15 days in Campania Itinerary

15 days in Campania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Campania trip planner

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Fly
1
Caserta
— 1 day
Drive
2
Naples
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
3
Forio
— 1 night
Taxi to Ischia, Ferry to Capri
4
Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
5
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Pompeii
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Palinuro
— 1 night
Drive
8
Paestum
— 1 night
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
9
Amalfi
— 1 night
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Caserta

— 1 day
Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. On the 1st (Thu), admire the striking features of Complesso Monumentale Belvedere San Leucio, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Silk, then explore the ancient world of Mitreo, and finally catch a live event at Anfiteatro Campano e Museo dei Gladiatori.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Caserta road trip app.

Milan to Caserta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July in Caserta, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Caserta

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

Naples

— 2 nights
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 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gaudioso, make a trip to Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pio Monte della Misericordia, explore the world behind art at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples, then explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried, then explore the world behind art at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, and finally engage your brain at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Caserta to Naples in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Naples sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Forio.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Forio

— 1 night
On the 4th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Baia di Sorgeto, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Vito, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese d'Ischia.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Forio online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Naples to Forio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Forio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:

Capri

— 3 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Relax by the water at Marina Grande Public Beach and Marina Piccola. Chiesa San Michele and Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. On the 7th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Fortini Coastal Walk, don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone, Head underground at Blue Grotto, and stroll through Monte Solaro.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Capri trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Forio to Capri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero di San Paolo, kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Solara, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini, cool off at Fornillo, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Ieranto.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sorrento vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. July in Sorrento sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Pompeii

— 3 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oasi Valle della Caccia and Casa del Poeta Tragico. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Temple of Apollo. Get out of town with these interesting Pompeii side-trips: Villa d'Ayala-Valva (in Valva) and Santuario San Gerardo (in Materdomini). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Forum, admire the striking features of Casa di Fabio Amandio, make a trip to Terme del Foro, and see where the action happens at Anfiteatro Romano.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pompeii travel route site.

Getting from Sorrento to Pompeii by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Pompeii are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Palinuro.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

Palinuro

— 1 night
Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. On the 13th (Tue), get outside with Spiaggia le Saline, then kick back and relax at Baia del Buon Dormire, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Palinuro route planner.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Palinuro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Palinuro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Paestum

— 1 night
On the 14th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, then steep yourself in history at Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, then kick back and relax at Baia di Trentova, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Paestum Ruins.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paestum route builder app.

Traveling by car from Palinuro to Paestum takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Paestum, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:

Amalfi

— 1 night

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 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally shop like a local with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amalfi trip itinerary site.

Do a combination of train and taxi from Paestum to Amalfi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

Campania travel guide

4.3
Ruins · Landmarks · Art Museums
Stretching along the Tyrrhenian Sea, Campania is noted for its mild climate, picturesque coast, outstanding culinary tradition, and rich legacy of art and culture. Most visitors to this region begin their holiday sightseeing at the sea, where the coastline is marked with secluded bays, tranquil coves, and dramatic cliffs. The lush Mediterranean landscape is home to flourishing towns and charming villages, each steeped in its own culture, art, and traditions, and offering plenty of local places to visit. This ancient land is the birthplace of some well-known culinary favorites, including pizza and spaghetti. Campanians were among the first Europeans to use tomatoes not only as an ornamental plant, but also as food and garnish. The region is renowned for its fruits and vegetables--but its best-known product is mozzarella cheese.

Isola d'Ischia travel guide

3.9
Thermal Spas · Castles · Beaches
Floating in the Bay of Naples, mountainous Isola d'Ischia boasts a 34 km (21 mi) long coastline. Nearly 6 million tourists vacation on this volcanic island every year, attracted by its famous thermal spas, beaches, and excellent food. The largest of its beachside towns, e Ischia, often called the Green Island, features a temperate climate allowing a range of Mediterranean plants to thrive in the fertile volcanic soil. On the southern side of the island, you'll see palms, cacti, and agave plants. Other places to visit include the almond groves, vineyards, and olive plantations that cover the northern side of Ischia. Farther away from the island's coastline, you can explore villas, gardens, and ancient towers.

Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Outdoor Activities · Landmarks

Amalfi Coast travel guide

4.2
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.