31 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

31 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Lamezia Terme Airport, Drive to Capo Vaticano
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Capo Vaticano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Laino Borgo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Palinuro
— 3 nights
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Drive to Pozzuoli, 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
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ravello
— 6 nights
Drive
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Salerno
— 7 nights
Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Benghazi

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Capo Vaticano — 2 nights

Capo Vaticano is a wide bathing place in the Municipality of Ricadi in Calabria, Italy. On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Lido La Carioca, make a trip to Santuario Madonna delle Fonti, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia di Fuoco, then kick back and relax at Grotticelle beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with Mondo Blu Diving, then stroll through Spiaggia di Riaci, and then stop by Cantina Masicei.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Capo Vaticano road trip planner.

Benghazi, Libya to Capo Vaticano is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Capo Vaticano sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Laino Borgo.
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Laino Borgo — 3 nights

Laino Borgo is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Take a break from the city and head to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Bosco Difesa. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Naturalistico Degli Alburni and Montagna di Basso di Viggianello. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Laino Borgo: MUVIG Museo delle Tradizioni Locali di Viggiano (in Viggiano), Chiesa di San Francesco (in Senise) and Scaramuzzo Armeria (in Sanza). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Certosa di Padula.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Laino Borgo trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Capo Vaticano to Laino Borgo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Palinuro.
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Palinuro — 3 nights

Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. Step off the beaten path and head to Cooperativa Rosa dei Venti and Cala Bianca Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baia del Buon Dormire and La Secca. Explore Palinuro's surroundings by going to Area Marina Protetta Costa degli Infreschi e della Masseta (in Marina di Camerota) and Maratea (Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea & Spiaggia D'i Vranne). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia della Marinella, Head underground at Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro, and look for gifts at Aura Cilento.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Palinuro tour builder site.

Drive from Laino Borgo to Palinuro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Forio.
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia — 4 nights

Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia di Citara and Maronti Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Terra Murata and Banana Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Forio: Procida (Museo Casa di Graziella, The Port of Corricella, &more).

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Forio trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Palinuro to Forio in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Forio are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Capri.
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Capri, Island of Capri — 5 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Explore hidden gems such as Marina Piccola and Belvedere Cannone. Get in touch with nature at Marina Grande Public Beach and Red Grotta. Spend the 3rd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: Head underground at White Grotta, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, and take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Capri trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Forio to Capri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Capri sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ravello.
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Ravello — 6 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Spiaggia di castiglione. Visiting Ravello-Minori Walk and Lido di Ravello will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Tramonti (Monte Finestra & Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L.), Positano (Spiaggia Grande, Miniaci Art Gallery, &more) and Praiano (Marina di Praia Beach & Spiagge Le Praie). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, head outdoors with Amalfi Coast, get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca.

Start your trip to Ravello by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Capri to Ravello by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salerno.
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Salerno — 7 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna and Sol’Art Ceramiche. Head to Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri and Made In Salernofor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Sorrento (Food Tours & Piazza Tasso), Paestum (Lido del Villaggio e Campeggio Nettuno, Archaeological Park of Paestum, &more) and Centro Estetico Eden (in Battipaglia). The adventure continues: Head underground at Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, explore the world behind art at Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri, and don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salerno route planner.

Drive from Ravello to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Salerno are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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