19 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

19 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 5 nights
2
Positano
— 5 nights
3
Maiori
— 4 nights
4
Matera
— 4 nights

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Lupanar (in Pompeii) and Salerno (Centro Storico Salerno, Promenade Trieste, &more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planner.

London, UK to Naples is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from London in February, expect Naples to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii, Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

5
nights
Positano

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.
Go for a jaunt from Positano to Conca dei Marini to see Torre del Capo di Conca about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Grado.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Naples in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Positano. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Praiano, Wine Tours & Tastings, Torre del Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

4
nights
Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Step out of Maiori to go to Ravello and see Villa Cimbrone Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, examine the collection at Chiesa di San Salvatore de Birecto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Maiori route planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Maiori takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Maiori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Matera.

Things to do in Maiori

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Atrani, Amalfi, Vietri sul Mare, Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

4
nights
Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Change things up with these side-trips from Matera: Spiagge Le Praie (in Praiano), La Dispensa del Barone (in Miglionico) and Salerno (TEMPERE Azienda Vitivinicola f.lli Pica & Il Vecchio Centro Storico di Romagnano al Monte). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, examine the collection at Sassi in Miniatura, make a trip to Casa Noha, and contemplate the long history of Piazza San Pietro Caveoso.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Matera tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maiori to Matera takes 3 hours. Traveling from Maiori in February, expect Matera to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Civita, Salerno, Spiagge Le Praie, La Dispensa del Barone
Highlights from your plan
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina ©
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta

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