8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Pompeii
— 1 night
Taxi to Sorrento, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
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Amalfi
— 3 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Paestum
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Paestum
— 2 nights
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Pompeii

— 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): delve into the distant past at Castello di Arechi, delve into the distant past at Forum, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Pompeii trip itinerary site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Pompeii is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Pompeii is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in July: high temperatures in Pompeii hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with Capri Island Tour, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, then tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, and finally don't miss a visit to Giardini di Augusto.

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You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Pompeii to Capri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Capri, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Amalfi.

Things to do in Capri

Tours · Transportation · Wildlife · Outdoors

Amalfi

— 3 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amalfi: Positano (Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, and view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

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Getting from Capri to Amalfi by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Amalfi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Paestum

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Mediterraneo Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, then delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, then get outside with Lido Esercito, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Paestum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paestum travel planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Amalfi to Paestum in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Paestum sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks