June 8 to June 15, 2013
Spend seven nights in a section of Italy that only the Italians know about!! Located at the bottom of the Italian peninsula, this is a region rich in archaeological discoveries, haunting grottoes, turquoise seas. It’s a land that has been unchanged by time over the centuries.
- 7 nights in a beautiful mountain villa
- 4 UNESCO world heritage sites (including Pompei)
- All meals included. ALL VEGAN.
- 4 cooking lesson from Executive Chef Jason Wyrick
Land-only package (based on double-occupancy):
$2395 per person
Single supplement is $895
Group air available upon request
Deposit of $400 per person is due at booking.
Balance due 70 days prior to departure
Travel insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment
Day 1 – Depart North America on your overnight flight.
Day 2 – Arrive in Naples and board your private motor coach for the journey south to the villa “La ginestra” in Castel San Lorenzo. (B on your flight, D)
Day 3 – Step back in time! Spend the morning in the Medieval Castel of Roccadaspide before you enjoy a traditional six-course Sunday family dinner (with cooking demo). Spend the afternoon at Roscigno Vecchia, an abandoned 19th century village that is now an open air museum (B, L, D)
Day 4 – Journey north to the ancient city of Pompei, frozen in time by Mount Vesuvius for a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B, L, D)
Day 5 – Head west to the coast of Tyrrhenian Sea and the town of Paestum to one of the best-preserved collections of Greek temples. Then, go south to explore the scenic Amalfi and Cilento Coasts. (B,L,D)
Day 6 – Sped the day at the Monastery of Padula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is a blend of Italy’s religious and crusader past.(B,L,D)
Day 7 – Visit the 18th century royal palace of the king of Naples in Caserta. After lunch, go to the San Leucio Complex Living Silk Museum. (B,L,D)
Day 8 – Castelcivita, walking tour of this quaint village then off to a local restaurant for lunch. Demonstration of how to make liquor from wild berries of the region. Then last stop at a local olive oil factory for tasting. Then back to the villa for rest and goodbye dinner. (B,L,D).
Day 9 – Bib arrivederci to Castel San Lorenzo and return to Naples for your flight home. (B)
B= breakfast L=lunch D=dinner