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, Italy

  • Arrival into Naples International Airport
  • You will be met by your host for the week, Rich Fletcher
  • Transportation will be provided to the Grand Hotel Parker’s
  • Welcome drinks to be served upon arrival at the host hotel
  • Hotel: Rudy Maxa’s partner hotel is the Grand Hotel Parkers 5*
  • Meals Included: Welcome drinks

Day 2: Naples, Italy

  • After enjoying a leisurely breakfast in the hotel restaurant, please meet in the lobby no later than 11:00am. 
  • 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. 
  • Hotel:Grand Hotel Parkers 5*
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and lunch at Maestro Pizzaiolo Pizza Making

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 by 8:30am for transportation to the next hotel.
  • Departure by car from the Grand Hotel Parker’s at 9:30am.
  • You’ll arrive in Pompeii at 10:15am and will get a private tour by our local Pompeii guide.
  • After your extensive tour of Pompei, you enjoy lunch on the ocean at the Stabia Yacht Club. 
  • Hotel: Grand Hotel Ambasciatori Sorrento 5*
  • Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 4: Sorrento, Italy

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
  • As requested, this day will be on your own and your tour Director will be in the lobby from 9:00am-10:00am if you need any recommendations or directions. 
  • Hotel: Grand Hotel Ambasciatori Sorrento 5*  
  • Meals included: Breakfast.

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 at the Michelin-starred Mamma.
  • Hotel: Capri Palace 5*
  • Meals included: Breakfast 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.
  • Per your request, afternoon on your own.
  • Hotel: Hotel Covo del Saraceni 5* 
  • Meals included: Breakfast

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 enjoy lunch at Hotel Santa Caterina in the town of Amalfi.
  • Hotel: Hotel Covo del Saraceni 5* 
  • Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

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 Rome Fiumicino 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.