11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Drive to Matera
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Matera
— 1 night
Drive
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Amalfi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 3 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to Atlanta

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Capri, Island of Capri

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, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Astarita, enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere di Tragara, and take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Capri online trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta, USA to Capri is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight, train, and ferry. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Capri due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Matera.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Matera

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 11th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Matera online vacation planner.

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, train, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Capri in September since evenings lows in Matera dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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Amalfi

Painted Town

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.
Explore Amalfi's surroundings by going to Monte Finestra (in Tramonti), Positano (Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Fornillo, &more) and Torre di Grado (in Praiano). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amalfi trip planning website.

Drive from Matera to Amalfi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Matera in September since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Bosco de Medici Winery (in Pompeii) and Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno (in Salerno). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Naples when traveling from Amalfi in September, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips