Southern Italy Tours

Travel through Southern Italy steeped in historic and scenic splendour. Where colourful buildings spill down the Amalfi Coast’s sheer cliffs and the ancient towns of Puglia beckon. Wander among the moving ruins of Pompeii and the charming trulli houses of Alberobello and marvel at dazzling Mediterranean shores on a leisurely guided tour or active adventure through the South of Italy.

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22 Days Rome to Malta

Operator: Bunnik Tours

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14 Days Rome to Palermo

Operator: Globus

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8 Days Matera to Lecce

Operator: Exodus Travels

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10 Days Rome to Palermo

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Discover Top experiences and highlights of Southern Italy

Take a Walk Back in Time at Pompeii

Take a Walk Back in Time at Pompeii

Once buried under ash, this historic site now showcases some of the best-preserved and fascinating examples of Roman civilisation.

Discover the Trulli of Alberobello

Discover the Trulli of Alberobello

The intriguing limestone dwellings, known as Trulli, date back as early as the mid-14th century and have lost none of their alluring charm.

Marvel at Mountainside Matera

Marvel at Mountainside Matera

The ‘sassi’ of Matera give this city an otherworldly feel, with dwellings moulded from natural grottoes and stone houses carved into the mountainside.

A Taste of the South

A Taste of the South

Boasting culinary prowess, Southern Italy is the perfect place to indulge your tastebuds. Enjoy unrivalled wood-fired pizza in Naples, learn to prepare traditional recipes, and visit a lemon grove to see how Limoncello is made.

Explore the Amalfi Coast

Explore the Amalfi Coast

Discover a treasure trove of enchanting seaside villages and spellbinding scenery. From the main square and terraced gardens of Ravello to the Blue Grotto and trendy streets of Carpi, the Amalfi Coast will steal your heart.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about their journeys through Southern Italy

Enchanting Southern Italy     , CA, United States, Sep 2022
The tour was well organized. The tour guide went above and beyond to accommodate everyone on the tour. I would book a Back-Roads tour again.
Very good tour   , QLD, Australia, Sep 2022
I throughly enjoyed this holiday. Having only 20 people made it possible to know everyone. The group I went with were wonderful. We had no disagreements and got on very well. There was a slight disappointment with the flight back where we stopped in Cyprus on our way from Malta to Dubai and had to stay on the plane for the hour stopover. Not ideal. ...read more The local guides were all very nice and knowledgeable. I particularly enjoyed visiting Pompei. Mt Etna which is puffing away, two Greek ruins and two prehistoric temples on Malta. The hotels were all good and the ferry’s very comfortable. The tour is highly recommended.
Highlights of Puglia and The Southern Riviera     , TAS, Australia, Sep 2022
This was an amazing trip. I thoroughly enjoyed it all but especially Alberobello and Matera. We had wonderful weather, an excellent driver and a knowledgeable tour director. The hotels were good and I enjoyed the optional experiences and dinners. It was great staying several nights in each place as it gave time to explore and was less tiring. A great ...read more trip.
Interesting & varied program, well thought out & implemented.   , NSW, Australia, Feb 2022
"Walking the Amalfi Coast" is Exodus' most popular tour and it's easy to see why. The walking program is well-thought out and our leader was able to vary the itinerary in response to the forecast weather and the delayed arrival of the rest of the group from London. It was a disappointing start to my trip, with a mix-up around my transfer from Naples ...read more Airport. The rest of the group was meant to be flying in from London, however due to flight cancellations by British Airways their arrival was delayed by 24 hours. Neither Exodus nor the local leader were aware that I would be arriving independently at Naples Airport, so there was no-one at the airport to meet me. I tried to phone the Exodus emergency number which went unanswered (due to the British Airways crisis) and ended up phoning the hotel directly, who arranged for me to be transferred to Bomerano.

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