Naples, Alberobello, Ostuni, Otranto, Lecce, Matera
Arrival in Neaples. Transfer from the aitport to the Villa. Check-in in a wonderful Monastery-Hotel. Lunch on your own. Free time. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. In the afternoon half day guided tour of the most impressive and characteristic places of Neaples by our English speaking Art Historian, included a visit of Spaccanapoli, an open air museum, known as the decumano inferiore. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon free time for shopping and to continue to discover this wonderful city. Dinner in the Villa and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Departure for Alberobello. The Itria valley is beautifully situated between karsic hills, caressed by the gentle breeze of the Adriatic sea and bathed in an explosion of colour. It is positioned in a karsic area in the heart of the valley, renown the world over as the Murgia, Valley of the Trulloes. Every part of your visit here will be accompanied by a profusion of colour, the green of the leafy oak trees and the olive boughs, the whitewashed walls of the trullo houses and ancient farmhouses, the deep red of the countryside, all contribute towards a beautiful stay full of wonders just awaiting to be discovered, whether it be sea or countryside. Lunch on your own. Free time, dinner in the Monastery-Hotel. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Full day at disposal to enjoy the beautiful Alberobello, Trulloes' town. You can have the fantastic opportunity to enjoy an excursion to Castellana Grottoes (EXTRA). These grottoes were explored for the first time in January 1938. The series of underground karst caves were formed by rainwater which collected at surface level and easily penetrated the crevices in the limestone layer below. The winding course of these waters cut out caves and tunnels, and formed stalactites and stalagmites in great numbers. The lunar landscape, made up of crystalline columns and jagged points, glows and sparkles. Its natural sculptures fill up the caves and crevices which wind on for more then 2 km. Lunch on your own. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Departure for Otranto. Stop in Ostuni, the white town. Lunch on your own. Arrival in Otranto. Check-in at the Villa. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Full day Excursion to Otranto and Lecce. In the morning guided visit of Otranto: the Cathedral with its beautiful mosaic floor, St.Peter's Church and its Bizantinos frescoes and the Castle. Free time for shopping. Departure for a wonderful Tenuta where, after a lunch, you will have the possibility to visit the marvellous park and the botanic garden. In the afternoon departure for Lecce and guided visit of the historical city centre. Then you will live the straordinary experience to visit a noble house. Wine and pastry tasting with an amazing concert of pizzica typical and ancient music and dance of this area of Puglia. Return to the Villa, dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Departure for Neaples. On the way, stop in Matera, the city of Sassi. The Sassi district is the ancient heart of the city of Matera. The Sassi surround the Civita and constitute a city unto itself, completely carved out of the face of the calcareous rock. Guided visit of this system made of dwellings carved out of the steep slopes of a deep valley called Gravina. Elegant and multi-faceted buildings are interspersed with underground mazes and cave labyrinths, forming one single stunning landscape. Lunch on your own, departure for Naples. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. End of our services. Arrivederci!
Accommodation in our wonderful Monastery-Hotels comparable to ***/**** star hotels Daily breakfast and dinner Sightseeing tours and guided visits by our art historian guides as per program 01 lunch in the Tenuta in Lecce 01 pastry and wine tasting in Lecce 01 perform of "Pizzica" 24 hour ZefiroWorld telephone assistance One person free for every 25 paying people
Luxury motor coach English speaking tour escort Beverages and lunches Entrance fees Bus driving and parking permits Tips and personal extras Everything not mentioned in "Incuded in the price"
(min. 25 pax)