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A warm welcome, smiling locals, the sun and the sea, breath-taking landscapes, delicious cuisine and satisfying limoncello will seduce you from the very beginning of this unique experience. Kick off the adventure in Rome, before heading to the ancient ruins of Pompeii. Discover the stunning beautiful Amalfi Coast and Capri. Travel inland to off the beaten path Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage site....

A warm welcome, smiling locals, the sun and the sea, breath-taking landscapes, delicious cuisine and satisfying limoncello will seduce you from the very beginning of this unique experience. Kick off the adventure in Rome, before heading to the ancient ruins of Pompeii. Discover the stunning beautiful Amalfi Coast and Capri. Travel inland to off the beaten path Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Finally, we’ll visit intriguing the Trulli village of Alberobello and Baroque city of Lecce. With an intimate group of just 10 people, an expert tour director who will become your local friend, and a region of unmatched beauty, this will go down as a trip of a lifetime!

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Seaside
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Countryside

Your group tour

Day 1: Arrival in Rome

Benvenuto in Italia!

Your adventure starts in Rome, the heart of the ancient Roman Empire

Meet your tour director and fellow travelers (a note with directions will be waiting at your hotel)

Enjoy a special welcome dinner at a local restaurant

Hotel Alexandra (Rome)

Day 2: Walking tour of Rome & Pompei visit

• Start the day with a “Like a Local” walk of Rome

• See the famous Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and Colosseum

Discover hidden wonders such as a 250-year-old café, artisan gelato shops and fascinating squares

• Hop on a high-speed train to Naples (1h). Change trains to arrive in Pompeii (30min), an ancient Roman town, destroyed 2000 years ago by a volcanic eruption

• The rest of the day will be spent at your leisure

• You might choose to enjoy a real Neapolitan style pizza for dinner, or visit a local trattoria where the father and the son still produce their own homemade limoncello (not included)

Rome, Pompei
Hotel Diana (Pompei)

Day 3: Pompeii Ruins & Amalfi Coast

• In the morning, explore the ruins of ancient Pompeii with a local guide

• After enjoying some free time for lunch, set off on a scenic drive towards the Amalfi Coast (1h30)

• Spend the rest of the day at leisure

Ask the tour director for suggestions – he knows the best spots! Ravello village, an emerald grotto, limoncello tasting – so much to explore!

Pompei, Amalfi Coast
Hotel Floridiana (Amalfi Coast)

Day 4: Beautiful Capri Island

Cruise to the Island of Capri, along the section of the sea where Ulysses heard the mermaids call!

• Circle the island, explore secret caves and go for a swim

• After the island tour, we will dock at Marina Grande and explore Capri Island on foot

• Stroll down colorful lanes, visit the natural arch, or take a cab toAnacapri

• Our boat we will pick us up in the afternoon. Head back and enjoy a leisurely afternoon

Please note: cruise aboard a comfortable semi-private motor boat that accommodates 15 people. Depending on seasonality and on our group size, the boat may be private or shared with another small group. In case of bad weather, this activity will be traded with an indoor one of the equal value and fun

Amalfi Coast, Capri
Hotel Floridiana (Amalfi Coast)

Day 5: Path of Gods hike

Hike the famous “Sentiero degli Dei” (The Path of Gods) (3h30)

No words are powerful enough to describe the beauty of this place! Pass through a forest, lemon trees and along the Amalfi Coast

• Reach the little village of Nocelle, then continue to Positano

Spend the afternoon swimming in clear blue water and sipping freshly-squeezed lemon juice

Please note: hike on a narrow rocky path with some steep sections, mostly in direct sun (non-slip soles or hiking boots are required for this walk). Alternatively, explore the Amalfi Coast by bus or ferry. Your tour director will provide suggestions, explanations and timetables

(This activity is “weather permitting” which means that the trail may not always be accessible. Alternative activities will be planned should we be forced to skip the hike)

Amalfi Coast
Hotel Floridiana (Amalfi Coast)

Day 6: Matera

• Discover Matera - a gem few travelers in Italy have the chance to see and a UNESCO World Heritage site

• Our local guide Francesco will lead us on a private guided journey of discovery (3h)

Amalfi Coast, Matera
San Giorgio Hotel (Matera)

Day 7: Alberobello & Lecce

• Today,  journey to another Italian wonder - the Trulli of Alberobello, an ancient village with narrow alleyways and Trulli (white huts with conical roofs) (1h)

• Then, Set off in a private vehicle to Lecce, the main town of Salento (1h30)

• Upon arrival, go for a “Like a Local” walk

• In the evening, we suggest you enjoy the lively Lecce nightlife!

Alberobello, Lecce
Hotel Santa Chiara (Lecce)

Day 8: Free day in Lecce

Enjoy a free day for immersing yourself in the beauty of life in Lecce and Salento

• You might visit the Santa Croce Basilica, one of the most impressive Baroque churches of Lecce

• Or, get your hands dirty in an optional cooking class

• Some of our guests choose to hop on a local bus and head to the beaches of Salento

• Don't miss the chance to taste a pasticciotto, a delicious little pastry, or eat a puccia, some of the best street food in the world!

Hotel Santa Chiara (Lecce)

Day 9: City of Bari

Hop on a train along the Puglia coast and reach the city of Bari (1h30)

• After arrival and some downtime, head out for a “Like a Local” walk of Bari

Stroll the white alleys, spot old nonna’s preparing orecchiette and discover the old link between Bari and Santa Claus

 Tonight, you'll enjoy a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant where you’ll taste an exquisite culinary tradition not found anywhere else in Italy!

Lecce, Bari
Hotel Imago (Bari)

Day 10: Departure

• Your adventure comes to an end today. We trust you had the trip of a lifetime!


Important: There are no activities planned for today. If you need help in organizing your airport transfer or purchasing train tickets, just ask. Your tour director will be happy to help you in making these arrangements. If possible, plan for and purchase transportation to the airport a few days in advance – organizing same-day travel can be difficult


RomePompeiAmalfi CoastCapriMateraAlberobelloLecceBari

Extend the tour

Please feel free to extend your trip by asking your local agent to add extra days either before or after the group tour.

Price and dates for group departures

Details of the group

Minimum group size: 2 people
Maximum group size: 12 people

Price and departure dates

Price per person, based on occupancy of one double room. Excluding international flights.

Departure date of group tourFrom
From 07/12/2020 to 07/21/2020$2,330
From 09/13/2020 to 09/22/2020$2,330
From 10/11/2020 to 10/20/2020$2,330

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to the trip itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Full-time guide

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
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