THE BEST OF SOUTH ITALY
Rome, Naples, Matera, Lecce
Polignano a Mare (10 nights)
Arrival in Rome, transfer from the airport to the hotel.
Accommodation in a 4* hotel in the city center.
Afternoon free for individual visit. Overnight stay
Breakfast at the hotel and walking tour of the
historical center of Rome. We will move to the heart
of the historic center with a visit to Piazza di Spagna
and the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Colonna and the palaces
of Italian political power.
Next to the square we find Via Condotti, symbol of the
fashion district in Rome. From here, we’ll go to the
Trevi Fountain, unforgettable location of “La Dolce
Vita” by Fellini, in which a very young Anita Ekberg
invites Marcello Mastroianni into the fountain, using
the famous: “Marcello, come here!”
After a short stop,we’ll visit to Piazza della Rotonda to
admire the Pantheon, a temple built in 27 BC. later
converted into a Basilica, and the Renaissance
fountain of Bernini built in the square in 1575. Free
time for lunch.
Afternoon ad disposal, overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel and meeting with the guide for
a morning dedicated to visiting Colosseum, the
Imperial Forums and Mount Palatine (skip-the-line
We will begin our tour from the Flavian Amphitheater,
better know as the Colosseum, it is one of the most
visited monuments ever, an icon of the Capitoline city.
We continue to the Imperial Forums, a series of
monuments and archeological remains that were once
the stage of political life. We will end the morning with
the visit of the Capital Hill (Campidoglio), with its
Free time for lunch and individual visit. Overnight stay.
Optional: visit of Vatican Museum
In the afternoon meeting with the guide to explore the
marvelous masterpieces of the Vatican Museums. The
Vatican Museums are one of the symbol of Rome,
where various works are collected, that span from
ancient to contemporaty times. Sarcophagi and
mosaics share the space with masterpieces by great
masters such as Giotto, Michelangelo, Leonardo Da
Vinci, Raphael up to Dalì, Canova and Matisse.
The tour ends in the Sistine Chapel where it is possible
to admire the famous frescoes of the representation
of the Last Judgment.
Breakfast at the hotel, check-out and transfer to
Naples. Accomodation in a 4* hotel in the city center.
Free time for lunch.
In the afternoon walking tour of Naples. Naples is the
third largest city in Italy. We will take you to discover
its historic center and the places that make it famous
all over the world.
From Piazza Plebiscito, where important statues and
palaces stand, such as the Pontifical Royal Basilica of
San Francesco di Paola, the statues of Ferdinand I and
Charles III, to the royal palace of Naples and the
Palazzo della Prefettura. We will
visit the San Carlo Theater and the Umberto I Gallery,
the most famous in Naples, the Castel Nuovo, which
represents one of the symbols of Naples.
Last stop of our walking tour will be the most famous
alleys of Naples: the Spanish Quarters, the heart of
Naples, discovering glimpses, murals, artisan shops
and small really interesting realities that make us
understand how much Naples is a special city.
Breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Sorrento where you
will take a boat to discover the beautiful Amalfi and
Positano. Amalfi is a beautiful small town on the scenic
Amalfi Coast, what are you expecting to see in this
Amalfi was one of the 4 Maritime Republic of Italy,
cities with powerful fleets dominating the trade routes
of the Mediterranean, the architecture of the town is
very much affected by the presence of the sea and the
Your guide will tell you the history of this magical
place, and show you its most significant places, Piazza
Dante, its fountains and the Amalfi Duomo, Amalfi’s
meandering alleys and covered passages, Amalfi’s port
The sailing will lead you to one of the most beautiful
seaside villages of the Amalfi Coast, Positano. Here
you will have free time to explore the meandering
streets lined with artisanal local shops or enjoy the
local specialty, limoncello! Return to Sorrento and
transfer to Naples. Overnight stay
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer by ferry to Capri for
individual visit. Capri is a mythical place with its
Faraglioni, the Blue Grotto and the” magnificent Villa
Jovis or “Palazzo di Tiberio, where the emperor lived
his voluntary exile. We suggest a visit to the Piazzetta
which, placed in a panoramic position, has seen
numerous famous faces pass over the years.
