10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Naples
— 1 day
Drive
3
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Positano
— 1 night
Drive
5
Amalfi
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Rome
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Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Family-friendly places like Palatine Hill and Galleria Borghese will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of Trastevere, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

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Paris, France to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Rome reach 37°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

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Naples

— 1 day
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and then steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Naples, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the activities along Marina di Puolo, kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, take a leisurely stroll along Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent.

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Traveling by car from Naples to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Positano

— 1 night
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.
On the 13th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, then stop by Feludei, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Positano trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sorrento to Positano in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. July in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. On your second day here, race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amalfi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Amalfi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

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Rome

Eternal City

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

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Getting from Amalfi to Rome by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Amalfi in July since evenings lows in Rome dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.