11 Day Southern Italy, Puglia & Campania

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11 Day Southern Italy, Puglia & Campania
Grande Albergo delle Nazioni Bari
Risorgimento Resort Lecce
MH Matera Hotel Matera
Towers Hotel Stabiae Sorrento Coast Sorrento

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Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


Accommodation Details:
Some departures are operated with more than one coach. Hotels of similar standard may be substituted.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This comprehensive, fast-paced trip covers a fair amount of ground each day. For every touring day, expect three to four hours walking where you will encounter uneven surfaces, stairs, steps significant slopes, as well as considerable time standing. Many historical cities have specific driving regulations, with set drop off and pick up points, that result in extra walking to and from the sights.

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Bari, Naples-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 9 nights First Class accommodations
    • 3 nights Bari
    • 2 nights Lecce
    • 1 night Matera
    • 3 nights Sorrento Coast
  • Italian city hotel taxes, fees, and service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 14 meals: 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features

  • Historical walking tour of the revitalized narrow lanes of Bari’s Old City (Bari Vecchia)
  • Tour Castel del Monte, an extraordinary medieval fortress celebrated for its octagonal design
  • Walk the seaside town of Trani with its picturesque harbor and 12th century Cathedral
  • Lunch at a beautiful Masseria (local farmhouse) featuring regional specialties and wine
  • Stroll along 300 year old cobblestone streets in Lecce named the “Florence of the South”
  • In Alberobello, view the traditional dry stone huts known as trulli
  • Tour Matera’s mysterious Sassi (ancient stone dwellings), a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the archaeological site of Pompeii, a 2,000 year old city that was frozen in time
  • Spend time in idyllic Sorrento, strikingly beautiful with its coastal setting and soaring cliffs
  • Drive along the Amalfi coast, undoubtedly one of the most spectacular drives in the world

Is This Trip Right for You?

This comprehensive, fast-paced trip covers a fair amount of ground each day. For every touring day, expect three to four hours walking where you will encounter uneven surfaces, stairs, steps significant slopes, as well as considerable time standing. Many historical cities have specific driving regulations, with set drop off and pick up points, that result in extra walking to and from the sights.

