8 days in Southern Italy & Palermo Itinerary

8 days in Southern Italy & Palermo Itinerary

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Fly
1
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Paestum
— 1 night
Fly
4
Palermo
— 1 night
Fly

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2
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 13th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, then steep yourself in history at Lupanar, and then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Naples trip maker site.

Paris, France to Naples is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in September; daily highs in Naples reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

3
nights
Ravello

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Cimbrone Gardens are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Villa Rufolo and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravello visit planner.

Drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Naples in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

1
night
Paestum

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Le Mura, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, and then delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins.

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Traveling by car from Ravello to Paestum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Paestum are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Palermo

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, then steep yourself in history at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Palermo trip builder.

Getting from Paestum to Palermo by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites