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London to Italy - need advice on 3 options

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We are a family of 4 (children are 11 and 12) - and we are spending 15 (full) days in Europe. We already have the tickets (so can't change that part) - and I am wondering if you can give me advice on the options I have typed out below. If you have other suggestions, I am all ears. Thank you!

OPTION 1
Aug. 15 (am)
- Fly into LONDON
- Spend 3 nights in the city exploring
(would love any suggestions for things 11 + 12 yr olds would love there)
Aug. 18
- Fly to Milan
- Take bus to CINQUE TERRE
- Spend 3 nights
Aug. 21
- Train to ROME
(or drive? I would love to show the kids Tuscany)
- if we drive: spend 1-2 nights along the way in small towns
Aug. 22 or 23
- ROME
- Spend 3 nights
Aug. 25 or 26
- Train to NAPLES
- Spend 4-5 nights in Sorrento (or other town)
- Visit Pompeii/Herculaneum
(Would anyone recommend Ischia over of Capri?)
(Has anyone taken a sailboat ride down there - and could recommend a good co?)
Aug. 31
- Fly home to Boston

OPTION 2
Aug. 15 (am)
- Fly into LONDON
- Spend 3 nights in the city exploring
Aug. 18 (p.m)
- Overnight ferry from Harwich to AMSTERDAM
Aug. 19
- Spend 2 nights
Aug. 21
- Fly to ROME
- Spend 4 nights
Aug. 25
- Train to NAPLES
- Either stay in Sorrento for whole time with day trips or split up between Sorrento, Capri and Amalfi coast (what is better?)
- Visit Pompeii/Herculaneum
- Visit Amalfi Coast, Ischia and/or Capri
Aug. 31
- Fly home to Boston

OPTION 3
Aug. 15 (am)
- Fly into LONDON
- Spend 3 nights in the city exploring
Aug. 18
- ferry to CALAIS
- rent a car and drive to northern Italy via FRANCE/SWITZERLAND
(has anyone done this? Where did you stop? How long did it take you?)
Aug. 18-20
- driving/exploring
Aug. 21
- Return car in Milan or Pisa?
- spend night nearby
Aug. 22
- Train to ROME
- Spend 3-4 nights
Aug. 25 or 26
- Train to NAPLES
- Spend 4-5 nights in either Sorrento or another town - suggestions?
- Visit Pompeii/Herculaneum
- Explore Amalfi coast, islands etc.
* Would anyone recommend Ischia instead of Capri/would love to take a sailboat ride
Aug. 31
- Fly home to Boston

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