14 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

14 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy journey planner

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 1 night
Ferry
2
Ischia, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
Ferry
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Drive to Marina di Camerota
4
Marina di Camerota
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Pertosa
— 1 night
Drive
6
Matera
— 3 nights
Fly

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Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gesu Nuovo Church, explore the historical opulence of Castel dell'Ovo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then examine the collection at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, and finally take some stellar pictures from Castel Sant'Elmo. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, examine the collection at LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea, then explore the gorgeous colors at Posillipo, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Vulcano Solfatara.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Naples online tour builder.

Washington DC, USA to Naples is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Washington DC to Naples, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In April in Naples, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Ischia.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Ischia, Isola d'Ischia

— 2 nights
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pizzi Bianchi Mountain, then hike along Sentiero Serrara Fontana a Sant’Angelo, then contemplate the long history of Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana), and finally hike along Sentiero Baia della Pelara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Epomeo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vito, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso, then look for gifts at Atelier delle Dolcezze, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Ischia Paintball.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ischia visit planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Ischia takes 2 hours. April in Ischia sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Ischia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 3 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fortini Coastal Walk and Le Ondine Beach Club. Take a break from the city and head to Parco Astarita and I Faraglioni. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, stop by Eco Capri, and take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Capri trip planning app.

Ride a ferry from Ischia to Capri in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Capri are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Marina di Camerota.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marina di Camerota

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro, discover the deep blue sea with Apnea Porto Infreschi, then learn more about the world around you at MUVIP Museo Virtuale del Paleolitico, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta Preistorica della Cala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): head outdoors with Da Poldo Gita Alle Grotte Di Palinuro and then head outdoors with Spiaggia da Peppe.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marina di Camerota holiday maker website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Capri to Marina di Camerota takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pertosa.

Things to do in Marina di Camerota

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Pertosa

— 1 night
Pertosa is a village and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-west Italy. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): Head underground at Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Sant'Antonio, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Caggiano, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Marchesale di Auletta.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Pertosa trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Marina di Camerota to Pertosa in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Pertosa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Matera

— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Palombaro Lungo, then delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale, and then stroll through Regional Reserve of Montalbano Jonico Badlands. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Matera, then Head underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, then don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Matera trip planner.

You can drive from Pertosa to Matera in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Pertosa in April since evenings lows in Matera dip to 46°F. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip