The cobblestone walkaway through the fairytale white limestone Trulli dwellings of  Alberobello, Italy

Puglia to Amalfi Coast Itinerary in Luxurious Style

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Savelletri di Fasano, Alberobello, Cisternino, Locorotondo...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Discover heritage in style and refinement in comfort during your opulent Southern Italy itinerary, customized to embrace beauty in the landscape, splendor in the cuisine, and marvels in local culture. Notice the difference in sapphire and indigo hues shimmering across the Adriatic and Mediterranean seas. View fairytale architecture decorating the rolling landscape leading to rows of lush vineyards. Traverse a network of ancient troglodyte caves hidden beneath a medieval city. From baroque cathedrals...

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Trip Highlights

  • Witness the masterful historical homes of Puglia known as trulli, which create a storybook ambiance around the countryside and towns
  • Relish the beauty of the Amalfi Coast on a full day tour of the celebrated towns overlooking the Mediterranean, including Amalfi and Positano
  • Delight in the refreshing flavors of an organic winery for insight into the rich soil, historical cultivation, and treasured local tastes on a private wine tour
  • Sample the sweet, refreshing citrus flavor of limoncello during a private demonstration on how to make the classic Campania liqueur
  • Learn the art of crafting traditional pasta and regional flavors with a private cooking class in Lecce
  • Embrace the historic pearlescent architecture of Ostuni while strolling along the cobbled streets
  • Wander amongst the ancient caves and unique troglodyte homes of Matera, a city of medieval architecture and a city in the gorge walls
  • Discover the stunning glistening colors of the Emerald Grotto on the Amalfi Coast
  • Indulge in the vibrant panoramas, elegant boutiques, and stunning landscapes around the renowned island of Capri 

Detailed Description

Southern Italy glistens like a gem with towns overlooking the wondrous colors of the Adriatic Sea and the Mediterranean. Whitewashed walls glint in the sunlight along ancient streets and citrus-scented lemon groves bloom around the terraced gardens of the Amalfi Coast. Your flight lands at Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport in Puglia. Your private transfer greets you upon your arrival and escorts you to a gorgeous resort-style accommodation in the town of Fasano. Relish the remaining day at your leisure amongst the cobbled lanes ascending the hillside for views of the coastline. For a welcoming treat, you can sample a local delicacy of pistachio ice cream drizzled with decadent olive oil.

The following morning, your guide greets you at the hotel and escorts you to Alberobello to view the famous trulli, fairytale-like homes decorating the towns and countryside. Continue to the towns of Cisternino and Locorotondo to enjoy the serene ambiance before partaking in a tour of an organic winery. Delight in the varied flavors and aromas of olive oil with a private tour of a local mill. Continue in the afternoon to Polignano a Mare to enjoy the city on the cliff known for its stunning coastal cliff views and enticing seafood.

Venture to the pearlescent town of Ostuni to wander along the hilly streets before exploring baroque Lecce. Your private chef greets you at the end of the tour and leads you on a private cooking class offering insight into the spirit of Puglian cuisine. Then, your private transfer greets you at the hotel after breakfast and escorts you to Ravello, a marvelous town located on the cliffs above the Amalfi Coast. En route, you stop in the fabled city of Matera, to wander along the medieval streets and traverse the ancient caves in which locals lived up until the 1960s.

You have a fabulous tour along the Amalfi Coast, exploring the stunning towns, historical architecture, and breathtaking views overlooking the water. Bask on the serene beaches or partake in a tour of the Emerald Grotto before returning to Ravello for the evening. Take the ferry to the island of Capri to relish the beauty of the renowned scenery at your leisure. Wander along the gardens of former Roman emperors, and bask in the panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. On the final day, your private transfer greets you at your luxury hotel in Ravello and escorts you to Naples International Airport for your flight home. 

Starting Price

$6,235 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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