15 days in Southern Italy & Croatian Coast Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy & Croatian Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bus to Salerno, Train to Rome, Fly to Split
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Bus to Herceg Novi, Taxi to Tivat, Fly to Brisbane

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Naples, Italy

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Bossa (in Salerno) and Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Temple of Apollo). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, steep yourself in history at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Naples trip planning site.

Brisbane, Australia to Naples is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Naples when traveling from Brisbane in September, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Italy

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 4th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to Fiordo di Furore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, then ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Ravello trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Naples to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Naples in September, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Split, Croatia

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, wildlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Split journey builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Ravello to Split takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Ravello in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Split, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors

Hvar, Croatia

— 2 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
On the 9th (Wed), get great views at Spanish Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, and then head off the coast to Jerolim. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Mekicevica Beach and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar travel planner.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September in Hvar, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take a stroll through Old Town and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours