59 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

59 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 10 nights
Ferry
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Positano
— 10 nights
Drive
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Maiori
— 11 nights
Drive
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Paestum
— 11 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 15 nights
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Capri, Island of Capri — 10 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Family-friendly places like Fortini Coastal Walk and Blue Grotto will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, take a tour by water with Capri Whales di Wendy, and stroll through Giardini di Augusto.

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Reykjavik, Iceland to Capri is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Capri due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in May, expect Capri to be much warmer, temps between 27°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.
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Positano — 10 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Il Sentiero Degli Dei and Fornillo. Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Sorrento (Food Tours & Fishing Charters & Tours). On the 20th (Mon), spend a cool day on the water with Plaghia Charter. And it doesn't end there: get outside with L'Uomo e il Mare, stop by Art & Craft Gallery, make a trip to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, and tour the water at your own pace with Sea Living.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Positano online route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Positano are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Maiori.
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Maiori — 11 nights

Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Sol’Art Ceramiche. Explore Maiori's surroundings by going to Li Galli (in Amalfi), Le Vigne di Raito (in Raito) and Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, choose your vessel at Boats Amalfi - Da Gioacchino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maiori trip builder app.

You can drive from Positano to Maiori in 1.5 hours. In May in Maiori, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paestum.
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Paestum — 11 nights

Kids will appreciate attractions like Archaeological Park of Paestum and Temple of Athena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paestum: Il Mirto Solarium Bar (in Maratea), Museo Vichiano (in Perdifumo) and Oasi Fiume Alento (in Prignano Cilento).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paestum day trip planning site.

Getting from Maiori to Paestum by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Naples.
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Find places to stay Jun 2 — 13:

Naples — 15 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Museo Cappella Sansevero. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Via delle Tombe (in Pompeii), Salerno (Duomo di Salerno & Promenade Trieste) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, and get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Naples online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Paestum in June, plan for little chillier nights in Naples, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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