10 days in Lake Como, Capri & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Bellagio
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Bellagio
— 3 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
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Positano
— 4 nights
Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Newark

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Bellagio — 3 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Get some cultural insight at Villa Carlotta and Menaggio. Get some historical perspective at Greenway del Lago di Como and Castello di Vezio. Explore Bellagio's surroundings by going to Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina), Lido di Lenno (in Lenno) and Menaggio (AC Boat & Lido di Menaggio). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of I Giardini di Villa Melzi, learn about winemaking at Enoteca Principessa, stop by Bellagioseta, and tour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario.

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Newark, USA to Bellagio is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Bellagio due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Newark in July since evenings lows in Bellagio dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Capri.
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Capri — 1 night

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by Ceramiche Tavassi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Piccola, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, then don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, and finally make a trip to Piazza Umberto I.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bellagio to Capri in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bellagio in July since evenings lows in Capri dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.
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Positano — 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Rufolo. Do your shopping at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, La Bottega delle Arti, &more), Exclusive Cruises (in Amalfi) and Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, stop by Nana' Positano, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

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Ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel back home.
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Lake Como travel guide

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A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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Amalfi Coast travel guide

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Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.
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