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DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Bari
Welcome to Puglia, a spectacular expanse of land that juts out into the turquoise Adriatic and Ionian Seas. Arrive in the energetic port city of Bari and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to get acquainted with this fascinating city on your own. Tonight, a briefing by your Tour Manager on the wonderful journey that awaits you, followed by a Drink and Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers
Overnight: Bari
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Friday - Bari's Old City
The exploration of Bari starts in the revitalized narrow streets of the Old City (Bari Vecchia). View Bari Cathedral and the stunning Romanesque Basilica of San Nicola, housing the relics of St. Nicholas, known as Father Christmas. Next, your historical walking tour reveals 12th century Castello Normanno-Svevo built by the Normans. Perhaps stroll the harbor's bustling open-air fish market where locals buy their fish right out of the sea. Eating raw fish here is a regional tradition! Linger on your own, explore Bari's pretty squares, admire the architecture, or just sip an espresso at an outdoor café and "people-watch". Perhaps participate in the optional tasting of the area's famous Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Tonight, dinner is on your own, explore one of the piazzas buzzing with trendy restaurants and cafes and try traditional Pugliese food
Optional: Olive Oil Tasting with Local Specialties (PM)
Overnight: Bari
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Castel del Monte, Seaside Trani
Today, travel to gorgeous Castel del Monte, an extraordinary medieval fortress celebrated for its unique octagonal design. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this 13th-century castle, built by Frederick II, is considered one of the best preserved medieval castles in Southern Italy, used as a site of the famous movie "The Name of the Rose" with Sean Connery. A tour of this fortress highlights the ingenious architecture, magnificent structure, and its massive public halls. On to the historic seaside town of Trani on the Adriatic coast with its picturesque harbor and 12th-century Cathedral di San Nicola Pellegrino, spectacularly positioned at the water's edge. Time to walk through the charming and quaint town. Return to Bari for an evening at leisure
Overnight: Bari
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Masseria Lunch, Lecce
Begin your day with a visit to a beautiful local farmhouse Masseria to enjoy lunch with regional specialties including local wine. Afterward, in Lecce, stroll along 300 year old cobblestone streets past exquisite Baroque architecture. You'll understand why Lecce is fondly named the "Florence of the South". After viewing Piazza del Duomo and the Roman amphitheater dating back to the 2nd century, admire the masterpiece of Southern Baroque in the Basilica of Santa Croce. Time to wander on your own and perhaps dine at one of the quaint trattorias in the city center
Overnight: Lecce
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Monday - Full Day in Lecce
Today, spend the day at leisure to explore Lecce on your own or choose to participate in the optional tour through the Salento Peninsula. A picturesque drive will take you all the way to Santa Maria di Leuca, the end of the tip of the Italian heel, where the Adriatic Sea meets the Ionian Sea. Rocky coastline, beaches, fishing villages, and watchtowers are waiting to be experienced in the most remote area of the Puglia region. As you stop on the way to the beautiful coastline, indulge in the Mediterranean atmosphere of these beautiful shores and waters. Enjoy lunch with local products and dishes before continuing on the coast to reach Otranto, the easternmost Italian town. Walk the historical center surrounded by its ancient walls at your own pace, take your time to check the tiny small shops, and why not savor a gelato while sitting in an outdoor café before returning to Lecce for leisure time
Optional: Full Day Salento & Otranto with Lunch
Overnight: Lecce
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Alberobello, Matera
Today, a visit to the delightful town of Alberobello, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, introduces you to the Apulian traditional dry stone huts known as Trulli. In existence since the 14th century, these unusual structures featuring pyramidal, domed, or conical roofs are remarkable examples of mortarless, drywall construction, a prehistoric building technique used in this region. After time on your own, journey to fascinating Matera. Here, learn about Matera's roots connecting to the Paleolithic Age as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mysterious Sassi (ancient stone dwellings carved into rock) are believed to be the first human settlements in Italy. Over the centuries, the Sassi were adapted into family homes. Tonight, dinner is together at the hotel in Matera
Overnight: Matera
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Wednesday - Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii, Sorrento
A morning drive takes you to the remarkable archaeological site of Pompeii at the base of Mount Vesuvius, a city that was frozen in time under a thick carpet of volcanic ash almost 2,000 years ago. The tragic vestiges of people attempting to escape with their children and pets are still visible, along with the preserved ruins of the Temples of Apollo, Jupiter, and the Forum. A huge contrast in scenery as you arrive in Sorrento, welcomed by spectacular panoramic views and by the sapphire blue waters of the Gulf of Naples. Enjoy free time and dinner in Sorrento before reaching your hotel
Overnight: Castellammare, Sorrento Coast
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Thursday - The Gorgeous Amalfi Drive
A fantastic day as you drive along the rugged Amalfi coast, undoubtedly one of the most spectacular drives in the world, with its dramatic landscapes and amazing panoramas. Nestled into mountains which rise thousands of feet above the sea, you’ll see enchanting villages, cliffs terraced with lemon groves, whitewashed villas, and sparkling turquoise seas. Drive by Positano and stop in Amalfi, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to enjoy time at leisure in town. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon
Overnight: Castellammare, Sorrento Coast
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Friday - Full Day on the Sorrento Coast
A leisure day in the strikingly beautiful Sorrento Coast. Don't miss the optional full day tour to the enchanting Isle of Capri by boat. Once there, walk through the narrow lanes of Anacapri, with its chic boutiques and shops offering tastings of the island's famous Limoncello. Then, to La Piazzetta where everyone gathers to socialize, and to the Gardens of Augustus, towards the top of the island, a natural paradise, from where you can see splendid views of the sea and the famous Faraglioni rock formations, one of the island's natural wonders. After a lovely day in Capri, return to your hotel. Tonight, a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travelers. Time to say arrivederci and share wonderful memories of this discovery of Italy's Southern coast
Optional: Full Day Capri
Overnight: Castellammare, Sorrento Coast
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Saturday - Depart Italy
Morning transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Olive Oil Tasting with Local Specialties

Enjoy a panoramic drive on the seaside, through a landscape drenched in history, with its olive trees that date back centuries. Oil has ancient ties with this land and visitors will discover a passion for good food with roots in traditions passed down over the ages. It is a must to taste the "green gold" (extra-virgin olive oil) that enhances the flavor of almost any Mediterranean dish!

Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Day #3 01 Mar 2018 - 30 Nov 2018 $59.00
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Full Day Salento & Otranto with Lunch

A full day tour will take you all the way to Santa Maria di Leuca, the end of the tip of the Italian heel, where the Adriatic Sea meets the Ionian Sea. Rocky coastline, beaches, fishing villages, watchtowers are waiting to be experienced in the most remote area of Puglia region. Enjoy a lunch of local delicacies, before continuing along the coast to reach Otranto, the Easternmost Italian town. Stroll through the historical town center surrounded by its ancient walls, check out the tiny shops or savor a gelato in an outdoor café, before returning to Lecce.

Approximate tour duration is 8 hours.

Day #6 01 Mar 2018 - 30 Nov 2018 $99.00
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Full Day Capri

Enjoy a full day journey to the colorful Isle of Capri by boat. Visit the lovely Anacapri and explore the charming shops and chic boutiques as you stroll the island's narrow streets. Continue to see "La Piazzetta," the social heart of the island, on your way to the open-air Gardens of Augustus, from where you will appreciate breathtaking views of the famous Faraglioni rocks. Tour includes: local guide, round trip transportation to port, round trip transportation by fast boat, minibus or cable car transportation on the island.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 7 hours.

Day #10 01 Jan 2018 - 03 Nov 2018 $115.00
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10 Day Affordable Italy with Pompeii, January 2018
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The trip was wonderful. It was better than I anticipated and our tour manager and local guides were the best. I couldn't have been happier with how everything worked out. Lots of good memories!

Paulette S. Wilsall, MT
9 Day Four Star Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, January 2018
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We had a wonderful trip! Everything was fantastic. Gate 1 did a great job organizing everything. We loved the hotels, walking tours, and friends we made. I’ve been recommending Gate 1 to friends and family and will look to travel with you again in the future!!

Amber S. Elizabethtown, KY
6 Day Milan Special, January 2018
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Our trip was AMAZING! We had a great time, and price was mind-blowing. Thank you!

Liz S. Oakton, VA
6 Day Milan Special, January 2018
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Trip was awesome. Was easy to get transportation anywhere I needed to and from hotel. Hotel Staff were absolutely fantastic, kind and very helpful.

Jason J. Hartford, WI
10 Day Affordable Italy with Pompeii , December 2017
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The trip was great. Very beautiful, fun, and informative with rich history and beautiful sights. Our tour guide, Remo, was the greatest, and worked tirelessly to make the trip even more spectacular!

Jason S. Killeen, TX
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi , November 2017
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Trip was amazing! Jam packed with tons of pleasant surprises, Italy is so beautiful. I met some great people and made new friends...Gabriela our tour guide was super good as well. I really enjoyed every aspect of the tour.

Sophia S. Bayside, NY
8 Day Enchanting Italy, November 2017
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Our trip was wonderful. Our Italian guide, Myriam Ghedin, was the best! She knows and loves her country, particularly beautiful Venice, and she gave us so much more than directions. She is personable, knowledgeable, warm, and friendly. The local guides that she arranged were so informative and patient. We came together as a group early on, and our farewells were bittersweet. We may have said Arrivederci to Rome and Italy, but our hearts remain with this tour and dear Myriam.

Margaret S. Nottingham, MD
9 Day Classic Sicily, October 2017
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My Sicily trip was awesome! Antonella the guide was amazing. She made giving 41 people a superb tour of Sicily with keeping track of everyone easy!

Karen Leigh I. North Bergen, NJ
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi , October 2017
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We had an amazing time. The trip was beyond our expectations. Our tour manager Gabriella Guitierez was extremely knowledgeable . She organized everything seamlessly and was a wealth of information about each of the areas we traveled. The local guides were professional and passionate about their subjects. We will definitely use Gate 1 again and highly recommend it to our friends.

Susan Rose G. Farmingdale, NJ
16 Day Tuscany & Amalfi with Como, Venice & Rome, September 2017
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We have traveled using several tour companies and ... were very impressed with Gate 1. We will use Gate 1 again. Particularly noteworthy was our guide in Italy, Vivianne. She is probably the best guide we have seen in our travels. Very professional in handling situations and entertaining as well as informative.

