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GUARANTEED DEPARTURES IN ENGLISH - Sunday (date specific)
Detailed Itinerary

At 07.30 am pick-up at your hotel in Rome and transfer to the meeting point to join the group, then departure to Sorrentine Peninsula. Visit of cameo factory before arriving in Pompeii, where your local guide will make you discover this ancient Roman city destroyed and buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Then proceed to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight. (D)

After breakfast, transfer to the harbour and cross to the Isle of Capri, famous since Roman times and favourite vacation spot of the Emperor Tiberius and – in modern era – of many VIP. Arrive at the port of Marina Grande take the funicular up to La Piazzetta. Time at leisure to explore the Island. Return to Sorrento where you’ll have the chance to taste “Limoncello”, the liquor made from the fragrant lemon of Sorrentine Area. Dinner and overnight. (B, T, D)

After breakfast transfer to Apulia, on the east coast of Italy. Stop in Matera, visit of the famous “Sassi”, one of the most impressive sites in UNESCO World Heritage list and the location of the filming of Mel Gibson’s “Passion of the Christ”. After the visit, continue to Alberobello. Apulia is famous for its great food and it is considered the granary of the Country. Dinner will be served at the hotel and overnight. (B, D)

After breakfast depart to Lecce that presents an architectural feast. An ancient settlement of the Messapii tribes, it is the principal Baroque city of Apulia. This morning our local guide will bring this and more to light. After lunch on your own, you'll move on to Ostuni, the White City, perched on a hill overlooking the Adriatic Sea and inhabited at least since 1000 BC by native peoples. Back to hotel, dinner and overnight. (B, D)

After breakfast, depart for an excursion to Alberobello, a village of one thousand fairy tale-like “Trulli”, round white houses with tall conical roofs. Your tour leader will explain their mysterious origins and why people continue to build them. Proceed to a farm near Alberobello for a tasting of their excellent “Primitivo” wine (with light lunch) and a visit to the Wine Museum. Then visit of Martina Franca and its beautiful old city centre. In the afternoon proceed to Amalfi Coast via the magnificent and breath-taking Amalfi Drive. Dinner and overnight. (B, WT, D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Around noon leave for Rome. End of services. (B)

Inclusions

• Deluxe Transportation
• Licensed Professional English speaking tour escort
• 5 nights in Selected 4**** hotels
• 5 breakfast, 5 dinners
• 1 Limoncello tasting
• 1 wine tasting with light lunch in Alberobello
• Admission fees: Pompeii Excavations; Cave House and Rocky Church in Matera; Archaeological Park in Ostuni
• Dedicated and licensed local guides (Pompeii, Matera, Lecce & Ostuni)
• Headsets in Pompeii
• Sharing transfer from hotel in Rome to meeting point
• Hydrofoil to/from Capri
• Baggage handling at hotel - 1 piece of luggage per passenger

Exclusions

•Tips
• Extras
• Drinks at meals
• Optional excursions
• Hotel city taxes must be paid on spot
• Anything not mentioned in “Price Includes”

Notes

HOTELS OR SIMILAR
Sorrento GH Flora
Alberobello GH Olimpo
Amalfi Coast La Lucertola

For operational reasons, the order of excursions may be changed. Optional excursions not specified in the Itinerary, will be suggested by your tour leader.

Cost of optional excursions is available on request

Child supplement cost is available on request

MEALS - B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner, WT - Wine Tasting, T - Tasting

Trip Highlights

Pompeii Excavations - Capri Island - “Sassi” in Matera - Alberobello - Ostuni, The “White City” - Amalfi Coast

Fixed-Departure

04 Oct, 2020
AUD 1,627 P P twin share
AUD 2,312 P P single

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