8 days in Amalfi Coast Itinerary

8 days in Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Train:  14 h 45 min
1
Salerno
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
2
Positano
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  17 h
End: Detroit

2
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Spiaggia di castiglione and Spiaggia Lannio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salerno: Monte Finestra (in Tramonti) and Liquorificio Mansi Carlo (in Minori). The adventure continues: make a trip to Promenade Trieste, get outside with Cilento, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, and view the masterpieces at Made In Salerno.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salerno online trip maker .

Detroit, USA to Salerno is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. When traveling from Detroit in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Salerno: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, Monte Finestra, Spiaggia di castiglione, Spiaggia Lannio
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Spiaggia Lannio
Spiaggia Lannio
Promenade Trieste ©
Promenade Trieste

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Fornillo and Cave of Smeraldo make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Wine Tours & Tastings), Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, & more) and Piccadilly (in Conca dei Marini). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina di Praia Beach, and stroll through Spiaggia Grande.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Positano itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In April in Positano, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Piccadilly, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

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