10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip planner
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Fly
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Sorrento
— 1 night
Drive
2
Palinuro
— 3 nights
Drive to Sorrento, Ferry to Capri
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
4
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 3 nights
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Oslo

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Sorrento — 1 night

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 9th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Ieranto. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sorrento travel itinerary planner.

Oslo, Norway to Sorrento is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Oslo in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Sorrento: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Palinuro.
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Palinuro — 3 nights

Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Baia del Buon Dormire and Spiaggia della Marinella. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro and Cala Bianca Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Palinuro: Maratea (La Secca & Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea) and Concattedrale Santa Maria Assunta (in Policastro Bussentino).

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Palinuro driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Palinuro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Capri.
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Capri, Island of Capri — 2 nights

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 14th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, then admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, and finally make a trip to Piazza Umberto I. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, then pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Capri trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Palinuro to Capri takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In September in Capri, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Forio.
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia — 3 nights

Explore hidden gems such as Monte Epomeo and Spiaggia di Cava Grado.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Forio tour planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Capri to Forio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Forio, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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