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Explore the Italian Riviera on the gorgeous sun-soaked island of Capri, one of Europe's most magical hotspots with a wealth of immersive experiences on the 11-day Italy Bellissimo holiday. The journey begins in the Eternal City, Rome, with an excursion to the Vatican Museums where you will admire Michelangelo's masterpieces inside the Sistine Chapel. Unwind in one of the city's piazzas and sample the famous gelaterias.
History lovers will delight in examining the excavations at Pompeii and onwards for a spectacular 25-mile drive along the Amalfi coast with its switchback road to the picturesque coastal town of Sorrento lined with olive vines and lemon trees. On the main street of Limonoro, sip the famous aperitif, Limoncello, and indulge in a little "dolce" of Italian pastries. Cruise across the Bay of Naples to the stunning isle of Capri. A Local Specialist will provide a leisurely orientation with free time to stroll around the elegant boutiques famed for custom-made sandals, artisan perfumes, soaps and confectioneries. Or, dine alfresco at the chic restaurants with majestic views overlooking the sea.
In the medieval city of Perugia, enjoy a Cultural Insight involving the historical women's Renaissance style of hand-weaving at Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti, a TreadRight Foundation and Trafalgar Cares Heritage Initiative project. A private demonstration by a local artisan on the antique looms will showcase one of the few remaining traditional frame hand weaving workshops in Italy and how these special visits help preserve this art form.
In the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, savour an exclusive Be My Guest dining experience by joining the Callistri family at their 'borgo' in the idyllic Hamlet of Limonaia. Breathe in the scent of the lemon blossom orchards and wander through the olive groves. Enjoy an olive oil tasting while the family prepares delicious and traditional Tuscan cuisine at their charming farmhouse. Today, you're an invited guest at the family table. Buon appetito!
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