19 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip itinerary planner
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Fly
1
Matera
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Paestum
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ravello
— 4 nights
Ferry
4
Sorrento
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Naples
— 6 nights
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Matera — 2 nights

Subterranean City

Matera is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and examine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Matera tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Matera is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Matera. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Matera reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Paestum.
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Paestum — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Mura, then stop by Bazar Cerere, then don't miss a visit to Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Park of Paestum.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Paestum trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Matera to Paestum in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Paestum, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Ravello.
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Ravello — 4 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Il Sentiero Degli Dei). Dedicate the 19th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast.

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Drive from Paestum to Ravello in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Ravello, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 5 nights

Land of the Sirens

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Positano (Fornillo, Spiaggia Grande, &more). Dedicate the 24th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, explore the world behind art at Correale di Terranova Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Cataldo.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip app.

You can ride a ferry from Ravello to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ravello in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Sorrento, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Naples.
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Naples — 6 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Lupanar (in Pompeii) and Salerno (Speed Boats Tours, Duomo di Salerno, &more).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Naples tour site.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry; or take a train. In May in Naples, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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