8 days in Castellabate, Sorrento & Capri Itinerary

8 days in Castellabate, Sorrento & Capri Itinerary

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8 days in Castellabate, Sorrento & Capri Itinerary

Start: Castellabate
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Castellabate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Capri
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Castellabate

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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. Borgo Medievale di Castellabate and Piazza 10 Ottobre 1123 are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spiaggia La Grotta and Villaggio Camping Soleado. Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario della Madonna del Monte Sacro di Novi Velia (in Novi Velia) and Tenuta Macellaro Winery (in Postiglione). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Oltremare Castellabate, admire the masterpieces at Museo Vichiano, get engrossed in the history at Museo Vichiano, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Pontificia Santa Maria de Gulia.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Castellabate trip planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Naples International Airport, Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport and Lamezia Terme Airport. In May in Castellabate, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Castellabate

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Perdifumo, Santuario della Madonna del Monte Sacro di Novi Velia, Tenuta Macellaro Winery
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Sorrento

Sorrento ©
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 17th (Sun): stop by Artigianato Rallo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Solara, and then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Raffaele Celentano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sorrento day trip site .

You can drive from Castellabate to Sorrento in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Castellabate in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sorrento, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Artigianato Rallo, Centro Storico Ravello
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La Solara ©
La Solara

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Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): kick back and relax at Marina Grande Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Astarita, stop by Carthusia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria a Cetrella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Sofia. On your second day here, hike along Fortini Coastal Walk, enjoy the sea views from Punta Carena Lighthouse, and then walk around Parco Filosofico dell'Isola di Capri.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Capri trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Capri takes 3 hours. In May in Capri, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Trails

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Anacapri
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Carthusia ©
Carthusia
Villa del Damecuta ©
Villa del Damecuta
Santa Maria a Cetrella ©
Santa Maria a Cetrella