15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Matera
— 1 night
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Paestum
— 1 night
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 4 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Casa Noha, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sasso Barisano, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, don't miss a visit to Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve, examine the collection at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, then stop by Artelier Ceramiche e Dipinti, and finally delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Matera road trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Matera is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in November, with highs in Matera at 18°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Paestum

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Bazar Cerere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Paestum Ruins, experience rural life at Caseificio Rivabianca, then gain insight at Azienda Agrituristica Seliano, then don't miss a visit to Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Madonna di Costantinopoli.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paestum online route planner.

You can drive from Matera to Paestum in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Paestum, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Ravello

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fiordo di Furore (in Furore) and Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista (in Praiano). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro, and contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Paestum to Ravello by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Ravello, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

3
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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.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Villa Jovis, discover the deep blue sea with Capri Island Tour, don't miss a visit to Via Longano, and stroll through Marina Grande Public Beach.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Capri trip itinerary app.

You can ride a ferry from Ravello to Capri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation · Wildlife

Side Trip

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 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Frati Cappuccini, explore the world behind art at Correale di Terranova Museum, then stop by Ceramica Assunta, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, and finally get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Limonoro, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Addolorata, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sorrento, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sorrento trip builder.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Pompeii (Casa del Poeta Tragico, Bosco de Medici Winery, &more) and Salerno (Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, Palazzo Fruscione, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Naples itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Sorrento to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Sorrento in December, Naples is slightly colder at night with lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips