18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 5 nights
2
Pompeii
— 1 night
3
Salerno
— 2 nights
4
Ravello
— 3 nights
5
Positano
— 2 nights
6
Sorrento
— 3 nights

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Popular historic sites such as Castello Aragonese d'Ischia and Parco Acheologico di Ercolano are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Catacombe di San Gaudioso and Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gennaro, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Naples online attractions planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Naples is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in July, with highs in Naples at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Reggia di Caserta, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park, Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana)
Highlights from your plan
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia ©
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia
Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

1
night
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Casa del Fauno, thendelve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pompeii road trip planning site.

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. In August, daytime highs in Pompeii are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Casa del Fauno ©
Casa del Fauno
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

2
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Step off the beaten path and head to Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II and Giardino della Minerva. Get some historical perspective at Paestum Ruins and Duomo di Salerno. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum (in Paestum) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). There's more to do: do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Salerno vacation builder site.

You can drive from Pompeii to Salerno in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Paestum, Le Vigne di Raito, Spiaggia Lannio
Highlights from your plan
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II ©
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 7th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally make a trip to Vicoli, scale e archi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca and then get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ravello trip planner.

Getting from Salerno to Ravello by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 9th (Tue), you're off to Positano.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Vicoli, scale e archi, Lido Capo di Conca, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

2
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano and Food Tours. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Fornillo and stop by Ceramica Assunta.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Positano trip app.

You can drive from Ravello to Positano in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Food Tours
Ceramica Assunta ©
Ceramica Assunta

3
nights
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 Cattedrale di Sorrento and Marina di Puolo for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna and La Solara. There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, enjoy some music at Fondazione Sorrento, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and stroll through Stabilimento Balneare Bagni Salvatore.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sorrento trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Sorrento takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cattedrale di Sorrento ©
Cattedrale di Sorrento

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