Janet S., Chatham, Ontario
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi , September 2017
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Our trip to Italy was fantastic!! Loved every minute. Our tour guide Suzy was excellent and took such good care of everyone. Local guides were very knowledgeable and personable. Best food. Wonderful time.

Mary R. Evergreen Pk, IL
9 Day Enchanting Italy: Rome, Florence & Venice , September 2017
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My trip was absolutely wonderful!!! This was truly a once in a lifetime experience for me made even better by your fantastic service. Since childhood, I have always wanted to visit Italy. Having studied Italy in college was nothing compared to actually seeing aspects of the entire country. I can't tell you how much it meant to me to be so well taken care of by our wonderful tour manager and guide, Suzy!! Suzy was wonderful and her knowledge and expertise was without a doubt excellent!! She took care of us throughout the entire tour. Her care and concern is to be emulated by all tour managers and she made the tour experience fun!! From beginning to end, Gate 1 Travel made my travel and trip from destination to destination an easy and great experience!! Much kudos to our other tour guide, Simone!! He was truly excellent in his detailed knowledge and history of every place we visited. It was a pleasure being with him. I will definitely use Gate 1 travel again for other tours. Again, thank you so much for a wonderful tour of Italy!!

Reginald M. La Mesa, CA
11 Day Enchanting Italy, August 2017
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The Italy trip was all we had hoped it would be and much, much more. Everything was perfect and we got to see every classic city and famous historic place/monument/museum/ancient ruin, etc. we ever dreamed about. Hotel accommodations were superb and the dinners provided were delicious. We felt so special. Can't say enough positive things about our Tour Manager, Francesca. She was simply wonderful - funny, kind, caring and knowledgeable and most of all patient. Thank You Gate 1 for the trip of a lifetime.

Joan S. Coconut Creek, FL
11 Day Romantic Italy, August 2017
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The trip was as expected.....BEAUTIFUL, SPECTACULAR and WONDERFUL, but most of all MEMORABLE. I will treasure it all the days of my life and will look forward to more adventures with Gate 1. The tour guide was wonderful, informative and most of all caring for his group's welfare and well-being. He can surely be recommended for future guided tours by you and me for my friends and others.

Mariaelena D. San Antonio, TX
9 Day Enchanting Italy, August 2017
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My trip was FANTASTIC!!! I am extremely pleased with my vacation from start to finish and WILL be traveling with Gate 1 in the future. Many thanks to all the staff involved for making my trip a very memorable one... THANK YOU!

Anna G. Plainville, CT
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi , August 2017
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Excellent. We had the time of our lives. Vanni our tour guide was fantastic. He told us facts about the country and towns as we were passing through which made the bus rides enjoyable :)

Taryn B.. Hingham, MA
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi , August 2017
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Excellent. We had the time of our lives. Vanni our tour guide was fantastic. He told us facts about the country and towns as we were passing through which made the bus rides enjoyable :)

Carolyn M. Hingham, MA
8 Day Enchanting Italy, July 2017
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Every aspect of our trip was to our full satisfaction. Our tour manager Danni was exceptional at making sure everything was running as scheduled and was always available for anyone's questions. I will definitely use your service again.

Adrian C. Fontana, CA
12 Day Tuscany & Amalfi with Rome, July 2017
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Our trip was phenomenal. Each one of us was surprised by the way every excursion was well organized and every tour guide's information was easy to understand and their concern for the group not getting too overtired and making sure we always had some sort of shade. The side trips offered to us were a nice surprise which added a great bonus to our visit. Our Tour Manager Mikaela (mama bear) was exceptional. She was always available and helpful. Her seemingly flawless day to day travels with us was incredible. All on the tour were brought together as friends during this wonderful experience. We would certainly take another trip with Gate 1 and we are already telling our friends. Thank you.

