8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
2
Capo Vaticano
— 1 night
3
Maratea
— 1 night
4
Palinuro
— 2 nights
5
Naples
— 2 nights

1
night
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, thenappreciate the history behind Natural Arch, thenHead underground at White Grotta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele.

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Bristol, UK to Capri is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Capri can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Capo Vaticano.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anacapri
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White Grotta ©
White Grotta
Natural Arch ©
Natural Arch
Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro

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Capo Vaticano

Capo Vaticano is a wide bathing place in the Municipality of Ricadi in Calabria, Italy. On the 17th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Grotticelle beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Capri to Capo Vaticano takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maratea.

Things to do in Capo Vaticano

Outdoors Beaches Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano
Grotticelle beach ©
Grotticelle beach

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Maratea

Maratea ©
Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Arco Magno, thenstep off the mainland to explore Island Dino, thenenjoy the sand and surf at La Secca, and finally appreciate the history behind Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maratea route planner.

You can drive from Capo Vaticano to Maratea in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Palinuro.

Things to do in Maratea

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Arco Magno, Island Dino
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Arco Magno ©
Arco Magno
Island Dino ©
Island Dino
Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea ©
Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea

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nights
Palinuro

Palinuro ©
Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. On the 19th (Sun), stroll through Spiaggia della Marinella, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria Loreto, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Martiri, kick back and relax at Cala Bianca Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia del Buon Dormire.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Palinuro itinerary planner.

Getting from Maratea to Palinuro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Palinuro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cala Bianca Beach, Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Martiri
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Spiaggia della Marinella ©
Spiaggia della Marinella
Baia del Buon Dormire ©
Baia del Buon Dormire
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro ©
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro

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Naples

Naples ©
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 21st (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, thensee the interesting displays at LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castel dell'Ovo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gesu Nuovo Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, thenexplore the ancient world of Forum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples itinerary maker.

You can drive from Palinuro to Naples in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii
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The Neapolis Buried ©
The Neapolis Buried
Forum ©
Forum
Cimitero delle Fontanelle ©
Cimitero delle Fontanelle

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