15 days in Amalfi Coast, Florence & Rome Itinerary

15 days in Amalfi Coast, Florence & Rome Itinerary

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15 days in Amalfi Coast, Florence & Rome Itinerary

New Orleans
Fly:  21​h
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Florence
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Rome
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
New Orleans

3
days
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea Apostolo. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Villa Rufolo, Duomo di Ravello, & more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Fornillo, look for gifts at Nana' Positano, stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Positano travel planner.

New Orleans, USA to Positano is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Time is 7 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in September, Positano is little chillier at night with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Duomo di Sant'Andrea Apostolo
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Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo

4
days
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Tower of Mangia (in Siena), Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni) and Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, see the interesting displays at Uffizi Gallery, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence vacation trip planner.

Drive from Positano to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Traveling from Positano in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tower of Mangia, Castello di Monteriggioni, Duomo di Pisa
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Uffizi Gallery

5
days
Rome

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cascata delle Marmore and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Villa d'Este (in Tivoli) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and wander the streets of Citta del Vaticano.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Rome sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore, Villa d'Este
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Vatican Museums
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain

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