13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy holiday planner

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Catania
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Syracuse
— 3 nights
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Taormina
— 3 nights
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Positano
— 4 nights
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Naples
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Catania

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.
To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Catania tour itinerary maker.

Kansas City, USA to Catania is an approximately 18-hour travel. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kansas City to Catania due to the time zone difference. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Syracuse.

Things to do in Catania

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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 more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Catania to Syracuse takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Taormina

— 3 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Via Teatro Greco, Il Pistacchio di Corica Alfio and Caffe Wunderbar. Explore Taormina's surroundings by going to Castiglione di Sicilia (Le Gole dell'Alcantara & Alcantara River Park), Il vino della Rosa (in Linguaglossa) and Gole Alcantara Botanical and Geological Park (in Motta Camastra). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Isola Bella and make a trip to Corso Umberto.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Taormina trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Taormina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. June in Taormina sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 69°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for Positano.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ravello - Atrani Walk, Ruga Nova Mercatorum (Via dei Mercanti), Valle delle Ferriere, and other attractions you added. Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Amalfi (Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, Fontana sant'Andrea, &more), Fiordo di Furore (in Furore) and Pompeii Archaeological Park (in Pompeii). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Fornillo, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, shop like a local with Miniaci Art Gallery, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano road trip planning app.

You can travel from Taormina to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Naples are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife