10 days in Lake Como, Capri & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Bellagio
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Bellagio
— 3 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
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Positano
— 4 nights
Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Newark

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Bellagio — 3 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Get some cultural insight at Villa Carlotta and Enoteca Principessa. Get some historical perspective at Greenway del Lago di Como and Menaggio. Explore Bellagio's surroundings by going to Menaggio (AC Boat & Lido di Menaggio), Lido di Lenno (in Lenno) and Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, get a taste of local nightlife at Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio, and stop by Barindelli & Trezzi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bellagio trip planning site.

Newark, USA to Bellagio is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Bellagio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Capri.
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Capri — 1 night

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by Ceramiche Tavassi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Piccola, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, then don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, and finally make a trip to Piazza Umberto I.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Capri trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bellagio to Capri in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bellagio in July since evenings lows in Capri dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.
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Positano — 4 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Rufolo. Do your shopping at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Artigianato Rallo. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, La Bottega delle Arti, &more), Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Exclusive Cruises (in Amalfi). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Fornillo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, look for gifts at Gallerie Idee D'arte, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Positano trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Mon).
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Lake Como travel guide

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A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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Amalfi Coast travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.
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