7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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7 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + train:  14​h 30​min
1
Salerno
— 1 night
train:  45​min
2
Pompeii
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Anacapri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Naples
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Chicago

1
night
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 2nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno and then have some family-friendly fun at ASD Verde e Sport Salerno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): make a trip to Promenade Trieste, then stroll around Villa Comunale, then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Salerno trip planner .

Chicago, USA to Salerno is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Salerno is 7 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Chicago in December: high temperatures in Salerno hover around 59°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Salerno

Fun & Games Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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ASD Verde e Sport Salerno ©
ASD Verde e Sport Salerno
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Promenade Trieste ©
Promenade Trieste

1
night
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, and then don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park.

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Getting from Salerno to Pompeii by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 42°F in Pompeii. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Anacapri.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

1
night
Anacapri

Anacapri ©
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere di Tragara, make a trip to Piazza Umberto I, look for gifts at Eco Capri, then step into the grandiose world of Castiglione, then take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, and finally make a trip to Giardini di Augusto.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Anacapri online travel route builder .

You can drive from Pompeii to Anacapri in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Pompeii in December since evenings lows in Anacapri dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Anacapri

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Capri
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Castiglione ©
Castiglione
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Underground Naples, explore the galleries of Museo Cappella Sansevero, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Spaccanapoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Naples online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Anacapri to Naples takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Anacapri in December, Naples is slightly colder at night with lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Via San Gregorio Armeno ©
Via San Gregorio Armeno

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