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SOUTHERN ITALY - Sicily & Sardinia

This is the “Mezzogiorno,” a very different and fascinating part of Italy.

Here you will find a lush fertile landscape, thousands of miles of beaches and picturesque historic towns. It is a great place to relax, explore and sample the unique culture and cuisine.

You will love the warm Mediterranean climate, the turquoise sea, the millions of ancient olive trees, the amazingly clear starlit night skies and much more. It is a land rich in history and the finer things of life. Those “things” which make a holiday into something special.

Choose a Region and select from our unusual Hotel & Self-catering collection. Contact us and utilise our expert tailor made service.

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Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

Trullo Mandorla is another of our own splendid & special trulli - beautiful and comfortable.

"Our second stay at Mandorla and every bit as fabulous as the first. The trullo is so well equipped, a home from home. Can’t wait to come back!" Ken & Linda

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was £1,322

from £1,320

Villa per wk inc. car

4 Hotel in Castelmola Di Taormina Sicily

The Villa Sonia is very special. With the atmosphere of an Italian country villa, stunning, unimpeded views of Etna, & the most stunning backdrop ever for a pool, we just love it.

Steve Bleach wrote for The Sunday Times....The best view in Sicily? It has to be from the pool terrace at Villa Sonia, Castelmola.... 

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was £528

from £473

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4 Hotel in Torre Canne Puglia

Near a small resort and on the sea, this fabulous modern hotel is a perfect choice for a seaside holiday and for exploring the wonders of Puglia. 

“Canne Bianche is a really first class act” Richard & Philippa, London

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was £606

from £495

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5 Hotel in Savelletri Puglia

Fantastic food, rustic elegance, flowery terraces, a stunning pool, an incredible spa and indoor pool and a spectacular "designer " private beach - Puglia with luxury, at its best!

So much more than a faceless five star, this hotel brims with personality, character and unique style. Michael & Izzie, Oxford

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was £876

from £864

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Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

A gem of a trullo in a slice of paradise; Trullo Madia sleeps up to 4 - one double bedroom, one double/twin-bedded room, one shower room; pool. 

This was our first holiday with Long Travel but not our last. Trullo Madia is a little paradise. Paul & Susan, Carsington

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was £1,614

from £1,360

Villa per wk inc. car

Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

A stunning trullo, especially for adults; Trullo Melograno sleeps up to 4 - two double bedrooms, with two shower rooms; fab pool. 

“Back again – 4th time around and Trullo Melograno still holds the same magic as the first time we came! We love this place so much. Thanks for another holiday in this perfect spot.” Pat & Tony, Codsall

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was £1,322

from £1,320

Villa per wk inc. car

Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

Stupendous location and spacious. It's a romantic love nest for two, with a beautiful pool. Treat yourself...

Named one of Italy's 20 Hottest Hotels & Villas 2015 by the Sunday Times (18/01/15)

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was £1,168

from £1,160

Villa per wk inc. car

4 Hotel in Avetrana Puglia

Set amongst olive trees and just a few kilometres from Avetrana and the sandy shores of the Ionian, this beautifully renovated farmhouse dates back to the 17th century.

We had to pinch ourselves when we arrived at Masseria Strazzati – we couldn’t have picked a better place! It was just our cup of tea! Robyn & Andrew, Harpenden

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was £407

from £353

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4 Hotel in Avetrana Puglia

This masseria is in one of the lesser known parts of Puglia, surrounded by 110,000 olive trees, with a wonderful swimming pool and not far from the coast. The excellent restaurant means this is a great choice for food-lovers!

"Masseria Bosco is a fab place to stay... I could go on forever but just wanted to say thanks for your recommendation and advice". Bernard & Paula, Leeds

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was £405

from £350

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4 Hotel in Ispica Sicily

Boutique and beautiful, agritourism at its best. Torre Marabino's fantastic staff, truly amazing food and wine, and fabulous gardens and pool, make it impossible to leave.

We loved this hotel. The staff were all so helpful and friendly... Setting, pool and gardens spacious and beautifully maintained. Michael & Jane, London

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was £461

from £453

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4 Hotel in Menfi Sicily

Country living, with real style and such a strong connection with food and wine. The chef is an alchemist. The hospitality is complete and you will not want to leave La Foresteria.

Quite simply one of the best places you have sent us to in 10 years of looking after us.    Michael & Carolyn, Suffolk

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was £600

from £525

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Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

Extremely spacious, very special and particularly suitable for adults; Trullo Azzurro sleeps up to 6 - three double bedrooms, with three shower rooms and its own private pool. 

"Trullo Azzurro… the most peaceful and enchanting place I’ve ever stayed in." Terrence, Debbie, Madeleine & Matthew, Harpenden

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was £1,625

from £1,640

Villa per wk inc. car

4 Hotel in Ostuni Puglia

Close to Ostuni & Cisternino, Masseria Cervarolo is authentically Pugliese, a boutique masseria with fabulous pool & lovely gardens.

"Just a quick note to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Masseria Cervarolo. It is a fantastic spot, comfortable and very well run." Kristian & Louise, Beaconsfield

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was £544

from £444

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4 Hotel in Ragusa Superiore Sicily

Less than half an hour from Comiso Airport & near Modica. Boutique B&B. In middle of Baroque town. Ragusa Ibla on the doorstep. Wow!

“Villa Del Lauro is a lovely, characterful hotel with very helpful staff and a pleasant garden.” Peter & Irene, Winchester

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was £506

from £496

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Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

Another exceptional trullo. Authentic, peaceful and idyllic. 

