12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
2
Ravello
— 2 nights
3
Maratea
— 2 nights
4
Palinuro
— 2 nights
5
Naples
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, thenkick back and relax at Marina Piccola, and finally stroll through Pizzolungo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Michele.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Capri trip maker site.

Mumbai, India to Capri is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Capri, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Capri, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Anacapri
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White Grotta ©
White Grotta
Marina Grande Public Beach ©
Marina Grande Public Beach
Marina Piccola
Marina Piccola

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nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Fornillo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, thenhead outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, and finally kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ravello day trip planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Maratea.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Positano, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, Lido Capo di Conca
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

2
nights
Maratea

Maratea ©
Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. On the 3rd (Wed), kick back and relax at Il Mirto Solarium Bar and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea, enjoy the sand and surf at La Secca, thenstep off the mainland to explore Island Dino, and finally don't miss a visit to Arco Magno.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Maratea online day trip planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Maratea in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Palinuro.

Things to do in Maratea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Arco Magno, River Rafting & Tubing, Island Dino
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Il Mirto Solarium Bar ©
Il Mirto Solarium Bar
Island Dino ©
Island Dino
Arco Magno ©
Arco Magno

2
nights
Palinuro

Palinuro ©
Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Tonga Sun Club, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia del Buon Dormire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia della Marinella and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Bianca Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Palinuro trip planner.

You can drive from Maratea to Palinuro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Palinuro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marina di Camerota
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Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro ©
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro
Baia del Buon Dormire ©
Baia del Buon Dormire
Spiaggia della Marinella ©
Spiaggia della Marinella

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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. On the 7th (Sun), head outdoors with Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Di Vietri, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, thenexplore the galleries of Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, thenget impressive views of Vulcano Solfatara, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planning tool.

Getting from Palinuro to Naples by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Naples are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Marina Di Vietri, Vulcano Solfatara, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods
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Museo delle Arti Sanitarie ©
Museo delle Arti Sanitarie
Vulcano Solfatara
Vulcano Solfatara

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