A Glorious Tour Through Enchanting Italy
12 NIGHT TRIP
Italy’s magic is endless in this unforgettable itinerary! This trip is designed for you to float up to the stars with wonder as you take in dazzling heights, beautiful sights, and leisurely nights from Rome, the Amalfi Coast, to Tuscany, and beyond. The perfect combination of city and nature.
- Ancient Rome and Michelangelo’s masterpieces
- Capri and the spectacular Amalfi drive
- Tuscan hilltop villages and wine tasting
- Florence & the Masters of the Renaissance
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN ROME- A Glorious Tour Through Enchanting Italy begins!
Upon arrival at Rome airport, meet your private driver for transfer to your hotel accommodation. In the afternoon experience Rome and join an evening tour that takes you to all the major sites of the city as the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon (outside), and Piazza Navona. You will finish the tour at a central bar where you’ll enjoy a traditional Italian aperitif, to get you into the spirit of Rome. Overnight stay.
DAY 2: ANCIENT ROME DISCOVERY
Breakfast at the hotel. Start the day with a visit to the legendary Colosseum, most importantly, with skip-the-line access. Discover the Arch of Constantine, Palatine Hill, the Roman Forum, and Nero’s Circus Maximus where chariot races were once held. End the tour at the Temple which houses the altar where Julius Caesar was cremated. Afternoon & evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 3: ENCHANTING AMALFI COAST
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by high-speed train to Naples. Upon arrival, meet your private English-speaking driver for transfer to Sorrento. Check-in at the hotel. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy sunny, and most importantly, breathtaking Sorrento. Overnight stay.
DAY 4: POMPEII EXCAVATIONS AND MT. VESUVIUS ADVENTURE
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning excursion to Pompeii, the city buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Free time for lunch. Continue to Mount Vesuvius where you will reach up to 3282 feet. On the journey back optional stops include a visit to a cameo and coral factory, or a ceramic shop, typical of this area. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 5: CAPRI
Breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy a full-day excursion to the island of Capri. Stopping first at the famous Villa St Michele, built by Axel Munthe followed by the visit of the Church of San Michele. Continue to the center of Capri, discover the famous Piazzetta, and explore the narrow streets and its glamorous boutiques. Lunch on your own and free time for individual discovery. Return transfer by hydrofoil to Sorrento. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 6: ENCHANTING AMALFI COAST
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure for the full-day excursion by private motor coach to the spectacular Amalfi drive, 30 miles of narrow S-curved roadway strung halfway up a cliff. Stop in Positano, a charming village perched on the cliffs, famous for its romantic views and elegant and luxury hotels. Head to Ravello and then the village of Amalfi. Stop for lunch in a typical restaurant. Return to your hotel in Sorrento. Overnight stay.
DAY 7: FLORENCE THE CRADLE OF RENAISSANCE
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to Naples train station. Departure by high-speed train to Florence. Check-in at the hotel. Free afternoon to enjoy Florence. Overnight stay.
DAY 8: GENIUS OF MICHELANGELO & UFFIZI TREASURES
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning guided tour of the Accademia museum to admire the famous and worldwide acclaimed sculpture of David by Michelangelo. Lunch on your own, followed by an afternoon city tour of the Uffizi museums where you can admire the architecture as well as iconic works of art. Be inspired by works including Botticelli, Michelangelo as well as Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, and Masaccio. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 9: TUSCAN ESCAPADE – SIENA & SAN GIMIGNANO
Breakfast at the hotel. Today join a full-day excursion that will take in the heart of the Chianti region including a full-day tour of Siena including San Gimignano. The first stop will be in Siena, famous for its Palio. Visit the historical center as well as admire the Town hall and the Romanesque/Gothic Cathedral. Free time for lunch (not included). Enjoy a typical lunch including a wine tasting in an authentic Chianti farmhouse in addition to a vineyard. Continue to San Gimignano, Evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 10: CHIANTI DISCOVERY & WINE TASTING
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. This afternoon join a half-day excursion to the Chianti region also with included dinner. A journey through the Chianti countryside, one of the most suggestive areas of Tuscany. This region is famous the world over for its wine as well as its’ unforgettable landscapes. You will visit will be memorable including historic wineries of the Chianti Region. Experience excellent tastings of wines in addition to extra-virgin olive oil also other local delicacies. Return to Florence. Overnight stay.
DAY 11: ROME – THE ETERNAL CITY
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by high-speed train to Rome. Check-in at Rome Hotel and free afternoon to enjoy the city. Overnight stay.
DAY 12: MICHELANGELO’S MASTERPIECE & HOLY SEE
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will visit one of the top-rated museums in Rome: The Vatican Museum certainly houses one of the world’s greatest art collections. Your English-speaking guide will lead you inside the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel as well as St Peter’s Basilica. Inside you will admire great works of art including Michelangelo Pieta’, Raphael’s Rooms, Saint Peter’s Basilica, in addition to Saint Peter’s Square. Afternoon and evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 13: DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport and departure. Arrivederci!
NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change based on the availability of the services/tours/activities listed at the time of your traveling.
An enchanting Italy awaits.