10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Salerno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Positano
— 4 nights
Ferry:  3 h 15 min
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Houston

2
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
For shopping fun, head to Sol’Art Ceramiche or Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Made In Salerno. Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara) and Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salerno online trip itinerary planner.

Houston, USA to Salerno is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Salerno is 7 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Houston in June: highs in Salerno hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Spiaggia Lannio, Spiaggia di castiglione
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche

4
nights
Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia Grande and Fornillo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione), Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, &more) and Spiaggia di Atrani (in Atrani). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Capo di Conca.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano trip itinerary app.

Drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. June in Positano sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia di Atrani
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal ©
Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, Head underground at White Grotta, thenappreciate the history behind Natural Arch, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Capri trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Positano to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Anacapri
Highlights from your plan
White Grotta ©
White Grotta
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Natural Arch ©
Natural Arch

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