28 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

28 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy vacation planner

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 6 nights
Drive
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Rocchetta Al Volturno
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Amalfi
— 5 nights
Ferry
4
Capri, Island of Capri
— 4 nights
Ferry
5
Sorrento
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Rionero in Vulture
— 2 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 4 nights
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Naples

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Cappella Sansevero and Galleria Borbonica. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Sol’Art Ceramiche. Step out of Naples with an excursion to Bosco de Medici Winery in Pompeii--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Naples attractions planning site.

Ankara, Turkey to Naples is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Ankara, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Naples, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rocchetta Al Volturno.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 3:

Rocchetta Al Volturno

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario dell'Addolorata di Castelpetroso, then indulge in some personalized pampering at My Suite Spa, then don't miss a visit to Santuario Madonna delle Grotte, and finally learn about all things military at International War Museum of the World Wars. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Sacrario Militare di Mignano Montelungo, step into the grandiose world of Museo Nazionale di Castello Pandone, then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola L'Arco Antico, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo del Profumo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rocchetta Al Volturno trip planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Rocchetta Al Volturno takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Rocchetta Al Volturno can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rocchetta Al Volturno

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:

Amalfi

— 5 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Museo della Carta and Museo d'Arte Sacra "Don C. Confalone" will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Ravello and Wine Tours & Tastings. Go for a jaunt from Amalfi to Praiano to see Parrocchia Di San Gennaro about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amalfi trip site.

Traveling by car from Rocchetta Al Volturno to Amalfi takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Rocchetta Al Volturno in March, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 10:

Capri, Island of Capri

— 4 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
You'll explore and learn at Museo Ignazio Cerio and Villa San Michele. Get some cultural insight at Cimitero Acattolico (The Non-Catholic Cemetery) and Chiesa San Michele. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Certosa di San Giacomo, and explore the activities along Marina Piccola.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Capri online visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Amalfi to Capri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

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Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14:

Sorrento

— 4 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museobottega della Tarsialignea and Vinicola De Angelis. Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Positano (Positano, Fornillo, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Villa Comunale, take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, indulge in some personalized pampering at SPA ULYSSE, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sorrento trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. In March in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rionero in Vulture.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:

Rionero in Vulture

— 2 nights
Rionero in Vulture is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): do a tasting at Cantine del Notaio, indulge in some personalized pampering at Centro Olistico La Casa del Sale, then see the interesting displays at Museo Diocesano E Palazzo Vescovile, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, and finally learn about winemaking at Cantina Di Venosa. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Cantina Carbone, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico di Bisaccia, then examine the collection at Museo Etnografico Beniamino Tartaglia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Bisaccia.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rionero in Vulture trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Sorrento to Rionero in Vulture in 3 hours. Traveling from Sorrento in March, plan for little chillier nights in Rionero in Vulture, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Matera.

Things to do in Rionero in Vulture

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:

Matera

— 4 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sassi di Matera and Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and Massimo Casiello - Tornitura Artistica del Legno. Go for a jaunt from Matera to Salerno to see TEMPERE Azienda Vitivinicola f.lli Pica about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Materdomini, make a trip to Chiese rupestri Madonna delle Virtu e San Nicola dei Greci, and see the interesting displays at MUSMA Museum of Contemporary Sculpture.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Matera trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rionero in Vulture to Matera takes 2 hours. When traveling from Rionero in Vulture in March, plan for slightly colder days in Matera, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

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