Amalfi Coast. Pompeii. Puglia.

June 16 - 24

A collection of must-see stops for poets, artists, and lovers alike.



What’s Included

Accommodations
8 night, four star accommodations
Hotel city tax & tips covered

Transportation
Private, air conditioned, first class transportation by Mercedes van between all listed cities
Professional, English speaking driver
Private transfer from Naples Capodichino Airport NAP to your hotel in Sorrento
Private transfer to Sorrento‘s port and back to hotel
Jetfoil round trip from Sorrento to Capri
Local minibus on the Island of Capri
Private transfer from your hotel to Naples Capodichino Airport NAP

Meals and Drinks
Buffet breakfast daily (B)
Welcome dinner with wine and limoncello in Sorrento (D)
Olive Oil experience & tasting at an Olive Oil Mill in Martina Franca
Dinner with local specialties and wine in Alberobello (D)
Farewell dinner with drinks in Naples  (D)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Archeological Sites of Pompeii
The Amalfi Coast
Cathedral of Trani
Trulli di Alberobello
Sassi di Matera

What’s Not Included

Airfare, Travel Insurance, and any additional Meals or Transfers not listed above
Gratuities to local guides and drivers


 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Naples & Sorrento
Benvenuto and welcome to Naples! A private driver – awaiting your arrival at Naples Capodichino Airport NAP – will accompany you to Sorrento, where locals, strolling past enchanting views of the Amalfi Coast, will ease you into a new rhythm. (D)

  • Private transfer from Naples Capodichino Airport NAP to your hotel
  • Welcome dinner with drinks and locally made limoncello

Day 2 - Capri
Travel by boat to the island of Capri – known around the world for its breathtaking natural beauty, chic shopping scene, and fine-dining options (i.e. the classic Italian pairing of tomatoes and mozzarella takes its name from here!) This magical island has been attracting celebrities from Ernest Hemingway, Audrey Hepburn to nowadays Harrison Ford and Tom Cruise. (B)

  • Private transfer from your hotel to Sorrento’s port
  • Jetfoil round trip from Sorrento to Capri 
  • Guided visit of Capri and Anacapri
  • Private boat ride around the island, a true Capri experience

Day 3 - Amalfi Coast
Let the Mediterranean Sea breeze guide you through the colorful coastal villages of Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi, where an air of ease and elegance graces charming old chapels, cute little cafés, and the quintessentially-quaint main streets that house them. (B)

  • Private drive along one of the most romantic, scenic drives in all the world: the famed “Divine Coast”
  • Entrance to Villa Cimbrone, where a special view of the Tyrrhenian Sea from the “Terrace of Infinity” awaits

Day 4 - Pompeii
Tour through time with a walk in Pompeii, where a private guide will escort you back to 79 AD – the year of Mount Vesuvius’s great eruption. (B)

  • Private walking tour with local guide of Pompeii's many rich archeological sites
  • Private transfer from hotel in Sorrento to Pompeii and back

Day 5 - Trani & Alberobello
Continue onto the soulful coastline of Puglia and behold Trani – pearl of the Adriatic Sea – before staying the night in Alberobello, or the “Trulli Land...” yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site on your path of plenty. (B, D)

  • Visit of Trani’s historic centre and famous marina
  • Viewing of the Cathedral of San Nicola Pellegrino, a unique Romanesque gem
  • Behold the imposing Swabian Castle
  • Enjoy a glass of Moscato wine by the marina
  • Dinner in a classic, traditional “Masseria” farmhouse

Day 6 - Lecce
The 17th-century town of Lecce is renowned for its impressive display of Baroque style. As the New York Times once wrote, it “dazzles with elaborately carved facades and interiors that erupt with symphonies of angels, cherubs, saints, saviors, and Madonnas.” (B)

  • Follow your local guide in Lecce, endearingly referred to as the Florence of the South by Italians on account of its baroque style architecture

Day 7 - Martina Franca & Polignano a Mare
A morning trip to Martina Franca, where simplicity and sophistication sit side by side. Then break bread in a local olive grove, for an authentic culinary tasting experience, before touring Polignano a Mare – where the famous song “Volare” was born. (B)

  • Visit to Martina Franca, a gleaming jewel of Baroque architecture
  • Enjoy a picture-perfect view of the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea, with white limestone cliffs and calcareous grottos
  • Indulge your senses in a fun olive oil tasting experience; a true educational adventure at an olive oil mill, one of the most celebrated centers for olive oil throughout Puglia

Day 8 - Matera & Naples
Return to where It All Started In Naples, though not without first stopping to visit the true marvel of Matera, internationally renowned for the “Sassi di Matera," a network of ancient caves carved directly into the mountainside that have inspired numerous films, including “The Passion of Christ” with Mel Gibson. (B, D) 

  • Marvel at the Sassi di Matera
  • Farewell dinner overlooking the enchanting Bay of Naples.

Day 9 - Naples
Time to pack your bag, enjoy your final espresso and… Arrivederci Napoli! (B)

  • Complimentary private travel to Naples Capodichino Airport NAP 

 

 
(B)reakfast or (D)inner included