7 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

7 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy travel route planner

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Fly
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Matera
— 1 night
Drive
2
Paestum
— 1 night
Taxi to Sorrento, Ferry to Anacapri
3
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Naples
— 3 nights
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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.
On the 3rd (Wed), stroll through Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, and then make a trip to Casa Noha.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Matera trip planning website.

London, UK to Matera is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Matera due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Matera, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Matera

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

1
night
Paestum

Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Trentova, get to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins, and then delve into the distant past at Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paestum trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Matera to Paestum in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in March, Paestum is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Anacapri.

Things to do in Paestum

Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

1
night
Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, cruise along Via Krupp, then take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, then contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, and finally take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Anacapri holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Paestum to Anacapri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In March in Anacapri, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Anacapri

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

3
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello), Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Naples vacation app.

Ride a ferry from Anacapri to Naples in 1.5 hours. March in Naples sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips