19 days in Southern Italy, Rome & Pisa Itinerary

19 days in Southern Italy, Rome & Pisa Itinerary

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Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Amalfi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
Fly
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Pisa
— 2 nights
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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: get great views at Belvedere Cannone, look for gifts at Eco Capri, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Capri online road trip planner.

New York City, USA to Capri is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In August in Capri, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Amalfi.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then admire the local landmark of Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amalfi trip itinerary maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Pompeii

— 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Explore Pompeii's surroundings by going to Chiesa e Convento di S. Francesco (in Cetara), Salerno (Promenade Trieste, Duomo di Salerno, &more) and Sorrento (Piazza Tasso & Food Tours). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, explore the ancient world of Terme del Foro, and don't miss a visit to Lupanar.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pompeii trip website.

Drive from Amalfi to Pompeii in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Pompeii, with lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano) and Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gennaro, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples online trip itinerary planner.

Naples is just a short distance from Pompeii. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Pisa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Pisa

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Pisa is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, stop by De Bondt, stroll through Centro Ippico Boccadarno, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisa tour planner.

You can fly from Rome to Pisa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Pisa, with lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping