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Italy

ROME, SORRENTO & CAPRI (9 days)


          Price $1,599         
          

          
            
          

            
          
		

Highlights

9-day southern Italy tour of Rome, Sorrento and Capri
Discover enchanting sites in Italy’s Campania region: Naples, Pompeii, Capri and Sorrento
Explore Naples on a walking tour, and then take a trip to Pompeii to explore its UNESCO-listed ruins
Cruise through the Bay of Naples from Sorrento to Capri, and visit the island's magical Blue Grotto
Breakfast and hotel accommodation included

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Rome, Italy
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring this great city.

Days 2-3: Rome
Two days in which to get well acquainted with Rome. Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts in St. Peter’s Square, followed by a visit to the Roman Forum and the mighty Colosseum. Optional excursions are available to discover more of the “Eternal City.”

Day 4: Rome–Vesuvius–Pompeii–Naples–Capri
This morning, drive up one of Europe’s greatest live volcanoes—Vesuvius! Leave the coach and walk to the top to view its crater. Then, to Pompeii, where time stopped in 79 AD when the Vesuvius eruption totally destroyed it. On the included visit you can see the remains of luxurious villas, temples, theater, and forum. Just a few more miles to the Neapolitan Riviera for embarkation on the ferry to Capri to enjoy two overnights on this charming island.

Day 5: Capri
This legendary island is surrounded by a rocky coastline—the crashing sea has formed remarkable caves. The town, with its pretty piazzetta, maze of streets, fashionable boutiques, and smart restaurants, is a mecca for the jet set. An optional island tour is available.

Day 6: Capri–Sorrento. Excursion to Amalfitan Coast
Take the ferry to Sorrento this morning. Few places in the world match the very special charm of Sorrento. This picturesque resort overlooking the Bay of Naples boasts a marvelous climate, beautiful views, trendy shops and boutiques, interesting museums, and a vibrant nightlife. Don’t miss out on the included excursion along the breathtakingly beautiful Amalfitan Coast.

Day 7: Sorrento
Enjoy this town, situated on a plateau high above the waters of the Bay of Naples and with truly spectacular views as far as towering Vesuvius. Sorrento’s terraces, hung with flowers, jut from winding streets and alleys above a small harbor. Streets are filled with shops, cheerful bars, and cafés.

Day 8: Sorrento–Rome
A comfortable drive northwards this morning for arrival in Rome, well in time to enjoy most of the afternoon and evening.

Day 9: Rome
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.