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    Your Southern Italian Sojourn
    12 days private journey
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    "Your Southern Italian Sojourn" featuring Sicily, Taormina, Matera and the Amalfi Private Luxury Tour

    Departs Palermo - Rome 17-26 September

    Join us in 2023 as we re-explore Italy in style, 'At My Italian Table'!

    In partnership with my international travel partners, we have curated an Exclusive immersive travel experience like no other!

    Travel the enchanting backroads from mesmerising Palermo, Sicily to ancient Rome. This 'Southern Italian Sojourn' is just what the doctor ordered post-covid!

    Embark on a journey through ancient cities and idyllic rural landscapes. Uncover the stories of civilisations past, marvel at architectural feats, and immerse yourself in a proud and enduring culture. Our small group tours of Italy cover the breadth of this enthralling country.

    Join me as we journey through a crossroads of civilizations in Sicily and onto the spectacular coastlines of Southern Italy. Uncover Sicily’s capital Palermo and its Moorish and Norman influences. Explore Agrigento’s ancient Valley of the Temples. Travel to the historic hilltop town of Taormina. Visit a local winery for a wine tasting and agriturismo dinner. Venture to the ancient cave dwellings of Sassi di Matera. We will discover spectacular Mt. Etna Volcano National Park.

    Explore the stunning Amalfi Coast and Sorrento. Walk in the footsteps of ancient Romans in the excavated Pompeii. Allow the unique culture to capture your heart and get a glimpse into an age-old heritage composed of ancient monuments and cultivated lands. Savour every moment of this immersive adventure as we journey from enchanting Sicilian villages to coastal retreats, sampling an abundance of tantalising flavours and local wines along the way.

    This one departure 17th- 27th September 2022 is limited to only 12 guests. You will be part of an escorted VIP private tour with me as we re-explore Italy in a 'safe bubble'.

    This curated itinerary is ideal for experienced travellers who enjoy walking and exploring the many sights in Italy. Romantics, connoisseurs of food and wine, and lovers of art and architecture will love this culinary and cultural immersion. Many more bespoke services are waiting for you.

    BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE it’s easier now than ever to plan your future travels. For more information about this bespoke tour email [email protected]. Reservations can also be made by phone at 0401 221 737 to reserve your place on this exquisite travel experience. We look forward to seeing you on tour.

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    Your curated itinerary of Bel Paese

     

    Ciao! Your Italian sojourn opens in Palermo, the capital of Sicily. Discover the city’s vibrant culture as you take in its picturesque harbors, cobblestone piazzas, and captivating energy. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner featuring authentic Sicilian cuisine.

    Get to know “Palermo in a Nutshell” and discover the city’s Moorish, Norman, and Spanish architecture on a walking tour. Explore the Kalsa district, home to Mafia legends, before tasting local snacks at a 19th-century eatery. Decide how you spend your afternoon because it’s your choice! Embark on a walking tour of the historic city center or tour the Teatro Massimo Opera House, as seen in The Godfather Part III.

     

    The entire day is yours! Take time to peruse the open-air markets, visit one of Palermo’s art galleries, or relax in an outdoor café, the decision is yours. Perhaps you will join an optional excursion to medieval Cefalù (UNESCO) with a local guide before visiting a nearby farm for a ricotta cheese demonstration* and a farm-to-table meal made with family recipes.

    Visit the nearby town of Monreale (UNESCO) and wander along the paintings, mosaics, and cloisters of its 12th-century cathedral. Travel over rolling hills and peaceful farmland to the town of Agrigento. As the sun begins to set, explore the stunning Valley of the Temples (UNESCO), one of the world’s most esteemed archeological sites.

    Set out for beautiful Taormina, home to ancient relics, rocky hills, and charming gardens. With an expert local guide, you’ll see Corso Umberto, the verdant public gardens, and the city’s well-preserved Greek theatre. Later this afternoon, continue on to Giardini Naxos, the “Garden of Sicily”,  for your 2-night stay.

    Journey east to Sicily’s Ionian Coast. En route, discover the impressive Mt. Etna (UNESCO) Volcano National Park where a local expert introduces you to the park’s spectacular landscapes sculpted by nature. Return to Giardini Naxos for the evening.

    Take a short ferry ride to Villa San Giovanni, located on Italy’s mainland. Pass through the unspoiled region of Calabria to the Basilicata region. Wander through the twisting vines of a local winery before joining an expert for a tour of the cellar with a tasting. Linger over regional cuisine at dinner in the winery’s restaurant.

    Explore the Sassi di Matera (UNESCO), an ancient settlement of carved cave dwellings. A local guide shares the history and explains why film producers are seeking out this unique landscape. Visit a local store and get a taste of regional specialties. This afternoon decide how you explore because it’s your choice! Discover more of Matera or head to Alberobello (UNESCO) and marvel at the town’s whimsical Trulli homes.

    After a stop in Vietri sul Mare, famous for its precious majolica pottery, experience the excavated ruins of Pompeii (UNESCO). A local guide gives you an in-depth look into this 2,000-year-old Roman town, nestled in the foothills of Mount Vesuvius. End your day in Sorrento, and settle in for a 2-night stay.

    This morning take in the sights and colors of the Mediterranean Sea as you wind your way along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast (UNESCO). Gaze out over the deep blue hues of the sea paired with the bright citrus fruits lining the hillsides. Sample regional specialties at a family-owned limoncello factory before returning to Sorrento for an afternoon at leisure. This evening, enjoy a delightful dinner in a local restaurant.

    Journey north to Rome. En route, visit the Benedictine monastery of Montecassino, perched on a mountaintop that played a pivotal role in World War II. Your journey ends in Italy’s heartland, why not stay on and discover the ancient classical landmarks of Rome and the reverent grandeur of Vatican City.  Arrivederci, Roma…

    At My Italian Table

    Re-explore Italy in a ‘safe bubble’

     

    This one departure 17th- 27th September 2022 is limited to only 12 guests. This curated itinerary is ideal for experienced travellers who enjoy walking and tasting the many sights in Sicily and Southern Italy, including famed Taormina, Matera and the Amalfi.

    Romantics, connoisseurs of food & wine, and lovers of art & architecture will love this experience. Many more bespoke services are waiting for you.  Join us on tour of this Bel Paese.

    The scenery from the Mediterranean Sea to the Ancient ruins of Rome delivers a varied landscape of beaches, volcanos, caves, rolling countryside and more.  The influence of Made in Italy’s inspiring style, fashion and gastronomy is woven into the cultural fabric of our world.  La dolce vita, has influenced the way we travel and teaches us to stop and appreicate the finer things in life.

    Visit

    • Palermo – Monreale
    • Agrigento – Valley of the Temples
    • Taormina – Giardini Naxos
    • Giardini Naxos
    • Matera
    • Pompeii
    • Amalfi Coast Drive
    • Sorrento – Abbey of Montecassino
    • Rome

     

    Inclusions:

     

    Accommodation

     

    • 12 nights in hand-picked accommodation

     

    The Crew

     

    • Experienced  Tour Leader and Driver

     

    Transport

     

    • Premium mini-coach transportation

     

    Dining

     

    • 18 Meals: 12 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners

     

    For more information about this bespoke tour email. Reservations can also be made by phone at 0401 221 737 or BOOK HERE to reserve your place on this exquisite travel experience.

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    Valid for travel
    17- 27 September 2022
    Offer expires
    30 Nov 2022 unless sold prior

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