Susan K. Litchfield, NH
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi, July 2017
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I don't have words to express my appreciation for the service my daughter Monica and I received from GATE 1. From the AMAZING guidance, service and organizational skills of our unique Tour Guide extraordinaire Patricia, to the professionalism of our driver Marcos; to ALL the great local guides we had during our tour, everyone was just stellar!!!!!! ALL the accommodations and their respective centralized locations were FABULOUS making it so much simpler to maneuver around town, ALL the breakfast spreads and dinners provided were fantastic and our midsize group (32) was just SUPER!!!!! We all 'clicked' and became a little family for 12 days. I can't wait to go on my next GATE 1 experience!!!!! Thank You so much for answering all my pre-tour questions and all your guidance with the train transfer, the timely arrival of our driver and just the overall service of your great company!!!!!! GATE 1 ROCKS!!!! Thank you again.

Marta R. San Jose, CA
11 Day Venice with Tuscany & Amalfi , June 2017
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Our trip was absolutely fantastic! Our guide Marisa was outstanding, as were our drivers and local guides. I'm looking forward to future Gate 1 tours. Thank you so much!!

Carol L. Annapolis, MD
11 Day Southern Italy, Puglia & Campania, June 2017
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Our trip was wonderful. Southern Italy, Pompeii and the Amalfi coast are amazing. We also took the optional tour to visit Otranto and the tip of the heel where the Ionian sea meets the Adriatic sea. The culture, food and wine on this trip were wonderful. People in Southern Italy were generally very nice. Our tour manager Antonella was enthusiastic and affectionate. The local guides were very knowledgeable and nice. We had a wonderful time.

Chi-Ming H. Barrington, RI
13 Day Northern Italy with Tuscany & Amalfi , June 2017
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We had a fabulous time on our 12 Day Tour of Italy! Everything was great - our tour guide, Vanni, was outstanding and bus driver, Claudio, was careful and kept the bus in immaculate condition. The itinerary was wonderful, all the hotels were great and well located and all the optional tours really added to our holiday. We loved the food, wine and beautiful scenery. We enjoyed every day which was full of incredible experiences. Thanks Gate 1 for a truly memorable trip!

Diane B. NSW, Australia
9 Day Enchanting Italy: Venice, Florence & Rome , June 2017
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We had a wonderful time. The best part was that we had Mercedes as our tour guide, she was very personable and made everyone feel like family and because of that we will definitely be traveling with Gate 1 again. Everyone in my group shared the same feeling. The hotel accommodations, transportation and festivities were excellent from start to finish. The selection of restaurants was amazing, good food & good company. Mercedes always had a little surprise for the whole group after we had visited the attractions. My hats off to Luigi the bus driver for doing an excellent job through out the whole trip. So did I have a good time....ABSOLUTELY!!

Vito C. Staten Island, NY
11 Day Enchanting Italy , June 2017
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My husband and I were very pleased. We loved our trip manager Lyn. In addition, the guides, especially in Florence. The arts, wine and music was much appreciated. We will be happy to recommend Gate 1 to family and friends.

Diana T. Scottsdale, AZ
10 Day Rome, Florence & Venice by Rail , May 2017
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We had an incredible time. The accommodations were excellent. Using the train in between cities was very enjoyable. All vouchers were accepted without question. Your customer service before the trip was also excellent.

Daniel T. Cogan Station, PA
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi , May 2017
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Amazing! We are still saying Ciao and Grazzi! You were right - that was the best trip for us - (Enchanted Italy with Amalfi coast) We hope we can go back again someday. The food, the people, the history, the culture...... Just wonderful! Thanks for getting us set up!

Kay S. Elkins Park, PA
9 Day Tastes of Tuscany , May 2017
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The tour was excellent -- lots of beautiful sites, delicious food, and fun memories. The hotel was lovely with a warm staff. Lynn was an excellent guide.

Andrea R. Arlington, VA
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi , May 2017
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It was wonderful. Glad I picked Gate1 again. Our tour guide Mhriam was the best. Very efficient, capable and personable. I wanted to take her home with me. Accommodation was great. Good location for hotels. All local guides very knowledgeable.

Barbara R. British Columbia, Canada
11 Day Enchanting Italy , May 2017
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Thank you so much! The trip far exceeded our expectations! Vivi was amazing as our tour monitor. She made our experience fabulous. We've been recommending gate one to all of our friends, and look forward to our next tour with you guys! Thanks for the amazing experience!

