8 days in Southern Italy & Rome Itinerary

8 days in Southern Italy & Rome Itinerary

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Train to Newport News Amtrak Station, Taxi to Norfolk, Fly to Pompeii
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Pompeii
— 1 night
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
Fly

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Pompeii

— 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, delve into the distant past at Villa di Poppea, then steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri, and finally don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park.

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Richmond, USA to Pompeii is an approximately 19-hour combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In September in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Positano (Fornillo, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Praiano (Grotte di Suppraiano & Torre di Grado) and Fiordo di Furore (in Furore). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello itinerary maker website.

Drive from Pompeii to Ravello in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 70°F in Ravello. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

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Drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in September since evenings lows in Rome dip to 60°F. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11: