11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Positano
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Maiori
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Step out of Naples with an excursion to Villa dei Misteri in Pompeii--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, and take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip builder tool.

Newark, USA to Naples is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Naples is 6 hours. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Sorrento (Marina di Puolo, La Solara, &more). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, view the masterpieces at Miniaci Art Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Grado, and kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Positano trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. August in Positano sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sorrento, Praiano
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . When in Maiori, make a side trip to see Villa Cimbrone Gardens in Ravello, approximately Ravello away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, get interesting insight from Tours, step into the grandiose world of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, and admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maiori holiday planning tool.

Drive from Positano to Maiori in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Maiori can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maiori

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, Spiaggia Lannio
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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