5 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

5 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Pompeii
— 1 day
Drive
2
Positano
— 3 nights
Ferry
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Athens

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Pompeii

— 1 day

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, explore the ancient world of Terme del Foro, then make a trip to Forum Baths, then steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri, and finally delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

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Athens, Greece to Pompeii is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Pompeii due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier nights in Pompeii, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites

Positano

— 3 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (Villa Rufolo, Duomo di Ravello, &more) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, look for gifts at Ceramiche Maria Grazia, and cruise along Amalfi Coast.

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Getting from Pompeii to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, explore and take pictures at Via Krupp, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, then admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, then take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, and finally look for gifts at Eco Capri.

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Traveling by ferry from Positano to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Capri are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip