Join us on a unique “Private Tour of Southern Italy” over six days in 2019, providing the opportunity to experience Italian excellence; from refined 5-Star Hotels to amazing gastronomic specialties. We will take you on the most exciting driving experiences in the latest Ferrari and Lamborghini supercars, this will be a discovery of the iconic and picturesque locations in Southern Italy. During your journey, the cherry on the cake will be an amazing full day on a private yacht to visit Capri and the Amalfi Coast.
From history to modern art, high-class shopping and the best local artisans, our guests will experience an impressive driving journey of 1.000 km (circa 620 miles) which will be simply unforgettable thanks to the impeccable, tailor-made services offered to guests by the most professional team in Italy.
DAY 1 – Arrival into Puglia
Arrive at one of the international Airports in Puglia, either Brindisi (45 min. by car) or Bari (1 hour by car). Both cities have several daily flights from/to Rome, Milan and the main European Airports. Puglia is a pure uncontaminated territory in the heal of Italy’s boot, known for it’s stunning whitewashed towns, beautiful white sandy beaches, fascinating cultural sites and traditions.
You will then be transferred to the gorgeous luxury hotel, Borgo Egnazia with a private vehicle and driver. This luxury resort and Spa embodies a brand new concept of hospitality based on local and authentic experiences. An unforgettable start to your ‘Tour of Southern Italy’, this property is without a doubt one of the best luxury properties in the Mediterranean!
Spend the afternoon at your leisure enjoying a spot of Golf, relax in the hotel’s SPA, swim in one of the many pools or perhaps spend a leisurely afternoon at the hotels private beach club before enjoying dinner at the refined restaurant Due Camini located inside the resort.
DAY 2 – Alberobello and Polignano a Mare
Morning: In the morning you will receive a briefing and depart with the supercars towards the countryside of Puglia dotted with countless olive trees. Arriving at Alberobello, you will visit this charming town with an English speaking guide. This little town is known for its unique Trulli buildings and has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. After your visit here you will cruise in your Ferrari or Lamborghini to Polignano a Mare for lunch, also known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic” this little town is surrounded with crystal clear waters and cliffs pitted with caves carved by the sea.
Afternoon: In the afternoon you will return to the serene atmosphere of Borgo Egnazia to relax among the luxury surroundings. In the evening a very special dining experience will be presented by the seaside.
Total driving time: Approx. 2 hours – 90 Km –56 Miles
Enjoy Southern Italy’s greatest pleasures from behind the wheel of your Ferrari or Lamborghini.
DAY 3 – Matera to Sorrento
Morning: A morning of great pleasure cruising in the supercars to Matera with an English-speaking guide. One of the oldest cities in the world, the so called Sassi and Rupestrian Churches are enchanting to all visitors: houses stacked one on top of the other and united by winding little roads and wide staircases, literally built inside the rock and mountain tuff. Matera is like a giant sculpture in the centre of the Murgia Plateau. Such a wonder explains why the Sassi have being named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. Matera is also known for being the filming location of “The Passion of the Christ” by Mel Gibson.
Afternoon: Following a wonderfully tasty lunch, a long and beautiful drive through the countryside will lead our you to Sorrento where our guests will stay in the luxurious and celebrated Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria. The award winning hotel is set in a spectacular location on the cliffs of Sorrento with panoramic views over the Bay of Naples, and of Mount Vesuvius. The gates of the hotel open onto the main square of Sorrento, while the lush private grounds offer guests privacy, space to stroll and the chance to pick produce from the orchard and herb garden. Here you will enjoy an elegant dining experience, dinner at restaurant Terrazza Bosquet (One Michelin Star) overlooking the bay of Naples and the volcano, Mount Vesuvius.
