12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pompeii
— 2 nights
2
Ottaviano
— 1 night
3
Amalfi
— 2 nights
4
Ercolano
— 1 night
5
Naples
— 3 nights
6
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights

2
nights
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Pompeii Archaeological Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Sun), admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Lupanar, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paestum Ruins.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pompeii journey planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Pompeii is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jerusalem in March: high temperatures in Pompeii hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Ottaviano.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Salerno, Paestum Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

1
night
Ottaviano

Ottaviano ©
Ottaviano is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 20 km east of Naples and is located in the Vesuvian Area. Vesuvio National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Valle dell'Inferno, take in the awesome beauty at Vesuvio National Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ottaviano day trip planning app.

Ottaviano is just a stone's throw from Pompeii. March in Ottaviano sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Ottaviano

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vesuvio National Park ©
Vesuvio National Park
Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo ©
Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

2
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amalfi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ottaviano to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ottaviano in April since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ercolano.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ravello, Scala, Grotte di Suppraiano
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

1
night
Ercolano

Ercolano ©
Ercolano is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Campania of Southern Italy. You've now added Parco Acheologico di Ercolano to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Partem Domus lignea - Casa del Tramezzo di Legno, explore the ancient world of Casa Sannitica, steep yourself in history at Casa del Bel Cortile, thenexplore the ancient world of Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite, thenexplore the ancient world of Casa del Salone Nero, and finally delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ercolano road trip planner.

You can drive from Amalfi to Ercolano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a train. Traveling from Amalfi in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ercolano, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ercolano

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Casa Sannitica ©
Casa Sannitica
Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite ©
Casa di Nettuno e Anfitrite

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Museo Cappella Sansevero and Galleria Borbonica are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Underground Naples and Lungomare Caracciolo. Change things up with a short trip to Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods in Positano (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, stop by Cardine, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara.

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Naples is very close to Ercolano. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Anacapri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods
Highlights from your plan
Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino ©
Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

2
nights
Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri ©
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monte Solaro as well as Blue Grotto. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, identify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita, thentake in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria a Cetrella. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Grotta di Matromania and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortini Coastal Walk.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Anacapri trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naples to Anacapri in 1.5 hours. In April in Anacapri, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Anacapri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Capri
Highlights from your plan
Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto

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