16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  6​h
1
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Ravello
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
3
Amalfi
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
4
Positano
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Marano di Napoli
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Castellabate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Villapiana
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Santa Cesarea Terme
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Vieste
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Noci
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Amsterdam


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2
nights
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Ruins of Herculaneum and Teatro Grande will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Forum and Villa dei Misteri. Take a break from Pompeii with a short trip to Scavi Archeologici di Ercolano in Ercolano, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, explore the ancient world of House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), contemplate the long history of Casa del Poeta Tragico, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuary of the Madonna of the Rosary.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pompeii custom trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Pompeii is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in August, with highs in Pompeii at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins, Sorrentino Vini, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Forum ©
Forum
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

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Ravello

Ravello
To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ravello trip planner.

You can drive from Pompeii to Ravello in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Ravello sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will leave for Amalfi on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Ravello

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Amalfi

Amalfi
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.
For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Amalfi vacation planner.

Amalfi is just a stone's throw from Ravello. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You'll set off for Positano on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Amalfi

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale, stroll through Fornillo, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally stop by Nana' Positano.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Positano trip builder.

Positano is very close to Amalfi. In September in Positano, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Marano di Napoli.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Kayaking & Canoeing
Church of Santa Maria Assunta ©
Church of Santa Maria Assunta

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night
Marano di Napoli

Marano di Napoli ©
Marano di Napoli is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 9km northwest of Naples.Main sightsMarano's main attraction is the so-called Mausoleo del Ciaurro, one of the most important Roman funerary edifice in Campania, dating to the 1st-2nd century AD.EconomyThe main economic sources of the city are agriculture and commerce. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): delve into the distant past at Villa Imperiale Di Augusto, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then make a trip to Castello Aragonese o Castello di Ruggero II.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Marano di Napoli trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Positano to Marano di Napoli in 2 hours. Traveling from Positano in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Marano di Napoli. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Castellabate.

Things to do in Marano di Napoli

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Villa Imperiale Di Augusto, Castello Aragonese di Aversa
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Castello Aragonese di Aversa ©
Castello Aragonese di Aversa
CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum ©

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Castellabate

Castellabate ©
Castellabate is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.HistoryThe area was inhabited since Upper Palaeolithic times. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Pontificia Santa Maria de Gulia.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Castellabate trip builder.

Traveling by car from Marano di Napoli to Castellabate takes 2.5 hours. September in Castellabate sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Villapiana.

Things to do in Castellabate

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Paestum, Santuario della "Madonna del Granato"
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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Villapiana

Villapiana ©
Villapiana is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Villapiana vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Castellabate to Villapiana in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Santa Cesarea Terme.
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Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons ©
Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons

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Santa Cesarea Terme

Santa Cesarea Terme ©
Santa Cesarea Terme is a town and comune of 3,100 inhabitants in province of Lecce, in Apulia, southern Italy.Situated on the coast at the entrance of the Strait of Otranto, on a part of the coast which comes down to the sea, the town of Santa Cesarea is one of the largest centers for thermal baths in the Salento. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Castello Aragonese, enjoy the sand and surf at Marinelli Bagni, and then get a new perspective on things with Colaci Nautica - Day Tours and Boat Rentals. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Papeete Salentino and then kick back and relax at Caicco Stabilimento Balneare.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Cesarea Terme vacation builder.

You can drive from Villapiana to Santa Cesarea Terme in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Santa Cesarea Terme can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vieste.

Things to do in Santa Cesarea Terme

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Castello Aragonese e Museo Archeologico Castro, Marinelli Bagni, Colaci Nautica, Papeete Salentino
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Colaci Nautica ©
Colaci Nautica

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Vieste

Vieste ©
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Step out of the city life by going to Cala Turchi and Portonuovo Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oasi Beach and Castello di Peschici. Take a break from Vieste with a short trip to Baia delle Zagare in Mattinata, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Porto Greco, stroll through Stabilimento Balneare la Bussola, and make a trip to Trabucco San Lorenzo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vieste online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Santa Cesarea Terme to Vieste in 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Cesarea Terme in September: high temperatures in Vieste hover around 22°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Noci.

Things to do in Vieste

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Peschici, Baia delle Zagare
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Cala Turchi ©
Cala Turchi
Spiaggia di Portonuovo ©
Spiaggia di Portonuovo
Baia delle Zagare ©
Baia delle Zagare

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Noci

Noci ©
Noci is a city and comune in the Metropolitan city of Bari in the region of Apulia, in southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll through Archeolido. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Trullo, explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Conversano, then learn about winemaking at L'Acropoli di Puglia - Martina Franca, and finally admire the striking features of Trullo Sovrano.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Noci travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vieste to Noci in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Vieste in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Noci: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noci

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Conversano, ArcheoLido Egnazia, Costa Dei Trulli, Trullo Sovrano, Grotta del Trullo
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Grotta del Trullo ©
Grotta del Trullo
Costa Dei Trulli ©
Costa Dei Trulli
Trullo Sovrano ©
Trullo Sovrano

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