From singing cicadas and secluded shores to hill towns clustered around ancient steeples, the many charms of Southern Italy are revealed in our exclusive seven-day immersion. Staying at two spectacular properties, you’ll traverse idyllic vineyards, valleys and beaches before discovering majestic architecture in Matera. This specially curated package includes sumptuous dining experiences, exceptional wines, exclusive tasting menus, immersive classes and private tours, inviting guests to soak up the unique spirit of Southern Italy.
Settle in for three nights in Suite at the outstanding Palazzo Margherita. This grand 19th century palace has been immaculately restored by director Francis Ford Coppola and French designer Jacques Grange. The chef serves a sumptuous welcome dinner and invites you to a cooking class for two to prepare traditional local pasta shapes. Then it’s out to visit our trusted cheesemaker and discover how Southern Italian cheeses are made at a local farm. To follow, it is time to explore European Capital of Culture 2019, Matera. Get acquainted with the town’s historic attractions and art exhibitions, before toasting over an evening meal in an authentic trattoria.
A private chauffeur then conveys you to the elegant, historic farmhouse Masseria Torre Maizza, set in aromatic orchards on the Adriatic coast. Enjoy a private full-day boat excursion to the scenic clifftop village of Polignano a Mare, exploring legendary sea caves and sampling its famed gelato. Back at the estate, unwind with a soothing massage in the state-of-the-art spa and tuck into Chef Fulvio Pierangelini’s local delicacies at Carosello Restaurant.
3 nights in a Suite at Palazzo Margherita
Arrival dinner for two at Palazzo’s premises (beverages included)
Guided tour of Matera, 2019 Capital of Culture
2 tickets for the art exhibition ‘Rinascimento visto da sud’
Dinner for two in a local trattoria (beverages included)
Cheese making demonstration and cheese tasting at our local cheesemaker’s in Bernalda
Relaxing morning by our pool
Cooking class for two with Palazzo Margherita’s Chef
Transfer from Palazzo Margherita to Masseria Torre Maizza (or vice-versa)
3 nights in a Junior Suite at Masseria Torre Maizza
A full-day excursion, with private boat trip to Polignano a Mare, including lunch with wine, artisan gelato tasting and private guide.
3-course dinner for two at Carosello Restaurant, including wine chosen by the Sommelier
A Puglia Relax Massage for one (60 mins)
Terms & Conditions:
Valid until 3rd November 2019
Rate are per night, in double occupancy
City tax is not included
Subject to availability and not combinable with other offers
Guests can choose destination to visit first
Experience starting from € 1,066 per night