Day 1: Rome
Rome Benvenuti a Roma! After you touch down at the airport, make your own way to your hotel. Check in and enjoy your first day in Italy.
Day 2: Rome
After Breakfast at your hotel, spend the morning roaming around Rome’s streets and Monuments at your leisure. Within 08:30 pm, reach our central office (I Love Rome Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, 95 (in front of the Grand Hotel) ready to depart (at 08.45 pm) for a night tour. Enjoy a relaxing panoramic tour of Rome and discover the magic charm of the most famous monuments illuminated at night (Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum, Circo Massimo; Colosseum and Lungotevere). Have a nice walk to Trevi Fountain and Trastevere. Return to the hotel and overnight.
Day 3: Rome > Naples >Pompeii > Sorrento
After breakfast , pick up at your hotel at 7:00 am approximately. Your journey begins heading south along the so-called Sun Highway, crossing the fertile Roman countryside and the area known as Castelli Romani, dotted with enchanting medieval villages and arriving in Naples, one of the largest and well-known cities in Italy. Short panoramic tour climbing up to Vomero hill to enjoy beautiful views over the Gulf of Naples with the Vesuvius, Capri, Ischia and Procida and the city below; time to take some nice pictures and then return to Mergellina where you will have time for a short walk on the marina, before being boarded to the bus heading to the restaurant for lunch. The lunch break will be served in a first class hotel in Ercolano, set in monumental grounds with one of the best examples of what eclectic gardens were during the 1700s. After lunch you will reach Pompeii to enter into the world-famous site with skip the line tickets. Visit the haunting ruins of Pompeii, traveling back in time to the tragic days in 79 AD when the silent Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, covering the prosperous Roman city in deadly volcanic ashes and poisonous gases, leaving this prosperous city crystallized until our days. You’ll learn how people lived at that time, visiting houses and “bars” of the time, admiring frescoes and mosaics to imagine how rich and prosperous was the city before the dreadful day. After the visit, you will drive along the Sorrentine Coast, arriving in Sorrento for dinner (dress code: jacket for men) and an overnight in your new hotel.
Day 4: Sorrento
Breakfast and dinner at the hotel and day at your disposal. Spend the day exploring Sorrento on your own or taking an optional excursion in the sorroundings.
Day 5: Sorrento > Capri
After breakfast you’ll be embarked to Capri island. Depending on weather conditions, you’ll take a boat ride to the popular and dreamy “Grotta Azzurra” (Blue Grotto), where sunlight passes into an underwater cavity and shines through the seawater, creating a magical blue reflection. After returning to the port you’ll board on a minibus for a scenic drive to Anacapri, 918 feet (280 meters) above the sea level. You’ll see wonderful views of the bay of Naples before continuing to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch you can take advantage of some free time to explore Capri at your leisure or to go shopping and, in the afternoon, you will check in at your new hotel for a well-deserved rest.
Day 6: Capri
You will have plenty of time after your hotel breakfast to explore the beauty of Capri, sometimes called the “Garden of Eden,” at your own pace. Discover the many shops and restaurants of this wonderful, sunny island or take a swim in the Gulf of Naples. If you’d rather take a day trip, you may book a separate excursion to nearby Anacapri, situated on the slopes of Monte Solario; the port city of Marina Grande; I Faraglioni, three impressive rock structures that have survived many kinds of erosion but yet still protrude grandly out of the sea; or the famous Villa Jovis, a residence built for the emperor Tiberius in the First Century BC. Return to your hotel for one last evening in Capri.
Day 7: Capri > Sorrento > Positano
After breakfast, depart to Sorrento by ferry, once on the mainland, you will board on a coach for Positano, driving along the Amalfi Coast on the most famous road in the Campania region. In Positano, check in at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace.
Day 8: Positano
See all that Positano has to offer as you set off to explore the ancient fishermen’s village after breakfast. Known for its cubic Empire houses perched upon cliffs looking over turquoise water, Positano is the most well-known summer resort area on the whole peninsula. Walk to the heart of town on Via Pasitea and weave your way through the city’s narrow streets, terraces, and gardens overlooking the bay. Be sure to buy one of the straw handbags or handmade sandals for which Positano is famous. Return to your hotel for one last overnight.
Day 9: Positano > Naples
Enjoy a final breakfast in your hotel before setting off to Naples, where our tour will conclude.
|HOTEL CITY||TOURIST CATEGORY||1ST CATEGORY||1ST CATEGORY SUPERIOR|
|ROME||RANIERI - PRISCILLA 3*||DIANA 4*||EMPIRE PALACE 4* ROMANICO PALACE 4*|
|FLORENCE||CORONA D’ITALIA 3*||PALAZZO OGNISSANTI 4*||CALZAIUOLI 4* DE LA VILLE 4*|
|SORRENTO||VILLA MARIA 3*||MICHELANGELO 4* ACAMPORA HOTELS 4*||IMPERIAL TRAMONTANO 4*S|
|VENICE||CAPRI 3* (VENICE ISLAND)||CARLTON GRAN CANAL 4* (VENICE ISLAND)||SAVOIA & JOLANDA 4* (SAN MARCO AREA)|
|2 NIGHTS IN ROME BB||TRANSFER SORRENTO / HARBOR||2 NIGHTS HTL IN CAPRI BB|
|FULL DAY REGULAR EXC. TO POMPEII WITH LUNCH (TOUR N°13)||FULL DAY EXCURSION CAPRI||TRANSFER HOTEL IN CAPRI / POSITANO HTL|
|2 NIGHTS HTL IN SORRENTO HB||LUNCH IN CAPRI||2 NIGHTS HTL POSITANO BB|
|VISIT OF BLUE GROTTO (WEATHER PERMITTING)||TRANFER HTL POSITANO/ NAPLES|