Amalfi Coast & Puglia Week Tour

 

Get on board with Great Italy Tour into a full immersive one-week trip through the amazing Southern Italy Regions: Apulia & Campania! Magically suspended between the blue sky and the iridescent colored sea, the Amalfi Coast seems to be born from a palette of a painter! A continuous succession of bays and fjords, brilliant lemon and blue colors, picturesque labyrinth of stairways and narrow alleys make of Amalfi Coast an enchanting and evocative location that will make you fall in love with its marvelous towns such as Positano/b>, Ravello, Sorrento and Capri Island. Discover then Apulia Region and its rich culture, history and traditions! Explore cities such as Polignano a Mare, Alberobello the Capital of Trulli, Matera and Ostuni.

Duration: 7 Full Days

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day One: Welcome in Naples, Naples Tour with Pizza Making Class & Transfer to Sorrento

Benvenuti! Upon arrival in Naples Int. Airport, Your Private English Speaking Driver will welcome you and chauffeur you to Naples city. With your Private Licensed Tour Guide, you will tour Naples city as you admire the Castel dell’Ovo and the splendid Piazza del Plebiscito, where the famous Basilica Reale Pontificia San Francesco da Paola is located! After your private guided tour, you will learn the Italian craft of making pizza with hands-on class. Create your own pizza with the toppings of your choice and feast on pizza and local wines during a sit-down dinner after the class. When it comes to Italian food, Naples area surely has something to say: food in Southern Italy is more than just sitting around a table and eating, it’s almost a ritual made of repetitive gestures, traditions and habits carried on for generations. After this part, your Private Driver will chauffeur you to Sorrento, check in your wonderful hotel and relax time. Enjoy a typical Southern Dinner in the hotel’s panoramic Restaurant. Buonanotte!

Day Two: Amalfi Coast Full Day Tour

Your astonishing Amalfi Coast Tour will begin as your English Speaking Driver will be picking up you at your hotel in Sorrento! Begin your journey in Italian flavors and panoramas as you reach a Limoncello Factory in Sorrento Countryside! Limoncello is an Italian lemon-flavored liqueur mainly produced in Sorrento, enjoy the tour of the factory and a delicious tasting of this liqueur! Right after you will inhibit your senses with a tasty lunch in a local Restaurant in Amalfi City! The next destination of the day will be Positano, one of the most beautiful and panoramic towns along the coast. Here you will find typical local art boutiques along with typical products which involves the use of the huge Southern Italy Lemons such as lemon candy, lemon soap, perfume, limoncello, and pretty much anything lemon flavored you could possibly want! Proceed then with the tour to Ravello City that treasures thousands of years of history, it is an enchanting mountaintop setting on Italy’s most beautiful coastline and views that have captivated countless souls, inspired artists and filled hearts with passion and love for Italy. Your Private Driver will then drive you to your hotel in Sorrento! When ready, an exquisite dinner will be waiting for you in the hotel’s restaurant.

Day Three: Capri Full Day Experience

Your awesome Capri Day tour will begin as your English Speaking Driver will be picking up you at your Sorrento Hotel. At Sorrento Port, you will reach your Private English Speaking Licensed Tour Guide who will accompany you through the entire day in this beautiful island. You will hop on a ferry boat taking you to the breathtaking island of Capri. Take a taxi to Anacapri to admire the incredible views surrounding you!
You will then move to visit the Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto) and admire the views. After this amazing day tour, you will take your ferry boat with your guide back to the Sorrento Port where you will be greeted by your Driver once again. Enjoy a typical Southern Dinner in the hotel’s panoramic Restaurant. Buonanotte!

Day Four: Transfer to Puglia: Private Boat Tour in Polignano a Mare & Monopoli By Night

Check out your Sorrento Hotel and be ready to reach Polignano a Mare, your first destination to discover in Puglia. As soon as you arrive to Polignano a Mare, you will revel in a fabulous 3 hours private boat trip along the Polignano Coastline! You will admire the sea caves, such as Ponte dei Lapilli, Grottone, Pietregea and much more. After an interesting morning, you will have time to indulge in local flavors in a local Restaurant in Polignano a Mare! Check in your accommodation in Polignano and prepare for the night out. Evening time - You will be driven to Monopoli little harbor town! As you admire the sunset, its blue water and imponent Fortress, you will delight yourself with a tasty dinner in its city center. An incredible authentic experience. After dinner, be ready to be chauffeured back to Polignano, relax time and buonanotte.

Day Five: Apulia Trulli in Alberobello and Ostuni ‘’White City’’ visit

On board with your Private Driver and in a luxury Mercedes Benz Vehicle, you will be chauffeured to Ostuni city. It’s knowns as the ‘’White City’’ because of a plenitude of white-washed houses all around. Inside the Ostuni’s city center you will enjoy a private guided tour being comfortably seated in your Ape Calessino, a typical local three-wheeled mini taxi, an icon of Southern Italy Culture. Stop for a tasty lunch in Ostuni and taste its local home-made Gelato for dessert. Finish your Ostuni morning visit as you reach its countryside where you will have the chance to visit a typical Masseria, Apulian Farmhouse, and taste local Extra Virgin Olive Oil and tour the local mill and Olive Trees Garden. In the afternoon, you will visit Alberobello with your Private Tour Guide. Discover the Trulli of Alberobello, the white, cone-roofed tiny houses, built with a prehistoric building technique still in use in Puglia countryside. At the end of the tour, Your Private Driver will chauffeur you back to Polignano a Mare, where you will have time to relax and enjoy a tasty dinner at a local Restaurant as you admire the views from the ‘’Balconata sul Mare’’ terrace.

Day Six: Matera Full Day Tour

Matera city, famous for its Sassi complex, has been a setting for several international movies and become a European Capital of Culture in 2019. As you arrive in Matera city on board with your Private English Speaking Driver, you will meet your Private Tour Guide and begin your walking tour, accompanied also by an Ape Calessino to facilitate your tour. With your tour guide you will discover the famous Sassi dal Belvedere, admire the Sasso Caveoso directly at the Belvedere of Piazzetta Pascoli and visit the Churches of San Domenico and Cavalieri di Malta. Enjoy a lunch in typical local Restaurant. At the end of the day, your Driver will take you back to Polignano a Mare! Relax in the comfort of your 5 stars hotel and enjoy a dinner nearby your accommodation!

Day Seven: Apulia Food Tour & Bari by Night

On board with your Private Driver, you will reach the countryside of Ostuni area where you will visit a Cheese Factory where mozzarella, stracciatella and Apulian ricotta are made. Your cheese factory tour will end with an exquisite cheese tasting of 5 local cheeses accompanied by fresh fruits, local honey and oil.
The second stop of the day will be a typical Masseria, that is a name for a typical Apulian Farmhouse, where local wine is made, enjoy a guided tour of the cellars and vineyards, followed by an incredible wine tasting.
After the wine tasting, is time for a typical Apulian lunch, with fresh local pasta such as “orecchiette alle cime di rapa”. You will be then driven back to Polignano and relax time. Evening time - Spend an afternoon in the ancient city center of Bari where you will end your last Apulian day with a delicious seafood dinner in Bari city center. Your Private Driver will chauffeur you back to your hotel and buonanotte.

Day Eight: Departure

After checking out, your Private English Speaking Driver will then greet you and chauffeur you to Bari or Naples Airport or your next destination in Italy! Arrivederci!