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10 Day Southern Italy, Puglia & Campania - 10 Day Southern Italy, Puglia & Campania

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    Alberobello
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    Bari
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    Lecce
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    Castel Del Monte, Bari
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    Alberobello
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    Cathedral di San Nicola, Trani
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    Pompeii
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    Matera
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    Naples

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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Bari
Arrive Bari and transfer to your hotel. The energetic port city of Bari is the capital of the Puglia region of Italy, which forms the heel of Italy's “boot”. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting at approximately 6 PM (exact time will be advised on tour arrival day) with your Tour Manager to discuss the upcoming journey that awaits you in Italy, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers
Overnight: Bari
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Bari's Old City and Castel del Monte
The exploration of Bari starts in the revitalized narrow streets of the Old City (Bari Vecchia). View Bari Cathedral and the stunning Romanesque Basilica of San Nicola, housing the relics of St. Nicholas, known as Father Christmas. Next, your historical walking tour reveals 12th century Castello Normanno-Svevo built by the Normans. In the afternoon travel to gorgeous Castel del Monte, an extraordinary medieval fortress celebrated for its unique octagonal design. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this 13th-century castle, built by Frederick II, is considered one of the best preserved medieval castles in Southern Italy, used as a site of the famous movie "The Name of the Rose" with Sean Connery. A tour of this fortress highlights the ingenious architecture, magnificent structure, and its massive public halls. Upon return, linger on your own through Bari's pretty squares, admire the architecture and try traditional Pugliese food in one of the piazzas buzzing with trendy restaurants and cafes
Overnight: Bari
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Masseria Lunch, Lecce
Begin your day with a visit to a beautiful local “Masseria“, or farmhouse, to enjoy lunch with regional specialties including local wine. Afterward, travel to Lecce, known as the "Florence of the South" and stroll along 300 year old cobblestone streets past exquisite Baroque architecture. View the Piazza del Duomo and the Roman amphitheater dating back to the 2nd century. Then admire the masterpiece of Southern Baroque in the Basilica of Santa Croce. Time to wander on your own and perhaps dine at one of the quaint trattorias in the city center
Overnight: Lecce
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5, Wednesday - Full Day in Lecce
Today, spend the day at leisure to explore Lecce on your own or choose to participate in the optional tour through the Salento Peninsula. A picturesque drive will take you all the way to Santa Maria di Leuca, where the Adriatic Sea meets the Ionian Sea. Rocky coastline, beaches, fishing villages, and watchtowers are waiting to be experienced in the most remote area of the Puglia region. After your lunch featuring local products and dishes, continue along the coast to Otranto, the easternmost Italian town. Walk the historical center surrounded by its ancient walls at your own pace, take your time to check the tiny small shops, and why not savor a gelato while sitting in an outdoor café before returning to Lecce for leisure time
Optional: Full Day Salento & Otranto with Lunch
Overnight: Lecce
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Alberobello, Matera
This morning visit the delightful town of Alberobello, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which introduces you to the Apulian traditional dry stone huts known as Trulli. In existence since the 14th century, these unusual structures featuring pyramidal, domed, or conical roofs are remarkable examples of mortarless, drywall construction, a prehistoric building technique used in this region. After time on your own, journey to fascinating Matera. Here, learn about Matera's roots connecting to the Paleolithic Age as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mysterious Sassi (ancient stone dwellings carved into rock) are believed to be the first human settlements in Italy. Over the centuries, the Sassi were adapted into family homes. Tonight, gather together for dinner at the hotel in Matera
Overnight: Matera
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Friday - Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii, Naples
A morning drive takes you to the remarkable archaeological site of Pompeii at the base of Mount Vesuvius, a city that was frozen in time under a thick carpet of volcanic ash almost 2,000 years ago. Walk through the original sloping streets of Pompeii and view tragic fossils of people attempting to escape beside their children and dogs, along with the preserved ruins of the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter, and the Forum. Continue to Naples and enjoy some free time before dinner on your own tonight
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Saturday - The Gorgeous Amalfi Drive
A fantastic day as you drive along the rugged Amalfi coast, undoubtedly one of the most spectacular drives in the world, with its dramatic landscapes and amazing panoramas. Nestled into mountains which rise thousands of feet above the sea, you’ll see enchanting villages, cliffs terraced with lemon groves, whitewashed villas, and sparkling turquoise seas. Drive by Positano and stop in Amalfi, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to explore the town at your leisure. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Sunday - Full Day in Naples
A day at leisure in picturesque Naples, strikingly beautiful with its seaside setting. Don't miss the optional full day tour to the enchanting Isle of Capri by boat. Once there, walk through the narrow lanes of Anacapri, with its chic boutiques and shops offering tastings of the island's famous Limoncello. Then, to La Piazzetta where everyone gathers to socialize, and to the Gardens of Augustus, towards the top of the island, a natural paradise, from where you can see splendid views of the sea and the famous Faraglioni rock formations, one of the island's natural wonders. After a lovely day in Capri, return to Naples. Tonight enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers
Optional: Full Day Capri
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Monday - Depart Italy
Morning transfer to the airport in Naples for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Countries Visited

Italy

Cities Visited

Alberobello, Bari, Lecce, Matera, Naples, Pompeii

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Bari, Naples-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 8 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Bari
  • 2 nights Lecce
  • 1 night Matera
  • 3 nights Naples
  • Italian city hotel taxes, fees, and service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 12 meals: 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

  • Special Features

  • Historical walking tour of the revitalized narrow lanes of Bari's Old City
  • Tour Castel del Monte, an extraordinary medieval fortress celebrated for its octagonal design
  • Lunch at a beautiful Masseria, or local farmhouse, featuring regional specialties and wine
  • Stroll along 300 year old cobblestone streets in Lecce, known as the "Florence of the South"
  • In Alberobello, view the traditional dry stone huts known as trulli
  • Tour Matera's mysterious Sassi (ancient stone dwellings), a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the archaeological site of Pompeii, a 2,000 year old city that was frozen in time
  • Drive along the Amalfi coast, undoubtedly one of the most spectacular drives in the world
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


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    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

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    Accommodations

    Grande Albergo delle Nazioni
    This superior first class hotel has spectacular views of the sea.

    Risorgimento Resort
    This deluxe hotel is situated in the historical center of Lecce.

    MH Matera Hotel
    This first class hotel is a ten minute drive away from the city center of Matera.

    NH Napoli Panorama
    This first class hotel is located in the historic center of Naples.

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