12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

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Naples
— 7 nights
Drive
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Castellabate
— 1 night
Drive
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Tropea
— 1 night
Drive
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Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
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Naples

— 7 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso, Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, &more), Cappella Madonna di Costantinopoli (in Praiano) and Positano (MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano & Boat Tours & Water Sports). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Naples vacation maker website.

Dublin, Ireland to Naples is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Naples due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in May: high temperatures in Naples hover around 27°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Castellabate.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Castellabate

— 1 night
Castellabate is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.HistoryThe area was inhabited since Upper Palaeolithic times. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Oltremare Castellabate, explore the historical opulence of Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, then delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Castellabate trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Naples to Castellabate takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Naples in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Castellabate. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Castellabate

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Tropea

— 1 night
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu, make a trip to Affaccio Raf Vallone, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tropea Beach, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Porto Turistico di Tropea.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tropea tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Castellabate to Tropea takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Castellabate in May since evenings lows in Tropea dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Tropea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Reggio Calabria

— 2 nights
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. On the 17th (Mon), visit Snai RC, then look and learn at Planetarium Provincial Pythagoras, then go for a walk through Chianalea di Scilla, and finally get great views at Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Pinacoteca Civica Di Reggio Calabria, then get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Falcomata, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento Dea Athena, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria.

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Traveling by car from Tropea to Reggio Calabria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

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