16 days in Southern Italy & Florence Itinerary

16 days in Southern Italy & Florence Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 2 nights
2
Salerno
— 3 nights
3
Amalfi
— 2 nights
4
Positano
— 3 nights
5
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
6
Florence
— 3 nights

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get outdoors at Vesuvio National Park and Posillipo. When in Naples, make a side trip to see Lido Marina Beach in Minturno, approximately Minturno away. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Fashion Victim Store and identify plant and animal life at Parco Sommerso di Gaiola - Area Marina Protetta.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Naples tour itinerary planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Naples is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Beirut in August, plan for little chillier nights in Naples, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Lido Marina Beach, Vesuvio National Park
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Vesuvio National Park ©
Vesuvio National Park
Lido Marina Beach ©
Lido Marina Beach
Posillipo ©
Posillipo

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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 out of the city life by going to Oasi Valle della Caccia and Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Spiaggia Lannio and Lido Eureka. There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche, stroll through Marina Di Vietri, look for gifts at Ceramica D'Urso Vietri, and learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salerno trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Naples to Salerno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Salerno are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Salerno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Oasi Valle della Caccia, Spiaggia Lannio
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Oasi Valle della Caccia ©
Oasi Valle della Caccia
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Spiaggia Lannio
Spiaggia Lannio

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Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere and then shop like a local with Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. August in Amalfi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ravello
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal ©
Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal

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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.
Relax by the water at Fornillo and Spiaggia Grande. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Nana' Positano, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Grado, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Positano trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Positano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Torre di Grado
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande
Nana' Positano ©
Nana' Positano

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Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 23rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Marina Grande Public Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I, look for gifts at Carthusia, thendon't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, and finally admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, thenidentify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita, and then take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Capri sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Positano to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Capri are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Anacapri
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Marina Grande Public Beach ©
Marina Grande Public Beach
Parco Astarita ©
Parco Astarita
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale and then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Canyon Park.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Florence trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Capri to Florence in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and flight. Traveling from Capri in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Canyon Park
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Canyon Park ©
Canyon Park
Mercato Centrale ©
Mercato Centrale

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