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Best of Southern Italy: Rome, Bari, Amalfi

Tour rating: 4.86 / 5, Based on 15 Reviews
Private tour to Italy

Discover the treasures of Southern Italy with our custom-made private tour. Begin in Eternal Rome and spend time exploring Vatican City. Continue west to incredible towns from maze-like Bari to gorgeous Alberobello and Matera. Then on to the colorful Amalfi Coast and Sorrento highlights before the grand tour finale in Naples and ancient Pompeii.

Best of Southern Italy: Rome, Bari, Amalfi

12 days5 cities
Italy1 country
Private tour to Italy
From
$4,795
Tour rating: 4.86 / 5, Based on 15 Reviews

Discover the treasures of Southern Italy with our custom-made private tour. Begin in Eternal Rome and spend time exploring Vatican City. Continue west to incredible towns from maze-like Bari to gorgeous Alberobello and Matera. Then on to the colorful Amalfi Coast and Sorrento highlights before the grand tour finale in Naples and ancient Pompeii.

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Day-By-Day

Rome

first destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Rome
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Rome - one of the most charming and heritage rich cities of Italy. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel for the check-in.

Day 2
Ancient Rome Sightseeing & Colosseum
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast in the hotel you meet your guide for a stroll through the very heart of Rome. Today in about 4 hours you see the most famous attractions and hidden treasures of the Eternal city .

Day 3
Vatican Sightseeing
City tour
City tour

In the morning after breakfast meet your guide and head to a walled enclave and the world’s smallest independent state - Vatican. When inside the Vatican, you visit the Apostolic Palace and private apartments of Julius II decorated by Raphael.

Hotel Dei Mellini, Rome
4

Set within a walking distance from Saint Peter’s Square, the beautiful hotel is housed in an 19th-century building and offers comfortable air-conditioned guestrooms, fitted with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

train
Rome
Bari
4 hrs

Traveling by train is one of the easiest and most comfortable ways to travel around Italy. The trains across the country are fast and provide with all the necessary amenities, such as air conditioning, storage compartments and power sockets for your convenience. 

Bari

second destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Trip to Bari
Free day
Free day

After a delicious breakfast at the Rome hotel, you check-out. Your driver takes you to the railway station for a comfortable 4-hour railway ride across Southern Italy to the picturesque coastal town Bari.

Day 5
Bari City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast meet your guide and enjoy a 3-hour private guided city tour of Bari. During the tour you stroll the maze-like Bari Vecchia - medieval heart of the city and see its major attractions including the 11th-century Basilica di San Nicola.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

car
Bari
Matera
50 min

A comfortable car ride with a driver is a great option to get to the Italian city of Matera, known as the cave city. On your way there, you will pass numerous beautiful landscapes and small Italian villages.

Matera

third destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Trip to Alberobello
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

In the morning after breakfast at your Bari hotel, you check-out. Your driver transfers you to the fascinating countryside town Alberobello - a charming city famous for its unique beehive-shaped houses which were built by peasants in the mid-14th century.

Day 7
Matera Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast in your hotel, you meet your private guide, who takes you on a comprehensive private sightseeing tour around Matera. Together with your guide you visit the UNESCO-listed World Heritage ancient cave dwellings called Sassi di Matera.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

car
Matera
Sorrento
3 hr 10 min

Enjoy the scenic views of Southern Italy as your personal driver takes your from Matera to Sorrento. On your way, you’ll pass several authentic Italian cities and numerous beautiful landscapes. 

Sorrento

fourth destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Transfer to Amalfi & Coastal Exploration of Amalfi
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast in your Matera hotel you check-out and your private driver takes you to Amalfi. When you arrive to the Amalfi coast you meet your private guide and start the scenic sightseeing tour through the coastline.

Day 9
Free Day in Sorrento
Free day
Free day

Today following breakfast at your hotel you have a free day to continue enjoying fascinating Sorrento at your leisure. You can join one of our carefully planned optional tours.

Hotel Plaza, Sorrento
4

The beautiful Hotel Plaza is set near the Piazza Tasso and offers spacious air-conditioned guestrooms, equipped with flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests are invited to take advantage of the hotel’s swimming pool, several restaurants, and the Plaza Cafe.

car
Sorrento
Naples
50 min

Taking a car is definitely one of the most convenient ways to travel through Italy. Relax and enjoy the breathtaking views while one of our experienced drivers takes you on a memorable journey through Italy's countryside.

 

Naples

fifth destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 10
Pompeii Day-trip
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast in your Sorrento hotel you check-out, meet your private guide and driver and start an exciting tour to the ancient city of Pompeii. During the tour of this unique UNESCO World Heritage Site you see artifacts, city walls, the Pompeii amphitheater.

Day 11
Naples City Tour
City tour
City tour
Tasting
Tasting

In the morning after breakfast at your hotel prepare to continue your Southern Italy exploration. Your private guide takes you on a touring program around the best sights of charming Naples.

Day 12
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing tour to Italy! After breakfast your driver meets you at the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star hotels in Rome, Bari, Matera, Amalfi Coast (or Sorrento) & Naples;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • All land transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class railway tickets Rome - Bari;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides;
  • Private driver airport/railway station transfers;
  • Entrances to Colosseum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Castello Svevo, Trullo Sovrano, Cave Church, Casa Grotta Museum, Cloister Amalfi & Sansevero Chaper Museum;
  • Wine tasting in Alberobello;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Comprehensive city tour of Rome with guided tours inside Colosseum and Vatican City;
  • Guided tour to the Capello Sansevero, also known as Alchemical Chapel, with world-famous veiled sculptures;
  • Guided tour to the famous Pompeii - a town destroyed and preserved at the same time by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius;
  • Scenic sightseeing tour along the Amalfi coastline including Positano and Amalfi;
  • Tour to one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world - Matera and UNESCO World Heritage Site - town Alberobello;

What To Know

  • You can expect to find some shops and restaurants closed from 1-4 p.m. as it is "Riposo" time, Italy’s midday siesta. Most places will be also closed on Sundays
  • Most restaurants won’t open until 7 p.m. or later
  • Tipping in restaurants is included in the bill, the cover charge is called ”coperto”. A charge from $1 to $3 will be noted on the menu
  • Make sure you have coins, in Italy you will be typically charged from 1 to 2 Euros to enter a public restroom
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