17 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 3 nights
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Drive to Ischia, Ferry to Naples, Drive to Marina di Camerota
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Marina di Camerota
— 3 nights
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Maratea
— 2 nights
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Tropea
— 4 nights
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Capri, Island of Capri — 3 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Chiesa San Michele and Belvedere Cannone. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Marina Grande Public Beach. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at White Grotta, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Sofia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto.

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Brisbane, Australia to Capri is an approximately 28.5-hour combination of flight, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Capri is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in August, expect nights in Capri to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Forio.
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia — 3 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Terra Murata and Monte Epomeo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chiesa del Soccorso and Museo Angelo Rizzoli. Venture out of the city with trips to Maronti Beach (in Barano d'Ischia) and Procida (Spiaggia del Pozzo Vecchio & The Port of Corricella).

Before you visit Forio, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Capri to Forio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Forio are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marina di Camerota.
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Marina di Camerota — 3 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Cooperativa Rosa dei Venti and Cala Bianca Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Spiaggia della Marinella and Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro. Go for a jaunt from Marina di Camerota to Padula to see Certosa di Padula about 1h 5 min away.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Marina di Camerota trip planning app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Forio to Marina di Camerota in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Maratea.
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Maratea — 2 nights

Maratea is a town and comune of Basilicata, in the province of Potenza. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dell'Immacolata, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Il Mirto Solarium Bar, then step off the mainland to explore Island Dino, then don't miss a visit to Arco Magno, and finally stroll through La Secca.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Maratea online journey planner.

Getting from Marina di Camerota to Maratea by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tropea.
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Tropea — 4 nights

Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia di Riaci and Capo Vaticano. Get some cultural insight at Castello Aragonese Murat and Artistic Creations The Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Tropea: Pizzo (Piedigrotta Church & I Vicoli di Pizzo), Chianalea di Scilla (in Scilla) and Lido dello Stretto (in Catona). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Michelino Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Grotticelle beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tropea online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Maratea to Tropea in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Tropea, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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