16 days in Naples, Sorrento & Paestum Itinerary

16 days in Naples, Sorrento & Paestum Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Campania trip itinerary planner

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Naples
— 11 nights
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Sorrento
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— 2 nights
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Naples

— 11 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours, Valle delle Ferriere and Cave of Smeraldo. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Sorrento), Amalfi (Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Positano (Fornillo & Il Sentiero Degli Dei). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, take in nature's colorful creations at Reggia di Caserta, and contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip maker.

Cork, Ireland to Naples is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cork to Naples, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cork in August, you will find days in Naples are much warmer (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trips

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Sorrento

— 1 night

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.
On the 8th (Wed), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, and then kick back and relax at Fornillo.

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Traveling by car from Naples to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In September in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Paestum

— 2 nights
To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paestum holiday planning site.

Drive from Sorrento to Paestum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Paestum can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Naples

— 1 night
You've now added Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica and then kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna.

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

Drive from Paestum to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Paestum in September since evenings lows in Naples dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Naples

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

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