8 days in Naples, Ischia & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

8 days in Naples, Ischia & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Naples, Ischia & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Start: Marrakech
Fly:  14​h
1
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Ischia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Salerno
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
4
Amalfi
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
5
Ravello
— 1 night
+2
bus + train + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Marrakech

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 25th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Ruins of Herculaneum and then explore the ancient world of Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei. On the next day, examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then take an in-depth tour of Galleria Borbonica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Naples itinerary planner.

Marrakech, Morocco to Naples is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Marrakech in August, expect nights in Naples to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ischia.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

1
night
Ischia

Ischia ©
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. On the 27th (Sun), kick back and relax at Maronti Beach and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Ischia tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naples to Ischia in an hour. In August in Ischia, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Ischia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Castello Aragonese d'Ischia ©
Castello Aragonese d'Ischia
Maronti Beach ©
Maronti Beach

1
night
Salerno

Salerno
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): browse for treasures at Vecchi Libri, stop by Bottega Bossa, stop by Antica Dolceria Pantaleone, look for gifts at Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, then stop by ceramica solimene, and finally stop by Ceramica D'Urso Cosimo.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Salerno trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Ischia to Salerno in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ischia in August, you will find days in Salerno are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Salerno

Shopping

Side Trip

Vietri sul Mare
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1
day
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo della Carta, stroll through Lido Capo di Conca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea Apostolo, then shop like a local with Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, and finally look for gifts at Goccia d'Oro.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Amalfi travel planner.

Amalfi is just a short distance from Salerno. In August in Amalfi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lido Capo di Conca
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Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi ©
Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta

1
night
Ravello

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stop by Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, stop by La Bottega delle Arti, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ravello trip builder.

Ravello is just a stone's throw from Amalfi. In August, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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