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Rome and the Amalfi Coast

8 nights from $2,399 per person

  • Included:
  • Accommodation
  • Dedicated Tour Manager
  • Selected excursions & meals
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact center
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Overview

Take a leisurely 10-day escorted tour, with five nights in one base to enjoy the Amalfi Coast and surrounding area. Starting with two nights in Rome, you will be taken on a guided tour of the classical sights of this most historic city. When on the Amalfi Coast, you will enjoy spectacular coastal vistas, charming seaside resorts and time to indulge in the local food and drink. Visits to the impressive Greek temples of Paestum and the preserved ruins of Pompeii, will allow you to immerse yourself in the history of this fascinating country.

This specially selected tour includes a dedicated Tour Manager to help you gain the most from your Italian experience, with hand-picked accommodations and the perfect blend of sightseeing and leisure-time. You can choose the pace, either electing for time to relax or optional excursions such as to the Vatican City or the island of Capri. And if you want to extend your experience, then simply book a few extra days in Rome to allow you to enjoy more that this magical city has to offer (CL)

Highlights

  • Panoramic tour of classical Rome, including the Roman Forum, Circus Maximus, plus an in-depth guided visit to the Coliseum
  • Visit the picturesque village of Ravello and the magnificent gardens of the Villa Rufolo
  • Explore the popular seaside resorts of Sorrento and Amalfi, enjoying free time to admire the stunning sea views and soak up the atmosphere
  • Visit a local buffalo milk factory to see where mozzarella and gelato are made
  • Optional trip to the paradise island of Capri
  • Guided tour of the remarkable archaeological site of Pompeii
  • Visit the world-class National Archaeological Museum in Naples to see it fascinating collections, including mosaics and frescoes from Pompeii 
  • Typical Neapolitan lunch and wine tasting at a winery at the foot of Mount Vesuvius

Details

Day 1

Rome

This evening begin your tour by joining your fellow travellers at a popular local restaurant for a special welcome dinner featuring delicious regional dishes and delightful local wines.

Dinner included

Day 2

Rome

This morning you can choose to take an optional tour of the Vatican City, taking in the magnificent Vatican Museum and St Peter’s Basilica. Later we will all set out on a classical tour of Rome, featuring the impressive Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, the Arch of Constantine and Circus Maximus – the Roman chariot racing stadium. This is followed by an in-depth tour with a local expert of the spectacular Coliseum, the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire.

Breakfast included

Day 3

Rome – Ravello – Amalfi Coast

Leave Rome and travel southwards to the Amalfi Coast to the gorgeous resort of Ravello. Here visit the magnificent Giardini di Villa Rufulo, where you will admire the exquisite gardens and stunning views. Continue to your hotel on the Amalfi Coast which will be your home for the next five nights.

Breakfast and dinner included

Day 4

Amalfi Coast – Sorrento – Amalfi – Minori – Amalfi Coast

Begin the day with a stroll around the charming seaside resort of Sorrento, enjoy browsing the shops and relax over a coffee in one of the pretty cafes. Then take a scenic drive to Amalfi, a charming town which you will be able to explore the winding streets and stroll along the seafront promenade. Next take a short drive up the coast to Minori where you will have the opportunity to sample the local speciality drink at a family-owned limoncello production house. You will also have an afternoon break to enjoy some pastries and treats at a local café, followed by an evening at leisure.

Breakfast included

Day 5

Amalfi Coast – Paestum – Amalfi Coast

This morning enjoy a fascinating tour of a local buffalo milk mozzarella factory. Continue onto the ancient site of Paestrum. Here a local guide will take you through some of the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Founded by Greek colonists in 600 BC, the city was abandoned for centuries and excavated in the 18th century, and you can now view this impressive site. This evening enjoy dinner in a popular local restaurant.

Breakfast and dinner included

Day 6

Amalfi Coast

Enjoy a day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful coast. You may want to take an optional boat trip to the dramatic island of Capri in the Bay of Naples, where a local guide will take you around this island paradise.

Breakfast included

Day 7

Amalfi Coast – Pompeii – Winery – Amalfi Coast

Today you will immerse yourself in history, visiting the excavated ruins of Pompeii. Guided by a local expert you will the preserved buildings of a typical Roman town from 2,000 years ago – with villas, streets and even the casts of people and animals frozen in time after being buried in 20 feet of ash and pumice from the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Then you will stop at a local winery at the foot of Mount Vesuvius to enjoy a typical Neapolitan lunch and sample the local wines.

Breakfast and lunch included

Day 8

Amalfi Coast – Naples - Rome

Wave a fond farewell to the Amalfi Coast and travel to vibrant Naples, where you will enjoy a visit to the National Archaeological Museum. This impressive museum houses many of the best mosaics and frescoes from Pompeii and a world-class collection of sculpture including the Farnese Hercules. Continue on to Rome, where you will enjoy your final evening at a farewell dinner toasting the end of a fabulous Italian experience.

Breakfast and dinner included

Day 9

Rome

Your tour ends

Breakfast included

 

What's Included:

  • 13 meals - 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • 8 nights accommodation*: Rome 2 nights Mediterraneo Hotel; Amalfi Coast 5 nights Raito Hotel; Rome 1 night Crowne Plaza St Peter’s
  • Dedicated Tour Manager
  • Tours as described in the above itinerary

* On some dates alternate hotels may be used

With offices in UK and Ireland, we have the experience and resources to provide you with the very best vacation, partnering only with the most reputable coach operators to ensure you have a truly great touring experience.

 

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