15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy route maker

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Fly to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Drive to Matera
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Matera
— 1 day
Drive
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Amalfi
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 3 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 4 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to Merida

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Matera

— 1 day

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 13th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, make a trip to Casa Noha, and then explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Matera planner.

Merida, Mexico to Matera is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Merida to Matera. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Merida in June, with highs in Matera at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites

Amalfi

— 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amalfi: Il Sentiero Degli Dei (in Positano) and Grotte di Suppraiano (in Praiano). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, don't miss a visit to Vicoli, scale e archi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amalfi itinerary tool.

You can drive from Matera to Amalfi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Matera in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Amalfi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to I Faraglioni, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, and look for gifts at Eco Capri.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Capri trip 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sorrento

— 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Spiaggia Grande, Fornillo, &more). Dedicate the 21st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, and admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sorrento road trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Sorrento in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Naples

— 4 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: Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Bosco de Medici Winery). There's much more to do: make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Naples road trip planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips