59 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

59 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Matera
— 7 nights
Drive
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Rionero in Vulture
— 5 nights
Drive
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Civita
— 5 nights
Drive
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Paestum
— 4 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
5
Amalfi
— 8 nights
Ferry
6
Capri, Island of Capri
— 10 nights
Ferry
7
Sorrento
— 6 nights
Drive
8
Naples
— 11 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to Kelowna

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera as well as Chiesa San Giovanni Battista. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza Vittorio Veneto and Chiesa di Ognissanti. Visit Materasum Ipogeo and Casa Cisterna Sotterranea for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Matera side-trips: cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta (in Irsina), Gravina in Puglia - Cattedrale (in Gravina in Puglia) and Confetti Andria (in Andria). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at Templum Salutaris Spa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, head outdoors with Lungomare Di San Vito, and examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale Domenico Ridola.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Matera day trip website.

Kelowna, Canada to Matera is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Kelowna to Matera due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Matera are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Rionero in Vulture.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

5
nights
Rionero in Vulture

Rionero in Vulture is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santuario Madonna di Valleluogo and Basilica Santa Maria Assunta. Visiting Comprensorio Sciistico Laceno and Basilicata Alpaca will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Rionero in Vulture: Museo Etnografico Beniamino Tartaglia (in Aquilonia), Chiesa e Santuario di San Rocco (in Tolve) and Monteverde Castle (in Monteverde). Next up on the itinerary: stay fit while traveling at Centro Olistico La Casa del Sale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria ad Nives, get to know the fascinating history of Atella - Parco Paleolitico, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno - Svevo.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Rionero in Vulture driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Matera to Rionero in Vulture takes 2 hours. When traveling from Matera in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rionero in Vulture: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Civita.

Things to do in Rionero in Vulture

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

5
nights
Civita

Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sci Club Terranova del Pollino and Chiesa Matrice. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santuario Madonna del Sacro Monte and Museo Etonico Arbresh. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Civita: Santuario Madonna del Pollino (in San Severino Lucano), Viggiano (Castello di Viggiano & MUSEO DEL LUPO) and Lido Playa del Sol (in Montegiordano). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Valle dell'Argentino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Trebisacce, and see the interesting displays at le case del nibbio.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Civita travel route planning tool.

Getting from Rionero in Vulture to Civita by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Civita

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

4
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Paestum

Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario del Getsemani and Castello di Quaglietta. Popular historic sites such as Santuario Sant'Antonio and Grotta del Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Paestum side-trips: Battipaglia (Centro Estetico Eden & Caseificio La Fattoria - La Zizzona di Battipaglia) and San Pietro alli Marmi (in Eboli).

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paestum trip builder website.

You can drive from Civita to Paestum in 2.5 hours. February in Paestum sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for Amalfi.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

8
nights
Amalfi

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Monte Faito e Panorama and Sentiero dei Limoni. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Cloister del Paradiso. Get out of town with these interesting Amalfi side-trips: Santuario dell'Avvocatella (in Cava De' Tirreni), Nocera Superiore (Necropoli monumentale romana di Nocera Superiore, Area archeologica del teatro ellenistico-romano di Nocera Superiore, &more) and Castellammare Di Stabia (Chiesa di Sant'Antonio da Padova & Chiesa Sant'Eustachio). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, go all around town with City Tours, shop like a local with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and stroll through Ravello - Atrani Walk.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amalfi trip maker.

Getting from Paestum to Amalfi by combination of train and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

10
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Capri, Island of Capri

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Get some cultural insight at Chiesa San Michele and Museo Ignazio Cerio. Get in touch with nature at Capri Island Tour and Via Krupp. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone, stroll the grounds of Cimitero Acattolico (The Non-Catholic Cemetery), delve into the distant past at Villa Jovis, and Head underground at White Grotta.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Capri holiday maker site.

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, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Sorrento

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like La Solara and Cattedrale di Sorrento. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museobottega della Tarsialignea and Villa Fondi. Get out of town with these interesting Sorrento side-trips: Pompeii (House of Venus in the Shell & Casa di Ottavio Quartione) and Lungomare di Castellammare di Stabia (in Castellammare Di Stabia). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Scavi di Stabia, indulge in some personalized pampering at SPA ULYSSE, stroll through Marina of Lobra, and appreciate the views at Il Vallone dei Mulini.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Sorrento road trip planning tool.

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. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

11
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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. Explore hidden gems such as San Domenico Maggiore and Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples and San Francesco di Paola. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Pompeii (Anfiteatro Romano, Tempio d'Iside, &more), Castello Aragonese di Baia Napoli (in Baiae) and Badia della Santissima Trinita' (in Cava De' Tirreni). Dedicate the 4th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ospedale delle Bambole, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Benedettina di Sant'Angelo in Formis, admire the masterpieces at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, and explore the ancient world of Rione Terra.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Sorrento to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Naples are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips