39 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

39 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy visit planner

Make it your trip
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Matera
— 6 nights
Drive
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Civita
— 4 nights
Drive
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Paestum
— 4 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
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Amalfi
— 6 nights
Ferry
5
Capri, Island of Capri
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 5 nights
Drive
7
Naples
— 8 nights
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Matera

— 6 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.
Explore Matera's surroundings by going to TEMPERE Azienda Vitivinicola f.lli Pica (in Salerno), Venosa (Fontana Angioina & Cantina Di Venosa) and Rionero in Vulture (Cantine del Notaio & Centro Olistico La Casa del Sale). There's much more to do: make a trip to Sassi di Matera, hike along Ferrata Salemm, get a taste of the local shopping with Massimo Casiello - Tornitura Artistica del Legno, and Head underground at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario.

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Montreal, Canada to Matera is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Matera. Traveling from Montreal in February, things will get much warmer in Matera: highs are around 13°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Civita.

Things to do in Matera

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Civita

— 4 nights
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Explore Civita's surroundings by going to Terranova di Pollino (Sci Club Terranova del Pollino & Santuario della Madonna della Pieta), Chiesa di San Francesco (in Senise) and Eufrasia Wellness & Spa (in Rotonda). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino, explore the world behind art at Museo Archeologico di Broglio, take an in-depth tour of Museo Etonico Arbresh, and do a tasting at Masseria Battifarano.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Civita sightseeing planning app.

Drive from Matera to Civita in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Civita

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Baths

Side Trips

Paestum

— 4 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Paestum side-trips: Museo Vichiano (in Perdifumo), Museo Civico Archeologico (in Roccagloriosa) and Bora Bora Sun (in Bellizzi).

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paestum trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Civita to Paestum takes 2.5 hours. In February in Paestum, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Fiordo di Furore, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amalfi itinerary tool.

Do a combination of train and taxi from Paestum to Amalfi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Amalfi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

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: get great views at Belvedere Cannone, see the interesting displays at La Bottega dell'Arte di Sergio Rubino, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Ignazio Cerio.

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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. February in Capri sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Positano (Church of Santa Maria Assunta, La Bottega di Brunella, &more), Salerno (Palazzo Fruscione, Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri, &more) and Villa di Giulia Felice (in Pompeii). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, relax and rejuvenate at SPA ULYSSE, and take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sorrento sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Sorrento in an hour. In March, daytime highs in Sorrento are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Naples

— 8 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 (Tempio di Pomona, Duomo di Salerno, &more), Pompeii (House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Terme del Foro, &more) and Castello Doria (in Angri). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips