Southern Italy Tours

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The heel of the famous boot-shaped country, Southern Italy languidly beats according to its own leisurely rhythm. There’s an old-world charm to this region, one that cherishes a slower pace of life. Visit the birthplace of the modern pizza as well as the margherita pizza in Naples, the latter a favorite of Queen Margherita of Savoy as it evokes the green, white and red of the Italian flag.

Sample Itineraries

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Gorgeous view of the Calabria, Italy coastline

Best of Southern Italy & Sicily Tour

Best of Southern Italy & Sicily Tour

14 Day Custom Tour

From $3,845

Capture the essence of history, culture, and cuisine during your customizable, highlights tour of Southern Italy and Sicily. Indulge in the alluring splendor of Italian heritage that is featured in colorful towns around the Amalfi Coast and within the elegantly-preserved architecture of Palermo. The majesty of ancient Greek temples at Agrigento reveals the remarkable depths of heritage, which are emphasized by artifacts that are displayed in galleries like the National Archeological Museum of Naples. From walking the excavated streets of Pompeii to strolling beneath luxurious, Baroque adornments in Lecce, your Southern Italy and Sicily tour embraces grandeur and immerses you in unrivaled beauty.

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Slow Food & Leisurely Wine Tour of Southern Italy and Sicily

Slow Food & Leisurely Wine Tour of Southern Italy...

14 Day Custom Tour

From $3,845

Through the beauty of the cuisine, you will discover endless passion, embrace unfamiliar flavors, and take pleasure in history and gastronomy while exploring Southern Italy. Olive trees captivate with produce ready for harvest and grapevines absorb vibrant minerals, adding depth to sophisticated wines; lemon trees offer fragrant hints of citrus and the coastline erupts with revitalizing aromas of the sea. Celebrate zesty sauces and inspiring seafood, mouthwatering stews and refreshing salads during your customizable Southern Italy itinerary connecting you to the villages, towns, and cities of the region, from Sicily to Puglia. 

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Hidden Jewels of Italy’s Southern Route Tour

Hidden Jewels of Italy’s Southern Route Tour

15 Day Custom Tour

From $4,120

Southern Italy is an open region steeped in history, from ancient Greece to the Ottomans, where the coastlines are as marveled as the landscapes and the people are as diverse as the cities. On this 15-day tour through the south you will find the incredible hidden jewels that go far beyond the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii, where you venture down to the heel of Italy’s boot and find precious gems along the coastline and even remnants of Greek history, some hiding within the caves. The magnificence of Southern Italy goes beyond Naples and into a region that no longer needs to stay hidden.

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Greek, Byzantine, and Christian Influences of Southern Italy Tour

Greek, Byzantine, and Christian Influences of Southern...

14 Day Custom Tour

From $3,845

The indelible effects of Greek, Byzantine, and Christian traditions permeate culture and customs during your customizable Italy tour. Follow the dramatic influence that shaped civilization south of Rome. Wander through the antiquated ruins of former Greek settlements in Sicily. Stroll along the unearthed roads of Pompeii to find mosaics depicting epic tales. Indulge in the beauty of Capri and the Amalfi Coast. Sip Sicilian wine on family-owned vineyards. Immerse yourself in the golden glow of mosaics blanketing a breathtaking chapel. Reach beyond the Roman Empire, with marble Doric temples leading to golden Byzantine art and storied pasts that continue to this day.

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Ancient ruins of the Roman Forum.

Southern Italy and Greek Island Getaway

Southern Italy and Greek Island Getaway

16 Day Custom Tour

From $9,595

From the capital of Italy to the capital of Greece, this 16-day tour introduces you to what is best in both countries and provides the perfect balance of guided excursions and independent leisure. See the Mediterranean world like no other as you visit the Roman ruins at the Colosseum, bask in the sunshine of the Sorrentine peninsula, and island-hop through the Cyclades archipelago on your way to the Greek mainland.

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Puglia to Amalfi Coast Itinerary in Luxurious Style

Puglia to Amalfi Coast Itinerary in Luxurious Style...

8 Day Custom Tour

From $4,795

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 to emerald grottos, tranquil seaside villages to lavish seafood dinners, you can unwind, indulge, and delight in the luxuries of Puglia and the Amalfi Coast. 

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Off the Beaten Track Culinary Tour of Puglia

Off the Beaten Track Culinary Tour of Puglia

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,470

From storybook homes to coastal castles, home-cooked meals to luxurious beaches, you will discover unforgettable flavors while traveling off the culinary beaten path in Southern Italy’s historic fishing port, Trani. Vines stretch across the arid landscape, reaching into the hillsides and taking flavors from the sea breeze. Olive trees grow like dense forests. Confectionaries fill the air with nutty sweetness. Learn to craft traditional regional pasta and enjoy a demonstration on making celebrated burrata cheese, a fresh blend of mozzarella and cream. Seafood markets brim with fresh fare displayed along charming cobblestone streets, offering you the chance to experience Italian cuisine like never before.

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History, Mystery and Drama of Mt. Vesuvius, Mt. Vulcano and Mt. Etna Itinerary

History, Mystery and Drama of Mt. Vesuvius, Mt. Vulcano...

12 Day Custom Tour

From $3,295

Volcanoes embody power and drama, majesty and mystery during your grand Southern Italy itinerary focused on the unique landscapes. Lava spills out of a conical volcanic peak, causing a nightly light display spouting over the edges of a secluded island. Rich soil shapes the essences of the cuisine, fortifying produce and wine with delectable flavors. Antique cities hide beneath blanketing ash from an ancient eruption. Cafes in charming villages offer pristine panoramas of volcanic summits and the Mediterranean Sea. From Etna to Vesuvius, Stromboli to Vulcano, you will explore, enjoy, and embrace the natural splendor of Southern Italy. 

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Wonders of Rome, Sicily & The Amalfi Coast Tour

Wonders of Rome, Sicily & The Amalfi Coast Tour...

14 Day Custom Tour

From $3,845

While in Italy, you can sink into luxury and let the ancient world spring to life around you. Mosaics from Pompeii remain vibrant with lifelike images and exciting colors as Greek ruins rise out of the mountaintops and plains of Sicily. The Mediterranean Sea brushes at the beaches and boulders that line the Amalfi Coast. Hidden waterfalls feed abandoned paper mills and a treasure trove of artwork decorates the galleries of the Vatican Museums. Your custom tailored tour combines the wonders of the landscape and the splendors of history for a special expression of Southern Italy’s unforgettable and distinguished culture.

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Colorful buildings on Procida Island in the Gulf Naples

Exploring the Southern Coast of Italy Tour

Exploring the Southern Coast of Italy Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,569

Majestic, enchanting, relaxing, and picturesque only begins to describe the wonders of the Amalfi Coast and shores along Calabria as they are yours to discover during your personalized 9-day Italy tour. The scent of lemon becomes a ubiquitous aroma blending with the Mediterranean breeze as pastel-colored homes cling to the cliffs and contrast with the tranquil turquoise water. Pebbled coves lead to sandy beaches, and local restaurants bring insight into the soul of the community serving traditional dishes inspired by the sea. The landscape is seductive, the water is transparent, and the history is palpable surpassed only by the inviting atmosphere of Southern Italy.

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10 Days Off the Beaten Path Tour of Southern Italy and Sicily

10 Days Off the Beaten Path Tour of Southern Italy...

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

Experience scenic hikes, exhilarating ziplines, intriguing caves with this immersive 10-day vacation to southern Italy and Sicily. Unique experiences and private day trips are included in this amazing and unforgettable vacation. Zipline in Castelmezzano, climb Mt. Vesuvius to enjoy incredible views of Naples, and venture to the Blue Grotto.

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Taste of Sicily: VIP Food & Wine Tour

Taste of Sicily: VIP Food & Wine Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From $4,795

On this VIP culinary Italy itinerary, experience life beyond the mainland with a gourmet taste of Sicily’s rich history of cuisines. Sample fine wines on premier estates. Wander the vibrant open-air markets in Palermo, passing colorful produce and fresh seafood. Witness the golden stones of Arab-Norman palaces. Discover the largest ancient temple on the island rising out of the blossoming wildflowers. Discuss ideal wine pairings with an experienced sommelier and enjoy an unparalleled panorama of the beach on a secluded cruise of a gorgeous bay. Bask in the beauty, luxury, and flavor of Sicily on this unforgettable Italy vacation.

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