12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Springfield
Fly + Drive:  21 h
1
Maiori
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Naples
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Springfield

3
nights
Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Go for a jaunt from Maiori to Ravello to see Villa Cimbrone Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Villa Rufolo, get outside with Monte Finestra, admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, and steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Maiori holiday builder tool.

Springfield, USA to Maiori is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Springfield to Maiori due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Springfield in May, Maiori is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Maiori

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Vietri sul Mare, Monte Finestra
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Monte Finestra ©
Monte Finestra
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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.
Positano is known for beaches, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head outdoors with Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods, and kick back and relax at Fornillo.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Positano online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Maiori to Positano takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Praiano
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Grotte di Suppraiano ©
Grotte di Suppraiano

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Paestum Ruins (in Paestum), Salerno (Cilento & Salerno War Cemetery) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Sorrento). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, steep yourself in history at Galleria Borbonica, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, and make a trip to Miglio Sacro.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Naples road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Salerno, Paestum Ruins, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Wine Tours & Tastings

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