17 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

17 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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17 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 5 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Palinuro
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Capo Vaticano
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  32​h
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri ©
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ceramiche Tavassi and Carthusia. Do your shopping at Limoncello Di Capri and Eco Capri. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Michele, appreciate the extensive heritage of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), and contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Anacapri itinerary maker.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Anacapri is an approximately 30-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Anacapri, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Anacapri

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Capri
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Fortini Coastal Walk ©
Fortini Coastal Walk
Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps) ©
Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps)
Natural Arch ©
Natural Arch

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Le Ville di Ravello and then steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Villa Rufolo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ravello trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Anacapri to Ravello in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Forio.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, Wine Tours & Tastings, Lido Capo di Conca
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Le Ville di Ravello ©
Le Ville di Ravello
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

5
nights
Forio, Isola d'Ischia

Forio ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chiesa del Soccorso and Spas & Wellness. Get a sense of the local culture at Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana) and Basilica Di Santa Maria Di Loreto. Venture out of the city with trips to Ischia (Ice Da Luciano, Cioccolateria Atelier delle Dolcezze, & more).

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Forio trip builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Ravello to Forio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Forio can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palinuro.

Things to do in Forio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Lacco Ameno, Fonte delle Ninfe Nitrodi, Spiaggia di Cava Grado
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Monte Epomeo ©
Monte Epomeo
Fonte delle Ninfe Nitrodi ©
Fonte delle Ninfe Nitrodi
Spiaggia di Cava Grado ©
Spiaggia di Cava Grado

4
nights
Palinuro

Palinuro ©
Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. Visit Castello Aragonese and Parco Archeologico di Elea - Velia for their historical value. You'll get in some beach time at Baia del Buon Dormire and La Secca. Venture out of the city with trips to Area Marina Protetta Costa degli Infreschi e della Masseta (in Marina di Camerota), Oltremare Castellabate (in Castellabate), Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta (in Pertosa), Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II (in Paestum), Maratea (Il Mirto Solarium Bar & Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea) and Baia di Trentova (in Agropoli). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Spiaggia della Marinella.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Palinuro tour planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Forio to Palinuro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Palinuro sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Capo Vaticano.

Things to do in Palinuro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maratea, Agropoli, Oltremare Castellabate, Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II, Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta
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Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Parco Archeologico di Elea - Velia ©

1
night
Capo Vaticano

Capo Vaticano ©
On the 1st (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Capo Vaticano, enjoy the sand and surf at Michelino Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Riaci. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Boulangerie D'amico, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese Murat, then make a trip to I Vicoli di Pizzo, and finally look for gifts at Giacinto Callipo Conserve Alimentari SpA.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Capo Vaticano vacation planner.

Drive from Palinuro to Capo Vaticano in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Palinuro in July, Capo Vaticano is slightly colder at night with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Capo Vaticano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pizzo, Michelino Beach, Spiaggia di Riaci, Boulangerie & Cafe D'Amico
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Spiaggia di Riaci ©
Spiaggia di Riaci
Castello Aragonese Murat ©
Castello Aragonese Murat
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano

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