8 days in Florence & Southern Italy Itinerary

8 days in Florence & Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newport News
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Train + Subway:  4 h 30 min
2
Sorrento
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Positano
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Newport News

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Pisa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Baptistery of St. John and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to San Gimignano 1300 (in San Gimignano), Camposanto (in Pisa) and San Quirico d'Orcia (in San Quirico d'Orcia). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip website.

Newport News, USA to Florence is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport News to Florence is 6 hours. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa, Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, Castello di Monteriggioni, San Gimignano 1300
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Camposanto ©
Camposanto
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
night
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 25th (Thu): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, thenexplore the activities along Marina di Puolo, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sorrento journey planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Florence to Sorrento takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and subway. In June, daytime highs in Sorrento are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Marina di Puolo ©
Marina di Puolo

1
night
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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Positano in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ravello
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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