9 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

9 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy journey planner

Make it your trip
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
Ferry
2
Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Salerno
— 3 nights
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Sorrento

— 2 nights

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.
Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Pompeii (Temple of Apollo & Villa dei Misteri) and Positano (Artigianato Rallo, Fornillo, &more). There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sorrento online sightseeing planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Sorrento is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Sorrento due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in July: highs in Sorrento hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then make a trip to Fiordo di Furore, then get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): cruise along Amalfi Coast, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, appreciate the history behind Fontana sant'Andrea, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Trofimena, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ravello trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Transportation

Side Trips

Salerno

— 3 nights

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.
On the 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Arechi, then head outdoors with Cilento, and finally contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva, head outdoors with Lido Esercito, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paestum Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salerno trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Salerno takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips