4 days in Italy Itinerary

4 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

Make it your trip
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Rome
— 1 night
Train
2
Naples
Drive
3
Pompeii
Drive
4
Sorrento
Drive
5
Salerno
Drive
6
Positano
— 1 night
Drive
7
Alberobello
Fly
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Rome

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Rome

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and finally make a trip to Piazza Navona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Rome. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Naples online vacation builder.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll set off for Pompeii on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors

Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pompeii road trip planning app.

Pompeii is very close to Naples. July in Pompeii sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Sorrento.

Things to do in Pompeii

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Transportation

Sorrento

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento tour planner.

Getting from Pompeii to Sorrento by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Salerno.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Transportation

Salerno

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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.
To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salerno holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Salerno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You'll set off for Positano on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife

Positano

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Positano route planner.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Salerno in July, Positano is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Alberobello route planning site.

You can drive from Positano to Alberobello in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in July, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Alberobello. On the 31st (Sat), you're off to Rome.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

Rome

Eternal City

Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Alberobello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Museums · Historic Sites

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.