8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Pompeii
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Sorrento
— 1 night
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Positano
— 1 night
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Ravello
— 1 night
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Naples
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre
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Pompeii

Pompeii ©

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, delve into the distant past at Forum, steep yourself in history at Lupanar, then explore the ancient world of Casa del Fauno, then explore the ancient world of Terme del Foro, and finally delve into the distant past at Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pompeii day trip planning website.

Dublin, Ireland to Pompeii is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in September: high temperatures in Pompeii hover around 31°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sorrento.

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Casa del Fauno ©
Casa del Fauno
Forum ©
Forum

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Sorrento

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza Tasso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento, admire the striking features of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, then enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini.

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Traveling by car from Pompeii to Sorrento takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Sorrento sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

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Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Cattedrale di Sorrento ©
Cattedrale di Sorrento
Basilica di Sant'Antonino ©
Basilica di Sant'Antonino

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina di Praia Beach, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Positano online travel route planner.

Getting from Sorrento to Positano by car takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. September in Positano sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ravello.

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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 12th (Sat), cruise along Amalfi Coast, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ravello itinerary planner.

You can drive from Positano to Ravello in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gennaro, stroll the grounds of Cimitero delle Fontanelle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, then explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro.

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You can drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Naples. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Cinque Terre.

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Cimitero delle Fontanelle ©
Cimitero delle Fontanelle
The Neapolis Buried ©
The Neapolis Buried
Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro ©
Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stroll through Levanto to Monterosso Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, then stroll through Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio dei Disciplinati di Santa Caterina. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, then trek along Cinque Terre Trails, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giovanni Battista.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre holiday planner.

Fly from Naples to Cinque Terre in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Cinque Terre. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

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Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

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