7 nights / 8 days

Departures on request from Mar 30 – Oct 29, 2019

Visit: Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, Sorrento, Positano, Rome

A semi escorted tour that includes a walking tour of Rome before you depart South to explore Naples and Pompeii. You will experience 2 nights in Sorrento including a visit to the Island of Capri. Then 2 nights in picturesque Positano where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful Amalfi Coast.

Day 01 – ROME
Transfer from the airport or train station in Rome to the Hotel. Day at leisure and overnight in Rome. Dinner not included. Meals:

Day 02 – ROME
American Buffet breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you will enjoy a 3 hour “Discovering Rome” walking tour. You will be picked up at your hotel at approximately 9.00am. The tour will start from Largo Argentina and continue to Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain. The tour will end at the Spanish steps (no drop off at the Hotel). Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and overnight. Dinner not included. Meal: B

Day 03 – ROME – NAPLES – POMPEII – SORRENTO
Departure from your hotel will be from 6.30 to 7.00 am, please remember to order your breakfast box at your hotel the day before departure. Upon arrival in Naples we will take a walk in the historical center to admire Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, Piazza del Municipio, the Gallery of Umberto I and the San Carlo Opera House. Today we will have lunch in a typical restaurant with Neapolitan specialities, water and 1 soft drink is included.  Afterwards we will go with our local guide we will visit the Pompeii excavations, UNESCO listed ruins. This ancient Roman city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. which buried and preserved it under a sea of volcanic ash for almost 1700 years. The archaeological journey through the ancient city will give us the opportunity to better understand how Romans used to live at that time. At the end of the tour, we may be given the opportunity to visit a coral and cameo factory, to admire items manufactured with a technique dating back to Ancient Greek times. Proceed to SORRENTO, the gateway to the Amalfi coast, with its colorful historical center and pretty waterfront, lined with fishing boats and the new Marina Grande cruise pier. Check in at your hotel in Sorrento, dinner and overnight. Meals: B L D

Day 04 – SORRENTO – CAPRI – SORRENTO
American buffet breakfast at the hotel, and departure at 07.30/7.45am to the island of CAPRI. You will board the ferry and arrive in MARINA GRANDE. Once on the island you will visit the BLUE GROTTO (weather permitting) and stop at the famous Piazzetta. A minibus will take you up to ANACAPRI. After lunch in Anacapri, you will return to Marina Grande where you will board the ferry for your transfer back to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B L D

Day 05 – DAY SORRENTO – POSITANO
American buffet breakfast at the hotel, and departure at 9.30am to POSITANO through the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. Check in at the hotel and leisure time in Positano. Overnight in Positano. Dinner not included. Meal B

Day 06 – POSITANO
American Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Today the day is at your disposal to enjoy the beach, do a spot of shopping or visit the nearby historic center of Amalfi.  You can also discover the picturesque RAVELLO, with the beautiful Villa Rufolo and magnificent gardens of Villa Cimbrone. Have a romantic dinner in one of the pretty restaurants all around the harbor or in the city center. Overnight in Positano Meal: B

Day 07 – POSITANO – POMPEII – ROME
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning at your leisure. Meeting point at the hotel will be between 2.30-3.00pm. We then transfer to Pompeii where you will join your bus to return to Rome. Arrival in Rome around 9:00pm. Drop off guaranteed at the hotel. Overnight in Rome.

Day 08 – ROME
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. End of our services. Meal: B

Includes:

  • 2 +1 night’s accommodation in a 4 * hotel in Rome
  • 2 night’s accommodation in a 4* hotel in Sorrento
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in 4* hotel in Positano
  • 7 American buffet breakfasts
  • 2 dinners in Sorrento (drinks NOT included)
  • 1 lunch in Naples or Pompeii (water and 1 soft drink included)
  • 1 lunch in Capri (drinks NOT included)
  • 3 hour guided walking tour in Rome
  • Guided tour of Pompeii including entrance fee
  • Full day excursion to Capri
  • Visit to the BLUE GROTTO (weather permitting/ entrance fee included)
  • Arrival transfer from FCO/CIA airports or TERMINI Station to the hotel in Rome
  • Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air-conditioning
  • Multilingual tour in English – Spanish – French
  • One bag included per person plus one piece of hand luggage

Excludes:

  • Flights
  • City taxes collected by the hotel. Euro 2-3 per night per guest
  • Other meals and drinks not indicated

Hotels:

  • Rome: Hotel Gambrinus 4* / Rivoli 4* or similar
  • Sorrento: Hotel Vesuvio 4* / Michelangelo 4* / La Residenza 4* / Crawford 4* or similar
  • Positano: Hotel Conca D’Oro 4* / Art Hotel Pasitea 4* / Posa Posa 4* / Ancora 4* or similar

2019 price per person in Euro:

  • US$ rate varies depending on exchange rate
  • Child rates are valid rates in a double room with two adults

Additional services:

  • Departure transfers are available please ask us for pricing
  • Additional tours in Rome or Positano can be added, please ask for options and pricing
  • Additional night’s accommodation in Rome or on the Amalfi coast can be booked please ask for rates
  • A condensed version of this tour is available 4 nights / 5 days, same itinerary, without the 2+1 nights in Rome.