21 days in Ponta Grossa & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

21 days in Ponta Grossa & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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21 days in Ponta Grossa & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Ponta Grossa, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  28​h
2
Salerno, Italy
— 8 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Praiano, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Curitiba, Brazil

5
nights
Ponta Grossa, Brazil

Ponta Grossa ©
Founded in 1822, Ponta Grossa has grown to become the fourth most populous city in the state of Parana, with a population of over 330,000.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guartela Canyon (in Tibagi), Castrolanda Cultural Center (in Castro) and Parque Historico De Carambei (in Carambei). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Estadual de Vila Velha, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Sant'Ana, contemplate the long history of Casa da Camara e Cadeia, and trek along Cannyon e Cachoeira do Rio Sao Jorge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponta Grossa trip itinerary maker app .

Curitiba to Ponta Grossa is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Ponta Grossa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lapa, Parque Historico De Carambei, Castrolanda Cultural Center, Guartela Canyon
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Cannyon e Cachoeira do Rio Sao Jorge ©
Parque Historico De Carambei ©
Parque Historico De Carambei
Cachoeira Da Mariquinha ©
Cachoeira Da Mariquinha

8
nights
Salerno, Italy

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salerno: Ravello (Ravello - Atrani Walk, Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, & more), Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara) and Tramonti (Monte Finestra & Giardino Segreto dell'Anima). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche, don't miss a visit to Via dei Mercanti, and admire the natural beauty at Giardino della Minerva.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salerno sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Ponta Grossa to Salerno with the Route module. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Ponta Grossa to Salerno due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ponta Grossa in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salerno, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Praiano.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Vietri sul Mare, Tramonti, Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Speed Boats Tours
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

6
nights
Praiano, Italy

Praiano ©
Get out of town with these interesting Praiano side-trips: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Villa Rufolo) and Amalfi (Cimitero Monumentale, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, & more).

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Traveling by ferry from Salerno to Praiano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Praiano, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Praiano

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, Amalfi Coast
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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