• 7 nights in selected 4 star-hotels with full breakfast (3 nights in Rome, 3 nights in Sorrento, 1 night in Naples)
• Private guided visits with English speaking guides in Rome (Coliseum, Roman Forum, Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel) – Pompeii – Amalfi Coast & Ravello – Capri – Naples; including all the entrance fees to the sites
• Welcome Dinner in Rome
• Genuine lunch in Ravello
• Dinner and Show in Sorrento
• Ferry to/from Capri
• Funicolare Capri
• Mozzarella cheese factory visit
• Typical lunch in Naples
* The tour is available as self-drive or by private chauffeured car or van available for all transfers and excursions
Day 1 / Benvenuti a Roma
Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 / Imperial Rome
Breakfast. Morning private guided walking tour of the Eternal City including the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona with its beautiful neoclassical architecture. Free time for lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Welcome dinner and overnight.
Day 3 / Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Breakfast. Discover one of the most beautiful sites in the world on the private guided tour of the Vatican Museums, St Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. Free time for lunch. Afternoon at leisure to pursue your own passions. Overnight.
Day 4 / Immortalized Pompeii and on to Sorrento
Breakfast and departure from Rome for your next destination: Sorrento, sitting on a cliff, with gorgeous views of the Bay of Naples and, on clear days, Capri. En route stop for a guided visit to the ancient city of Pompeii, frozen in time after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 immortalized the prosperous town for eternity. Then on to Sorrento, check in at the hotel. Enjoy some free time to explore the town’s cobblestone streets, its seafront promenade and have dinner on your own. Overnight.
Day 5 / Dramatic panorama’s on the Amalfi Coast and stunning views in Ravello
Breakfast. Today you’ll discover the Amalfi Coast, one of Europe's most dramatic shorelines. See the brightly coloured houses set on towering cliffs above the sea, and the houses in the town of Amalfi built between the 10th and 13th centuries. Then it's on to Ravello, with its stupendous views on the coast. Visit the exquisite gardens of Villa Rufolo, the former residence of several popes. Enjoy your lunch of delightful homemade dishes at a family-owned restaurant. Return to Sorrento for a truly magical evening with dinner at the Teatro Tasso to enjoy the tradition of two centuries of Neapolitan dances and costumes.
Day 6 / Scenic Capri
Breakfast. Enjoy a wonderful day on the bustling and scenic Island of Capri. Together with your private guide, you will be transferred to the pier where you will board the ferry across the Bay of Naples. Upon arrival at the Marina Grande you will take the Funicular to Capri. In the main square, Piazza Umberto, you’ll find a pretty white church and several open-air cafes where you can sit and watch the world drift by. Leading off the square are medieval looking alleyways and arcades full of shops selling the island's handicrafts such as clothing, coral and gold jewellery, shoes and ceramics. Admire the colourful gardens of Augustus overlooking the famed Faraglioni Rocks and Marina Piccola. Return to Sorrento by ferry and overnight.
Day 7 / Mozzarella cheese and pizza in delicious Naples
Breakfast. Departure to Naples, one of Italy's epicurean heavyweights serving up the country's best pizza, pasta and coffee. En route enjoy a visit to a local mozzarella cheese facility. Arrival and lunch in a typical Napoletanean pizzeria. In the afternoon private guided walking tour of Spaccanapoli, main street of Naples where you will admire the cities highlights. Overnight.
Day 8 / Goodbye!