22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy planner
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Matera
— 1 night
Drive
2
Paestum
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Ravello
— 4 nights
Ferry
4
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
5
Sorrento
— 5 nights
Drive
6
Naples
— 6 nights
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Matera — 1 night

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Sasso Barisano and then delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, then get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, and then get great views at Belvedere Pascoli.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Matera vacation planner.

London, UK to Matera is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Matera, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Matera is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Paestum.
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Paestum — 3 nights

When in Paestum, make a side trip to see Cooperativa Rosa dei Venti in Marina di Camerota, approximately Marina di Camerota away.

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You can drive from Matera to Paestum in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Matera in September since evenings lows in Paestum dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ravello.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

Ravello — 4 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Fiordo di Furore (in Furore). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, cruise along Amalfi Coast, awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Ravello day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Ravello takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Anacapri.
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:

Anacapri, Island of Capri — 2 nights

Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. On the 29th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on Nesea Capri, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortini Coastal Walk, and finally stop by Eco Capri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I, then explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, then admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, and finally get great views at Belvedere Cannone.

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Traveling by ferry from Ravello to Anacapri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Anacapri are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.
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Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Sorrento — 5 nights

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Fornillo, &more). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at La Masseria Farm Experience, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Sant'Antonino.

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You can ride a ferry from Anacapri to Sorrento in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Naples.
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Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 5:

Naples — 6 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Salerno (Speed Boats Tours, Duomo di Salerno, &more) and Pompeii (Odeon - Teatro Piccolo & Villa dei Misteri). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Naples trip itinerary website.

Drive from Sorrento to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Sorrento in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Naples, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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