14 days in Rome & Southern Italy Itinerary

14 days in Rome & Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Amalfi
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Naples
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Gerace
— 3 nights
Drive to Lamezia Terme Airport, Fly to Adelaide

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Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

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Adelaide, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Rome due to the time zone difference. In May, Rome is somewhat warmer than Adelaide - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luna Convento, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and finally sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Badia della Santissima Trinita', and finally hike along Valle dei Mulini.

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Drive from Rome to Amalfi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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 8th (Fri): trek along Fortini Coastal Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, and then stroll through Parco Astarita.

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Ride a ferry from Amalfi to Capri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Amalfi in May since evenings lows in Capri dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trip

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, take an in-depth tour of Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples, explore the world behind art at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, then contemplate the long history of Galleria Borbonica, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale.

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You can ride a ferry from Capri to Naples in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Naples are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gerace.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Gerace

— 3 nights
Gerace is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria, Calabria, southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Gerace, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Gerace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero Sant'Anna, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sentiero della Civilta Contadina. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovannello, go for a walk through Le Bombarde, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento Santuario San Domenico, and finally contemplate the long history of Chiesa Matrice S.Giorgio Martire.

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Drive from Naples to Gerace in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gerace

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips