12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Palinuro
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Matera
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get in touch with nature at Bau Beach and Tiber Village. Step off the beaten path and head to Bioparco and Moai Beach. There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon and contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary maker app .

Bangkok, Thailand to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Bangkok to Rome, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in November, things will get colder in Rome: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bau Beach, Moai Beach
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Marina del Cantone and La Valle dei Mulini. Get in touch with nature at Fornillo and Baia di Ieranto. Take a break from Positano with a short trip to Scrajo Mare in Vico Equense, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande and Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Positano trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Positano, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Palinuro.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Massa Lubrense, La Valle dei Mulini, Scrajo Mare
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Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Cave of Smeraldo ©
Cave of Smeraldo

3
nights
Palinuro

Palinuro ©
Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. Get outdoors at Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro and Baia del Buon Dormire. Discover out-of-the-way places like Afrodite Sabbia & Mare and Calanca Beach. Step out of Palinuro to go to Castellabate and see Villaggio Camping Soleado, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tonga Sun Club.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Palinuro trip maker tool .

Drive from Positano to Palinuro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Palinuro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marina di Camerota, Villaggio Camping Soleado
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Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro ©
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro
Baia del Buon Dormire ©
Baia del Buon Dormire

2
nights
Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lido Zanzibar and then make a trip to Sassi di Matera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): kick back and relax at Lido Il Gabbiano and then kick back and relax at Terzo Cavone.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Matera trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Palinuro to Matera in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Matera can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marina di Ginosa, Terzo Cavone
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Lido Il Gabbiano ©
Lido Il Gabbiano
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Terzo Cavone ©
Terzo Cavone

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