By Car

Route from Munich
Distance: 1250 km
Driving time: approx 12 h plus pauses
Toll: Brenner 9 €. For current prices ask the ADAC
10 day Vignette for Austria 8 €. Current prices from ADAC
Italy about 63 €

• Brenner motorway-Verona-Modena-Bologna-Firenze-Roma-Napoli – ca. 20 km before Napoli at Caserta South take the Salerno-Reggio Calabria motorway
• pass Salerno keeping in the direction Reggio Calabria
• at Battipaglia exit the motorway
• stay on the main road keeping in the direction Agropoli / Vallo della Lucania / Sapri until the exit Omignano (warning those using navigation systems: the device often shows a route via Perito, which is one exit earlier and wrong)
• in Omignano turn left in the direction Gioi, after the petrol station and before Pasticceria Malibeo (from here it is a small country road)
• in Casino Lebano keep to the right in the direction Gioi – after about 4 km turn right at the bridge direction Gioi (from here serpentine road up the hill, for about 2 km). Attention, we are on the right half way below Gioi
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Tip: Leave Saturday afternoon from Munich and travel as far as Verona or one exit further on. There have a relaxing dinner and overnight stay dinner. Sunday after breakfast continue the longer part of the journey: on Sunday there are no trucks on the road!

Route for romantics

Distance 1150 km
Driving time: 15 h plus pauses
Toll Felbertauern: € 10
No motorway tolls

• From Munich to Tirol (Sankt Johann) on the A8 Bernau / Prien
• then exit towards Bernau-Grassau-Marquartstein-Pettendorf
• after Pettendorf turn right (307) in the direction Schleching-Kössen
• along the Tiroler Ache through the Bärenschlucht (Bear’s gorge)
• in Kössen turn right at the roundabout, direction St. Johann
• at the next roundabout straight ahead to Schwendt-Griesenau-St.Johann-Kitzbühl
• stay on this road (it becomes the Felbertauern road)
• Felbertauern pass to Lienz
• in Lienz turn right at the roundabout to Toblach
• then continue on the SS51 to Cortina d. Ampezzo (lovely pass through the Dolomites!)
• continue on the SS51 to Belluno.
• there either the state road to Vittorio Veneto Conegliano-Treviso-Mestre or alternatively from Belluno on the A27 to Mestre (costs only EUR 6.-, and saves 1 hour).
• After Mestre take the E55 to Chioggia-Ravenna
• continue on the SS16 to Rimini-Pessaro-Ancona-Chivitanova-S.Benedetto-Pescara
• then on the 5SS to Popoli- Sulmona.
• Stay on this road, it becomes the SS17 and goes to Roccarasso-Isernia-Benevento-Avelino-Salerno.
• From Salerno: see instructions above.

By plane:

Fly to Naples (NAP) and then continue with a rental car to Salerno, exit Battipaglia, then see above.

– Or continue with the ALI bus: It is orange, stops at the airport about 100 m from arrivals, left after the taxi stand, and shuttles from the airport to the train station and the port of Naples (so you can not go wrong!). Near the station (“Stazione Napoli Centrale”) get off and continue by train to Reggio Calabria or Paola or Sapri to Omignano or Vallo della Lucania. From here you can be picked up by car.

By train:

Night train with sleeper to Rome, from here continue with the IC direction Reggio Calabria. Travel as far as Vallo della Lucania, from here you can be picked up.
Those who do not like the night train should enquire about fast trains to Bologna. Then continue from Bologna to Salerno with the Frecciarossa.

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