8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 3 nights
2
Amalfi
— 3 nights
3
Matera
— 1 night

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Casa di Fabio Amandio (in Pompeii) and Cilento (in Salerno). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the masterpieces at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and examine the collection at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Naples route planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Naples is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Naples. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in April, with highs in Naples at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pompeii, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Cilento
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

3
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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: Monte Finestra (in Tramonti) and Praiano (Spiaggia della Gavitella & Torre di Grado). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and get great views at Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amalfi trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Naples in April since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, Torre dei Normanni, Monte Finestra
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

1
night
Matera

Matera ©
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 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and then get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Matera journey planner.

You can drive from Amalfi to Matera in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in April, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Matera. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina ©

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