11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
2
Sorrento
— 2 nights
3
Palinuro
— 2 nights
4
Maratea
— 2 nights
5
Capo Vaticano
— 1 night
6
Matera
— 2 nights

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 24th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Anacapri tour itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Anacapri is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Anacapri is 1 hour. Traveling from Manchester in June, expect Anacapri to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Anacapri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Capri
Highlights from your plan
Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro
White Grotta ©
White Grotta
Natural Arch ©
Natural Arch

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nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, stroll through Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, kick back and relax at Baia di Ieranto, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini, thenexplore the ancient world of Forum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Sorrento attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Anacapri to Sorrento in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Palinuro.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Pompeii, Baia di Ieranto
Highlights from your plan
Baia di Ieranto ©
Baia di Ieranto
Il Vallone dei Mulini ©
Il Vallone dei Mulini

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Palinuro

Palinuro ©
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 27th (Sat): kick back and relax at Baia del Buon Dormire, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro, and then head outdoors with Servizi Quadrifoglio Palinuro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): kick back and relax at Calanca Beach, kick back and relax at Cala Bianca Beach, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Costa degli Infreschi e della Masseta, and finally make a trip to Baia Infreschi - Marina di Camerota.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Palinuro itinerary site.

You can drive from Sorrento to Palinuro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Maratea.

Things to do in Palinuro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marina di Camerota
Highlights from your plan
Baia del Buon Dormire ©
Baia del Buon Dormire
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro ©
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro
Baia Infreschi - Marina di Camerota ©
Baia Infreschi - Marina di Camerota

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Maratea

Maratea ©
Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. On the 29th (Mon), kick back and relax at Il Mirto Solarium Bar and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Arco Magno, head off the coast to Island Dino, thenstroll through La Secca, and finally appreciate the history behind Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Maratea trip maker.

Traveling by car from Palinuro to Maratea takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Capo Vaticano.

Things to do in Maratea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Arco Magno, Island Dino, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Il Mirto Solarium Bar ©
Il Mirto Solarium Bar
Island Dino ©
Island Dino
River Rafting & Tubing

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night
Capo Vaticano

Capo Vaticano is a wide bathing place in the Municipality of Ricadi in Calabria, Italy. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano, thendon't miss a visit to Grotticelle beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Capo Vaticano vacation app.

Drive from Maratea to Capo Vaticano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Capo Vaticano

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano
Grotticelle beach ©
Grotticelle beach

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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Cripta del Peccato Originale, examine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, walk around Parco della Murgia Materana, see the interesting displays at Sassi in Miniatura, thendon't miss a visit to Casa Noha, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Matera. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve, explore the fascinating underground world of Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, admire the striking features of Palazzo dell'Annunziata, thenmake a trip to Palombaro Lungo, and finally delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Matera journey planner.

Drive from Capo Vaticano to Matera in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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
Cattedrale di Matera ©
Cattedrale di Matera
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina ©

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