15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Brindisi
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Padula
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Naples
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry + Drive:  4​h
6
Matera
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Brindisi

1
night
Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. On the 14th (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at Chianalea di Scilla.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Reggio Calabria trip builder.

Brindisi to Reggio Calabria is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Reggio Calabria sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Padula.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Scilla, Pentedattilo
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Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

2
nights
Padula

Padula ©
Padula is a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Certosa di Padula. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna del Grumentino, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sanseverino, explore the world behind art at MAM Musei Aiello Moliterno Novecento Lucano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Laurenzana, and finally browse the collection at Biblioteca Nazionale.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Reggio Calabria to Padula. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Padula

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grumento Nova, Biblioteca Nazionale, MAM Musei Aiello Moliterno Novecento Lucano, Castello di Laurenzana, Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta
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Certosa di Padula ©
Certosa di Padula
Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta ©
Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta
Castello Sanseverino ©
Castello Sanseverino

4
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gesu Nuovo Church and Duomo di Salerno. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Sorrento (Food Tours, Piazza Tasso, &more). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, see the interesting displays at LAES - La Napoli Sotterranea, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and admire the masterpieces at Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Naples trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Padula to Naples. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Forio.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Sorrento, Pompeii, Duomo di Salerno, Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins
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Food Tours
Gesu Nuovo Church ©
Gesu Nuovo Church
Castel dell'Ovo ©
Castel dell'Ovo

3
nights
Forio, Isola d'Ischia

Forio ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chiesa del Soccorso and Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana). Venture out of the city with trips to Procida (The Port of Corricella & Terra Murata) and Maronti Beach (in Ischia).

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Forio trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Naples to Forio in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Anacapri.

Things to do in Forio

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Isola d'Ischia, Procida, Lacco Ameno, Ischia
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Giardini Ravino ©
Giardini Ravino
Chiesa del Soccorso ©
Chiesa del Soccorso
The Port of Corricella ©
The Port of Corricella

1
night
Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri ©
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. On the 25th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Villa San Michele, Head underground at White Grotta, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, then admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Sofia.

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Traveling by car from Forio to Anacapri takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Matera.

Things to do in Anacapri

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Capri
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Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto
White Grotta ©
White Grotta

3
nights
Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and Parco della Murgia Materana. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matera: Castello di Rocca Imperiale (in Rocca Imperiale) and Centro Storico di Craco (in Craco). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, make a trip to Casa Noha, delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo, and steep yourself in history at Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera.

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You can do a combination of ferry and car from Anacapri to Matera in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Anacapri in June since evenings lows in Matera dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Centro Storico di Craco, Castello di Rocca Imperiale
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Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera ©
Cattedrale di Matera ©
Cattedrale di Matera

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