Luxury Italy Tours

Highlights of Italy
(10 Days)
Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome

Classic Italy
(12 Days)
Venice, Florence, Tuscany, Rome

Italy in a Week
(7 Days)
Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome

Essence of Italy
(13 Days)
Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi Coast & Capri

Romantic Italy
(12 Days)
Amalfi Coast & Capri, Florence, Tuscany, Rome

Italy in Style
(14 Days)
Lake Como & Milan, Florence, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi Coast & Capri

Exclusive Italy
(15 Days)
Rome, Tuscany, Florence, Venice, Lake Como

Best of the Amalfi Coast & Capri
(9 Days)
Positano, Capri, Ravello

Family Tour of Italy
(13 Days)
Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Venice, Lake Como

Luxuries of Northern Italy
(11 Days)
Venice, Bologna, Milan, Lake Como

Rome in Depth
(6 Days)

Venice & Beyond
(9 Days)
Venice, Milan, Lake Como

Indulgent Tuscany
(9 Days)
Florence, Tuscan hills, Tuscan coast

Luxuries of Southern Italy
(8 Days)
Rome, Amalfi Coast with Pompeii, Naples & Capri

Lake Como & Portofino
(7 Days)
Lake Como & Bellagio, Portofino & Cinque Terre

Food & Wine Tour of Italy
(11 Days)
Piedmont, Bologna & Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany & Florence

Highlights of Puglia
(6 Days)
Savelletri di Fasano, Alberobello, Cisternino, Locorotondo, Lecce, Ostuni, Polignano a Mare

Best of Puglia & Amalfi Coast
(9 Days)
Savelletri di Fasano, Alberobello, Cisternino, Locorotondo, Lecce, Ostuni, Matera, Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, Capri

Puglia in Depth
(7 Days)
Lecce & Otranto, Savelletri di Fasano with Polignano a Mare, Alberobello, Cisternino and Locorotondo

Jewish Heritage: Italy
(12 Days)
Venice, Florence, Tuscany, Rome

Garden Tour of Italy
(10 Days)
Lake Como, Florence & Tuscany, Rome & Tivoli

Italy for Art Lovers
(13 Days)
Rome, Florence & Assisi, Bologna & Ravenna, Venice & Padua, Milan

Best of Southern Italy & Sicily
(17 Days)
Rome, Capri, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii & Naples, Palermo & Monreale, Sciacca, Agrigento, Syracuse, Taormina & Mount Etna

Journey Through Italy
(20 Days)
Lake Como, Florence, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi Coast, Puglia

Best of Piedmont
(5 Days)

Introduction to the Dolomites
(4 Days)
San Cassiano, Val Badia, Val Gardena, Bolzano

Best of the Dolomites
(6 Days)
Cortina d’Ampezzo, Tre Cime, Lago di Braies, San Cassiano, Val Badia, Val Gardena, Bolzano

Luxury Sicily Tours

A Week in Sicily
(7 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Sciacca & Agrigento, Noto & Syracuse, Taormina

Highlights of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mt. Etna

Luxuries of Sicily
(7 Days)
Sciacca, Agrigento, Syracuse, Taormina & Mt. Etna

Essence of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Ragusa, Noto, Modica, Syracuse, Taormina & Mount Etna

Journey Through Sicily
(12 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Modica, Ragusa, Syracuse, Taormina & Mount Etna

Garden Tour of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo, Taormina & environs

Culinary Tour of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Trapani, Marsala, Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Modica, Taormina, Mount Etna

Jewish Tour of Sicily
(10 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Agira, Noto, Syracuse, Catania, Mount Etna, Taormina & Messina

Active Family Tour of Sicily
(10 Days)
Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Ragusa, Modica, Syracuse, Taormina, Mount Etna

Multi-Country Tours

Highlights of Italy & Greece
(14 Days)
Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome, Athens, Mykonos, Santorini

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

Luxuries of Switzerland & Italy
(11 Days)
Lausanne, Interlaken, Lucerne, Lake Como

France & Italy: Best of the Riviera
(7 Days)
Cote d'Azur, Portofino & Cinque Terre

