22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Matera
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Paestum
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ravello
— 4 nights
Ferry
4
Capri, Island of Capri
— 4 nights
Ferry
5
Sorrento
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Naples
— 6 nights
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Matera — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Santa Maria di Picciano, walk around Parco della Murgia Materana, and then delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, then get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, and then Head underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Matera attractions app.

Montreal, Canada to Matera is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Matera, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Matera is a bit warmer than Montreal - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Paestum.
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Paestum — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Le Mura and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Park of Paestum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paestum tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Matera to Paestum in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Paestum. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ravello.
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Historic Sites

Ravello — 4 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Positano (Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, identify plant and animal life at Valle delle Ferriere, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, and Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravello day trip planning website.

You can drive from Paestum to Ravello in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.
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Capri, Island of Capri — 4 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Monte Solaro, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, identify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pizzolungo.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Capri vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ravello to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Capri are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.
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Side Trip

Sorrento — 4 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.
Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Positano (MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano, Spiaggia Grande, &more). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at La Masseria Farm Experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Sorrento in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Naples.
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Side Trips

Naples — 6 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Pompeii (Odeon - Teatro Piccolo & Villa dei Misteri). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, explore the galleries of Galleria Borbonica, and steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Naples day trip planner.

Drive from Sorrento to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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