24 days in Lake Como, Positano & Salerno Itinerary

24 days in Lake Como, Positano & Salerno Itinerary

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24 days in Lake Como, Positano & Salerno Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Colico
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bellagio
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cernobbio
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Positano
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Dammam


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6
nights
Colico

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Explore Colico's surroundings by going to Mandello del Lario (Lido di Mandello, Anything But Work, & more), Le Ceramiche di Vezio (in Perledo) and Dongo (Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime & Chiesa di Sant'Eufemia). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, contemplate the long history of Forte Montecchio Nord, admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Colico road trip planning tool .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Colico is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dammam in April: high temperatures in Colico hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bellagio.

Things to do in Colico

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gravedona, Bellano, Varenna, Dervio, Mandello del Lario
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Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio
Villa Monastero ©
Villa Monastero
Anything But Work ©
Anything But Work

6
nights
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bellagio: Como (Torre Gattoni, Cathedral of Como (Duomo), & more), Magreglio (Museo del Ciclismo - Madonna del Ghisallo & Santuario Del Ghisallo) and Micromercato Moltrasio (in Moltrasio). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at i Giardini di Villa Melzi, make a trip to Faro voltiano, walk around La Punta Spartivento, and take in the pleasant sights at La Perla del Lago.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bellagio attractions planner .

Drive from Colico to Bellagio in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bellagio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cernobbio.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Como, Casa dei Presepi, Santuario della Madonna del Moletto, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, Valchiavenna
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i Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
i Giardini di Villa Melzi
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Valchiavenna ©
Valchiavenna

5
nights
Cernobbio

Cernobbio ©
Cernobbio is a comune (municipality) in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy. Get out of town with these interesting Cernobbio side-trips: Ossuccio (Villa Leoni & Sacro Monte di Ossuccio), Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello) and Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentee di Sort, admire the striking features of Villa Passalacqua, hike along Il Sentiero delle Espressioni, and walk around Il Parco di Villa Erba.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cernobbio trip maker .

You can drive from Bellagio to Cernobbio in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cernobbio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Cernobbio

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ossuccio, Tremezzina, Centro nautico lariano blevio, Il Sentiero delle Espressioni, Oratorio di San Pietro
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Il Giardino della Valle ©
Il Giardino della Valle

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and then take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then make a trip to Villa Rufolo.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Positano journey planner .

Explore your travel options from Cernobbio to Positano with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Cernobbio in April, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

3
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.
On the 27th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and then get to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Giardino della Minerva, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, then view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, and finally make a trip to Promenade Trieste.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salerno tour itinerary app .

You can ride a ferry from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Salerno can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Monte Finestra, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Paestum Ruins
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Promenade Trieste ©
Promenade Trieste

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