14 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Pompeii
— 4 nights
— 4 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Paestum
— 2 nights
Capo Vaticano
— 3 nights
Drive to Lamezia Terme Airport, Fly to Toronto


Pompeii — 4 nights

Underground City

Attractions like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Speed Boats Tours make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Pompeii: Salerno (Promenade Trieste & Castello di Arechi) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, delve into the distant past at Forum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, and don't miss a visit to Lupanar.

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Toronto, Canada to Pompeii is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Pompeii due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in July, things will get a bit warmer in Pompeii: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 4 nights

Painted Town

Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fornillo and Spiaggia Grande. Family-friendly places like Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Boat Tours & Water Sports will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amalfi: Positano (Art & Craft Gallery & Arienzo Beach Club, Positano). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amalfi online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Paestum.
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Paestum — 2 nights

On the 11th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Otium Mare Felix, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Mec, then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Park of Paestum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Girasole, stroll through Nausica Bagni, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido del Villaggio e Campeggio Nettuno, and finally kick back and relax at Lido Mediterraneo Beach.

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Traveling by car from Amalfi to Paestum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Capo Vaticano.
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Capo Vaticano — 3 nights

Bring the kids along to Praia di Fuoco and Tirrenian Diving Center. Visit Capo Vaticano and Spiaggia di Torre Marino for some beach relaxation.

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You can take a train from Paestum to Capo Vaticano in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Paestum in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Capo Vaticano, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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