9 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

9 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Sorrento, Train to Rome, Fly to Sydney

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Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Lupanar (in Pompeii) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Naples trip itinerary planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Naples is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Naples. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Naples to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Fontana sant'Andrea, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Positano attractions website.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips