13 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

13 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Naples
— 1 night
Drive
2
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Amalfi
— 2 nights
Ferry
6
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Drive to Matera
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Matera
— 1 night
Fly

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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. On the 14th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto).

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

London, UK to Naples is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, Naples is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Tempio di Giove Capitolino, make a trip to Forum Baths, delve into the distant past at Terme del Foro, explore the ancient world of Casa del Fauno, then delve into the distant past at Casa del Poeta Tragico, and finally explore the ancient world of Casa della Fontana Grande. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), admire the striking features of Casa Dei Quadretti Teatrali o Casca Longus - Pompei, delve into the distant past at Tempio di Venere, then delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, then delve into the distant past at House of Venus in the Shell, and finally explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro Romano.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Pompeii online vacation planner.

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. In June in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites

2
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Sorrento

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Marina of Lobra, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala di Mitigliano, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia di Ieranto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastero di San Paolo, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Cataldo, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Solara, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Sorrento takes an hour. June in Sorrento sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

2
nights
Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, then stop by Art & Craft Gallery, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally stroll through Spiaggia Grande. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, kick back and relax at Marina di Praia Beach, then Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, and finally stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

Plan trip to Positano with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Positano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June in Positano, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, trek along Valle dei Mulini, make a trip to Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, pause for some photo ops at Fontana sant'Andrea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and finally admire the striking features of Luna Convento.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amalfi sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Positano to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. June in Amalfi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Punta Carena Lighthouse, hike along Fortini Coastal Walk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), then explore the activities along Marina Piccola, then explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and finally head outdoors with Via Krupp. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Marina Grande Public Beach and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Capri route planner.

Getting from Amalfi 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, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Matera.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
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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 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Purgatorio, don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, contemplate the long history of Casa Cisterna Sotterranea, then contemplate the long history of Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, and finally contemplate the long history of Antica Matera Casa Grotta.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Matera online trip maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Capri to Matera in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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 June since evenings lows in Matera dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites