22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

22 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baden-Baden
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Matera
— 5 nights
Drive + Ferry:  4 h 15 min
2
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 4 nights
Ferry:  45 min
4
Naples
— 8 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Baden-Baden

5
nights
Matera

Matera ©
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 Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta. Take a break from Matera with a short trip to Chiesa Matrice in Rocca Imperiale, about 1h 5 min away. 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, don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, and walk around Parco della Murgia Materana.

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

Side Trips

Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta, Ente Parco Nazionale Del Pollino, Lido Playa del Sol, Chiesa Matrice
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Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina ©
Ente Parco Nazionale Del Pollino ©
Ente Parco Nazionale Del Pollino
Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta ©
Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta

4
nights
Forio, Isola d'Ischia

Forio ©
Step out of the city life by going to Monte Epomeo and West Coast Ischia - Boat Rental. Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana) and Basilica Di Santa Maria Di Loreto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Forio with a short trip to Maronti Beach in Ischia, about 38 minutes away.

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 train 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

Side Trips

Isola d'Ischia, Baia di Sorgeto, Fungo Di Lacco Ameno, Maronti Beach, Pizzi Bianchi Mountain
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Maronti Beach ©
Maronti Beach
Monte Epomeo ©
Monte Epomeo
Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana) ©
Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana)

4
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Villa San Michele and Villa Jovis. Explore hidden gems such as Monte Solaro and Via Krupp. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and trek along Fortini Coastal Walk.

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

Ride a ferry from Forio to Capri in 2 hours. 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

Side Trips

Anacapri, Capri Sea Service
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Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro
White Grotta ©
White Grotta
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele

8
nights
Naples

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 Il Sentiero Degli Dei. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Convento di Santa Maria a Castro (in Praiano), Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano) and Villa dei Misteri (in Pompeii). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, examine the collection at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pompeii, Convento di Santa Maria a Castro, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Reggia di Caserta, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea ©
LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Cimitero delle Fontanelle ©
Cimitero delle Fontanelle

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