42 days in Southern Italy & Alberobello Itinerary

42 days in Southern Italy & Alberobello Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Naples International Airport, Drive to Positano
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Positano
— 10 nights
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Maiori
— 10 nights
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Matera
— 2 nights
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Alberobello
— 2 nights
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Naples
— 13 nights
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Salerno
— 3 nights
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Positano

— 10 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Torre del Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini), Furore (Fiordo di Furore & Cantine Marisa Cuomo) and Sorrento (Wine Tours & Tastings, Piazza Tasso, &more). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, get outside with Walk of the Gods, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, and look for gifts at Theodora Moda Positano.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Positano tour planner.

Newark, USA to Positano is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Positano due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newark in November: high temperatures in Positano hover around 64°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Maiori

— 10 nights
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Go for a jaunt from Maiori to Ravello to see Villa Cimbrone Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, get outside with Amalfi Coast, and trek along Ravello-Minori Walk.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Maiori tour planning tool.

Getting from Positano to Maiori by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Maiori, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Matera.

Things to do in Maiori

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Matera

— 2 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.
Matera Tour Guide has been added to your itinerary. On the 19th (Thu), deepen your understanding of the past and present with Matera Tour Guide, examine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, then don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Matera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo, don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Madonna delle Virtu Nuova, stroll around Parco della Murgia Materana, then look for gifts at Caseificio Maggiore, and finally explore the ancient world of Cripta del Peccato Originale.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Matera trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Maiori to Matera takes 3 hours. Traveling from Maiori in December, expect Matera to be little chillier, temps between 52°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Alberobello

— 2 nights
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. You've now added I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: expand your horizons at GiuInLab, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, then don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Sant'Antonio di Padova, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Trullo Sovrano.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Alberobello trip planner.

You can drive from Matera to Alberobello in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Alberobello, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Alberobello

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Naples

— 13 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta), Castello Aragonese d'Ischia (in Ischia) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

Getting from Alberobello to Naples by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Alberobello, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Naples, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Salerno

— 3 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Step out of Salerno with an excursion to Paestum Ruins in Paestum--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, admire the natural beauty at Giardino della Minerva, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Di Santa Maria de Lama.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salerno trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Naples to Salerno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in January, Salerno is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salerno

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips