15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Paestum
— 2 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
3
Amalfi
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Sorrento
— 3 nights
Ferry
5
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry to Naples, Fly to London Gatwick

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Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Castello di Arechi (in Salerno) and Villa dei Misteri (in Pompeii). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Naples tour planner.

London, UK to Naples is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Naples due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Naples reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Paestum

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Paestum, get outside with Lido Esercito, delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, and finally stop by Bazar Cerere. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Otium Mare Felix, then kick back and relax at Lido Mec, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Mediterraneo Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nausica Bagni.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paestum road trip website.

You can drive from Naples to Paestum in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in July, Paestum is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Amalfi

— 4 nights

Painted Town

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano in Positano (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, get great views at Torre dello Ziro, and take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast.

To see reviews and tourist information, read Amalfi journey builder.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Paestum to Amalfi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Amalfi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sorrento

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Positano (Spiaggia Grande, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Cataldo, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, and stroll around Villa Comunale.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sorrento travel tool.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Sorrento. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 3 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, Head underground at Blue Grotto, make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Capri planning site.

Ride a ferry from Sorrento to Capri in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip