29 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

29 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Reggio Calabria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Padula
— 2 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 5 nights
Drive
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Benevento
— 4 nights
Taxi to Naples, Ferry to Procida
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Procida
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 3 nights
Taxi to Ischia, Ferry to Anacapri
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Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Naples
— 7 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to Kelowna

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Reggio Calabria

Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Explore hidden gems such as Lungomare Falcomata and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria. Get some cultural insight at Piedigrotta Church and Chianalea di Scilla. Change things up with these side-trips from Reggio Calabria: Scilla (Parrocchia Maria S.S Immacolata di Scilla e Favazzina & Castello Ruffo di Scilla), Pentedattilo (in Melito di Porto Salvo) and Pizzo (Chiesa Matrice S.Giorgio Martire & Castello Aragonese Murat). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Capo Vaticano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario dell'Eremo - "Santuario Madonna della Consolazione", and delve into the distant past at Le Terme Romane (Roman Baths).

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Reggio Calabria travel itinerary planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Kelowna to Reggio Calabria, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In February in Reggio Calabria, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Padula.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
nights
Padula

Padula is a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta, then explore the fascinating underground world of Oasi WWF di Morigerati, and then admire the masterpieces at MAM Musei Aiello Moliterno Novecento Lucano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Certosa di Padula, explore the ancient world of Castello Normanno di Sala Consilina, and then contemplate the long history of Villa Romana di Malvaccaro.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Padula attractions planner.

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Padula in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Padula

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

5
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chiesa San Giovanni Battista and Materasum Ipogeo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matera: Castello di Rocca Imperiale (in Rocca Imperiale), Pomarico (Chiesa di San Rocco & Chiesa di Sant’Antonio) and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto (in Metaponto). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at MUSMA Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale, and make a trip to Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Matera road trip planner.

You can drive from Padula to Matera in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Benevento.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

4
nights
Benevento

Benevento is a city and comune of Campania, Italy, capital of the province of Benevento, northeast of Naples. Popular historic sites such as Chiesa di Santa Sofia and Cattedrale di Termoli are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cantine del Notaio and Borgo Medievale di Termoli. Explore Benevento's surroundings by going to Chiesa di Sant'Anna (in Termoli), Melfi (Melfi Castle & Chiesa del Carmine) and Museo del Brigantaggio (in Rionero in Vulture). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario dell'Addolorata di Castelpetroso, see the interesting displays at Pontificia Fonderia di Campane Marinelli, pause for some photo ops at Arco di Traiano (114 d. C.), and don't miss a visit to Ponte Leproso.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Benevento road trip planning app.

Getting from Matera to Benevento by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Matera in February, you will find days in Benevento are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Procida.

Things to do in Benevento

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

2
nights
Procida

Procida is one of the Flegrean Islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia della Santissima Annunziata, then look for all kinds of wild species at Terra Murata, then take a leisurely stroll along The Port of Corricella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Maria Santissima della Pieta e San Giovanni Battista. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Statale Isola di Vivara, stroll through Spiaggia del Pozzo Vecchio, then admire the striking features of Palazzo D'Avalos, and finally don't miss a visit to Museo Casa di Graziella.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Procida day trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Benevento to Procida in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Forio.

Things to do in Procida

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Beaches

3
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia

Explore hidden gems such as Chiesa del Soccorso and Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana). Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Civico del Torrione and Сhurch of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Change things up with a short trip to Maronti Beach in Ischia (about 38 minutes away).

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Forio attractions planner.

You can travel from Procida to Forio in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Forio can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Anacapri.

Things to do in Forio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

2
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Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. On the 26th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, visit a coastal fixture at Punta Carena Lighthouse, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, explore the activities along Marina Piccola, then pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria a Cetrella, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, look for gifts at Profumi originali di Capri, then get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Barbarossa.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Anacapri day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Forio to Anacapri in 2 hours. February in Anacapri sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Anacapri

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

7
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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Visit Castel dell'Ovo and Gesu Nuovo Church for their historical value. Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara and Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Anfiteatro Campano e Museo dei Gladiatori (in Santa Maria Capua Vetere) and Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Forum). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, take some stellar pictures from Castel Sant'Elmo, explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, and get curious at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Anacapri to Naples in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Naples when traveling from Anacapri in February, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips