Tour Campania and Apulia: from Sorrento to Alberobello
Package price per person, from € 385,00Group price valid from 20 participants.
An unusual combination to get to know two of the most beautiful regions of Southern Italy. After visiting the famous ruins of Pompeii and the charming island of Capri, passing through plantations of lemon trees, olive groves and vineyards, we arrive in Puglia, a territory rich in traditions, colours and flavours. On the way, you can visit Trani and see its typical Norman herringbone patterns. From the Castellana Caves to the Trulli of Alberobello, for a typical lunch with local specialities. To round off the journey, we will visit the Castel del Monte, considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in the world.
- 3 Nights HB in 3* hotel in Sorrento area
- 3 Nights HB in 3* hotel in Bari – Ostuni area
- 1 full-day guided trip to Capri including speedboat to/from Sorrento, minibus on the island
- 1 Limoncello tasting
- 1 Half-day guided tour of Pompeii
- 1 Full-day guided tour Castellana Caves and Alberobello
- 1 Half-day guided tour of Castel del Monte
- 1 Light lunch including drinks in a Trullo in Alberobello
Day 1 Sorrento area. Arrival on the Sorrento Peninsula, accommodation in hotel for 3 nights HB.
Day 2 Capri. After breakfast, a trip to the island of Capri is planned. Capri offers not only stunning natural beauty, but a wealth of things to see, such as the grandiose Villa Jovis of the Villa S. Michele from the first years of the 20th century. Experience this pearl of the sea on a wonderful excursion. Return to hotel in late afternoon for dinner.
Day 3 Pompeii. After breakfast, the morning is dedicated to a guided tour of Pompeii. Pompeii, the city buried by the great eruption of Vesuvius, is an impressive and revealing insight into life in antiquity. You will visit the Antiquarium, which contains documents about the city’s history and articles of daily use as well as models of mills. Free afternoon and return to hotel for dinner.
Day 4 Trani – Monopoli area. Breakfast and departure for Puglia. Along the way, a stop in Trani. The architectural jewel of the city of Trani is its beautiful cathedral, also called the “queen of Apulian cathedrals.” It is the highest expression of the Romanesque style in Apulia and stands before the square Swabian Castle, one of the most impressive structures built by Friedrich II. Arrival at hotel in Bari/Ostuni area, for 3 nights HB.
Day 5 Castellana Caves / Alberobello. Breakfast and departure for full day trip to Castellana and Alberobello. The long underground caves offer visitors a unique natural spectacle. You will penetrate about 1 kilometre into the caves on a one-hour tour. We continue on to Alberobello, where a typical lunch is booked in a friendly restaurant in a real “Trullo“. After lunch, we visit the town, capital of the round stone houses called trulli. There are more than one thousand trulli in the centre, which has been named a World Heritage Site. Return to hotel in late afternoon for dinner.
Day 6 Castel del Monte. After breakfast, departure for Castel del Monte where a local guide awaits you for the visit. The Castel del Monte is an exquisite masterpiece of Swabian architecture, built by Friedrich III on one of the highest spots in the Murge. Here, Apulian masonry, the new court lifestyle, and classical inheritance come together. Afternoon free and return to the hotel for dinner. Free afternoon and return to hotel for dinner.
Day 7 After breakfast and a final photo, departure for return journey.