Rome, Sorrento, and Capri—three of Italy’s most popular cities are waiting for you on this grand Southern Italy vacation. Spend four nights in Rome and two nights each in Capri and on the Neapolitan Riviera. Explore Italy’s southern charms at a leisurely pace to discover ancient historic sites, spectacular scenery, and authentic Mediterranean beauty. History buffs will be thrilled with the views of the Rome’s Colosseum, where the gladiator fought during the Roman Empire. You will step back in time on your visit of Pompeii, which was completely buried during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. This preserved site gives you an amazingly detailed look into ordinary life 2,000 years ago at the peak of the Roman Empire. During your guided visit, admire the paintings that remain on the walls, and look for signs of the early fast-food restaurants beloved by ancient Romans.
On the quest for amazing scenery, this Italy tour is sure to delight. You’ll visit Montecassino, famous for its abbey and for being the site of the important battle during WWII. You’ll witness breathtakingly beautiful views on your excursion to the Amalfitan Coast. Following the natural course of the coastline, the winding road features coastal mountains plunging into the sea, dramatic cliffs, inlets, and bays interspersed with picturesque towns—all with the deep-blue water as the background. It is nothing short of spectacular!
Enjoy visits to the laid-back town of Sorrento and the charming island of Capri. Both offer breathtaking views of the crystal-clear, blue sea. Spend time gazing at the mesmerizing water, enjoy the marvelous Mediterranean climate, indulge in the delicious taste of local recipes, wander the maze of streets, shop at the boutiques, or sip a real “limoncello” in the famous “piazzetta.”
From the ancient archaeological sites to the awe-inspiring scenery, this affordable Italy tour offers value-minded travelers a unique and unforgettable vacation!
Day 1 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring this great city. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.
Day 2-3 ROME
Two days to get well acquainted with Rome. Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter’s Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built and Circus Maximus. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo’s impressive fresco of The Last Judgment.
Day 4 ROME–MONTECASSINO–POMPEII–NAPLES–CAPRI
Today visit the ABBEY OF MONTECASSINO and the WWII MEMORIALS. Then, to POMPEII, where time stopped in 79 AD when the Vesuvius eruption totally buried the city. On the included guided visit, see the remains of the luxurious villas, temples, theater, and forum. Embark on the FERRY to Capri to spend two nights on this charming island.
Day 5 CAPRI
This legendary island is surrounded by a rocky coastline—and the crashing sea has formed remarkable caves. The town, with its pretty piazzetta, maze of streets, fashionable boutiques, and cozy restaurants, is a mecca for the jet set. An optional island tour is available.
Day 6 CAPRI–SORRENTO AREA. EXCURSION TO AMALFITAN COAST
Take the FERRY to Sorrento. Few places in the world match the very special charm of Sorrento. This picturesque resort overlooking the Bay of Naples boasts a marvelous climate, beautiful views, trendy shops and boutiques, interesting museums, and a vibrant nightlife. Don’t miss out on the included excursion along the breathtakingly beautiful AMALFITAN COAST.
Day 7 SORRENTO
Enjoy a day at leisure in Sorrento, situated on a plateau high above the waters of the Bay of Naples and with truly spectacular views as far as towering Vesuvius. Sorrento’s terraces, adorned with flowers, jut from winding streets and alleys above a small harbor. Streets are filled with shops, cheerful bars, and cafés.
Day 8 SORRENTO AREA–ROME
Drive back to Rome to enjoy most of the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Day 9 ROME
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Guided sightseeing, see St. Peter’s Square
Visit the Abbey and WWII Memorials
Guided walking tour of the excavations
Headsets throughout the tour.
April 19 Departure – Easter
Some tours may operate with overnights in Sorrento on Days 4 and 5, followed by two nights in Capri on Days 6 & 7.
Capri boat transfer possible luggage restrictions
Buffet breakfasts daily; 3 dinners
Hotel Buenos Aires welcomes its guests with old-fashioned hospitality in tastefully renovated surroundings, for a pleasant stay in one of Rome’s most fashionable neighborhoods, 20 minutes within walking distance from Via Veneto.
Hotel San Michele is a famous 4 star hotel in Anacapri with a special spirit for hospitality. It is a perfect peaceful hideaway with a marvelous view of the Gulf of Naples and the Sorrento Peninsula. Very nice swimming pool.
The Hotel La Residenza is in the center of Capri with the charming view of the famous Faraglioni rocks, near the most important fashionable shops. They have a very pretty Swimming pool.
The Panorama Palace Hotel is situated on the cliffs above the sea, a few minutes from the beach of Meta di Sorrento, the first of the towns which form the Sorrentine Peninsula, and a few kilometres from the principal tourist centres Sorrento, Capri, Ischia, Procida, the Amalfi Coast, Pompei Herculaneum, Naples, Cserta and Mt. Vesuvius. Given its position, the hotel boasts an incredible panoramic view of the winding Sorrentine coast. The hotel is managed by a local family who strive to provide an environment of informal elegance and assistance. The hotel offers all comforts and a restaurant facing the the blue Gulf of Naples and the Sorrentine Coast as well as a local restaurant and a swimming pool.
Holiday Inn Eur Parco Dei Medici
The Holiday Inn® Rome Eur Parco dei Medici hotel offers 317 spacious rooms to suit both business and leisure visitors. Catch a taxi to the Colosseum and Vatican in 25 minutes, or catch a train from nearby Muratella station or a metro from EUR Magliana station
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