11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy travel route planner

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Capo Vaticano
— 1 night
Drive
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Maratea
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Palinuro
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Ravello
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
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Capo Vaticano

— 1 night
Capo Vaticano is a wide bathing place in the Municipality of Ricadi in Calabria, Italy. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia di Fuoco.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Capo Vaticano trip builder website.

Bologna to Capo Vaticano is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Maratea.

Things to do in Capo Vaticano

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Maratea

— 2 nights
Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Arco Magno, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Biagio, and finally appreciate the history behind Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Island Dino, then kick back and relax at La Secca, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Il Mirto Solarium Bar.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Maratea journey app.

Getting from Capo Vaticano to Maratea by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Palinuro.

Things to do in Maratea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Palinuro

— 2 nights
Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): kick back and relax at Baia del Buon Dormire, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro, and then get outside with Da Poldo Gita Alle Grotte Di Palinuro. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Cala Bianca Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Costa degli Infreschi e della Masseta, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia della Molara.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Palinuro itinerary planner.

You can drive from Maratea to Palinuro in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Palinuro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 2nd (Thu), look for gifts at Milleunaceramica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then cruise along Amalfi Coast, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di castiglione. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip planning app.

You can drive from Palinuro to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): head outdoors with Le Ondine Beach Club, browse the exhibits of Villa San Michele, get great views at Monte Solaro, then explore the activities along Marina Piccola, then look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Astarita, and finally admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Capri day trip planning tool.

Getting from Ravello to Capri by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Capri, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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.
On the 5th (Sun), appreciate the views at Il Vallone dei Mulini, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art & Craft Gallery. On your second day here, stroll through Baia di Ieranto and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Sorrento tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. In June in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips