10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

10 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Naples, Bus to Matera
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Matera
— 1 night
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Paestum
— 3 nights
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Naples
— 5 nights
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Matera

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo, stroll through Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Noha.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Matera online road trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Matera is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Matera, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in February; daily highs in Matera reach 13°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Sassi di Matera ©
Must see
Sassi di Matera
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Palombaro Lungo ©
Landmark
Palombaro Lungo
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Casa Noha ©
Landmark
Casa Noha
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Paestum

Venture out of the city with trips to Salerno (Duomo di Salerno, Centro Storico Salerno, &more).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paestum trip maker site.

You can drive from Matera to Paestum in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, Paestum is a bit warmer than Matera - with highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

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Promenade Trieste ©
Landmark
Promenade Trieste
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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano), Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Villa Cimbrone Gardens) and Reggia di Caserta (in Caserta). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Paestum in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in Naples. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
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