Total Driving: Approx. 5 hours – 350 Km –218 Miles
DAY 4 – Capri – Positano by Private Yacht
Morning: Today will be an exciting day spent on board of a private yacht, and the first destination will be the glamorous island of Capri, where the sea meets the sky, and time does not exist. Our guests will be able to swim in clear waters whilst circumnavigating the island, swim at little beaches, stop to enjoy lunch at a superb local seaside restaurant and explore the island visiting luxury designer boutiques.
Afternoon: Relaxing on board your yacht, your captain will sail towards Positano, the small picturesque town with splendid coastal views. Positano is one of Italy’s most breathtaking small villages along the Amalfi Coast. Walk through this picturesque town before returning to Sorrento on board your yacht, navigating along the uncontaminated coastline. Dinner will be served in a typical restaurant next to the hotel.
On this day our guests can decide to stay at the Hotel and enjoy the beach and its SPA facilities.
DAY 5 – Caserta – Rome
Morning: From Sorrento, we will then drive to the Royal Palace of Caserta, a former royal residence to the Kings of Naples. The visit here will be with an English-speaking guide of one of the largest palaces erected in Europe during the 18th century. In 1997, the palace was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In terms of volume, the Royal Palace of Caserta is the largest royal residence in the world boasting 1.200 rooms. Lunch will be in Caserta.
Afternoon: Drive towards Rome without entering into the Capital and visit a very unique property to stay overnight at the refined La Posta Vecchia Hotel. The hotel is built on the site of an ancient villa and 17th-century castle, which served as the region’s stately post station and provided a palatial home to billionaire Paul Getty. Additional Etruscan flavour comes thanks to the artefact – private museum, which showcases Roman ruins and statuary discovered onsite. The dinner will be served at The Cesar, the restaurant of the Hotel situated on a terrace, overlooking the sea. The location is a hidden gem.
Total driving: Approx. 6 hours 20 min. – 550 Km – 341 Miles
An adrenaline rush and unique supercar experience.
DAY 6 – Departure
Morning: Our guests are invited to enjoy the private beach of La Posta Vecchia or other facilities of this magnificent Hotel and then a car with driver will accompany you towards the Rome Fiumicino Airport or towards Rome for the continuation of your trip in Italy which we can assist you with on request.
Main Features and recap of included services
- Six-day road rally tour on the most exciting roads of Apulia, Basilicata, Campania and Lazio
- Five-night accommodation in a double-bedroom with breakfast in 5-star luxury hotels: two nights at the Borgo Egnazia in Fasano, two nights at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento, one night at La Posta Vecchia in Palo Laziale (Rome).
- Three-day access and use of the chosen model with kasko car insurance for all cars (up to 1.000 km – 620 miles driving). Speeding is at the driver’s risk and possible tickets are covered by the driver.
- A supercar will be available at any time as a back-up car.
- Tour Director and Staff (with their own cars) in proportional number to the participants.
- Intensive briefing and assistance during the whole trip.
- Highway toll, use of Telepass, fuel and all the services related to the vehicles such as parking, refuelling and car- washing are included.\Walkie-talkies (while driving: guests and staff are always connected through radio).
- Luggage transportation (max. four bags per super car).
- All transfers from/to the Airports and from/to the restaurants.
- Visit with an English-speaking guide in Alberobello
- Visit with an English-speaking guide in Matera
- Visit with an English-speaking guide at the Royal Palace of Caserta
- One day with a private yacht from Sorrento to Capri and Amalfi Coast
Note: Not included in the above mentioned list are airfare/trains tickets, all meals and drinks, everything not presented as “included services”.
On request: Professional video and photographic services: guests will be provided, as a souvenir, with a high-resolution video and pictures of the whole journey. We can assist all guests for a possible extension of their journey in Italy.
The trip is based on a minimum of 5 supercars (couples or singles).
A selection of supercars are available on request and range from Ferrari – Maserati – Lamborghini – Aston Martin – McLaren 720S
Prices and Terms & Conditions will be discussed on request, please contact our concierge by email on firstname.lastname@example.org