21 days in Southern Italy & Eastern Germany Itinerary

21 days in Southern Italy & Eastern Germany Itinerary

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Fly to Lamezia Terme Airport, Drive to Tropea
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Tropea, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Matera, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paestum, Italy
— 3 nights
Taxi to Sorrento, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ischia, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly

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Tropea, Italy

— 1 night
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, kick back and relax at Tropea Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Museo del Peperoncino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Piedigrotta Church, explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese Murat, then kick back and relax at Grotticelle beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tropea trip itinerary app.

Minneapolis, USA to Tropea is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in April, with highs in Tropea at 67°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Tropea

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Matera, Italy

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Matera, make a trip to Casa Noha, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Francesco da Paola, contemplate the long history of Cripta del Peccato Originale, then admire the landmark architecture of Ex Ospedale San Rocco, then walk around Parco della Murgia Materana, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Casa del Miracolo San Francesco.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Matera trip planner.

Getting from Tropea to Matera by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Paestum, Italy

— 3 nights
Do some cultural sightseeing at Paestum Ruins and Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Martiri. Visit Spiaggia della Marinella and Baia del Buon Dormire for some beach relaxation.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paestum tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Matera to Paestum takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in April, Paestum is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Paestum

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capri, Italy

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, get great views at Belvedere Cannone, look for gifts at Corallium, then get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Solaro.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Capri itinerary app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Paestum to Capri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Ischia.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Ischia, Italy

— 2 nights
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso, step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maronti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana) and then test the waters at Giardini Poseidon Terme.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ischia online trip itinerary builder.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Ischia in 2 hours. In April in Ischia, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Ischia

Historic Sites · Spas · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Naples, Italy

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Popular historic sites such as Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Catacombe di San Gennaro are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Galleria Borbonica and Lungomare Caracciolo. Step out of Naples to go to Padula and see Certosa di Padula, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea, explore the historical opulence of Castel Sant'Elmo, pause for some serene contemplation at Gesu Nuovo Church, and make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Ischia to Naples takes 2 hours. In April in Naples, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 5 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Die Hackeschen Hoefe and Sanssouci Palace. Go for a jaunt from Berlin to Potsdam to see Potsdam's Gardens about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, stroll around Treptower Park, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips