Escorted Small Group Tour / Guaranteed departures / max 16
Accommodation in superior first class hotels
Rome (3)- Sorrento (4)
Cultural small group tour, Scenic Land
Welcome to Italy!
Independent arrival to your
hotel in the heart of Rome.
You’ll meet your Tour Leader at
your hotel in the late afternoon and have a chance to talk about
the coming days. We’ll then
take a short walk to a nearby
restaurant where you’ll meet and get acquainted with your travel
companions over a wonderful
Heart of Rome and Vatican
After breakfast, meet your driver and your
guide and reach the Vatican Museum by private van. Access the
Museum easily with your skip the line tickets. Your visit will
be memorable: our guides have drawn up a route to include all
the major sights as well as some unexpected surprises. See the
Belvedere Courtyard with Apollo Belvedere & Laocoön & His Sons,
Raphael Rooms, the Galleries of the Candelabra, of the Maps and
of the Tapestries, the Sistine Chapel Pinecone Courtyard, St.
Peter’s Basilica . At the end, exit on the St. Peter’s Square
and enjoy the magnificent view of the imposing Cathedral. You
will return to your hotel to relax after a challenging morning.
Late afternoon meet your tour leader for a walking tour of the
Baroque Town with Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Piazza
di Spagna, the Italian Parliament and the fascinating narrow
streets of ancient Rome. Return to hotel with your tour leader
or enjoy a dinner in the very heart of the eternal city.
Overnight in Rome
Today will be free at leisure.
This tour has been designed to offer the best of each city
visited combined with some free time to customize your travel
experience as well as take your time to relax.
There are many available experiences. Among these, we like to
suggest to explore the Imperial Rome with Coliseum and Forii, to
visit one of the most beautiful are collection in Europe at
Palazzo Borghese or the near Tivoli with the astonishing Villa
Hadriana, built by the Emperor Hadrian and Villa d’Este,
masterpiece of Italian gardening.
Overnight in Rome
Day 4: Monday – Pompei / Sorrento (B)
Meet your driver in the morning
and transfer to Rome Station to board an high-speed train to
You will be in Naples in 50
minutes, arriving in the new futuristic station of Naples
designed by Zaha Hadid. You’ll meet your
driver and continue to Pompeii
for a guided visit of the Archeological park and then continue
to Sorrento where the rest of
you day is free to explore the town.
Day 5: Tuesday –
After breakfast, we’ll enjoy a
walking tour of Sorrento, visiting the heart of the town: from
Piazza Tasso, walking along Via
San Cesareo, until your reach
Sedil Dominova, once the gathering place for Sorrento's high
society. You will see the lovely
cloister here, dating from 1300
and an amazing view from Piazza della Vittoria.
This stroll through the town will end
limoncello liquor in an ancient factory. In the late afternoon,
you’ll meet your guide at your hotel and start an
exploration of the magnificent
is surrounded by a magnificent countryside
with exquisite vegetables, a place where
you can smell the flavors of
baked breads and see firsthand a farm to table experience up
close. It’s an incredible place if you consider that from
every corner you can enjoy the
view of the sea and the island of Capri.
We’ll then reach a farm house
on the hills of Sorrento, owned by a Sorrentine family for the
past five generations. The tour
includes a trip to the ancient
citrus grove and wine cellar where your host, will explain the
various stages of production of
local wine along with cold cuts
of their own production. Afterwards we will walk together
through the vineyard, among the
olive trees and products of the
garden. we’ll taste some typical dishes of Sorrento prepared
with natural ingredients all
carefully grown on the farm and
let’s not forget that every good dinner has to end with a glass
Overnight in Sorrento
Day 6: Wednesday –
The beauty of Amalfi Coast is
legendary and has inspired hundreds of artists, writers and
musicians over the past century.
Some say that it’s Italy's most
scenic stretch of coastline, deemed by UNESCO "an outstanding
example of a Mediterranean landscape, with exceptional cultural
and natural scenic values "Small fishing villages embrace the
hillsides or stretch in deep green valleys, along a dramatic
coastline, challenging the force of gravity.
Your driver guide will lead you
first to the town of Amalfi where you will have free time to
explore the medieval part of the
city with the imposing Dome of
St. Andrew and ancient buildings dated from the times when
Amalfi was one of the maritime
powers in the Mediterranean.
Later, you will ascend to Ravello, considered the most romantic
and beautiful small towns in
southern Italy. Perched on
arduous, terraced slopes, the French novelist André Gide wrote
Ravello was closer to the sky than the sea. Covered with lush
gardens, quiet and sleepy roads, you will find lots of corners
providing unforgettable views over the azure coast below. We’ll
return to Sorrento in the late afternoon where you’ll be able to
enjoy the incredible sunset
looking out over the sea.
Overnight in Sorrento
Thursday – Capri or Paestum
Today is a perfect day to relax
or take the opportunity to continue the exploration of the
You have lots of choices, maybe
a visit of Capri, it’s a short boat ride from Sorrento. Visit
the Blue Grotto, take a boat ride
around the Island and have a
great lunch overlooking the sea. It makes for a great day. if
archeology is your interest, take a
tour to Paestum to visit an
ancient Greek city and see three of the most beautiful Greek
Temples located outside of Greece.
remember, this area of Italy
was a thriving colony and was known as Magna Graecia. If food is
your thing, then head to the
countryside to taste the
freshly made buffalo mozzarella or explore Amalfi coast by boat.
Just let us know, we’ll be happy to
lend a hand in helping you to
organize the day.
Overnight in Sorrento
Day 8: Friday – Departure (B)
and check out. Thank you for visiting Italy.
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