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 Naples
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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 Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins, then steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri, and finally don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pompeii trip itinerary builder app.

Richmond, USA to Pompeii is an approximately 18-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

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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: Fiordo di Furore (in Furore), Torre di Grado (in Praiano) and Positano (Fornillo, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ravello road trip planning website.

Drive from Pompeii to Ravello in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Pompeii in September since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Parks · 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the landmark architecture of 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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