A 7-Day Tour of Italy
Rome – Florence – Naples – Pompeii – Sorrento
Capri – Amalfi Drive – Daily Operation: APRIL – NOVEMBER
Whatever it is about Rome that intrigues you, fascinates you, tempts you, or entertains you, you’ll find it exactly, because your visit will be tailored exactly to your desires. Fascinated by the tastes of Roman cuisine? Your private guide will suggest the best restaurants. Drawn to the masterpieces of Michelangelo? We’ll whisk you to the Vatican at the best time. Have your heart set on Italian footwear or daring designs in clothing? Talk it over with your guide-in your own language-and find out where to shop.
Day 1 – Rome / Roma – Arrival
You’ll arrive today at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport, where your Roman host will be waiting to greet you in your preferred language – be it Spanish, Japanese, French, or English. After introductions, you’ll be escorted in a private car to the hotel you’ve selected. You’ll have a chance to discuss what you’ll be doing over the next few days. Your host will make sure that you’re settled in for the evening, after which you’ll have a chance to make your own acquaintance with the Eternal City.
Day 2 – Rome / Roma – Tour (Breakfast)
Buffet breakfast at 07:30 AM. Please be ready at the hotel at 08.30 to start your group tour. Rome City sightseeing Tour N°1 covering Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and St. Peter’s Basilica. We return to your hotel around 1 PM.
After the siesta, we meet you again at 3 PM for your afternoon group tour: City sightseeing Tour N°2 visiting the Capitol; the Roman Forum (the main public square of the ancient city), site of markets, public ceremonies, and religious rituals; the Colosseum, completed in 72 A.D. by Emperor Vespasian, once the site of gladiatorial bouts and chariot races and so solidly constructed that it still is largely intact. You will then continue to Basilica of St. Paul’s outside the Walls.
Day 3 – Rome / Florence / Roma (Breakfast, Lunch)
Buffet breakfast at 06:30 AM sharp. Departure by deluxe motor coach at 07:00 AM.
On to Florence. Guided sightseeing tour of the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, the Academy of Fine Arts Gallery housing the “David” by Michelangelo, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. Rest of the day at leisure for optional sightseeing or shopping. Lunch is included enroute.
Shopping through the ancient School of Leather, The Piazzale Michelangelo to see the copy of the David and to admire the view of the City below with the Arno river and the famous Ponte Vecchio. We head back to Rome early evening, arriving at your hotel around 21.30.
Day 4 – Naples / Pompeii (Breakfast, Lunch)
Enjoy Buffet Breakfast at the hotel: 06:30 AM
We head south at 07.00 AM by deLuxe motorcoach (always escorted by an English speaking guide) along the Sun Route to Naples where we’ll have a short panoramic tour of Naples, then on to Pompeii where the excavations and the famous Villa dei Misteri can be explored. Lunch is included in a typical restaurant will. Reach Sorrento and your hotel around 6 PM.
Evening at leisure, explore the charming old city and shopping boutiques.
Day 5 – Sorrento / Capri (Breakfast)
Buffet Breakfast in the Hotel. Our local rep will escort you to the port around 9 AM in time to board the 09:30 AM Jet boat for the over day excursion to Capri, always escorted by your guide. Full day excursion to the Island of Capri, visiting the Centre, the Parco Augusto, the Faraglioni Rocks, Anacapri with the famous Villa Saint Michele. Remainder of the afternoon at leisure to explore the rest of the island on your own. We meet back at the port no later than 17:30 to board the 18:00 Ferry back to Sorrento.
Evening, for optional local visits, shopping or dining around.
Day 6 – Sorrento – Positano – Amalfi (BLD)
After breakfast depart for the captivating Amalfi coast with a panoramic stop to admire the views of Positano Ravell and Amalfi, once a thriving Marine Republic where you can see the Cathedral of St. Andrew.
Visit Ravello and its Villa Rufolo, which gave the musician Richard Wagner the inspiration to create one of his most famous operas, “Parsifal”. Return to Sorrento and your hotel around 6 PM.
Day 7 – Sorrento – Rome (B)
Enjoy Buffet Breakfast in the Hotel. We leave by DeLuxe motorcoach to Rome at 06:45 AM. Arrival at 09:30 AM at Tiburtina Rail Station where we have included a transfer to your hotel in Rome or to the airport. We’ll be glad to assist with additional hotel night stay in Rome if you wish. Bon Voyage.
Hotels used in this tour are 4-stars
|Rate per person in US $ based on 4 star hotels|
|Triple||US $ 2540.|
|Double||US $ 2675.|
|Single||US $ 3900.|
|Children’s Discount (2-11 years): 25 % Discount|
- Guided /Escorted sightseeing and all ground transportation (air conditioned) as indicated, with a multilingual speaking tour guide.
- Deluxe coach, transportation and Ferry all as per itinerary.
- Meals as indicated (B = breakfast: Daily, L = lunch: as listed)
- Accommodation, in four stars hotels, rooms are with private bathroom facilities
- Hotel tax, service charges & continental breakfast daily.
- One airport transfer upon arrival in Rome on day one. Local multi-lingual guides
- Service tax
- All entrance fees.
- Ticket Tiburtina Rail Station
- Personal expenses, beverages, and meals not specifically included.
- Gratuities for local personnel
- Travel insurance Italian airport taxes
- International air fare from/to your home country
Hotels are subject to change (within the same category stated or upgraded) even on a last minute basis.
Itinerary sequence is subject to change, even on a last minute basis.