14 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

14 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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14 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  25​h
1
Naples
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ravello
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Paestum
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Galleria Borbonica. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Amalfi), Vietri sul Mare (Sol’Art Ceramiche, Museo provinciale della Ceramica, & more) and Salerno (Duomo di Salerno, Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Naples trip maker app .

Sydney, Australia to Naples is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Naples, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Salerno, Vietri sul Mare, Pompeii, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

4
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Ravello with an excursion to Fornillo in Positano--about 52 minutes away.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ravello tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Maiori, Scala, Fornillo, Basilica of Saint Trofimena
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

2
nights
Paestum

Paestum ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for gifts at Bazar Cerere, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, then explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, and finally get outside with Lido Esercito.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Paestum trip planner .

You can drive from Ravello to Paestum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Bazar Cerere ©
Bazar Cerere

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