25 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

25 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 5 nights
2
Positano
— 5 nights
3
Maiori
— 4 nights
4
Paestum
— 4 nights
5
Matera
— 4 nights

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Head to Museodivino and Archivio Fotografico Parisiofor plenty of shopping. Pompeii Archaeological Park and Parco Acheologico di Ercolano will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Naples trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Naples is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In June, Naples is somewhat warmer than Cape Town - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

5
nights
Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Marina di Praia Beach. Popular historic sites such as Castello di Arechi and Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata are in your itinerary. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Salerno (2Beach, Il Vecchio Centro Storico di Romagnano al Monte, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Miniaci Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Positano trip maker.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Positano are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Salerno, Marina di Praia Beach
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Castello di Arechi ©
Castello di Arechi
Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata ©
Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata

4
nights
Maiori

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Visit Spiaggia di castiglione and Spiaggia di Atrani for some beach relaxation. Shop till you drop at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Step out of Maiori to go to Ravello and see Villa Cimbrone Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Maiori day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Positano to Maiori takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Maiori can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Paestum.

Things to do in Maiori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Vietri sul Mare, Spiaggia Lannio, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Lido Capo di Conca
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

4
nights
Paestum

Paestum ©
Visit Il Mirto Solarium Bar and Lido Mediterraneo Beach for some beach relaxation. Your inner history buff will appreciate Paestum Ruins and Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II. Go for a jaunt from Paestum to Trecchina to see Santuario della Madonna del Perpetuo Soccorso about 2h 15 min away.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paestum vacation planning app.

Getting from Maiori to Paestum by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santuario della Madonna del Perpetuo Soccorso, Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, Il Mirto Solarium Bar
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Il Mirto Solarium Bar ©
Il Mirto Solarium Bar
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II ©

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.
Let the collections at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and MEC - Emotional Museum of Craco capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sassi di Matera and Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiagge Le Praie (in Praiano), TEMPERE Azienda Vitivinicola f.lli Pica (in Salerno) and Cantine del Notaio (in Rionero in Vulture). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Massimo Casiello - Tornitura Artistica del Legno, explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, contemplate the long history of Cripta del Peccato Originale, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Casa Cisterna Sotterranea.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Matera online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Paestum to Matera by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Paestum in June since evenings lows in Matera dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Civita, Spiagge Le Praie, MEC - Emotional Museum of Craco, TEMPERE Azienda Vitivinicola f.lli Pica, Saint Michelès Abbey
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Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina ©
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina
Cantine del Notaio ©
Cantine del Notaio

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