Drive through the southern Italian regions
of Puglia and Basilicata, ending in in the
coastal resort of Sorrento in Campania.
View the renowned trulli houses of
Alberobello, visit the rock churches of
Matera and perhaps visit the Roman ruins
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Fly from to Bari. Collect your hire car (based on
group B car rental) and drive to Alberobello. Stay
2 nights at the Grand Hotel Olimpo. (N)
Full day at leisure to explore the cobbled lanes
of Alberobello, entirely comprised of white
cylindrical trulli houses. (B)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon drive to Matera
and stay for 2 nights at the Sextantio. (B)
Full day at leisure to explore the ancient city
of Matera. With a host of natural caves, which
have been transformed into houses and
churches, this town is one of main highlights of
the Basilicata region. (B)
Morning drive to Sorrento and stay for 3 nights
at the Maison la Minervetta. (B)
Full days at leisure to explore Sorrento or the
surrounding region. Sorrento has a wide variety
of shops, restaurants and cultural sites, including
the cathedral and 18th-century Palazzo
Correale. Nearby highlights of the area include
ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum, the scenic
Amalfi coast and the island of Capri. (B) (B)
Drive to Naples airport and drop off your hire
car. Fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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The Grand Hotel Olimpo is a 4 star hotel located in centre of Alberobello. It is ideally located as a base for visiting the Puglia region from Bari to the Murge, up to the limits of Salento. The hotel has 24 rooms that are furnished in a contemporary style, two restaurants, both of which serve regional specialities, and a...
Maison La Minervetta is perched on a cliff overlooking the harbour and has a wonderful view across to Sorrento and Bay of Naples from its terrace. Originally built as a restaurant in the 1950s, this property was turned into a 4-star design hotel offering 12 bedrooms, all with sea views. There is a lounge area and kitchen available for guests to use and the centre of Sorrento, with many restaurants and cafes, is a 10-minute walk from the hotel. Health and well-being facilities include a plunge pool and sun...
Set in a Unesco World Heritage Site in Southern Italy, the Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita is a boutique cave hotel has undergone a 10 year conservation and restoration project. In Matera dwellings are carved out of the mountainside and have been used as houses and churches for the past thousand years; it is within these caves that the hotel's extraordinary accommodation is set. Featuring only19 bedrooms, each room has its own characteristics, décor and historic furniture. The rooms have been renovated to showcase the history of the region but also to include modern amenities such as designer showers and egg-shaped...
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MER2017: 7 Nights