Rome, Vesuvius, Capri & Sorrento

  • 9 Days

  • Italy

  • Steady pace

Explore the many faces of Italy on this diverse, Mediterranean adventure that combines the historic and cultural highlights of the ‘Eternal City’ with the scenic splendour of the Amalfi Coast.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Services of a tour director
Accommodation
Selected meals
Porterage
Individual audio system
All airport taxes
Single share option
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

  • Day 9

of 9 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 6th April 2018

Meals included: 8 breakfasts, 3 dinners

Overview

Explore the many faces of Italy on this diverse, Mediterranean adventure that combines the historic and cultural highlights of the ‘Eternal City’ with the scenic splendour of the Amalfi Coast.

At a glance

  • Rome Explore some of the historical highlights of the ‘Eternal City’ on a guided tour
  • Mount Vesuvius Stand and admire the views from mainland Europe’s only live volcano
  • Pompeii Wander the ghostly ruins of ancient Pompeii
  • Amalfi Coast Admire the stunning mountain panoramas as you drive along the coast
  • Sorrento Browse the quirky boutiques in this charming clifftop town

Extensions

Sicily Extension for 7 nights 

Rome & Sorrento Extension for 7 nights

Day 1

UK - Rome

Fly to Rome where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Days 2 - 3

Rome

The Italian capital never fails to delight, offering up classical antiquities and amazing monuments wherever you turn. Your included tour with a local guide, today, showcases the very best the 'Eternal City' has to offer. Wonder at the fountains and colonnades of St Peter's Square and make the most of your time in this glorious city by choosing from our great-value optional excursions, including a dinner outing.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Rome - Vesuvius - Pompeii - Naples - Capri

This morning witness one of the world's most awe-inspiring sights with a short stop on mighty Mount Vesuvius, mainland Europe's only live volcano. After gazing at this natural wonder, continue on to the remarkable ruins at Pompeii. Buried under ash when Vesuvius erupted in 79AD, your guided walk through the excavations lead you past villas, baths and shops. Next, ride a ferry across the Bay of Naples to Capri to stay for two nights.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Capri

Spend the day discovering the delights of this tiny island, whose rugged cliffs are peppered with sea caves, including the famous 'Blue Grotto'. Once here, most visitors head for the jetset haunt of Capri Town. You'll find cobbled streets crammed with designer boutiques, shops and restaurants wrapped round a charming main square, La Piazzetta. Join our optional tour of Capri's highlights or enjoy one of the island's lovely walks, discovering its beauty close-up.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Capri - Amalfi - Sorrento

Today begins with a ferry ride back to the mainland and a drive along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. Soak up the thrilling views as you travel the hairpin roads of this fabled stretch of coast, passing terraced lemon groves, whitewashed cliffside towns and sparkling bays. Stop in picturesque Amalfi to admire the Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Neapolitan Riviera

The day is yours to explore the charming resort of Sorrento as you wish. Take in the stunning views from its clifftops, browse its chic shops, relax in its alfresco restaurants or delve into its quaint medieval quarter.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Sorrento - Rome

Today we travel from Sorrento back to Rome for your final night on tour. Take in more of this historical city and visit all the sites you missed or re-visit your favourites.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 9

Rome - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Sorrento.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Rome: NH Villa Carpegna
  • Capri: Villa San Michele at Anacapri
  • Sorrento: Ascot
  • Rome: Holiday Inn Parco Dei Medici

Notes

On certain departures the tour may operate with overnights in Sorrento on days 4 and 5, followed by two nights in Capri on days 6 and 7.

Day 3: Breakfast is included

Day 4: On occasions the crossing to Capri may be made by hydrofoil, which involves baggage restrictions - your Tour Director will explain these if necessary.

Accommodation as stated or similar standard.

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