20 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

20 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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20 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
+3
Train + Tram + Fly + Train:  15 h 15 min
1
Naples
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Maiori
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Ferry:  30 min
4
Positano
— 4 nights
Bus:  30 min
5
Amalfi
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Praiano
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. When in Naples, make a side trip to see Reggia di Caserta in Caserta, approximately Caserta away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, steep yourself in history at Galleria Borbonica, and explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

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Fort Lauderdale, USA to Naples is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Naples, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May, expect Naples to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Reggia di Caserta
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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 Sol’Art Ceramiche in Vietri sul Mare (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: hike along Sentiero dei Limoni, contemplate the long history of Villa Romana e Antiquarium, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Domenico, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maiori route app.

Getting from Naples to Maiori by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Naples in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Maiori, with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Maiori

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Minori, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo e delle anime del Purgatorio
Highlights from your plan
Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Sentiero dei Limoni ©
Sentiero dei Limoni

2
nights
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then do a tasting at I Giardini di Cataldo, and finally do sightseeing your way with Private Tours.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento route builder app.

You can drive from Maiori to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Maiori in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sorrento, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Boat Tours & Water Sports

4
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.
Positano is known for beaches, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take in the pleasant sights at Positano, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo, and get around town with Transportation.

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Positano is very close to Sorrento. In May, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sun) before leaving for Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi tour planner.

Amalfi is just a stone's throw from Positano. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Praiano.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi Coast, S.Maria Maddalena, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

3
nights
Praiano

Praiano ©
On the 3rd (Wed), head outdoors with Spiaggia della Gavitella, get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, then don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina di Praia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado, make a trip to IL Presepe nella Roccia, then trek along La Valle dei Mulini, and finally don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Praiano trip maker.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Praiano takes an hour. June in Praiano sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Praiano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

La Valle dei Mulini
Highlights from your plan
Marina di Praia Beach ©
Marina di Praia Beach
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos ©
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
Parrocchia Di San Gennaro ©
Parrocchia Di San Gennaro

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