Amazing Italy & Amalfi Coast

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Tour Introduction

9 NIGHT ESCORTED GROUP TOUR
Small groups of 16 people or less. Departing from Venice and ending in Sorrento from April till November. Tour includes 2 nights in Venice, 2 nights in Florence, 3 nights Rome and 2 nights in Sorrento.


9 NIGHT ESCORTED GROUP TOUR
Small groups of 16 people or less. Departing from Venice and ending in Sorrento from April till November. Tour includes 2 nights in Venice, 2 nights in Florence, 3 nights Rome and 2 nights in Sorrento.

DEPARTURE DATES 
2017 April 10, 24
2017 May 15, 29
2017 June 12, 26
2017 July 10, 24
2017 August 7, 21
2017 September 4, 18
2017 October 2, 16, 30
2017 November 6


ITINERARY

Day 01: MONDAY ARRIVAL [dinner]
Welcome to Italy! In the evening, meeting at hotel with tour host which will provide information regarding the program and literature of the destination that are about to be visited and will offer a welcome dinner. Overnight in Venice.

Day 02: TUESDAY VENICE [breakfast, dinner]
After breakfast, visit Venice: Saint Mark's Square, Doge Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Gran Canal. Lunch at leisure. After, your tour guide will escort you between the venetian “calli” and their “Bacari”, the typical and traditional venetian bars to taste the famous “Cicchetti”, the typical venetian food.
  In the evening, meet your assistant for a 45 minutes sunset walking.  At the end, enjoy a Venetian Dinner.
 Overnight in Venice

Day 03: WEDNESDAY FLORENCE  [breakfast]
Meet your assistant at hotel and transfer to the Venice station. High speed train to Florence. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. Meet your guide in hotel to explore Florence in depth. Visit Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio (from outside), the Dome with Giotto's bell tower (from outside), Ponte Vecchio. Finally, visit the Accademia and see Michelangelo masterpiece: the statue of David. Overnight in Florence.

Day 04: THURSDAY FLORENCE [breakfast]
Day at leisure. Overnight in Florence

Day 05: FRIDAY SIENA [breakfast, lunch]
Meet your assistant at hotel and transfer to Rome by private coach. The drive itself is a magnificent path along the roads of Tuscany, where it is possible to enjoy the view of hills covered by vineyards, olives tree, small villages and original bell towers. En route stop in Siena, probably Italy's loveliest medieval city. The town offers magnificent masterpieces and incredible views. Upon arrival, enjoy a “farmer lunch”: “Original Tuscan Food: wine tasting with cheese and salami. After lunch, explore Siena at your leisure. At the end, continue to your final destination. Before arrival, stop in a vineyard in Chianti for a wine tasting. Late afternoon arrival in Rome. Free time for dinner. Overnight in Rome.

Day 06: SATURDAY ROME [breakfast, dinner]
After breakfast, meet your guide in the lobby and transfer to the heart of Rome: Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Piazza Navona and the Baroque quarter. Free time for lunch. Then transfer to the Vatican for a guided visit. At the end transfer to your hotel. In the evening, experience the authentic Roman food. Meet your leader and enjoy a walk along the narrow streets of ancient Rome. Tour ends at a restaurant for dinner. Return to hotel with your leader. Overnight in Rome.

Day 07: SUNDAY ROME [breakfast] 
Day at leisure. Overnight in Rome.

Day 08: MONDAY POMPEII [breakfast, luch, wine tasting]
 
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Sorrento by private coach. En route for Pompeii.  At the end, enjoy a light lunch and a wine tasting on the Vesuvio Volcano. From the wine estate you will enjoy the view of the entire Gulf of Naples with Capri, Ischia, Naples and other small villages on the coastline. Overnight in Sorrento 

Day 09: TUESDAY AMALFI & RAVELLO [breakfast] 
Full day tour of Amalfi & Ravello with Lemon tour on the cliffs of Amalfi.
This excursion combines the fantastic landscapes of Ravello and Amalfi with the local culture of food and wines. In Amalfi, learn about the history of the city and the ancient Maritime Republics, then visit an incredible “limoneto”, a cliff where lemon trees are cultivated. Pick up your lemons and prepare a fresh squeezed lemonade “Amalfi style”. Then, continue to Ravello. Overnight in Sorrento

Day 10: WEDNESDAY DEPARTURE [breakfast] 
Independent transfer to your airport


FEATURED PROPERTIES 
Venice: Hotel Palazzo Selvadego****
Roma:Dei Mellini, Savoy, Londra & Cargill, Twenty One****
Florence: Executive, Grand Hotel Cavour, Palazzo Castri 1874****
Sorrento: Hotel Crawford, Helios, Hotel Regina****
Hotel may be substituted with similar category


WHAT IS INCLUDED

•Tour Escort
•Welcome dinner
•Daily breakfast
•2 Nights in Venice
•3 Nights in Florence
•2 Nights in Rome
•2 Nights in Sorrento
•Guided visit of Venice
•Transfer from your hotel in Venice to Venice Station
•1st class seat reserved on high speed train from Florence to Venice
•Transfer from Florence Station to your hotel in Florence
•Guided Visit of the heart of Florence, including Accademia & Michelangelo’s David with skip the line reservation
•Transfer from Florence to Rome by private coach with en route stop in Siena and Monteriggioni
•Wine tasting in Siena + Lunch
•Guided Visit of the heart of Rome
•Guided visit of Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with skip the line reservation
•Evening walking tour of Rome ending with a Farewell Dinner to Rome
•Transfer from Rome to Amalfi Coast with a stop in Pompei for a guided visit
•Full day guided visit of Amalfi & Ravello with Lemon Tour
•Free time in Sorrento
•Evening walking tour of Venice ending with a Dinner in Venice
•Dinner with sunset walking in Venice
•Light lunch and wine tasting on the Vesuvio Volcano

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

•Tips
•Travel Insurance
•Arrival & Departure Transfer  
•City tax (The amount may change according to local policy)

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