8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Capo Vaticano
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  6​h 15​min
2
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Ravello
— 3 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Birmingham

1
night
Capo Vaticano

Capo Vaticano ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Capo Vaticano and then kick back and relax at Praia di Fuoco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Grotticelle beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Santa Maria dell'Isola, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia i Focu.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Capo Vaticano day trip planner.

Birmingham, USA to Capo Vaticano is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Capo Vaticano are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Forio.

Things to do in Capo Vaticano

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola
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Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano

1
day
Forio, Isola d'Ischia

Forio ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana), trek along Sentiero Serrara Fontana a Sant’Angelo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Citara, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Forio route builder tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Capo Vaticano to Forio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Capo Vaticano in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Forio, with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Anacapri.

Things to do in Forio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana), Sentiero Serrara Fontana a Sant’Angelo
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Spiaggia di Citara ©
Spiaggia di Citara
Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana) ©
Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana)
Chiesa del Soccorso ©
Chiesa del Soccorso

1
night
Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri ©
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the activities along Marina Piccola, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, make a trip to Piazza Umberto I, look for gifts at Carthusia, then browse the exhibits of Villa San Michele, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Anacapri travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Forio to Anacapri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Anacapri sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Anacapri

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Capri
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Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto
Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro
Carthusia ©
Carthusia

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and then stroll through Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods).

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ravello journey planning site .

Getting from Anacapri to Ravello by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), Fornillo
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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