10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy attractions planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Bus:  14​h 15​min
1
Matera
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3​h 45​min
2
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Naples
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and Church of Santa Maria de Idris. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, make a trip to Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve, walk around Parco della Murgia Materana, and delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Matera online travel route planner .

Boston, USA to Matera is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Boston to Matera, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in January, things will get a bit warmer in Matera: highs are around 50°F and lows about 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Anacapri.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Church of Santa Maria de Idris ©
Church of Santa Maria de Idris
Casa Noha ©
Casa Noha
Materasum Ipogeo ©
Materasum Ipogeo

1
night
Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri ©
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Villa San Michele, Head underground at White Grotta, appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, then make a trip to Giardini di Augusto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Anacapri trip site .

Getting from Matera to Anacapri by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Matera in January, with highs in Anacapri at 56°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Forio.

Things to do in Anacapri

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Capri
Highlights from your plan
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto
White Grotta ©
White Grotta

1
night
Forio, Isola d'Ischia

Forio ©
On the 14th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Soccorso, then do a tasting at Pietratorcia, then steep yourself in history at Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana), and finally learn about winemaking at Perrazzo Vini d'Ischia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Forio trip maker app .

You can drive from Anacapri to Forio in 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Forio can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Forio

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana), Perrazzo Vini d'Ischia
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa del Soccorso ©
Chiesa del Soccorso
Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana) ©
Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana)
Perrazzo Vini d'Ischia ©
Perrazzo Vini d'Ischia

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Antico Castello Winery and Cantine Antonio Caggiano. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Azienda vinicola Feudi di San Gregorio (in Sorbo Serpico), Spas (in Minori) and Tenuta Cavalier Pepe (in Luogosano). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Miglio Sacro, contemplate the long history of Decumani di Napoli, and go for a stroll along the water at Santa Lucia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Naples route site .

Drive from Forio to Naples in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Forio in January since evenings lows in Naples dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Wineries Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cantine Antonio Caggiano, Tenuta Cavalier Pepe, Azienda vinicola Feudi di San Gregorio, Antico Castello Winery, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Antico Castello Winery ©
Antico Castello Winery
Tenuta Cavalier Pepe ©
Tenuta Cavalier Pepe
Azienda vinicola Feudi di San Gregorio ©

Similar Plans

14 days in Southern Italy & Croatia BY A USER FROM URUGUAY June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM POLAND December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM RUSSIA December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM LATVIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM FRANCE December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans