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Trulli houses, the unique and traditional Apulian huts found in Alberobello

Southern Delights and Puglia

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Trulli houses, the unique and traditional Apulian huts found in Alberobello
Leave no stone unturned in the spectacular southern region of the Italian boot. Travel from Rome, Pompeii and Sorrento, all the way to Capri, Matera, Alberobello, and the stunning Amalfi Coast.
Cultural
Classic Escorted Tours

Highlights

Marvel at the ruins and excavations of Pompeii

Venture to the stunning Capri Island

Discover stone houses carved out of caves and cliffs in Sassi di Matera

Indulge in a delightful wine tasting session in Alberobello

Start your journey in Pompeii, marvelling at the remains of the once prosperous Roman city, and then move on to Sorrento for a hydrofoil boat ride to the gorgeous island of Capri. After soaking up the grandeur of its lovely town, return to Sorrento to taste the famed Limoncello. Continue to Puglia, stopping in Matera to admire the Sassi, an UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring ancient cave dwellings inhabited since the Palaeolithic period. Travel to Lecce, a beautiful Baroque city, and then to Ostuni to catch sight of its whitewashed old town. Enjoy a tour of Alberobello, exploring the unique village that is made of fairy tale-like houses called trulli, and go visit a local farm for wine tasting. Finally, set off to the Amalfi Coast to take in breathtaking views of the sea.

Valid for Sale: Now until 28 February 2020.

2020 Guaranteed Departure Dates

24 May; 21 June; 19 July; 30 August; 13 September & 4 October

 

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Included

5-night accommodation in 4-star hotels
Meals as per itinerary
Transport by deluxe coach
English-speaking tour escort
Local guides in Pompeii, Matera, Lecce & Ostuni
Admission fees to Pompeii, cave house & rocky church in Matera, and archaeological park in Ostuni
Hydrofoil to and from Capri Island

Itinerary

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Day 1
Rome – Pompeii – Sorrento

Visit a cameo factory and enjoy a guided tour of Pompeii. 

Dinner
Day 2
Sorrento – Capri – Sorrento

Visit the Isle of Capri, take the funicular to Piazzetta and explore at leisure. Return to Sorrento and enjoy tasting limoncello. 
 

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Sorrento – Matera – Alberobello

Transfer to Puglia and stop in Matera to visit the famous Sassi, an impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
Alberobello – Lecce – Ostuni – Alberobello

Depart for Lecce, the principal Baroque city of Puglia, and then head to Ostuni, the White City, perched on a hill overlooking the Adriatic Sea. 

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5
Alberobello – Martina Franca – Amalfi Coast

Enjoy an excursion of Alberobello, a village of trulli houses. Visit a farm for wine tasting then continue to the Amalfi Coast. 

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6
Amalfi Coast – Rome

Noon departure for Rome.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Italian
Currency
EURO

Save up to $155 per person

5 nights
from AUD1,679
per person, twin share
Rome
24 May - 4 October 2020
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Important notes

  • Must be paid in full by 25 March 2020.
  • Valid for travel: 24 May - 04 October 2020.

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