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ROME, POMPEII

AMALFI COAST

DISCOVERY TRIP

 

ROME / POMPEII / AMALFI COAST DISCOVERY TRIP

7 Days / 6 Nights

November 19 - 25, 2017

From $4,975

Includes Capri

The Forum in Rome

Positano Along The Amalfi Coast

Pompeii - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Join us for an extraordinary week in Rome and to the South of Italy visiting Naples, Pompeii, The Amalfi Coast and Capri!

We'll stay three nights in Rome and delve into Rome's ancient history. See the city's top landmarks. We'll engage with its people and experience today's modern Roman city life!

The Rome Discovery Trip includes private tours with local historian guides of the Vatican Museum, Sisitine Chapel,  and Saint Peter’s Basilica... and private tours of The Colosseum and The Forum. We'll visit the Pantheon... the Spanish Steps... Borghese Gardens... Piazza Navona... and toss coins into Trevi Fountain.

There will be free time for shopping in Rome's markets and boutiques... enjoying delicious Italian cuisine and gelato... and exploring Rome on your own... and relaxing at a sidewalk cafes.

 

Mid-week we'll travel to the South of Italy in a private bus to visit the rebowned Naples Archelogical Museum and tour the vast Pompeii archaeological site which was once a striving and sophisticated Roman city. Pompeii was buried in ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 C.E.  We'll have a private tour with a local historian guide to learn about Pompeii and its people. Pompeii is a UNESCO World Heritage site, a "must see" for all travelers!

 

The second half of the trip we'll stay in beautiful Sorrento along the majestic Gulf of Naples visiting Italy's stunning Amalfi Coast, one of the world's most beautiful coastlines, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. We’ll stay three nights in Italian resort hotels with extraordinary hosipality. We'll stroll through Sorrento's historic city centre with its narrow lanes and ancient buildings. At dusk we'll see spectacular sunsets from Sorrento's coastline.

We'll take a drive along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to Ravello to visit Villa Cimbrone Garden and its Terrace of Infinity with one of the world's most beautiful views; we'll visit the 6th century Duomo di Sant'Andrea Apostolo in Amalfi; and we'll see the picturesque coast town, Positano, where jet-setters flock from the world over.
 
We'll take a day trip traveling by hydrofoil to the island of Capri where we'll ride in Capri's unique open air taxis to the hilltop village of Anacapri. We'll visit Villa San Michele and its lush garden overlooking the Gulf of Naples.

 

The trip includes a welcome reception with local wines and chesses... an Italian wine tasting session with a regional expert... ... and a farewell dinner with Italian local-cuisine and wines.

There will be free time in Sorrento for personal sightseeing, enjoying delicious Southern Italian cuisine, relaxation, and shopping.

Optional before breakfast group pleasure walks through Rome and Sorrento are organized for travelers who want some morning exercise before starting their vacation day.

The trip is designed for couples, friends, families, and single travelers desiring a marvelous European holiday to see and experience beautiful Italy! 

 

Rome & Amalfi Coast Discovery Tour Is Designed To Provide:

  • A fabulous vacation experience Rome and Southern Italy along the stunning Amalfi Coast... with day trips to Capri and Pompeii.

  • A friendly and fun small group environment limited to 15 persons. Enjoy the camaraderie and begin friendships with like-minded travelers.

  • Many activities including visiting Rome's top historic Rome landmarks -- The Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St Peter's Basilica, The Colossium, The Forum, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and Borghese Gardens... seeing Pompeiii, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, and Capri

  • Free time for personal sightseeing and shopping in Rome's and Amalfi Coast's boutiques and local markets.

  • Enjoying delicious Italian local cuisine and local wine at charming small bistros.

  • Italian wine tasting session... limoncello tasting... sampling Italian gelato

  • Relaxing at sidewalk cafes... or poolside at the hotel. 

  • Free time to take after-dinner strolls through Rome's and Sorrento's historic city centers... making a wishing and tossing a coin into Trevi Fountain... seeing St. Peter's Basilica towering over the Rome skyline at dusk from Borghese Gardens... viewing magnificent sunsets in Sorrento over the Gulf of Naples

  • Connoisseur service & support – fully escorted tour, personal & customized service, for a fun and worry-free vacation!​ 

 

What's Included:

  • Six nights in a choice of personally selected hotels.

    • Charming Boutique Hotels: 

      • Rome (three nights) - Stay in a charming Roman boutique hotel located in a former 19th century mansion house.   

      • Sorrento (three nights) - Stay in a bright and colorful Sorrento resort hotel with large rooms and a swimming pool, with access to a Gulf of Naples private seaside lounge & swimming area

    • Premiere Signature/Luxury Hotels: 

      • Rome (three nights) - Stay in an elegant and traditional Rome luxury hotel with phenominal charm and beautiful decor, located in the heart of Rome's historic center

      • Sorrento (three nights) - Stay in a fabulous Sorrento seaside luxury hotel in a sea view room facing the Gulf of Naples, with a large swimming pool and private seaside lounge and swimming area. Enjoy majestic sunsets overlooking the gulf.

  • Daily hotel buffet breakfasts.
  • Welcome Reception – with local Italian wines and cheeses.
  • Morning Pleasure Walks – optional before breakfast group pleasure walks through Rome's historic city center, Borghese Gardens, and along the Tiber River... and through Sorrento's city center and along the coast.
  • Private tour of the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter's Basilica with local art history and historian guide.
  • Private tour of The Colosseum and The Forum with local historian guide.
  • Walking visits to Rome's Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and Borghese Gardens.
  • Private tour of Pompeii – we'll take a private tour with a local historian guide of the Pompeii vast archaeological site, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Day Trip Along The Amalfi Coast - we'll travel by private bus to Ravello to visit Villa Cimbrone, to Amalfi to visit Duomo di Sant'Andres Apostolo; and to the waterfront cliff-side village of Positano. 
  • Day Trip to Capri - we'll travel by hydrofoil to Capri, ride in Capri's unique open air taxis from the port up the winding road to the hilltop village Anacapri. Visit Villa San Michele and its lush garden overlooking the Gulf of Naples.
  • Italian cooking class and dinner with a celebrated chef
  • Italian wine tasting session with a region wine expert.
  • Farewell Dinner – featuring Southern Italian cuisine and wines
  • Cathedral, museum, garden, archaeological site entrance and tour guide fees for all group activities and day trips.
  • Ground transportation for all group activitis.

 

Arrival & Departure City:

Arrival: Rome, Italy

Departure: Sorrento, Italy (Naples Airport)

 
Trip Cost:

Charming Boutique Hotel Option:

  • $4,970 – 7 days / 6 nights per person in double occupancy shared hotel room. For solo travelers, we will try to find you a roommate. Tour cost does not include airfare.

  • Added cost for private single room accommodation option - $1,550

Premiere Signature Hotel Option:

  • $5,475 – 7 days / 6 nights per person in double occupancy shared hotel room. Tour cost does not include airfare.
  • Added cost for private single room accommodation option - $1,875 

 

Space Is Limited -- Available on 1st Reserve Basis -- Recommended to Reserve Early!

Small Group Trip -- Limited to 15 persons.

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