Duration
8 Days
Price
From £1399

The Traditional Cuisine of Southern Italy

Travel coast to coast, discovering the treasures and culinary delights of Southern Italy.

Price is per person sharing a double or twin room and is based on 25 passengers. Single supplement applies.

  • Itinerary/Excursions

    Day 01 - Arrival

    Transfer in UK from chosen pick-up point to airport, and then a transfer from destination to hotel.

    Day 02 - Fragrant lemons on the Amalfi Coast

    Enjoy a scenic drive along the Amalfi Coast, one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world. Stop to explore Amalfi, and visit its Arab-Norman Cathedral, taking in the magnificent architecture. To finish the day, savour a limoncello tasting, made with fresh, local lemons.

    Day 03 - Naples & Pompeii

    The two UNESCO wonders of Naples and Pompeii are a must-see when visiting Southern Italy. Take a guided tour along the streets of Naples, a lively city at the foot of Mountain Vesuvius. Savour a Neapolitan pizza before heading to Pompeii to discover the ancient Roman ruins. 

    Day 04 - Culture, caves and Altamura bread

    Tour Matera, a European Capital of Culture, and explore the famous 'sassi' cave dwellings. You will then have the opportunity to sample some delicious locally-produced sourdough bread with olive oil in Altamura.

    Day 05 - Puglia's cuisine

    Try your own hand at making Puglia's own ear-shaped pasta, 'orecchiette', in a cookery class. Of course, you will be able to eat your delicous home-made meal for lunch, complete with wine tasting. You will then visit the lovely seaside town of Polignano a Mare, where you can take a lovely stroll down the beach or take in the breathtaking views.

    Day 06 - Ostuni & Alberobello

    Wander through Ostuni's winding streets, also known as 'White City'. For lunch, you will be visiting a local macelleria, also known as a butcher's restaurant. The charming village of Alberobello then awaits, with it's famous cone-roofed trulli houses, a truly picturesque setting.

    Day 07 - The Queen of Italian cheeses

    Visit the sea port town of Trani with cobblestone streets and medeival churches. Visit a local cheese producer's, learning how burrata is traditionally made with mozzarella and cream, before finishing with lunch (we promise it will be deliciously cheesy!).

    Day 08 - Departure

    Transfer from hotel to airport, then transfer from UK airport to chosen drop-off point.

  • Your Holiday Includes

    • Return flights and transfers in the UK and at destination
    • 7 nights at 4* hotels- 3 nights in Sorrento area, 3 nights in Ostuni area, 1 night in Sorrento area
    • International breakfast and evening meals
    • Entrance fees 
    • Tastings and lunches with snacks as mentioned 
    • Transport as per itinerary
    • English speaking guides and escorts
    • Single supplement applies
  • Hotel Details

    You will spend 3 nights at a 4* hotel in the Sorrento area, then 3 nights in a 4* hotel in the Ostuni area and another night at a 4* hotel in the Sorrento area.

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