16 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

16 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Train:  16 h 45 min
1
Naples
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Positano
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Maiori
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Pompeii (Fullonica di Stephanus & Villa dei Misteri) and Salerno (Speed Boats Tours & Cilento). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and make a trip to Oltre I Resti.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Naples is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Naples due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Naples, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pompeii, Salerno, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

6
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tasting by Villarena in Massa Lubrense (about 54 minutes away). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina di Praia Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Positano trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In September in Positano, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Praiano, Sorrento, Wine Tasting by Villarena
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Food Tours

4
nights
Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Change things up with a short trip to Villa Cimbrone Gardens in Ravello (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maiori trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Positano to Maiori in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Maiori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, Spiaggia di Atrani
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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