Introduction to Switzerland & Italy
(9 Days)
Lausanne, Zermatt or Gstaad, Lake Como

Best of Slovenia & Venice
(9 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Portoroz with Piran & Brda, Venice

Highlights of Sicily & Malta
(12 days)
Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mount Etna, Valletta with Mdina, Rabat & Gozo

Puglia in Depth

(7 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Lecce & Otranto, Savelletri di Fasano with Polignano a Mare, Alberobello, Cisternino and Locorotondo

Puglia—the heel of Italy—is one of the country's best-kept travel secrets. On this in-depth tour, stay at stylish resorts and experience Puglia's rich cultural heritage, undiscovered towns, white sand beaches and rustic yet sophisticated food and wine.

Begin in Lecce, Puglia's cultural capital and one of Italy's most beautiful towns. With your expert private guide, tour Lecce's atmospheric backstreets and visit famous landmarks such as Basilica di Santa Croce, the Roman amphitheater, and Baroque churches and palaces built of ornately carved limestone. Also visit Museo Faggiano, a unique archaeological museum featuring unearthed antiquities found under a private home. Artisans of Leisure will arrange for you to visit the studio of a renowned papier-mache artisan. One morning, take a private cooking class in a former palace and learn to make typical Puglian specialties. Another day, enjoy a private excursion to the southern part of Puglia. Tour the highlights of Otranto, an ancient port, former Greek colony and Italy's easternmost town, including the old town, the Byzantine church, the 11th-century cathedral and 15th-century castle. Perhaps also see the Grotta Zinzulusa caves or visit other picturesque towns such as Castro, Santa Maria di Leuca or Gallipoli.

Continue to Savelletri di Fasano and stay at a luxury resort set among ancient olive groves by the Adriatic Sea. En route, visit the "White City" of Ostuni, a tumble of whitewashed buildings, and the beautiful seaside town of Polignano a Mare. Also stop at a leading organic olive oil producer for a private tour of the farm and a private olive oil tasting. During private day tours from your resort, explore favorite towns in this fascinating region. In Alberobello, tour backstreets lined with conical roofs crowning hundreds of limestone trulli—the traditional stone dwellings for which the town is known. Visit Locorotondo and Cisternino, two of Puglia's most historic and picturesque hilltop towns. Also visit a local winery to taste celebrated Puglian wines such as full-bodied, inky Primitivo and robust Negroamaro.  There will also be time to enjoy your luxury resort and its extensive facilities including a beach club, pool, spa and many fine dining options.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Lecce
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Lecce
Private tour of Lecce including private cooking lesson
Day 3 Lecce & environs
Private excursion to Otranto, Castro, Grotta Zinzulusa and/or other local towns in southern Puglia
Day 4 Lecce – Savelletri di Fasano
Private transfer to resort for 3 nights with touring of Ostuni, Polignano a Mare and olive oil tasting en route
Day 5 Savelletri di Fasano & environs
Full-day private tour of Alberobello, Cisternino and Locorotondo, including wine tasting
Day 6 Savelletri di Fasano
At leisure at resort. Upon request, a private excursion to Matera can be arranged
Day 7 Depart Puglia
Private transfer to airport in Bari

Hotels
Lecce: La Fiermontina
Savelletri di Fasano: Borgo Egnazia

Cost
$9,960 Per person (double occupancy)

Testimonials

This Italy trip was the trip of a lifetime. The accommodations were wonderful. Your restaurant recommendations were always excellent. We cannot think of anyone but Artisans of Leisure who could have made this trip so marvelous. 
~ D.S., Fort Washington, PA

We had experiences and opportunities throughout Italy that we never would have had if we were traveling independently. Our trip was spectacular. Thank you for your excellent planning and insight, and for selecting such lovely, memorable rooms in each hotel.
~ S.G., New York, NY

Thank you for organizing such a wonderful trip to Italy for our family! The knowledgeable guides saved us from standing in lines and expertly maneuvered us through the cities and museums.  
~ P.R., Laguna Niguel, CA

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