Day 1: Milan
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
Rise and shine for an early breakfast at your hotel and get prepared for an amazing tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica with our special Skip the Line (pick up time from the hotel at 7:45 am approximately). On this tour, you will see one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps, along with Raphael’s masterpieces, before arriving at the famous Sistine Chapel and to end the tour, visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the world’s biggest Catholic church! Unforgettable! Spend the rest of the afternoon walking around Rome on your own and then return to the hotel for an overnight. stay.
Day 4: Rome > Naples > Pompeii > Sorrento
After breakfast, pick up at your hotel from 6:45 am approximately. Departure by coach heading south crossing the regions of Lazio and Campania. The first stop is Naples, one of the most enchanting cities in the Mediterranean famous worldwide for its rich history, art, culture and gastronomy, where you will take a short panoramic tour to discover its beauty from the comfort of your coach climbing up the Vomero hill. The town overlooks the bay of Naples which extends from the Sorrento peninsula to vulcanic area of Phlegrean fields, and the skyline is dominated by the majestic and still active volcano Vesuvius, offering an impressive sight perfect to take stunning pictures. Descending towards the port of Mergellina, and after a short walk along the pictoresque coast road, you will leave the city and travel south toward Mount Vesuvius, to reach the town of Ercolano where we will stop for lunch. The restaurant is in a first class hotel in Herculaneum, situated in a marvelous environment and surrounded by wonderful gardens dating back to 1700. Then head to Pompeii and skip the line to one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Through the remains and ruins of this ancient city you will learn how the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed the city, killing its inhabitants and burying it under tons of ash. The site was lost for about 1,500 years until its initial rediscovery and the objects beneath the city have been well-preserved for centuries. So you can walk along the ancient streets for a glimpse into the lives of the Romans, discovering ancient houses, bakeries and shops and imagine the everyday life in the Roman times. Leaving Pompeii, 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 5: Sorrento > Capri > Rome
After breakfast, get ready for an exciting excursion to the island of Capri: one of the most exclusive summer destinations of the Mediterranean! Depending on weather and sea conditions, you will admire the dreamy Blue Grotto on a small rowboat. Afterward, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then roam the island at your own pace. Once back on the mainland, return to Rome in the evening for your last overnight.
Day 6: Rome
Spend a leisurely morning eating breakfast at your hotel and then exploring Rome. Make your way back to your hotel for one last overnight in Italy’s capital city.
Day 7: Rome > Florence
Pick up at your hotel from 6:45 am aprox and transfer to the train station. Departure by train at 7:50 am and arrive in Florence, where you will take in the sights around the city with a visit to the Duomo, the Baptistery with the bronze doors by Ghiberti, Giotto’s bell tower, Uffizi Gallery (inside, with Skip the Line entrance) and Piazza della Signoria. After lunch, spend the afternoon exploring the “Cradle of the Renaissance” on your own. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 8: Florence
Venture out into Florence on your own after breakfast at your hotel, buying jewelry on the Ponte Vecchio, wandering through the Boboli Gardens, and strolling along the Arno River. If you’d rather take a day trip to nearby Pisa or San Gimignano, you may book a separate excursion. Return to your Florence hotel.
Day 9: Florence > Rome
You will have all morning to eat breakfast at your hotel and grab some last-minute souvenirs in Florence. In the afternoon, at the time indicated, head to Florence train station to reach Rome. Arrival at the train station of Roma Termini where the tour will come to an end.
|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|
|5 NIGHTS HTL IN ROME BB||2 DAYS REGULAR EXCURSION TO NAPLES/POMPEII/ SORRENTO/CAPRI (OUR TOUR LIMONCELLO)||GUIDED TOUR PERFORMED BY PROFESSIONAL LOCAL GUIDES|
|HALF-DAY REGULAR CITY TOUR BY NIGHT OF ROME (OUR TOUR N° 8 - *FRIDAY DEPARTURE ON 3RD DAY||1 NIGHTS IN SORRENTO HB||ENTRANCE TICKETS TO UFFIZI MUSEUM|
|HALF-DAY REGULAR TOUR OF VATICAN MUSEUMS, SISTINE CHAPEL AND ST. PETER’S BASILICA WITH OUR EXCLUSIVE SKIP THE LINE (OUR TOUR N° 3 - *FRIDAY DEPARTURE ON 2ND DAY)||LUNCH||2 NIGHTS IN FLORENCE BB|
|PICK UP AT THE HOTEL AND TRANSFER TO THE TRAIN STATION IN FLORENCE||HIGH-SPEED TRAIN TICKETS FLORENCE / ROME|