Custom Italy Tour


Take a once-in-a-lifetime custom tour of Italy. Choose your own adventure, hop-scotching across the coast and villages, delving into the local culture, and savoring mouth-watering meals along the way. 


  • Limited to 16 guests.
  • $6,995 per person, based on double occupancy.

May 9-16, 2023

Day 1: Arrive in Naples, Rome

  • After welcome drinks at the host hotel at 5:00pm, you’ll take a leisurely walk of a charming Naples neighborhood before enjoying a real gourmet treat.
  • Welcome dinner will be hosted at veritas, which is one of Naples’ one-star Michelin restaurants. The meal will consist of a decadent 5 course menu with wine pairing.
  • Hotel: Rudy Maxa’s partner hotel is the Grand Hotel Parkers 5*
  • Meals Included: Welcome drinks and Michelin Star welcome dining experience.

Day 2: Naples, Italy

  • After enjoying a leisurely reakfast in the hotel restaurant, you’ll get an insider tour of the Naples Archaeologist museum. Rudy Maxa’s Tours works directly with the museum and our private tour will be given by the archeologist or the learning team of the museum.
  • Today, you get to make your own lunch – with the help of an expert Pizzaiolo Professor. Naples is where Pizza was invented and you’ll learn how to make the original Neapolitan Pizza.
  • After lunch, you’ll do a walking tour of Spaccanapoli and the old town. Then, have some time on your own before meeting at the hotel reception to head to dinner.
  • Hotel:Grand Hotel Parkers 5*
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch at Maestro Pizzaiolo Pizza Making, dinner

Day 3: Naples to Sorrento

  • Begin your day bright and early with breakfast in the hotel restaurant. Remember to leave your bags packed in your room for transportation to the next hotel.
  • After breakfast, you’ll be met in the lobby by your local expert guide. You’ll then hop on the train to visit the famous Pompei. 
  • After your extensive tour of Pompei, you’ll hop on the train to Sorrento, your home for the next 2 nights.
  • Hotel: Grand Hotel Ambasciatori 5* or Hotel Mediterraneo Sorrento 5*
  • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 4: Sorrento, Italy

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
  • Spend the morning by the pool. At 11:30am, your local Sorrento tour guide will take you on an art and food walking tour.
  • Take the afternoon to wander the streets of Sorrento, do some shopping or hang by the pool.
  • Hotel: Grand Hotel Ambasciatori 5* or Hotel Mediterraneo Sorrento 5* 
  • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 5: Sorrento to Capri

  • Enjoy your last breakfast in this hotel’s restaurant, before getting whisked to Sorrento Port where you’ll board your private 40 ft boat, bound for Capri.
  • You’ll visit the famed Blue Grotto and circle the island of Capri before disembarking and transported in iconic convertible cars to your hotel on Capri.
  • In the afternoon, you’ll visit Anacapri and the famous Villa San Michele.
  • In the evening, you’ll enjoy drinks and watch the sunset before heading to dinner.
  • Hotel TBD. Expecting offers within the coming days. Most likely Capri Palace Jumeirah or similar.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 6: Capri to Positano

  • After a lazy breakfast, you’ll step aboard your private 40 ft boat for a cruise along the Amalfi Coast.
  • The destination – glittering Positano, the Crown Jewel of the Amalfi Coast.
  • You’ll do a walking tour of Positano and enjoy drinks with a breathtaking views from the hotel’s terrace before heading to dinner.
  • Hotel: Hotel Villa Gabrisa 4* or Hotel Montemare 5* 
  • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 7: Positano, Italy

  • Start your day with a hearty breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant before setting off to  explore the magical Amalfi Coast. You’ll take a drive along the winding roads and take in the breathtaking views.
  • Along the way, you’ll visit Ravello and Villa Rufolo and also stop by the town of Amalfi.
  • Hotel: Hotel Villa Gabrisa 4* or hotel Montemare 5* 
  • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and farewell dinner

Day 8: Farewell, and journey home

  • You’ll enjoy a last leisurely breakfast before the tour concludes and you begin your journey back home.
  • After breakfast, private transfer is provided to Naples International Airport.
  • Meals included: Breakfast


When you let The Original Savvy Traveler arrange your trip through Europe, you are guaranteed peace of mind. Rudy Maxa’s team provides personal service and assistance from booking all the way through your journey.

What’s included in your Custom Tour:


  • Welcome package with luggage tags, tour information, and a personal gift from Rudy Maxa.
  • An exclusive experience with your own group (maximum of 16 guests.)
  • Rudy Maxa’s expert team lead by his Group Director will make your trip seamless, and magical. In addition to the team traveling with you, known and approved local guides with extensive knowledge will be show guests around.
  • All tours, admissions, and entertainment.
  • Airport arrival meet and greet with transportation to the first host hotel.
  • Upscale, handpicked hotels inspected and approved by Rudy Maxa’s team.
  • All meals, including an upscale restaurant every night inspected and approved by Rudy Maxa’s team.
  • Luggage Butler Service: leave your bags in your hotel room in the morning and find them waiting in your room at your next hotel.
  • Transportation between cities in smaller luxury vehicles, high speed trains, boats, or by air.
  • All gratuities.