18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ischia
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ravello
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Naples — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 27th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Casa Sannitica, delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, then explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Naples journey planning tool.

Montreal, Canada to Naples is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in May, with highs in Naples at 27°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Ischia.
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Ischia — 3 nights

Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ischia: Procida (Terra Murata, The Port of Corricella, &more) and Negombo (in Lacco Ameno). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, admire the natural beauty at Giardini Ravino, stroll through Spiaggia di Citara, and take in the awesome beauty at Monte Epomeo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ischia day trip planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Ischia takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ischia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Positano (Fornillo & Spiaggia Grande). On the 2nd (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stop by Fattoria Terranova Shop, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Ciro e Giovanni.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Sorrento online tour planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ischia to Sorrento takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sorrento are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for Ravello.
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Ravello — 4 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Boat Tours & Water Sports). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ravello tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.
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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and pause for some photo ops at La Pieta.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ravello in June since evenings lows in Rome dip to 21°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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