11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Ischia, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 night
2
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
3
Sorrento
— 3 nights
4
Positano
— 1 night
5
Amalfi
— 2 nights
6
Paestum
— 1 night
7
Naples
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

1
night
Ischia, Isola d'Ischia

Ischia ©
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. On the 18th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese d'Ischia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Giardini Poseidon Terme, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso, and then get the lay of the land with Ischia Guided Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ischia trip planner.

London, UK to Ischia is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Ischia at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Ischia

Historic Sites · Spas · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Walking tour
Ischia Guided Tours
4.8

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 20th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Tours of Capri, make a trip to Via Krupp, then don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, and finally get great views at Belvedere Cannone.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Capri online day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ischia to Capri in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Capri are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
©
Walking tour
Tours of Capri
4.9
Geologic Formation
I Faraglioni
4.8

3
nights
Sorrento

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Villa dei Misteri (in Pompeii) and Salerno (Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri, Castello di Arechi, &more). Dedicate the 22nd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini, and add some adventure to your tour with Kayak Sorrento.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Sorrento trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Food Tours
4.9
©
Architectural Building
Villa dei Misteri
4.7

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): kick back and relax at Fornillo, kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then take a memorable tour with Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Positano holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Positano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Highlights from your trip
©
Beach
Fornillo
4.2

2
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, zoom along the surf with Amalfi Marine, then steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Fiordo di Furore, stroll through Lido di Ravello, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then cruise along Amalfi Coast, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Amalfi road trip planning app.

You can drive from Positano to Amalfi in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or ride a ferry. In July in Amalfi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Amalfi Marine
4.5
©
Architectural Building
Villa Rufolo
4.4

1
night
Paestum

Paestum ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): stroll through Lido Mediterraneo Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, then get outside with Lido Esercito, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Paestum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paestum trip maker website.

Getting from Amalfi to Paestum by combination of taxi and train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Paestum can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
©
Observation Deck
Torre di Paestum
1.0

1
night
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Naples trip planner.

You can drive from Paestum to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Paestum in July, Naples is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
World heritage site
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
4.6

Similar trips

12 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 14 days in Italy, Greece & Malta BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA January, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Bari & Southern Italy BY A USER FROM IRELAND August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 34 days in Europe BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Naples & Sicily BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Italy, France & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in Amalfi Coast BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in Italy & Corfu BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Italy BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Italy BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more trips