30 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

30 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy journey planner
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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 7 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 4 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Drive to Marina di Camerota
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Marina di Camerota
— 5 nights
Drive
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Capo Vaticano
— 3 nights
Drive
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Praia A Mare
— 5 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 5 nights
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Naples — 7 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lido Capo di Conca and Spiaggia Lannio. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Duomo di Salerno and Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta), Le Vigne di Raito (in Raito) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

Minsk, Belarus to Naples is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minsk to Naples. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Minsk in September, with highs in Naples at 31°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Marina Grande Public Beach and Marina Piccola. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Monte Solaro and Chiesa San Michele. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at White Grotta, don't miss a visit to Via Camerelle, choose your vessel at Capri Rent Boats, and get great views at Belvedere Cannone.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Capri itinerary app.

Getting from Naples to Capri by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Marina di Camerota.
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Marina di Camerota — 5 nights

Visit Cala Bianca Beach and Baia del Buon Dormire for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Spiaggia della Marinella and Tempio di Hera II. Change things up with these side-trips from Marina di Camerota: MuSea Museo Vivo del Mare di Pioppi (in Pioppi), Archaeological Park of Paestum (in Paestum) and Agropoli (Baia di Trentova & Borgo Medievale di Agropoli).

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Marina di Camerota trip itinerary site.

Getting from Capri to Marina di Camerota by combination of ferry and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Capo Vaticano.
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Capo Vaticano — 3 nights

Capo Vaticano is a wide bathing place in the Municipality of Ricadi in Calabria, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Riaci, kick back and relax at Capo Vaticano, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Grotticelle beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tropea Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, and then kick back and relax at Michelino Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Capo Vaticano travel planner.

You can drive from Marina di Camerota to Capo Vaticano in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Capo Vaticano can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Praia A Mare.
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Praia A Mare — 5 nights

Praia a Mare is a town and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Secca and Island Dino. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Il Mirto Solarium Bar and Lido Tiziana. Change things up with these side-trips from Praia A Mare: Lido Manuel's Beach (in Belvedere Marittimo), Santuario di San Francesco di Paola (in Paola) and Il ponte del diavolo (in Civita). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Arco Magno and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of St Maria of Weapons.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Praia A Mare sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Capo Vaticano to Praia A Mare in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Matera.
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Matera — 5 nights

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as Volo dell'Angelo and Casa Noha. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sea and Beach in Roseto Capo Spulico and Terzo Cavone. Venture out of the city with trips to Archeoart (in Policoro) and Gradinata Normanna (in Castelmezzano). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Cripta del Peccato Originale, steep yourself in history at Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera, get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, and make a trip to Chiese rupestri Madonna delle Virtu e San Nicola dei Greci.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Matera trip maker tool.

You can drive from Praia A Mare to Matera in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October in Matera, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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