Angela D. Alachua, FL
8 Day Enchanting Italy , April 2017
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Fantastic! Tour guides were excellent and everything went off without a hitch! Really great! Will definitely use your service again and recommend your company highly!

Julie N. Bishop, CA
11 Day Southern Italy, Puglia & Campania, April 2017
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This was our 28th trip with Gate 1 and one of the best. A beautiful, little-touristed part of the world with friendly people and delicious food. Great value too. The guide, Viviana, was "Top 3 best" we've had. She helped us connect with the people and culture like few others have done. Brava Vivi, bravo Gate 1.

Richard P. Washington, DC
8 Day Tuscany Fly & Drive with Milan , April 2017
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Our trip was fabulous! The arrangements were superb and every detail as provided by Gate 1 was on point. The car rental agency, hotels and air reservations were wonderful. Couldn't ask for any better service. Thank you! My family looks forward to traveling with you again the future.

Maria F. Miami, FL
9 Day Tastes of Tuscany , April 2017
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We absolutely loved our trip! The tour director Lynne was great and took care of all the details. The accommodation was fine, and we liked that every night was spent in one place so we didn’t need to pack and unpack all week. The pace was good, and so were the guides. Felt we got excellent value especially with all the included meals. Will definitely book again with Gate 1 in the future.

Nicole C. Quebec, Canada
11 Day Classic Italy, April 2017
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The trip was fantastic; we saw a lot of great sights. Our trip leader, Myriam, was the best trip leader we have ever had--and we have taken a lot of trips. Outside of some glitches with the airlines, everything else went well.

Norma S. Ellison Bay, WI
12 Day Enchanting Italy with Amalfi , April 2017
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My trip was wonderful! Our tour guide, Simone, was excellent, the weather was near perfect, and Italy was everything, and more, I've always heard it to be! Very happy with Gate 1!

Stephanie B. Enfield, CT
8 Day Tuscany Fly & Drive with Milan Special , March 2017
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Montecatini was amazing. My mom loved every minute of it! It was 70 degrees everyday. The food was amazing! The hotels were beautiful! The people were very kind and helpful! The rolling hills of Tuscany were breath-taking. We took the train everywhere and it was very easy to get around. We spent a day in Milan in the fashion district and a day in Florence. We check out the Cathedrals and wonderful art work. But we spend most of our time relaxing in Montecatini. Simply beautiful. I can't wait to go back!

Tamara T. Winchester, VA
9 Day Enchanting Italy, March 2017
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It was perfect. Our guide, Lorena, was fabulous and the accommodations were beautiful. Carlo, our driver was also exceptional. All three meals out were great - so much fun with great food and great service staff. I have done 4 of these trips with your company and I always highly recommend you. Lorena, Flavia and Simone are all incredible.

Judith A. Tampa, FL
11 Day Affordable Italy with Sorrento , March 2017
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We had a wonderful time. All of the arrangements were flawless. The tour manager was fabulous. Will definitely consider using Gate 1 on our next tour type trip.

David S. Ft Washington, PA
8 Day Affordable Italy , March 2017
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We had a great time on the Venice, Florence, and Rome tour! Such fun and beauty! Our guide was Francesco. He was great. You could tell he had a great love and enthusiasm for the cities we visited, which was contagious! We very much enjoyed his humor and he was very well organized. We found him to be knowledgeable and very responsive to any of our requests and questions. I could tell he enjoyed his job, but of course he had us as a perfect group too, lol. Our city tour guides were great too. Especially the handsome Marco in Venice, lol. He was very knowledgeable and extremely funny! The trip was very packed, but because of that we felt that we got to see all the important sights. Everything ran smoothly. The tours and dining experiences were delicious and lovely. Especially enjoyed the Opera dinner theater. Such a unique event. And the Gondola ride was amazing. I'll never forget gliding out of a narrow canal into the Grand Canal as the musician, singer, and our group belted out the song Volare!! Love Gate 1!

Douglas F. Bolivia, NC
8 Day Rome, Florence & Venice by Rail, March 2017
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My entire family was so amazed the entire time. I give all the prompts to Gate 1. "We just showed up, and everything else was handled with professionalism!" We loved the hotels, the train ride was amazing, the taxi ride, the food, the airplane ride, and more. We will definitely be using Gate 1 again, again, and again.

