14 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

14 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Train:  25 h
1
Naples
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ravello
— 4 nights
Taxi + Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Paestum
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some cultural insight at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Pompeii (Forum & Villa dei Misteri) and Salerno (Duomo di Salerno, Museo della Ceramica Alfonso Tafuri, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Naples online travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Naples is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Naples is minus 9 hours. May in Naples sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Salerno, Vietri sul Mare, Pompeii, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Find places to stay May 4 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

4
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Villa Rufolo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Fornillo in Positano (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Ravello, and examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ravello trip builder.

Traveling by car from Naples to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Naples in May, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Amalfi, Maiori, Scala, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

2
nights
Paestum

Paestum ©
On the 15th (Fri), look for gifts at Bazar Cerere, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, thenget to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins, and finally head outdoors with Lido Esercito.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paestum trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Ravello to Paestum in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Bazar Cerere ©
Bazar Cerere

Similar Plans

15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 18 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Southern Italy & Tuscany BY A USER FROM ARUBA September, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: September, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 18 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, romantic, beaches, hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 43 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 18 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, hidden gems Preferences: July Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans