13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy attractions planner

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
Drive
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Positano
— 4 nights
Fly
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Syracuse
— 3 nights
Drive
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Catania
— 4 nights
Drive
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Taormina
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Drive to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, Fly to Kansas City International Airport, Drive to Kansas City

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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary planner.

Kansas City, USA to Naples is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kansas City to Naples due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kansas City in April since evenings lows in Naples dip to 52°F. You'll set off for Positano on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors

Positano

— 4 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Monte Solaro (in Anacapri), Pompeii Archaeological Park (in Pompeii) and Fiordo di Furore (in Furore). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, pause for some photo ops at Fontana sant'Andrea, and get great views at Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Syracuse.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Syracuse

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Syracuse trip planner.

Fly from Positano to Syracuse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Catania.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Catania

— 4 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Change things up with these side-trips from Catania: Caltagirone (Cattedrale di San Giuliano & Saint Maria of Monte) and Piazza Armerina (Villa Romana del Casale & Museo Della Civilta Mineraria). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna, steep yourself in history at Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania, get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Catania online trip maker.

Getting from Syracuse to Catania by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Catania

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Taormina

With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taormina vacation website.

Traveling by car from Catania to Taormina takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Catania in May, Taormina is a bit warmer at night with lows of 61°F. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks