60 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

60 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 10 nights
Drive
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Sorrento
— 8 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 8 nights
Ferry
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Amalfi
— 9 nights
Drive
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Civita
— 7 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 8 nights
Drive
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Rionero in Vulture
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paestum
— 6 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to Washington Dulles

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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Madonna Dell'Arco Sanctuary (in Madonna dell'Arco), Pompeii (House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, &more) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). The adventure continues: 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 tour in style with Leisure Italy - Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples online road trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Naples is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in April, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Galleria Borbonica ©
Military Museum
Galleria Borbonica
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8
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Sorrento

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 (Grotta di Fornillo, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, &more) and Salerno (Arco Catalano, Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, &more). Dedicate the 19th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario, relax in the rural setting at La Masseria Farm Experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and make a trip to Piazza Tasso.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sorrento online attractions planner.

Getting from Naples to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a train. In April in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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Food Tour
Food Tours
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8
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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: discover the deep blue sea with Capri Island Tour, make a trip to Giardini di Augusto, get a dose of the wild on Nesea Capri, and take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Capri journey planning tool.

Getting from Sorrento to Capri by ferry takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Amalfi.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Capri Island Tour ©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Capri Island Tour
5.0
I Faraglioni
Geologic Formation
I Faraglioni
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Amalfi

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amalfi: Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience (in Positano) and Praiano (IL Presepe nella Roccia, Torre di Grado, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, hike along Sentiero dei Limoni, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amalfi trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Amalfi sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Duomo di Ravello ©
Religious Site
Duomo di Ravello
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Villa Rufolo ©
Architectural Building
Villa Rufolo
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Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours ©
Kayaking / Canoeing
Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours
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Civita

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Civita: Masseria Nivaldine (in Rotondella), Chiesa Matrice (in Rocca Imperiale) and Masseria Battifarano (in Nova Siri). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Setteventi del Pollino, make a trip to Le grotte di San Giorgio Lucano, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, and see the interesting displays at MUVIG Museo delle Tradizioni Locali di Viggiano.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Civita trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Amalfi to Civita by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Civita

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Masseria Battifarano ©
Winery / Vineyard
Masseria Battifarano
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Matera side-trips: Sanctuary of Our Lady Queen of Anglona (in Tursi), Complesso Dei Padri Riformati (in Salandra) and Castelmezzano (Dolomiti Discovery & Ferrata Salemm). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, walk around Parco della Murgia Materana, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Matera online route planner.

Getting from Civita to Matera by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Matera, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Rionero in Vulture.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Rionero in Vulture

Rionero in Vulture is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. Change things up with these side-trips from Rionero in Vulture: Acerenza Cathedral (in Acerenza), Fontana Monumentale di Piazza Mario Pagano (in Tolve) and Santuario del Santissimo Salvatore (in Montella). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Cantine del Notaio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria ad Nives, admire the sheer force of Cascate di San Fele, and see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico Beniamino Tartaglia.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rionero in Vulture itinerary maker app.

Drive from Matera to Rionero in Vulture in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Rionero in Vulture are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Rionero in Vulture

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Cantina Carbone ©
Winery / Vineyard
Cantina Carbone
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Paestum

Get out of town with these interesting Paestum side-trips: Santuario Sant'Antonio (in Polla), Oasi Valle della Caccia (in Senerchia) and Campanile (in Oliveto Citra).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Paestum vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Rionero in Vulture to Paestum in 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rionero in Vulture in May since evenings lows in Paestum dip to 65°F. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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