15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Positano
— 5 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Capo Vaticano
3
Capo Vaticano
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Civita
— 1 night
Drive
5
Marina di Camerota
— 1 night
Drive
6
Paestum
— 3 nights
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Pompeii — 2 nights

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Family-friendly places like Vesuvio National Park and Pompeii Archaeological Park will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Salerno (Cilento, Promenade Trieste, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Pompeii journey builder website.

Manchester, UK to Pompeii is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Pompeii due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, you will find days in Pompeii are much warmer (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Positano.
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Positano — 5 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fornillo and Art & Craft Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Ruderi della Basilica di Sant'Eustachio (in Scala), Ravello (CF Noleggio Scooter, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more) and Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere, Museo della Carta, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, and get a dose of the wild on I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos.

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Getting from Pompeii to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Capo Vaticano.
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Capo Vaticano — 2 nights

Capo Vaticano is a wide bathing place in the Municipality of Ricadi in Calabria, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): make a trip to Santuario Madonna delle Fonti, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Riaci, then see some colorful creatures with Tirrenian Diving Center, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia di Fuoco. On the next day, kick back and relax at Cala di Rovaglioso, then head outdoors with Villa Comunale Giuseppe Mazzini, then kick back and relax at Grotticelle beach, and finally head outdoors with Capo Vaticano.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Capo Vaticano trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and train from Positano to Capo Vaticano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Positano in August, expect little chillier with lows of 23°C in Capo Vaticano. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Civita.
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Civita — 1 night

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh, then look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino, and finally take in the views from Il ponte del diavolo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Civita trip planner.

You can drive from Capo Vaticano to Civita in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marina di Camerota.
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Marina di Camerota — 1 night

On the 31st (Thu), get outside with Il Mito degli Dei, then get a new perspective on nature at MUVIP Museo Virtuale del Paleolitico, and then identify plant and animal life at Cooperativa Rosa dei Venti.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marina di Camerota online attractions planner.

You can drive from Civita to Marina di Camerota in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Paestum.
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Paestum — 3 nights

Kids will appreciate attractions like Archaeological Park of Paestum and Otium Mare Felix.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paestum online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Marina di Camerota to Paestum takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Paestum can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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