15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
San Vito lo Capo
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  7 h 15 min
2
Lampedusa
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Bus:  6 h 15 min
3
Positano
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Foggia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Potenza
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Laino Borgo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Salerno
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  14 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
San Vito lo Capo

A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Macari, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Vito lo Capo travel planner.

Philadelphia, USA to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to San Vito lo Capo is 6 hours. May in San Vito lo Capo sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari

1
night
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sciatu Persu and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, and then stop by Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C..

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lampedusa tour site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from San Vito lo Capo to Lampedusa takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sciatu Persu ©
Sciatu Persu
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach
Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), then head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, then sample the fine beverages at Il Gusto della Costa, and finally kick back and relax at Fornillo. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lido di Ravello, appreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Positano tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight, train, and subway from Lampedusa to Positano in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Foggia.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praiano, Valle dei Mulini, Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi, Lido di Ravello
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Valle dei Mulini ©
Valle dei Mulini

2
nights
Foggia

Foggia ©
Foggia is a city and comune of Apulia, in southern Italy, capital of the province of Foggia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Nazionale del Gargano, pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Santa Maria delle Grazie, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo, and finally stop by Pasticceria Monachese. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Borgo Turrito, head outdoors with Tiquitaca asd, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Pista Ciclabile Trinitapoli-Mare, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di San Michele.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Foggia attractions planner.

Getting from Positano to Foggia by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May in Foggia, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Potenza.

Things to do in Foggia

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pista Ciclabile Trinitapoli-Mare, Grotta di San Michele, Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo, Convento Santa Maria delle Grazie, Tiquitaca asd
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Parco Nazionale del Gargano ©
Parco Nazionale del Gargano
Tiquitaca asd ©
Tiquitaca asd
Pasticceria Monachese Sottozero ©
Pasticceria Monachese Sottozero

3
nights
Potenza

Potenza ©
Potenza is a city and comune in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata (former Lucania).Capital of the Province of Potenza and the Basilicata region, the city is the highest regional capital and one of the highest provincial capitals in Italy, overlooking the valley of the Basento river in the Apennine Mountains of Lucania, east of Salerno. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oasi Valle della Caccia and Oasi WWF di Morigerati. Take a break from the city and head to Cascate di San Fele and Grotte di Castelcivita. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Potenza: Cantine del Notaio (in Rionero in Vulture), Spiagge Le Praie (in Praiano) and Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta (in Pertosa). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Cascate Capelli di Venere, stop by Petilli 1933, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Idearte.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Potenza holiday site .

Traveling by car from Foggia to Potenza takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Laino Borgo.

Things to do in Potenza

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oasi Valle della Caccia, Cantine del Notaio, Spiagge Le Praie, Grotte di Castelcivita, Cascate Capelli di Venere
Highlights from your plan
Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta ©
Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta
Oasi Valle della Caccia ©
Oasi Valle della Caccia
Grotte di Castelcivita ©
Grotte di Castelcivita

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night
Laino Borgo

Laino Borgo is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Laino Borgo trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Potenza to Laino Borgo takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Salerno.

Things to do in Laino Borgo

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing

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nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the striking features of Villa Guariglia, stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, stop by Ceramica D'Urso Vietri, then view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, and finally browse for treasures at Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Made In Salerno, then stroll through Spiaggia Lannio, and then trek along Sentiero dei Limoni.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salerno route tool .

Traveling by car from Laino Borgo to Salerno takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Spiaggia di castiglione, Spiaggia Lannio, Sentiero dei Limoni
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Sentiero dei Limoni ©
Sentiero dei Limoni

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