8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Tropea
— 1 day
Drive
2
Capaccio Scalo
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ischia, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
5
Naples
— 1 night
Train to Rome, Fly to Washington Dulles

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Tropea

— 1 day
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. On the 30th (Tue), look for gifts at Gourmetit, stop by Acqua degli Dei - Mediterranean Essence, then look for gifts at Il Paese Delle Meraviglie, and finally stop by Independent Bookstore Pensiero Meridiano.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tropea online travel route planner.

Washington DC, USA to Tropea is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Tropea, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. April in Tropea sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Capaccio Scalo.

Things to do in Tropea

Shopping

Capaccio Scalo

— 1 night
On the 1st (Wed), delve into the distant past at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum, look for gifts at Tenuta Vannulo, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Mura, and finally stop by Bisogno Antonio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Capaccio Scalo online trip maker.

Getting from Tropea to Capaccio Scalo by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Tropea in April, Capaccio Scalo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Ischia.

Things to do in Capaccio Scalo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ischia, Isola d'Ischia

— 1 night
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for gifts at I Sapori dell’Isola d’Ischia, look for gifts at Naturischia, stop by Gelateria Ice da Luciano, then look for gifts at Ischia Salumi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Soccorso, and finally steep yourself in history at Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana).

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ischia trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Capaccio Scalo to Ischia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Capaccio Scalo in May since evenings lows in Ischia dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Ischia

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 3 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Get some historical perspective at Chiesa San Michele and Chiesa di Santa Sofia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Punta Carena Lighthouse and Villa San Michele. There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with Capri Tour Information and look for gifts at Schettino Lidia.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Capri road trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ischia to Capri takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Shopping · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gesu Nuovo Church, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Naples day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Naples in 1.5 hours. May in Naples sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites