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Stones of Matera, Trulli & Coloseum~ 8 Days

Highlights

  • Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, Castellana Caves, Trulli, Matera
  • Small Group: Multilingual English, French & Spanish
  • Operates: 12 May– 19 Oct
  • Participants: Minimum 4 - Maximum 16
  • Departs: Sundays
  • Tour Code: TUATM19

Itinerary - click for more

Day 1: ROME  Private Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight.

Day 2: ROME-SORRENTO Departure 6:45 to7:30 am. By motor coach travel towards Naples. Along the highway you will be able to see the Abbey of Montecassino. Arrive to the ancient fishing quarter of Santa Lucia and see the impressive Castel dell’Ovo. Continue to Pompeii. Lunch and visit the archeological site on fool with a local guide.  At the end transfer. Dinner & Overnight (BLD)

Day 3: SORRENTO-CAPRI-SORRENTO After breakfast depart hotel to the Harbour.  By semi-private boat (12 pax)max.Sail towards Capri. Spectacular views and sail by the Farag)ioni Rocks, the famous Grottoes (Blue, White and Green). Four hours of free time to stroll along the little alleys of the town (audio guides available on board). Afternoon, return to Sorrento with Happy hour & Limoncello tasting. Dinner, overnight  (BD)

Day 4: SORRENTO – CASTELLANA CAVES-ALBEROBELLO (TRULLI) Depart Hotel for APULIA.  First guided tour of The Grottos of Castellana a natural heritage of inestimable value to Italy. Unique guided tour of the caves to more than 60 meters deep in an amazing scenario made of stalactites, stalagmites, concretions Leisurely lunch. Continue to Alberobello & “TRULLI” a  Unesco Heritage site. The Trulli are typical houses with a conical roof, used as homes and to store farmer utensils. Enjoy  a wine tasting in the local wine cellar. Proceed to Castellana Caves. Dinner and overnight (BD)

Day 5: ROME  CASTELLANA CAVES – LECCE – GALLIPOLI – OSTUNI – CASTELLANA CAVES. Depart hotel for Lecce known for rich and beautiful baroque architecture. Dates back between the end of the XVI century and the first half of the XVII century.  Tour will continue to Gallipoli fishing village and popular beach resort. Free time for lunch and proceed to the village of Ostuni, “white town”. Return to the hotel in Castellana Caves. Dinner and overnight at the hotel (BD)

Day 6: CASTELLANA CAVES – MATERA – SORRENTO Departure for Matera, Internationally known for the “SASSI” (stones), prehistoric (troglodyte) settlement.  The Sassi are houses into the tuff rock.  The setting for many historical movies. Matera is also part of the Unesco Heritage List.  Time for a snack on the road between Matera and Pompeii where you will board a bus to Rome, Late arrival. Overnight Rome (B)

Day 7: ROME & COLOSSEUM After breakfast join a small group general tour Coloseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Afternoon at leisure to explore more of Rome. (B)

Day 8: ROME ARRIVEDERCI After Breakfast private transfer to Rome Airport or Rail station (B)

Included:

  • Rome Arrival transfer
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast
  • 4 dinners
  • 1 Lunch Pompeii
  • excursion to Pompeii
  • Transfer Pompeii - Sorrento
  • Full day excursion to Capri semi-private boat (max 12 pax) including Snorkeling Equipment, Wi-Fi, English speaking Skipper, Drinks & Appetizers, Audio guide with itineraries available on board at € 10,00
  • 1 Wine Tasting at Alberobello
  • Visit to the Castellana Caves (entrance fee)
  • Private departure transfer

Not included:

  • Flights, Tips & Gratuities,
  • City Tax (paid locally at hotels)
  • Beverages with Meal
  • Items & Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Any items not mentioned in “Included”.

2019 Rates & Guaranteed Departure Dates:

DATESDoubleSingleTriple
May 12, 26, Jun 06, 23$2650$3170$2355
Jul 14, 28, Aug 25$2650$3170$2355
Sep 08, 22, Oct 06, 19$2650$3170$2355

4* Hotels or Similar

  • Rome: Gambrinus / Gioberti
  • Sorrento: Hotel Astor
  • Castellana Caves: Hotel Semiramide

 

Rates are per person in CAD ($) and indicative of Euro price, subject to change. Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.


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