10 days in Lake Como, Capri & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

10 days in Lake Como, Capri & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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


Bellagio — 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Carlotta and Menaggio. Visit Greenway del Lago di Como and Castello di Vezio for their historical value. Explore Bellagio's surroundings by going to Lido di Lenno (in Lenno), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Menaggio (AC Boat & Lido di Menaggio). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, stop by Azalea - Silk of Como, get a new perspective on things with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, and do a tasting at Enoteca Principessa.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bellagio trip planning tool.

Newark, USA to Bellagio is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In September in Bellagio, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to 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.
On the 5th (Mon), stop by Ceramiche Tavassi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele, stroll through Marina Piccola, kick back and relax at Marina Grande Public Beach, then explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Capri trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bellagio to Capri in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bellagio in September since evenings lows in Capri dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the ferry ride 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Rufolo. Get in touch with nature at Fornillo and Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Exclusive Cruises (in Amalfi), Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Ravello (Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, La Bottega delle Arti, &more). There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei and stop by Gallerie Idee D'arte.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Positano day trip tool.

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 September, daytime highs in Positano are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. You will leave for home on the 10th (Sat).
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Lake Como travel guide

Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
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."

Amalfi Coast travel guide

Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
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.