11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 1 night
Drive
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to Riyadh

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Naples

— 4 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Salerno (Castello di Arechi, Centro Storico Salerno, &more) and Lupanar (in Pompeii). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Naples is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Riyadh to Naples, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Naples is slightly colder than Riyadh - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara) and Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista (in Praiano). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, make a trip to Chiesa Dell'Annunziata, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, and steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Naples in February, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Matera

— 1 night

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.
On the 9th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, then get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, and finally examine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Matera trip planner.

Getting from Ravello to Matera by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In February, Matera is little chillier than Ravello - with highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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 10th (Thu): walk around Villa Comunale, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at SPA ULYSSE.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sorrento day trip website.

Drive from Matera to Sorrento in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Sorrento. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Spas · Parks