11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Start: Akureyri
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Paestum
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Matera
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Naples
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  12 h 15 min
End: Akureyri

1
night
Paestum

Paestum ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): head outdoors with Lido Esercito, delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins, and then stop by Bazar Cerere. On your second day here, make a trip to Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, kick back and relax at Lido Mediterraneo Beach, thenrelax in the rural setting at Caseificio Rivabianca, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Le Mura.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paestum online travel route planner.

Akureyri, Iceland to Paestum is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Akureyri to Paestum due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Akureyri in June: high temperatures in Paestum hover around 30°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Bazar Cerere ©
Bazar Cerere
Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum ©
Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, thenexplore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Matera trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Matera takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Matera when traveling from Paestum in June, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina ©
Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina
Materasum Ipogeo ©
Materasum Ipogeo

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Fornillo). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ravello trip planner.

Getting from Matera to Ravello by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Matera in June since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Go for a jaunt from Naples to Salerno to see Speed Boats Tours about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planner.

Drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in June, plan for little chillier nights in Naples, with lows around 22°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Transportation

Side Trips

Le Vigne di Raito, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Speed Boats Tours
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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