“Trullo Zingaro is everything we knew it would be. We will be back” Denise & Nick, Isle of Wight

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was £1,168

from £1,160

Villa per wk inc. car

4 Hotel in Near Cannigione Sardinia

Superb hotel near the sea, with real style, spa, great food and its own yacht, for exclusive but affordable trips out. Villa Del Golfo is not to be missed.

"What a wonderful place! The rooms were comfortable the staff were all friendly and helpful and the food and service in the restaurant were excellent." Peter & Jennifer, Cwmbran

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was £723

from £654

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4 Hotel in Modica-Pozzallo Sicily

Boutique. intimate, bold & high spec. Near fantastic beaches and Sicily’s famous Baroque. It’s fabulous.

Cambiocavallo is a lovely, laid back accommodation with exceptionally friendly staff and excellent amenities.” Frank & Margaret, Kidlington

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was £433

from £368

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4 Hotel in Vignacastrisi Puglia

Just minutes by car (about 3km) from some of Puglia's most beautiful coastline, this special hotel is set in one of the Salento's unspoilt and undiscovered little towns.

“Palazzo Guglielmo was heaven – faultless.” Simon & Rebecca, Salisbury

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was £391

from £365

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Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

One of a pair, a dinky detached trullo with shared pool – a love nest for 2 (or book with spacious Lamia Mario to accommodate two couples, larger groups or two families, up to 8). Spectacular rural location.

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was £1,270

from £1,016

Villa per wk inc. car

4 Hotel in Otranto Puglia

Less than 10 minutes from Otranto and 40 minutes from Lecce. An elegant family-run hotel with real style.

NEW FOR 2016

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was £463

from £458

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4 Hotel in Oliena Sardinia

Set amongst the most spectacular mountain scenery, yet only about half an hour from the sea, Hotel Su Gologone is a boutique gourmet hotel and so much more. It is very special.

Of all the places you have sent us over the last 10 years, this easily outstrips them all by far. We love the quirky feel of the place... it really is something else! Kay & Michael, Woodbridge

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was £772

from £670

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Self-catered Property in Vignacastrisi Puglia

Just minutes from some of Puglia’s most beautiful coastline, set in one of the Salento’s unspoilt and undiscovered towns, these three bedroomed apartments are in the very special Palazzo Guglielmo.

“Palazzo Guglielmo was heaven – faultless.” Simon & Rebecca, Salisbury

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was £1,166

from £1,090

Apartment per wk inc. car

Self-catered Property in Cisternino Puglia

Rural location, detached and private trullo with pool. A successful blend of contemporary style and traditional trullo, which sleeps up to 3. 

Featured in the Sunday Times 50 Best Villas 2014

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was £1,511

from £1,105

Villa per wk inc. car

Self-catered Property in Santa Maria Del Focallo Sicily

Virtually on the beach. Slightly quirky detached villa, in extensive grounds. 3 bedrooms & 3 shower rooms. Sleeps 4-6 with one unit locked off, or 6-8 for the whole villa. 

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was £1,400

from £1,345

Villa per wk inc. car

4 Hotel in Otranto Puglia

Cool chic rooms in a very stylish masseria hotel in Puglia's Salento. A fabulous blend of traditional character and contemporary elegance, in a relaxed, unhurried atmosphere.

“Hip & chic, full of relaxed style! Exactly what we wanted, we’ll be back” Adam & Charlie, Milton Keynes

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was £602

from £589

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4 Hotel in Santa Maria Di Castellabate South Campania

Right on the sea front, the small and elegant boutique Hotel Villa Sirio is an absolute jewel. The perfume and music of the sea, the stunning sunsets and the second-to-none location make it a perfect choice for a special holiday.

It’s a place of bright turquoise rooms, light-filled corridors, balconies and heart-stopping vistas. Open your bedroom shutters and the water is crashing on the rocks below. Julie Myerson, Daily Mail

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was £602

from £597

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5 Hotel in Monopoli Puglia

Gleaming white against bright blue sea. Idyllic location. Discreet and unpretentious boutique luxury. Monopoli is fantastic.

Everything we expected and more. Don Ferrante is spectacular.  Alison & Alex, London

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was £679

from £595

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Self-catered Property in Piazza Armerina Sicily

Near Piazza Armerina, Il Glicine is a small organic fruit and vegetable farm with two cottages and a pool, in an enchanting setting, in the heart of Sicily - a real bolthole escape.

A magical, sunny, scent-filled haven.  An oasis of calm, tranquility and fluttering butterflies.  Thank you Yvonne and Santi for a fantastic introduction to rural Sicily. Sarah & Nicolas, Herts

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was £1,058

from £800

Cottage per wk inc. car

4 Hotel in Ravello Amalfi Coast

Noted for its good food, the elegant Villa Maria is a traditional Italian villa, with breathtaking views towards the Amalfi Coast. Guests use the pool at the nearby sister hotel, the Giordano.

The Villa Maria has amazing views from its gardens and outdoor restaurant. This beautiful hotel has been in the same family for decades, so a lot of the elegant décor is original. Prima Magazine

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was £671

from £589

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4 Hotel in Massa Lubrense, Nr Sorrento Amalfi Coast

Designer boutique hotel, near Sorrento, in fabulous location, with magical views and gourmet restaurant. Superb for visiting the Amalfi Coast & great for walkers & nature-lovers, too.

“The Relais Blu was simply wonderful with exceptional service and outstanding food and nothing we had read previously prepared us for the outstanding qualities of the hotel." David, Brockhampton

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was £644

from £564

pppw. inc. transfers

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