29 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

29 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip planner

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Fly
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Matera
— 4 nights
Drive
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Amalfi
— 6 nights
Ferry
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 4 nights
Ferry
4
Sorrento
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Naples
— 8 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matera: Cantine del Notaio (in Rionero in Vulture), Potenza (Basilicata Mtb, Piaceri Lucani, &more) and Civita (Il ponte del diavolo & Setteventi del Pollino). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, and make a trip to Palombaro Lungo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Matera route planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Matera is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Kelowna to Matera. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Matera

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

6
nights
Amalfi

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Go for a jaunt from Amalfi to Praiano to see Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Matera to Amalfi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In February, Amalfi is somewhat warmer than Matera - with highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

4
nights
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: get great views at Belvedere Cannone, stop by Carthusia, admire the masterpieces at Museo Ignazio Cerio, and examine the collection at La Bottega dell'Arte di Sergio Rubino.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Capri tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Amalfi to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. February in Capri sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

5
nights
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.
Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Salerno (Palazzo Fruscione, Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri, &more) and Positano (Spiaggia Grande, I love Positano home design, &more). The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Villa Comunale, make a trip to Corso Italia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sorrento.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sorrento travel planner.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Sorrento in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Sorrento are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

8
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Pompeii (House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Casa del Poeta Tragico, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Ospedale delle Bambole, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito, and browse the exhibits of Galleria Borbonica.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Sorrento to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Sorrento in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Naples, with lows of 7°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips