30 days in Amalfi Coast & Tuscany Itinerary

30 days in Amalfi Coast & Tuscany Itinerary

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30 days in Amalfi Coast & Tuscany Itinerary

Start: Gdansk
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Positano
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
2
Salerno
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Arezzo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Siena
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  3 h
6
Florence
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Gdansk

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Il Sentiero Degli Dei and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Spiaggia di Atrani (in Atrani), Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Ravello (Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, Villa Rufolo, & more). The adventure continues: stroll through Fornillo, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, get outside with Walk of the Gods, and see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano route planner.

Gdansk, Poland to Positano is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gdansk in September: high temperatures in Positano hover around 31°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca, Spiaggia di Atrani
Highlights from your plan
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

5
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Explore Salerno's surroundings by going to Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione), Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano (in Maiori) and Minori (Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Spiaggia Di Minori, & more). There's lots more to do: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno, and stroll through Rosa dei Venti.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Salerno online day trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. In September in Salerno, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Arezzo.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Minori, Ravello, Vietri sul Mare, Monte Finestra, Spiaggia Lannio
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

4
nights
Arezzo

Arezzo ©
Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pitigliano Centro Storico and Eremo Le Celle. Venture out of the city with trips to Perugia (Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, Vieille Ville, & more), Piazza Grande a Montepulciano (in Montepulciano) and Civita di Bagnoregio (Civita di Bagnoregio & Museo Geologico e delle Frane). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piazza Grande, kick back and relax at Sualzo Beach, and steep yourself in history at La Rocca di Passignano Sul Trasimeno.

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Getting from Salerno to Arezzo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Arezzo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Perugia, Passignano Sul Trasimeno, Civita di Bagnoregio, Pitigliano Centro Storico, Piazza Grande a Montepulciano
Highlights from your plan
Pitigliano Centro Storico ©
Pitigliano Centro Storico
Civita di Bagnoregio ©
Civita di Bagnoregio
Eremo Le Celle ©
Eremo Le Celle

5
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cascate del Mulino and Biblioteca Piccolomini. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: San Gimignano (Piazza della Cisterna, Guardastelle Vineyard, & more), Orvieto (Etruscan Museum "Claudio Faina" & Pozzo di San Patrizio) and Piazza Pio II (in Pienza). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Siena trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Arezzo to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Siena are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Orvieto, Montalcino, Cascate del Mulino, Piazza Pio II
Highlights from your plan
Cascate del Mulino ©
Cascate del Mulino
Wine Tours & Tastings
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard

3
nights
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Explore hidden gems such as Spiaggia Di Sansone and Spiaggia di Cavoli. Get out of town with these interesting Portoferraio side-trips: Spiaggia di Chiessi (in Chiessi), Spiaggia del Relitto (in Pomonte) and Monte Capanne (in Marciana). There's more to do: stroll through Spiaggia delle Ghiaie and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Barabarca.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Portoferraio vacation tool .

Getting from Siena to Portoferraio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Siena in September, expect nights in Portoferraio to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marciana, Capoliveri, Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia di Chiessi
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Monte Capanne ©
Monte Capanne

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Pitti Palace. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere (in La Spezia), Porto Venere (Statua Mater Naturae, San Pietro Church, & more) and Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro (in Tellaro). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Florence holiday planner.

Getting from Portoferraio to Florence by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Porto Venere, Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, Duomo di Pisa, Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro
Highlights from your plan
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Food Tours
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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