8 days in Positano & Piedmont Itinerary

8 days in Positano & Piedmont Itinerary

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Fly to Naples, Ferry to Positano
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Positano
— 3 nights
Fly
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Serravalle Scrivia
— 1 night
Drive
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Turin
— 3 nights
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Positano

— 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more) and Amalfi (Amalfi Coast Drive, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Positano route site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Positano is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Positano is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in September; daily highs in Positano reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Serravalle Scrivia.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Serravalle Scrivia

— 1 night
Serravalle Scrivia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km southeast of Turin and about 25km southeast of Alessandria.Serravalle Scrivia borders the following municipalities: Arquata Scrivia, Cassano Spinola, Gavi, Novi Ligure, Stazzano, and Vignole Borbera.HistoryThe settlement was probably founded by the inhabitants of the Roman city of Libarna after the destruction of that city in 452 AD.From 1122 Serravalle Scrivia belonged to the bishops of Tortona, until they ceded it to the commune of Tortona, in exchange for the defence of their lands. You've now added Serravalle Designer Outlet to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Truffle Experience and then look for gifts at Serravalle Designer Outlet.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Serravalle Scrivia sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Positano to Serravalle Scrivia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, Serravalle Scrivia is slightly colder than Positano - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Serravalle Scrivia

Shopping · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:

Turin

— 3 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 22nd (Wed), examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parco del Valentino, and then make a trip to Piazza San Carlo. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza Castello, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, then contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

Make your Turin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Serravalle Scrivia to Turin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

Piedmont travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
Bordered by the Alps on three sides and often overlooked by casual tourists, the Piedmont region is famous for its wines, including Moscato D'Asti, Barolo, and Barbera, to name just a few. Piedmont's cuisine is renowned throughout Italy. Its exotic white truffles--a precious ingredient used in first-class restaurants around the world--are often compared to gold because of their staggering cost. An ideal holiday destination for foodies, the region is also known for its thriving industries of fresh produce, nuts, and chocolates. There are many places to visit in Piedmont, including several medieval castles, trendy spa resorts, and cities with both historical attractions and modern industries.