12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

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Fly
1
Naples
— 1 night
Drive
2
Sorrento
— 5 nights
Ferry
3
Capri
— 1 day
Ferry
4
Positano
— 1 night
Drive
5
Amalfi
— 1 night
Taxi
6
Ravello
— 1 night
Drive
7
Rome
— 2 nights
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Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 11th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Croce, explore the ancient world of Fullonica di Stephanus, steep yourself in history at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), then explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, then explore the ancient world of Tempio d'Iside, and finally explore the ancient world of Partem Domus lignea - Casa del Tramezzo di Legno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Lorenzo Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, then stroll through Il Gabbiano, and finally don't miss a visit to Grotta di Seiano.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Naples is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in September, with highs in Naples at 31°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Sorrento

— 5 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Marina del Cantone and Marina of Lobra. Family-friendly places like St Francis Church and Convent and Cattedrale di Sorrento will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at La Masseria Farm Experience, look for gifts at Gaja Srl, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Ieranto.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sorrento online journey planner.

You can drive from Naples to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a train. September in Sorrento sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Capri

— 1 day
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Marina Grande Beach, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santo Stefano, make a trip to Via Camerelle, then don't miss a visit to Belvedere di Tragara, and finally don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Capri online visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Capri in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Positano

— 1 night
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 18th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, then kick back and relax at Spiagge Le Praie, then identify plant and animal life at Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and finally stop by Artigianato Rallo.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 1 night

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 19th (Sun): look for gifts at Milleunaceramica, make a trip to Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, take a memorable drive along Maestra dei Villaggi Road, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Minori, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena, and finally make a trip to Vicoli, scale e archi.

Before you visit Amalfi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Positano to Amalfi in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. September in Amalfi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

Side Trips

Ravello

— 1 night
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Lido di Ravello, explore the striking landscape at Monte Cerreto, stop by Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip planner.

Ravello is just a stone's throw from Amalfi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): cool off at Kursaal Village, then stroll through Mediterranea, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle Aventino, and finally slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Rome road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in September, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.