.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dorgali trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Alghero to Dorgali takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Villasimius.

Things to do in Dorgali

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Oasi Biderosa
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Cala Fuili Beach ©
Cala Fuili Beach
Oasi Biderosa ©
Oasi Biderosa
Grotta del Bue Marino ©
Grotta del Bue Marino

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Villasimius, Italy

Villasimius ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Punta Molentis, then kick back and relax at Simius Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Campulongu, and finally kick back and relax at Porto Giunco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Spiaggia di Mari Pintau, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Piscina Rei, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Sinzias, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pira.

For where to stay, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Villasimius travel planner.

You can drive from Dorgali to Villasimius in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Villasimius are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Milan.

Things to do in Villasimius

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Mari Pintau, Spiaggia Piscina Rei, Cala Sinzias, Cala Pira
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Spiaggia di Punta Molentis ©
Spiaggia di Punta Molentis
Porto Giunco ©
Porto Giunco
Spiaggia di Mari Pintau ©
Spiaggia di Mari Pintau

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Villasimius to Milan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Villasimius in August, you will find days in Milan are little chillier (85°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for home.

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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