18 days in Naples, Island of Capri & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

18 days in Naples, Island of Capri & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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18 days in Naples, Island of Capri & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + train:  28​h
1
Naples
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Capri
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Positano
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Praiano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Vietri sul Mare
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Buenos Aires

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Vesuvius and Posillipo. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Io sono La Chianina and Fashion Victim Store. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Spaccanapoli, examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and take an in-depth tour of Galleria Borbonica.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Naples sightseeing planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Naples is an approximately 28-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, things will get cooler in Naples: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Vesuvius National Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Via San Gregorio Armeno ©
Via San Gregorio Armeno
Posillipo ©
Posillipo
Vesuvius National Park ©
Vesuvius National Park

3
nights
Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like I Faraglioni and Marina Piccola. Head to Eco Capri and Fioruccifor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: stop by Limoncello Di Capri, take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, and Head underground at Blue Grotto.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Capri custom trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naples to Capri in an hour. Traveling from Naples in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Capri. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Anacapri
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Eco Capri ©
Eco Capri
Belvedere di Tragara ©
Belvedere di Tragara
Carthusia ©
Carthusia

4
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
Do your shopping at Theodora Moda Positano and Don Catello. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia del Fornillo and Spiaggia Grande. Venture out of the city with trips to Duomo di Sant'Andrea Apostolo (in Amalfi) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, & more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo, stop by Louise Moda Positano, and head off the coast to Exclusive Cruises - Tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Positano itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes an hour. In January in Positano, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Praiano.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Ceramiche Casola ©
Ceramiche Casola

2
nights
Praiano

Praiano ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): hike along Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then stop by Ceramiche Lizart Di Milano Pietro Snc.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Praiano vacation planner.

Praiano is just a short distance from Positano. January in Praiano sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Praiano

Shopping

Side Trip

Il Sentiero Degli Dei
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Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

1
night
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. On the 26th (Thu), stop by Ceramica D'Urso Cosimo, learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, then stroll through Spiaggia Lannio, and finally stop by Mini Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, browse for treasures at Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri, make a trip to Promenade Trieste, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, then stop by Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, and finally shop like a local with Bottega Bossa.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vietri sul Mare travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Praiano to Vietri sul Mare in 1.5 hours. January in Vietri sul Mare sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Shopping Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Salerno, Mini Store, Spiaggia Lannio
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Spiaggia Lannio
Spiaggia Lannio

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