27 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

27 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Paestum
— 3 nights
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Maiori
— 6 nights
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Positano
— 8 nights
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Naples
— 9 nights

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Paestum

Paestum ©
Get out of town with these interesting Paestum side-trips: Belvedere di via C. Rossi (in Agropoli), Cala Bianca Beach (in Castellammare del Golfo) and Laino Borgo (Parco Avventura Gioia & River Rafting & Tubing).

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Paestum trip itinerary builder site.

Rome to Paestum is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Paestum are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
River Rafting & Tubing
Parco Avventura Gioia ©
Parco Avventura Gioia

6
nights
Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Go for a jaunt from Maiori to Ravello to see Villa Cimbrone Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco, kick back and relax at Spiaggia - Hotel Sole Splendid, and don't miss a visit to Vicoli, scale e archi.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Maiori online travel route planner.

Drive from Paestum to Maiori in 1.5 hours. August in Maiori sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Maiori

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sorrento (Vivaio Ruoppo, La Solara, &more) and La Masseria Farm Experience (in Massa Lubrense). There's still lots to do: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, head outdoors with Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods, kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and make a trip to Piazza Tasso.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Positano trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Maiori to Positano takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Boat Tours & Water Sports

9
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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Terme del Foro (in Pompeii) and Salerno (Palazzo d'Avossa, Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and don't miss a visit to Villa Comunale.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

You can drive from Positano to Naples in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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