15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Fredericton
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maiori
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Paestum
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Naples
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Fredericton

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Villa dei Misteri and Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Amalfi) and Food Tours (in Sorrento). The adventure continues: get great views at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Ciro e Giovanni, and get outside with Walk of the Gods.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano trip planning tool .

Fredericton, Canada to Positano is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Time is 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Fredericton in September, with highs in Positano at 31°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), Food Tours, Villa dei Misteri, Chiesa dei Santi Ciro e Giovanni
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

3
nights
Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Ravello. Step out of Maiori to go to Vietri sul Mare and see Le Vigne di Raito, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at San Lorenzo Cathedral, and shop like a local with Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maiori online trip builder .

Drive from Positano to Maiori in 1.5 hours. In September in Maiori, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Maiori

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Vietri sul Mare, San Lorenzo Cathedral
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

2
nights
Paestum

Paestum ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena, then delve into the distant past at Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II, and finally explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Mediterraneo Beach, cool off at Lido Militare Paestum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Mura.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paestum trip planner .

You can drive from Maiori to Paestum in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum ©
Temple of Athena ©
Temple of Athena

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get a sense of the local culture at Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei and Galleria Borbonica. Step out of Naples with an excursion to Duomo di Salerno in Salerno--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, contemplate the long history of Ruins of Herculaneum, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary planning app .

Take a train from Paestum to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Naples when traveling from Paestum in September, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Duomo di Salerno, Ruins of Herculaneum, Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei
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Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei ©
Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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