Traveling from Naples to Catania, discover the striking diversity of Italy’s south, bursting at the seams with resplendent beauty. Marvel at the cliffside village of Positano, gaze at splendid Capri and take in far-reaching panoramas from Mount Etna’s summit. Learn from history’s lessons, whether pondering life’s precariousness at Pompeii or exploring the spectacular UNESCO heritage of Sicily, featuring Roman mosaics, Greek temples and Baroque towns. Enjoy life to the fullest, toasting with robust Marsala wines, wine-tasting at the base of volcanoes and cooking up your own Sicilian feast with a private chef in Syracuse.
- Be dazzled by the stunning colors of the Amalfi coast
- Discover a moment suspended in time at Pompeii and sample wine at the foot of Mt Vesuvius
- Stand on the rooftop of the Mediterranean, taking in majestic views from the top of Etna
This 13-day tour features 12 nights of 4/5 star hotels with full buffet breakfasts (4 nights on the Amalfi coast, 2 in Trapani, 1 in Agrigento, 3 in Syracuse & 2 in Taormina). The itinerary, which starts in Naples and ends in Catania, includes private sightseeing tours with expert local English-speaking guides, with entrances fees included and preferential access at otherwise busy sites. Also included is a private boat trip, three winery visits with wine tastings, a guided hike and a chef-led cooking class. Ttransportation by deluxe van (with an English-speaking driver) for the duration of the tour. Also included is a domestic flight from Naples to Sicily.