13 Best Day Trips from Naples, Italy


Naples is one of Italy’s most unique, chaotic, and charismatic cities, with plenty of attractions to explore. From its stunning architecture to its vibrant culture and world-famous gastronomy.

But if you’re looking to explore beyond the city limits, there are plenty of fantastic day trips from Naples that will give you an even better appreciation for the region.

Mt. Vesuvius

It has had some of the continent’s largest eruptions in recorded history. The natural monolith also defines Naples’s landscape and much of its history.


As you approach Pompeii, you can see the looming Mount Vesuvius in the distance, a reminder of its destructive power over two thousand years ago.


Herculaneum offers many fascinating ruins to explore and incredible views over the Bay of Naples. Being smaller, it is also easier to explore than Pompeii.


Explore the narrow cobblestone streets with colorful buildings and quaint shops selling local goods like limoncello and handmade ceramics.

Positano and Amalfi Coast

Visit the Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, the town’s main church, which boasts a beautiful dome and several notable works of art.


This Mediterranean paradise has attracted visitors for centuries with its stunning scenery, vibrant culture, and glamorous reputation as a playground for the rich and famous.

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