11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Bus to Bsí, Shuttle to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Fly to Paestum
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Paestum
— 1 night
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Matera
— 1 night
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 4 nights
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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Akureyri

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Paestum — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): head outdoors with Lido Esercito, get to know the fascinating history of Archaeological Park of Paestum, 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, then relax 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 17.5-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.
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Matera — 1 night

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, then explore the ancient world of Materasum Ipogeo, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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 do a combination of train and bus. 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.
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Ravello — 3 nights

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). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, make a trip to Villa Rufolo, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Matera to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Matera in June since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Naples.
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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Le Vigne di Raito (in Raito) and Speed Boats Tours (in Salerno). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and take an in-depth tour of 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 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.
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