11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
2
Matera
— 1 night
3
Amalfi
— 3 nights
4
Naples
— 4 nights

1
night
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 29th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, don't miss a visit to Villa Lysis, thenidentify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Le Ondine Beach Club, take in panoramic vistas at Belvedere di Tragara, look for gifts at Eco Capri, thentake in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, thentake some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, and finally admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Capri journey planner.

New York City, USA to Capri is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Capri due to the time zone difference. In September in Capri, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Matera.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Blue Grotto
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, thenexamine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, thenget to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Matera day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Capri to Matera takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Capri in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Matera, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina ©
Materasum Ipogeo ©
Materasum Ipogeo

3
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Fornillo, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, appreciate the history behind Fontana sant'Andrea, make a trip to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, and contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amalfi online tour builder.

Getting from Matera to Amalfi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Amalfi, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Praiano, Spiaggia di Atrani
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
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 (Temple of Apollo & Villa dei Misteri) and Salerno (Bossa, Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Naples route maker tool.

You can drive from Amalfi to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in October, Naples is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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