Yolanda C. Nashville, TN
16 Day Tuscany & Amalfi with Como, Venice & Rome, March 2017
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Our trip was fantastic. Michaela made our trip so enjoyable. She is a breath of fresh air. So knowledgeable and professional. We loved the itinerary and pace. I really liked that we also had free time to shop, venture out on our own and have a few meals with smaller groups. Just perfect amount of quiet time. Each hotel was fabulous and the location was perfect in each place. Our guides were educated and fun. The bus and drivers very great, too. I give Gate 1 an A+. Only thing I would add to this itinerary is an optional Pisa, Sorrento and catacombs excursion. This is my 2nd Gate 1 tour. We love this kind of travel. No hassles, no lines, no decisions!!!

Suzanne G. Astoria, OR
11 Day Enchanting Italy , March 2017
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It was totally amazing! I loved everything about it and will definitely travel with Gate 1 again. Ricardo was an excellent tour guide and coordinator. I felt I got very good value for my money spent.

Sharon A. Fairfield, CA
9 Day Affordable Italy , March 2017
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It was amazing and exceeded our expectations! It was our first trip with Gate 1 and we loved every minute of it! Martin was awesome and made us all feel very special and very attentive to even the small details. I am telling everyone what a wonderful company you are! Thank You for such great memories of Italy!

Claire D. Byron Center, MI
8 Day Tuscany Fly & Drive with Milan , March 2017
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Our trip was everything we wanted and more!! The accommodations in Montecatini were wonderful. The people who worked here were awesome. The scenery was fabulous. The hotel in Milan the last night was not so nice. Front desk lady was not very pleasant or helpful. Location to the airport was great. We met many other people who were traveling on Gate 1 travel and who had traveled many times before. They spoke very highly of the trips. We look forward to taking another trip with Gate 1 travel at a later day. My overall experience and recommendation would be AAA+ for this trip through Gate 1 travel.

Herman S. East Windsor, NJ
8 Day Tuscany Fly & Drive with Milan Special , March 2017
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What a GREAT TRIP. Gate 1 Travel was a an absolute pleasure to work with, everything was as promised. This was my husband and my first trip abroad and the information provided by Gate 1 Travel was invaluable. Thanks for providing such a memorable experience; we look forward to using Gate 1 Travel in the future.

Andrea R. Pearl River, NY
8 Day Affordable Italy, March 2017
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Our trip was fabulous! Our trip manager Christopher was outstanding, professional, attentive to our needs, and very personable. The additional excursion guides were wonderful providing interesting facts and anecdotal stories about the great artisans of the Italy. Looking forward to another trip with Gate 1.

Frederick M. Stockton, CA
9 Day Affordable Sicily, March 2017
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It was incredible! Sicily was way more beautiful than any other place I've been. We are hoping to plan another trip soon but this one will be tough to beat!

Diane A. Buffalo, NY
8 Day Tuscany Fly & Drive with Milan , March 2017
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Hi! We loved it so much, a total hassle free vacation. Hotels are accommodating, clean, and in a great location. Flights were smooth and comfortable. We had a great time and are looking forward to our next adventure.

Sarah P. Exeter, PA
11 Day Affordable Italy with Sorrento , February 2017
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My mother and I can't stop talking to all of family and friends about our trip. Italy was INCREDIBLE! Vanni our Tour Guide went WELL beyond our expectations. He should be the only person giving tours there because his knowledge and passion towards his country enhanced our adventures. We have absolutely nothing bad to share about your trip. The itinerary was excellent and I'm so glad we added the extra tours and meals. OMG! The Tuscany Winery Dinner was AWESOME! All of our Hotels were fabulous and the Hotel Staff were all very welcoming and helpful when we had questions. I was super surprised that Wifi was on the Bus and at our Hotels. After everyday of adventures, I posted the photos on Facebook and shared what we did. My cousins in Ohio were extremely motivated after seeing what we did and they called my mother and I to get more information on Gate 1 Travel. So....expect some more folks to join the Italy experience via Gate 1. Again...Thank you for everyone who put this tour together. I will continue to promote your website as much as a I can!

Michael P. Orange, CA

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