Christmas Made in the South

Special Holiday Package from Palazzo Margherita

This holiday season, Palazzo Margherita invites travelers from all over the world to enjoy their special Christmas itinerary.
A five-day itinerary begins on December 23, 2015, where guests will enjoy a private cooking lesson featuring some of Italy’s traditional Christmas recipes, and later watch a classic Italian movie in the villa’s film screening salon.
A special breakfast and a tour of the Crypt of the Original Sin will take place on Christmas Eve morning, and continue with a visit to Matera’s cave dwellings, the Musma contemporary art museum, the Palazzo Lanfranchi, Casa Cava and Casa Ortega. In the evening, guests will be treated to a traditional Christmas Eve dinner, complete with local wines, and a special midnight mass in a historic Bernalda church.

Christmas morning will begin with a walking tour of Bernalda, and later guests will indulge in a Christmas aperitivo and lunch in the villa’s family bar along with card and board games. That night, guests will dine in the villa’s family kitchen and experience “giropizza,” where they will eat a variety of pizzas prepared by the onsite chefs.
A December 26 tourwill take guests through the ancient town of Lecce where they will see traditional Baroque architecture, the Piazza del Duomo, a Roman Amphitheatre and more. Check out will be the morning of December 27.
Itinerary rates begin at 1,790 EUR per person.