60 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

60 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy holiday planner

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

— 11 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: Wip Fitness Club (in Casoria), Pompeii (Tempio d'Iside, Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, &more) and Salerno (Chiesa di San Pietro in Vinculis, Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno, &more). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, and examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples vacation builder website.

Santiago, Chile to Naples is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Spas

Side Trips

Sorrento

— 8 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more) and Salerno (Fontana del Tenna, Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri, &more). Dedicate the 18th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arciconfraternita della Santissima Annunziata e del Santissimo Rosario, relax in the rural setting at La Masseria Farm Experience, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa e Convento di S. Francesco.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sorrento online itinerary planner.

Getting from Naples to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 9 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 26th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, and take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Capri route planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Sorrento to Capri takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Capri are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Amalfi.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Amalfi

— 11 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amalfi: Praiano (Torre di Grado, Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, &more). Dedicate the 11th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amalfi trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Amalfi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Paestum

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paestum: Chiesa di Sant'Eufemia (in San Mauro la Bruca), Baia d'Argento (in Battipaglia) and Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro (in Palinuro).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Paestum trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Amalfi to Paestum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Paestum, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Civita

— 6 nights
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Rocca Imperiale (Castello di Rocca Imperiale & Museo delle Cere), Masseria Nivaldine (in Rotondella) and Ecomuseo Sandro Berardone (in Rotonda). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Setteventi del Pollino, take an in-depth tour of Museo delle Icone e della Tradizione Bizantina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco, and examine the collection at MUVIG Museo delle Tradizioni Locali di Viggiano.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Civita road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Civita takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Matera.

Things to do in Civita

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Matera

— 8 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Matera: Cantine del Notaio (in Rionero in Vulture), Ferrata Salemm (in Castelmezzano) and Venosa (Castello Venosa & Area Archeologica di Venosa). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Giovanni Battista, see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, and delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Matera online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Civita to Matera takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Matera are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips