8 days in Campania Itinerary

8 days in Campania Itinerary

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Naples
— 3 nights
2
Positano
— 3 nights
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night

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 35 min away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and explore the galleries of Galleria Borbonica.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Naples online trip planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Naples is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Naples. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Reykjavik in May: highs in Naples hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Museo della Carta) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and stroll through Fornillo.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano attractions planning tool.

Drive from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

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
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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, then explore 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
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto