16 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

16 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Train:  12 h 15 min
1
Naples
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Maiori
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Positano
— 7 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Train + Fly:  15 h
End: Boston

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Terme del Foro), Salerno (Speed Boats Tours, Cilento, &more) and Paestum Ruins (in Paestum). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, appreciate the history behind Obelisco di San Gaetano, and browse the exhibits of Galleria Borbonica.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary planning site.

Boston, USA to Naples is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Naples due to the time zone difference. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii, Paestum Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

3
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). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Maiori holiday planner.

Getting from Naples to Maiori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Maiori when traveling from Naples in September, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Maiori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Spiaggia di Atrani
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

7
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.
Positano is known for beaches, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Positano visit planner.

Traveling by car from Maiori to Positano takes 1.5 hours. October in Positano sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

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