22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  25​h
1
Naples
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maiori
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Positano
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Capri, Island of Capri
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + shuttle + Fly:  29​h
End: Sydney

6
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 Villa dei Misteri (in Pompeii), Sorrento (Food Tours & Porto di Sorrento) and Salerno (Bossa, Salerno War Cemetery, & more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica.

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Sydney, Australia to Naples is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Naples is minus 9 hours. In October, daytime highs in Naples are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Salerno, Sorrento, Pompeii, Paestum Ruins, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
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 . Get out of town with these interesting Maiori side-trips: Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello) and Le Vigne di Raito (in Vietri sul Mare). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di castiglione.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Maiori trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Naples to Maiori takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Maiori can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Maiori

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Monte Finestra, Le Vigne di Raito
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

5
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.
When in Positano, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Amalfi, approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take in the pleasant sights at Positano, head outdoors with Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods, and enjoy some diversion at Tennis Al Settimo Piano.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano road trip planner.

You can drive from Maiori to Positano in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Positano are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Praiano, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

5
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

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, historic sites, beaches, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Capri trip planner .

Traveling by car from Positano to Capri takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Capri are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Blue Grotto
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto

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