9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Florence
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Naples
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ravello
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Pompeii
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
End: Florence

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pitti Palace and Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazzale Michelangelo and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip builder.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Peretola Airport, Pisa International Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

1
night
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto).

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples itinerary website.

You can take a train from Florence to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Florence in May, Naples is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

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Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
Museo delle Arti Sanitarie ©
Museo delle Arti Sanitarie

1
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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

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Traveling by car from Naples to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Naples in May since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Pompeii.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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nights
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pompeii Archaeological Park and House of Venus in the Shell. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Villa dei Misteri and Sorrentino Vini. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Bosco de Medici Winery, explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, steep yourself in history at Casa Dei Quadretti Teatrali o Casca Longus - Pompei, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pompeii holiday planning website.

Drive from Ravello to Pompeii in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, Pompeii is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Sorrentino Vini
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Casa del Fauno ©
Casa del Fauno
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Bosco de Medici Winery ©
Bosco de Medici Winery

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