15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Naples
— 3 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 night
Taxi to Ischia, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Positano
— 5 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 3 nights
Drive to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Fly to Katowice International Airport

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Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gesu Nuovo Church and Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Family-friendly places like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Museo Cappella Sansevero will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Pompeii (Forum, Lupanar, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castel dell'Ovo, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, and make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples day trip planning app.

Katowice, Poland to Naples is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Katowice in May: high temperatures in Naples hover around 27°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Forio.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Forio, Isola d'Ischia

— 1 night
On the 19th (Wed), admire the ancient design of Negombo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero Serrara Fontana a Sant’Angelo, then contemplate the long history of Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana), and finally admire the natural beauty at Giardini Ravino.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Forio trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Naples to Forio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Forio

Parks · Spas · Baths · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, then appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Red Grotta, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, then trek along Fortini Coastal Walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Villa Lysis.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Capri trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Forio to Capri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Positano

— 5 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Il Sentiero Degli Dei and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and St Francis Church and Convent. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Piazza Tasso (in Sorrento), Villa Crawford (in Sant'Agnello) and Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado, and kick back and relax at Fornillo.

Before you visit Positano, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Positano

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria de Idris, get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, and then examine the collection at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Cripta del Peccato Originale, explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, stroll around Parco della Murgia Materana, then steep yourself in history at Antica Matera Casa Grotta, then examine the collection at Sassi in Miniatura, and finally make a trip to Casa Noha.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Matera road trip planning website.

Getting from Positano to Matera by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Matera when traveling from Positano in May, with lows around 13°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature