29 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

29 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Matera
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paestum
— 3 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
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Amalfi
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 5 nights
Ferry
5
Sorrento
— 5 nights
Drive
6
Naples
— 6 nights
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Matera side-trips: Complesso Dei Padri Riformati (in Salandra) and cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta (in Irsina). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Purgatorio, and don't miss a visit to Casa Noha.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Matera online journey planner.

Toronto, Canada to Matera is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Matera due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Matera: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Paestum

— 3 nights
Paestum is known for historic sites, beaches, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, kick back and relax at Lido Mediterraneo Beach, look for gifts at Bazar Cerere, and don't miss a visit to Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum.

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Getting from Matera to Paestum by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in June, Paestum is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 6 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amalfi side-trips: Praiano (Grotte di Suppraiano & Torre di Grado). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, head outdoors with Amalfi Coast, and admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amalfi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Paestum to Amalfi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Amalfi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 5 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: take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, and stop by Eco Capri.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Capri route builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Amalfi to Capri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Capri, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Sorrento

— 5 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: Positano (Positano, Fornillo, &more). Dedicate the 24th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa e Convento di S. Francesco, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, and do a tasting at Limonoro.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Sorrento online travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Sorrento in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naples

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Salerno (Castello di Arechi, Giardino della Minerva, &more), Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods (in Positano) and Odeon - Teatro Piccolo (in Pompeii). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Naples day trip planning site.

Getting from Sorrento to Naples by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips