11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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11 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  7​h
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train + Subway:  2​h 45​min
2
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Ferry:  30​min
3
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Como
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  8​h
End: Durham

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip planner.

Durham, UK to Rome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durham to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Durham in July: highs in Rome hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento online travel planner .

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Sorrento sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Transportation Outdoors

Side Trips

Pompeii, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Speed Boats Tours
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (Villa Rufolo, Duomo di Ravello, & more) and Amalfi (Wine Tours & Tastings, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, & more). The adventure continues: stroll through Fornillo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, and contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Positano vacation planning app .

Positano is just a short distance from Sorrento. In July, daytime highs in Positano are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Speed Boats Tours
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

1
night
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 18th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, get outside with Via Krupp, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, don't miss a visit to Giardini di Augusto, then appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, and finally Head underground at White Grotta.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Capri online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Positano to Capri takes 3.5 hours. July in Capri sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Como.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
White Grotta ©
White Grotta

1
night
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), then trek along Sentee di Sort, and then make a trip to Faro voltiano.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Como vacation planning website .

Getting from Capri to Como by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Capri in July since evenings lows in Como dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Como

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sentee di Sort, Faro voltiano
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)

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