12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

12 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy travel planner
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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 4 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maiori
— 3 nights
Drive
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Matera
— 2 nights
Drive to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Fly to Miami

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Naples — 4 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Pompeii (House of Menander (Casa del Menandro) & Villa dei Misteri). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, take an in-depth tour of Galleria Borbonica, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

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Miami, USA to Naples is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in March, expect nights in Naples to be a bit cooler, around 46°F, while days are cooler, around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Positano.
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Positano — 2 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 12th (Sat), experience rural life at La Masseria Farm Experience, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei and then take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Grado.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Positano visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Positano, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Maiori.
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Maiori — 3 nights

Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Go for a jaunt from Maiori to Ravello to see Villa Cimbrone Gardens about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta.

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You can drive from Positano to Maiori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive; or take a bus. In March in Maiori, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Matera.
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Matera — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Sassi in Miniatura, examine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and finally delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Matera road trip planning website.

Drive from Maiori to Matera in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Maiori in March since evenings lows in Matera dip to 41°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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