8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

8 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Naples
— 2 nights
Ferry
2
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry to Sorrento, Drive to Maratea
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Maratea
— 1 night
Drive
4
Tropea
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ravello
— 1 night
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Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Visit Pompeii Archaeological Park and Underground Naples for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Galleria Borbonica. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Neapolis Buried, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, see the interesting displays at LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea, and contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gennaro.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Naples day trip tool.

Exeter, UK to Naples is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Exeter to Naples due to the time zone difference. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Anacapri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Anacapri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. On the 4th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, explore the galleries of Villa San Michele, step into the grandiose world of Castiglione, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, then stroll through I Faraglioni, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Anacapri trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Anacapri by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Maratea.

Things to do in Anacapri

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Maratea

— 1 night
Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through Il Mirto Solarium Bar, kick back and relax at La Secca, and then appreciate the history behind Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Maratea travel route site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Anacapri to Maratea takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tropea.

Things to do in Maratea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Tropea

— 2 nights
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 6th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tropea Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Riaci, then kick back and relax at Capo Vaticano, and finally kick back and relax at Grotticelle beach. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Praia di Fuoco, get engrossed in the history at Artistic Creations The Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Michelino Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Piedigrotta Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese Murat.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tropea online day trip planner.

Drive from Maratea to Tropea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello

— 1 night
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia San Giovanni.

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You can drive from Tropea to Ravello in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Tropea in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips