8 days in Campania Itinerary

8 days in Campania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Naples
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Positano
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3 h 15 min
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Reykjavik

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with a short trip to Paestum Ruins in Paestum (about 1h 40 min away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, and get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples tour planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Naples is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Naples due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Reykjavik in May, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Naples: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Paestum Ruins, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Museo della Carta) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, kick back and relax at Fornillo, and head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano trip builder site.

Getting from Naples to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In May, daytime highs in Positano are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, thenexplore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Astarita.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Capri online trip planner.

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 May in Capri, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Blue Grotto
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto