16 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

16 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Matera
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Amalfi
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Ferry
4
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
5
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
Taxi to Ischia, Ferry to Naples
6
Naples
— 2 nights
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Matera — 3 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Step out of the city life by going to Master Wave and Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario. Shop till you drop at Massimo Casiello and Via d'Aquino. Explore Matera's surroundings by going to Alberobello (Trullo Sovrano & I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site), Centro Storico Locorotondo (in Locorotondo) and Chiesa di San Pietro Apostolo (in Putignano). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, stroll around Parco della Murgia Materana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, and explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Matera holiday builder.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Matera is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Jakarta to Matera. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jakarta in June: high temperatures in Matera hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 2 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, stroll through Lido Capo di Conca, then Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Ravello - Atrani Walk, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, then take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere.

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You can drive from Matera to Amalfi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Matera in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 2 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Monumento a Sant'Antonio Abate. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento tour builder.

You can drive from Amalfi to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Sorrento are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.
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Capri, Island of Capri — 2 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): hike along Fortini Coastal Walk, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Sofia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, then look for gifts at Ceramiche Tavassi, and finally stroll through Marina Grande Public Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Capri road trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Capri in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Forio.
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia — 2 nights

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at La Spiaggia e la Baia di Cartaromana, look for gifts at Ischia Salumi, explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini Ravino, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Citara, and finally boost your wellbeing at Giardini Poseidon Terme.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Forio trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Capri to Forio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, then admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Forio to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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