Discover why the southern Italian regions of Abruzzo, Puglia, Basilicata and Campania are the newest foodie hot spots everyone's raving about. Dine on a converted fishing platform on the Adriatic Sea, savour Apulian classics in a fortified farmhouse, sample burrata cheese and sip limoncello while soaking up the charming surrounds of Sorrento.

Highlights

Pack your own picnic at a prized Apulian bakery

Lose yourself in the ancient city of Matera, which sits dramatically on the edge of the Gravina gorge

Get your hands dirty in a cooking class learning to prepare the iconic pizza

Experience an unforgettable dinner by the Adriatic Sea while on a traditional trabocco fishing platform in Fossacesia

Visit the gorgeous town of Alberobello which has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site for its unusual districts of trulli, the characteristic white-washed conical-roofed houses of the area