7 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

7 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip itinerary planner

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Fly
1
Naples
— 1 night
Ferry
2
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Cerchiara di Calabria
— 1 night
Drive
5
Matera
— 1 night
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Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 27th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte and then pause for some serene contemplation at Gesu Nuovo Church.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Naples day trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Naples is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in March: high temperatures in Naples hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, make a trip to Piazza Umberto I, contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, then take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Capri trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Capri takes 1.5 hours. In March in Capri, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Positano

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and then take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Positano trip itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. March in Positano sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Cerchiara di Calabria.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cerchiara di Calabria

— 1 night
Cerchiara di Calabria is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza, part of the Calabria region of southern Italy.Located in the Pollino National Park, Cercharia occupies the ancient site of Arponium in Magna Graecia, later known as Circlarium. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Ferrata Ramo Imperiale.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cerchiara di Calabria visit planner.

You can drive from Positano to Cerchiara di Calabria in 4 hours. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Matera.

Things to do in Cerchiara di Calabria

Parks · Nature

Matera

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, and then don't miss a visit to Casa Noha.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Matera trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cerchiara di Calabria to Matera takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Matera

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites