10 days in Rome, Naples & Sorrento Itinerary

10 days in Rome, Naples & Sorrento Itinerary

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Start: Rome
1
Rome
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Naples
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h
3
Sorrento
— 4 nights
Subway + Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 2 nights
End: Rome

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 27th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome day trip app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Naples

Naples ©
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 29th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park and then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Naples route planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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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.
Visit Paestum Ruins and Borgo Medievale di Agropoli for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro. Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri, Lupanar, &more), Museo della Carta (in Amalfi) and Duomo di Ravello (in Ravello). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Italia.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sorrento online journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Sorrento takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a subway; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Amalfi, Duomo di Ravello, Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, Paestum Ruins
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Borgo Medievale di Agropoli ©
Borgo Medievale di Agropoli
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Rome

Rome
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then visit Trastevere, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome vacation planning app.

You can do a combination of subway and train from Sorrento to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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