9 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

9 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy holiday planner

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Matera
— 2 nights
Drive to Sorrento, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Procida
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Ischia, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 night
Ferry
5
Naples
— 3 nights
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Matera

— 2 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
On the 3rd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo, stroll around Parco della Murgia Materana, examine the collection at Sassi in Miniatura, then don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, then admire the striking features of Cattedrale di Matera, and finally delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, then explore the fascinating underground world of Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Giovanni Battista.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Matera online driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Matera is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, Matera is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
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 5th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele, stop by Corallium, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, then head outdoors with Via Krupp, and finally admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Capri trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Matera to Capri takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Matera in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Capri, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Procida.

Things to do in Capri

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Procida

— 1 night
Procida is one of the Flegrean Islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. On the 6th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Chiaiolella, take in the waterfront at The Port of Corricella, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Terra Murata.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Procida itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Procida in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Procida are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ischia.

Things to do in Procida

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Ischia, Isola d'Ischia

— 1 night
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): make a trip to Fungo Di Lacco Ameno, contemplate the long history of Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana), then admire the natural beauty at Giardini Ravino, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Epomeo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ischia online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Procida to Ischia by ferry takes about an hour. In April in Ischia, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Ischia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Francis Church and Convent and Gesu Nuovo Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Sorrento (Il Vallone dei Mulini, Piazza Tasso, &more) and Lupanar (in Pompeii). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito, explore the historical opulence of Castel Sant'Elmo, and steep yourself in history at Castel dell'Ovo.

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Ride a ferry from Ischia to Naples in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips