10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Tropea
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Palinuro
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Vietri sul Mare
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Beirut

2
nights
Tropea

Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun and explore at Creazioni Artistiche Il Faro, take a stroll around Tropea, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tropea trip planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Tropea is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Beirut in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tropea, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palinuro.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Michelino Beach, Spiaggia di Riaci
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano
Tropea ©
Tropea

1
night
Palinuro

Palinuro ©
Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. On the 12th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Buon Dormire, then Head underground at Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro, and then make a trip to Baia Infreschi Marina Di Camerota.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Palinuro day trip planner .

Getting from Tropea to Palinuro by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Palinuro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Baia Infreschi Marina Di Camerota
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Baia del Buon Dormire ©
Baia del Buon Dormire
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro ©
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro
Baia Infreschi Marina Di Camerota ©
Baia Infreschi Marina Di Camerota

1
night
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Lannio, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, and then do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vietri sul Mare online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Palinuro to Vietri sul Mare takes 2 hours. In August in Vietri sul Mare, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Spiaggia di castiglione, Spiaggia Lannio
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Spiaggia Lannio
Spiaggia Lannio
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

3
nights
Positano

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Nana' Positano. Take a break from the city and head to Bagni d'Arienzo and Lido di Ravello. When in Positano, make a side trip to see Lido Capo di Conca in Conca dei Marini, approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, look for all kinds of wild species at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), and explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano trip planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Vietri sul Mare to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lido di Ravello, Lido Capo di Conca, Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods)
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Kayaking & Canoeing
Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) ©

2
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, get great views at Belvedere Cannone, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Capri trip maker tool .

Getting from Positano to Capri by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Capri sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Villa San Michele
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone

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