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Specialists in Southern Italy, Sicily & Sardinia

Food and wine Holidays. Great Value.

Half Board from £45

As award winning Specialists, Ray & Annie Long have eaten their way around Southern Italy, Sicily & Sardinia searching out Agritourism Hotels, Masseria Hotels & Boutique Hotels where the food is fabulous, fresh seasonal and authentically Southern Italian....Well someone has to do it!   

Rustic or refined dining, Southern Italy is a real foodies paradise with amazingly low prices.
 
Choose from our hand-picked " Food And Wine Holidays." and utilise our expert tailor made service and great value prices.
 
contact us  We Find The Best.
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4 Hotel in Marina di Ostuni Puglia

Near Ostuni, and just a few hundred metres from the shores of the Adriatic, is this beautiful masseria, with fantastic food and great facilities.

Availability tight across the summer! 

We loved the spacious design & layout! It was most suitable to meet all of our needs – a work-weary couple and a 15 year old! Jeff & Linda, Sudbury

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was £514

from £413

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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 £920

from £907

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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 £484

from £476

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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 £426

from £368

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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 £630

from £551

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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 £428

from £370

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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 £572

from £466

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No Star Rating Hotel in Paestum South Campania

A boutique agritourist hotel, like no other, Tenuta Seliano is a working country estate, which has a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere.

I couldn’t have been more thrilled with your recommendation of Tenuta Seliano. The place is charming, quaint, interesting, well located and the staff exceptional. I did not want to leave. Alan & Des, USA

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was £388

from £388

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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.

ALMOST SOLD OUT May/June

"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 £759

from £687

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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 £454

from £386

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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 £811

from £704

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No Star Rating Hotel in Near Metaponto Basilicata

The impressive and elegant Masseria Di Tempio is close to lovely, sandy beaches, two good golf courses, and is just over the border of Puglia. It is an ideal location for golfers, sightseers or simply for those wanting a relaxing holiday.

Masseria Di Tempio was terrific – staff friendly, food excellent. Colin & Vivienne, Ipswich

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was £505

from £482

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4 Hotel in Pescara Abruzzo

Behind the modern façade of Hotel Villa Maria D'Abruzzo lies many a surprise. It is exceptional in so many ways. We love it and you will be addicted to its charms.

By choosing Villa Maria D'Abruzzo for us, Long Travel have given us ten successive years of wonderful holidays....and many more to come! It is perfect. Michael & Amanda, London

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was £370

from £300

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No Star Rating Hotel in Zafferana Etnea Sicily

Magical boutique organic agriturismo on the slopes of Mount Etna. Breathtaking views, designer style & wonderful welcome. Wow!

You're so right about this place - it's a dream!. Ian & Delyth, Newbury
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was £454

from £454

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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 £676

from £592

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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.

BE QUICK! It's filling up fast!

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 £705

from £619

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4 Hotel in Carruba di Riposto, near Taormina Sicily

Not far from Taormina and the airport, this small boutique hotel is ideally placed for touring the wonders of Sicily. Part of a new generation of agritourist hotels, Donna Carmela is boutique, contemporary and really special.

Donna Carmela is the jewel in the crown.  Michael & Carol, Stafford

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was £513

from £474

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4 Hotel in Acquafredda di Maratea Basilicata

A gracious villa in a stunning location, overlooking the sea. Hotel Villa Cheta serves Italian food & wine at their very best, & with impeccable service. 

I don’t think I’ve ever ticked all the excellent boxes on a questionnaire before... The staff are delightful; the position amazing. As for the food – I’m running out of superlatives. Helen & Peter, Leicester

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was £536

from £475

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Self-catered Property in Carruba di Riposto Sicily

Not far from Taormina, hidden in Donna Carmela’s exotic plant nursery, this perfect hideaway, very private and tranquil, has a pretty garden & terrace, views of the sea & Etna & a jacuzzi plunge pool. 

Exceeded our expectations in every way. It's a real gem of a place and we loved it.    Jenny & Mike, Cheltenham

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was £1,825

from £1,628

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5 Hotel in Praiano Amalfi Coast

The epitome of ultra-modern luxury, the boutique Casa Angelina will blow you away. Sumptuously comfortable & contemporary, light, sun, sea and sky form an inescapable backdrop.

A slice of paradise hovering above the beautiful Amalfi Coast. Casa Angelina is incredible. George & Lucy, London

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was £1,486

from £859

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4 Hotel in Lizzano Puglia

Stunning boutique masseria with contemporary design, fantastic spa and pool to die for. An oasis in an undiscovered part of the Salento.

"Ridiculously beautiful and romantic!" Jason & David, Cheltenham

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was £630

from £626

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4 Hotel in Near Cannigione Sardinia

Think secret hideaway. Villa Del Golfo Luxury Suites, with the use of the hotel's fabulous spa, restaurant and private yacht are a perfect love nest.

You are absolutely right. We didn't want to leave. Can we go back please? Tomorrow? Josie & Phillip, Altrincham

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was £2,042

from £1,822

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4 Hotel in Noci Puglia

Close to the old town of Noci, Il Nocino is stylish, with a lovely swimming pool, set in walled gardens. Quaint and cute, but with real elegance, it is a little jewel.

Fantastic location to visit places and with a restaurant to die for. Alison & Di, Lancaster

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was £411

from £373

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4 Hotel in Marsala Sicily

Only just over 15 minutes from Trapani Airport & near Marsala. Traditional agritourism with only 15 rooms. Authentically Sicilian. Stunning setting. Comfortable & friendly. Great food and wines.

Almost sold out for May and June!

"In fifteen years of travelling with Long Travel, Baglio Donna Franca is probably the best place we have stayed." Geoff & Thelma, Fleet

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was £352

from £308

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Self-catered Property in Alghero Sardinia

This small 'borgo', close to Alghero, really is something special - the Casale Del Monte apartments are in an elevated location, with beautiful views over the surrounding countryside & near a great agritourist restaurant.

This suited the whole family. The kids loved the pool and the farm experience. We loved the restaurant - right there and really very good indeed. The Jeavons Family, Ipswich

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was £1,264

from £1,149

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No Star Rating Hotel in Piana Degli Albanesi Sicily

Less than an hour from the centre of Palermo. Traditional agritourism with only 9 rooms. Authentic Sicilian character & stunning views. A special place.

New for 2015

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was £400

from £400

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4 Hotel in San Pantaleo Sardinia

Not far from the famous Costa Smeralda, this boutique spa hotel Petra Segreta is the perfect place to get away from it all. Small, special and exclusive, it is a real jewel.

Lovely location, excellent food and wine with helpful service. We're going back for the 4th time this year! Richard, Milton Keynes

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was £633

from £507

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Self-catered Property in Alghero Sardinia

On a working farm, guests will enjoy Il Frutteto's lovely rural location, outside Alghero, and the excellent restaurant, close by.

I couldn't put a price on how much our kids enjoyed the freedom and the taste of rural life. It was sheer joy to watch their constantly beaming faces........ Jane Cooper & Family, London 

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was £890

from £833

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5 Hotel in Taormina Sicily

The world-famous San Domenico Palace Hotel, converted from a 15th century convent, offers guests a gourmet dining experience and a comfortable feeling of exclusivity that makes any stay special.

The San Domenico Palace showed its true 5 star status. Staff couldn’t have been more helpful. Restaurant excellent. The ultimate in luxury. Michael & Wendy, Barnes

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was £925

from £684

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4 Hotel in Noto Antica Sicily

Only about 15 minutes by car from Noto, the superlative Borgo Alveria is part of the new generation of agriturismo and we absolutely love it - a real slice of paradise.

Borgo Alveria, just outside Noto, is a fine find hidden behind mediaeval walls... Once a small hamlet wrapped around a monastery, the Borgo has zoomed into the 21st century. Jane Hayward, Woman & Home

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was £454

from £405

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