31 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

31 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Naples
— 11 nights
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Positano
— 6 nights
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Maiori
— 4 nights
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 5 nights
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Matera
— 4 nights

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Naples

Naples ©
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: Pompeii (Casa del Cinghiale & Terme del Foro) and Salerno (Escape Room Intrappola.TO - Salerno, Museo Archeologico Provinciale di Salerno, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Museo Cappella Sansevero, make a trip to Miglio Sacro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Naples sightseeing app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Naples is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Naples, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Naples: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Salerno, Pompeii, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario
Highlights from your plan
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Torre del Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Chiesa di Sant'Anna (in Sorrento). There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista, and shop like a local with Miniaci Art Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Positano trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Naples in December, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Praiano, Sorrento, Torre del Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Wine Tours & Tastings

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nights
Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Step out of Maiori to go to Ravello and see Villa Cimbrone Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, get great views at Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giovanni del Toro, and stroll through Ravello-Minori Walk.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maiori travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Positano to Maiori in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Maiori

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Monte Finestra, Le Vigne di Raito
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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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: delve into the distant past at Villa Jovis, take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, admire the masterpieces at Museo Ignazio Cerio, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Acattolico (The Non-Catholic Cemetery).

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Capri day trip website.

You can travel from Maiori to Capri in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Matera.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Anacapri
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Villa Jovis ©
Villa Jovis

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Matera

Matera ©
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: Cantine del Notaio (in Rionero in Vulture), Salerno (Il Vecchio Centro Storico di Romagnano al Monte & TEMPERE Azienda Vitivinicola f.lli Pica) and Civita (Museo Etonico Arbresh, Il ponte del diavolo, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Sassi di Matera, examine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale, and stop by Arterego di Margherita Albanese.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Matera trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Capri to Matera takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Capri in December, expect Matera to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Civita, Salerno, Cantine del Notaio
Highlights from your plan
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Cantine del Notaio ©
Cantine del Notaio
Materasum Ipogeo ©
Materasum Ipogeo

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