32 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

32 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy travel route planner

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Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Positano
— 6 nights
Drive
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Maiori
— 6 nights
Drive
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Paestum
— 5 nights
Drive
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Civita
— 3 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 6 nights
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Capri, Island of Capri

— 5 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 15th (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, Head underground at Blue Grotto, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, and head outdoors with Le Ondine Beach Club.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Capri road trip tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Capri is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Capri is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Capri, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:

Positano

— 6 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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna (in Sorrento) and Fiordo di Furore (in Furore). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, and stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Maiori.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 21:

Maiori

— 6 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. On the 23rd (Sat), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Trofimena, awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Maiori vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Positano to Maiori takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Maiori are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Paestum.

Things to do in Maiori

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 27:

Paestum

— 5 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Paestum: Chiesa di San Nicola di Bari (in Aquara), Oasi Valle della Caccia (in Senerchia) and Marina di Camerota (Spiaggia del Pozzallo & Cooperativa Rosa dei Venti).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paestum visit planner.

You can drive from Maiori to Paestum in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Paestum are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:

Civita

— 3 nights
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Civita: Sanctuary of Our Lady Queen of Anglona (in Tursi), Monte Caramola (in Francavilla sul Sinni) and Belvedere Del Malvento (in Viggianello). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Setteventi del Pollino, take in the awesome beauty at Ferrata Ramo Imperiale, get engrossed in the history at Museo Etonico Arbresh, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Civita road trip website.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Civita takes 2.5 hours. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Civita

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Naples

— 6 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 (Terme del Foro & Villa dei Misteri) and Salerno (Medieval Aqueduct, Centro Storico Salerno, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, don't miss a visit to Spaccanapoli, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Civita to Naples in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 10: