11 days in Sorrento, Amalfi Coast & Naples Itinerary

11 days in Sorrento, Amalfi Coast & Naples Itinerary

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11 days in Sorrento, Amalfi Coast & Naples Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  7 h
1
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Ferry:  30 min
2
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Praiano
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
4
Ravello
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Naples
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: London

2
nights
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and finally relax in the rural setting at Agriturismo Primaluce - Fattoria Didattica e Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, then take in nature's colorful creations at Vivaio Ruoppo, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento trip itinerary builder website .

London, UK to Sorrento is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Sorrento. Traveling from London in May, expect Sorrento to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Parks Beaches
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and then take in the pleasant sights at Positano. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Positano road trip tool .

Positano is just a stone's throw from Sorrento. In May, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Praiano.

Things to do in Positano

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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night
Praiano

Praiano ©
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, then get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, and finally head outdoors with Spiaggia della Gavitella.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Praiano road trip site .

Praiano is just a stone's throw from Positano. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ravello.

Things to do in Praiano

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I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos ©
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
Grotte di Suppraiano ©
Grotte di Suppraiano
Parrocchia Di San Gennaro ©
Parrocchia Di San Gennaro

1
night
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then cruise along Amalfi Coast, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ravello holiday planner.

Ravello is very close to Praiano. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Amalfi Coast
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Take a break from Naples with a short trip to Vesuvio National Park in Ottaviano, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, steep yourself in history at Underground Naples, and delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Naples road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Naples, with lows of 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park
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Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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