Return to Napoli in the afternoon by ferry.
Optional: dinner in a famous Pizzeria
Dinner in a famous Pizzeria in Naples. Naples is full of
richness, one of these is for sure food. The food that
makes Naples famous all around the world is the pizza.
A very simple mix of genuine ingredients.
You will taste one of the most exquisite pizza in all of
the city… and Italy!
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Pompei for the
guided visit. In 79 A.D. the city was completely buried
by the eruption of the Vesuvius volcano, stopping
time. Today it is still possible to walk among the
Roman domus, the shops and the skilfully built streets,
giving an immersive experience and the feeling of
living for a few hours in that distant era.
The excavations began at the behest of Charles III of
Bourbon and are considered one of the best
testimonies of Roman life. Many of the finds, such as
furnishings, frescoes, mosaics, and statues, can be
found in the National Archaeological Museum of
Transfer to a local winery for an enogastronomic
experience. Get ready for a tasty journey of discovery
through the scents, flavours, and colors of Mount
Vesuvius. Wine tasting of three local wines and lunch
3 course menu.
In the afternoon transfer to Matera, accommodation
in hotel 4* city center, overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel, meeting with the guide for an
morning dedicated to visiting the “sassi” of Matera.
The visit begins in Piazza Vittorio Veneto, a beautiful
nineteenth-century square from where you will enjoy
a panoramic view of the Civita and the Sasso Barisano.
During the visit we will stop to a Cave-house: typical
home of Matera’s rural culture, furnished with antique
furniture and tools in order to know customs and
traditions of our ancestors. We will visit the
Underground Church of the Holy Spirit, whose
construction is traced back to the ninth century; over
time it has undergone profound changes until, around
the end of the nineteenth century, it was covered
together with the whole area of the middle warehouse.
In the afternoon transfer to Lecce, accommodation in
hotel 4* city center, overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out, meet with the
guide and visit of Lecce historical city center. The
historic center of Lecce is one of the most interesting
in Puglia. The particularity of its Baroque architecture
derives from the ability of local artists and architects
who, between the seventeenth and nineteenth
centuries, have done something unique thanks to the
quality of the tender local stone.
Return to the hotel, transfer to Ostuni and free time.
Transfer to Alberobello and meeting with the guide.
The trulli, limestone dwellings found in the southern
region of Puglia, are remarkable examples of drywall
(mortarless) construction, a prehistoric building
technique still in use in this region. The trulli are made
of roughly worked limestone boulders collected from
neighbouring fields. Characteristically, they feature
pyramidal, domed or conical roofs built up of
corbelled limestone slabs.
We will visit inside one of the trulli houses is the truly
heart of the Historical Center of Town and learn of the
family and culture that still lives within these walls of
stone. This is what makes Alberobello so historically
special-that our history is still living to this day.
Transfert to Polignano a Mare, accommodation in
Hotel 4* city center, overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Transfer to Bari
On request, direct flight from Bari to Rome Fiumicino
airport and accommodation in Rome.
Price for Person
Pax/Room dbl tpl sgl
2-3 paz x x x
4-5 pax 2124€ 1968€ 2700€
6-7 pax 1836€ 1680€ 2400€
Child reduction: 2-12 years: - 380€ Client price
The prices include:
Transfer from Rome airport to hotel, from hotel to Bari
airport; Accommodation in 4* hotel in the city center
with breakfast (Rome 3 nights, Naples 3 nights, Matera
1 night, Lecce 1 niht, Polignano a Mare 1 night); Guided
visit of Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi, Positano, Lecce
and Alberobello. Entrance fee: Pompeii, lunch and wine
tasting; Ferry boat ticket to/from Capri/Naples;
Transfers as per the program.