15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Novosibirsk
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Naples
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ravello
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
4
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Matera
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Novosibirsk

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Appreciate the collections at Museo Cappella Sansevero and The Neapolis Buried. Step off the beaten path and head to Castel dell'Ovo and Cimitero delle Fontanelle. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Borgo Medievale di Agropoli (in Agropoli), Paestum Ruins (in Paestum) and Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno (in Salerno). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Gesu Nuovo Church, don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, and see the interesting displays at LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Naples online itinerary maker .

Novosibirsk, Russia to Naples is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Novosibirsk to Naples, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Novosibirsk in December; daily highs in Naples reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Anacapri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno, Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Paestum Ruins
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Castel dell'Ovo ©
Castel dell'Ovo
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea ©
LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea

1
night
Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri ©
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Astarita, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, and finally get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Anacapri trip planner .

Traveling by car from Naples to Anacapri takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Naples in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Anacapri, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Anacapri

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Capri
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Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
White Grotta ©
White Grotta

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Ravello and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo. Visiting Grotte di Suppraiano and Fornillo will get you outdoors. When in Ravello, make a side trip to see I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos in Praiano, approximately 40 minutes away.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ravello, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Anacapri to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Praiano, S.Maria Maddalena, Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

1
night
Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla, then explore the world behind art at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Reggio Calabria tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Ravello to Reggio Calabria by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Matera.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Scilla
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Castello Ruffo di Scilla ©
Castello Ruffo di Scilla

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and Church of Santa Maria de Idris. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chiesa San Giovanni Battista and Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera. Step out of Matera with an excursion to Centro Storico di Craco in Craco--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Biagio, explore the ancient world of Cripta del Peccato Originale, and admire the landmark architecture of Cattedrale di Matera.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Matera trip planner .

Traveling by car from Reggio Calabria to Matera takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Reggio Calabria in December; daily highs in Matera reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Centro Storico di Craco
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Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera ©
Church of Santa Maria de Idris ©
Church of Santa Maria de Idris

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