22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Matera
— 5 nights
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Drive to Naples, Ferry to Ischia, Drive to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 4 nights
Taxi to Ischia, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Naples
— 8 nights
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Matera

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.
Get outdoors at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario and Lido Playa del Sol. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Church of Santa Maria de Idris and Cattedrale di Matera. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matera: Chiesa Matrice (in Rocca Imperiale) and Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta (in Pertosa). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Ente Parco Nazionale Del Pollino. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, explore the ancient world of Cripta del Peccato Originale, contemplate the long history of Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera, and don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Matera online journey planner.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Matera is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Matera can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Forio.

Things to do in Matera

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Forio, Isola d'Ischia

Step out of the city life by going to Monte Epomeo and Maronti Beach. Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana) and Chiesa del Soccorso are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Forio trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Matera to Forio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Matera in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Forio, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Forio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Capri, Island of Capri

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Villa San Michele and Villa Jovis. Explore hidden gems such as Monte Solaro and Fortini Coastal Walk. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, choose your vessel at Capri Rent Boats, and take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Capri road trip website.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Forio to Capri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Pompeii Archaeological Park and LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gesu Nuovo Church and Cimitero delle Fontanelle. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano), Il Sentiero Degli Dei (in Positano) and Convento di Santa Maria a Castro (in Praiano). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, take an in-depth tour of The Neapolis Buried, and delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip maker.

Getting from Capri to Naples by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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