15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Naples
— 2 nights
Ferry
2
Procida
— 3 nights
Ferry
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
4
Sorrento
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Naples
— 1 day
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Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito, delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and finally make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Naples online trip itinerary builder.

Dublin, Ireland to Naples is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Dublin, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Naples, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Procida.

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Procida

— 3 nights
Procida is one of the Flegrean Islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. Procida is known for beaches, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at The Port of Corricella, take in the exciting artwork at T2 Procida, tour the pleasant surroundings at Terra Murata, and don't miss a visit to Museo Casa di Graziella.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Procida trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Procida takes 1.5 hours. August in Procida sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Procida

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Capri, Island of 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.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, do sightseeing your way with Nesea Capri, look for gifts at Eco Capri, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Capri trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Procida to Capri in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August in Capri, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

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Sorrento

— 3 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.
Step out of Sorrento to go to Massa Lubrense and see Baia di Ieranto, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Augusto & Luca's Workshop, enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and experience rural life at La Masseria Farm Experience.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sorrento tour planner.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Positano

— 3 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, then stop by Ceramiche Casola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then cool off at Fornillo.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Positano driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Positano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. September in Positano sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wildlife
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Naples

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, then contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planner.

Getting from Positano to Naples by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Naples

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