11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy vacation planner

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Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
2
Amalfi
— 3 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Paestum
3
Paestum
— 1 night
Drive
4
Civita
— 1 night
Drive
5
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Fly

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Capri, Island of Capri

— 3 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Family-friendly places like I Faraglioni and Nesea Capri will thrill your kids. On the 26th (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, get outside with Le Ondine Beach Club, kick back and relax at Marina Grande Beach, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Capri trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Capri is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Capri is 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Amalfi.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Explore Amalfi's surroundings by going to Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Art & Craft Gallery, &more) and I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos (in Praiano). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, and take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amalfi tour planner.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Paestum

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Nausica Bagni, then get outside with Lido Esercito, then explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, and finally kick back and relax at Lido Mediterraneo Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Paestum trip app.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Amalfi to Paestum in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Civita

— 1 night
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh, then look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino, and finally snap pictures at Il ponte del diavolo.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Civita itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Civita takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Civita

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Promenade Trieste, then get outside with Cilento, then contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Lupanar. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vesuvio National Park and then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

Discover how to plan a Pompeii trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Civita to Pompeii takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips