22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip maker

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Naples
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maiori
— 3 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 4 nights
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Naples

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Pompeii (Terme del Foro & Odeon - Teatro Piccolo) and Salerno (Monumento ai Martiri Politici di Regione Salernitana MCMXI, Promenade Trieste, &more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Naples attractions planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Naples is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Naples is 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in January: highs in Naples hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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: explore the world behind art at Museo Ignazio Cerio, admire the striking features of Villa Malaparte, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Acattolico (The Non-Catholic Cemetery), and enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Piccola.

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

Getting from Naples to Capri by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Naples in January, Capri is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sorrento

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Fornillo (in Positano), Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista (in Praiano) and Salerno (La Bottega di Marilu', Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri, &more). There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Vallone dei Mulini, take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento day trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Maiori

— 3 nights
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Explore Maiori's surroundings by going to Badia della Santissima Trinita' (in Cava De' Tirreni), Cave of Smeraldo (in Positano) and Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire (in Conca dei Marini). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Sol’Art Ceramiche, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Maiori day trip planning website.

Drive from Sorrento to Maiori in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Matera.

Things to do in Maiori

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Matera

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cantine del Notaio (in Rionero in Vulture), Chiesa Madre di Santa Maria dell'Olmo (in Castelmezzano) and Cantina Carbone (in Melfi). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo, snap pictures at Il ponte del diavolo, and see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Matera trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Maiori to Matera in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Maiori in January; daily highs in Matera reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips