Rome. Pompeii. Amalfi Coast. Tuscany.

A cinematic highlight reel of Italy's most stunning sites.  



What’s Included

Accommodations
8 night, four star accommodations
Hotel city tax & tips covered

Transportation
Private, air conditioned, first class transportation in a Mercedes van between all listed cities
Professional, English speaking driver
Private transfer from Rome FCO to your hotel in Rome
Jetfoil round trip from Sorrento to Capri
Local minibus on the Island of Capri
Private transfer from your Rome hotel to the Fiumicino Airport FCO

Meals and Drinks
Buffet breakfast daily (B)
Welcome dinner with drinks in Rome (D)
A special farmhouse lunch with drinks in Sorrento (L)
Wine tasting at a charming winery in San Gimignano
Farewell lunch in Orvieto (L)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Historic Centre of Rome
Archeological Sites in Pompeii
The Amalfi Coast
Historic Centre of Florence
Historic Centre of Siena
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

What’s Not Included

Airfare, Travel Insurance, and any additional Meals or Transfers not listed above
Gratuities to local guides and drivers


 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Rome
Benvenuto and welcome to the Eternal City! With a private driver awaiting your arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport FCO, and a celebratory dinner waiting in the heart of Rome, choose between settling in or exploring about – a Roman Holiday atmosphere will ensure that golden slumbers are enjoyed by all. (D)

  • Private transfer from Rome Fiumicino Airport FCO to your hotel
  • Welcome dinner at a fun local restaurant

Day 2 - Rome
Consider pairing a double espresso alongside your first Italian breakfast, as the ensuing tour of Rome’s most prized possessions might just blow you away. You’ve seen the Colosseum, St. Peter's Square, and perhaps even the Pantheon before – but as you’ll find firsthand – not even IMAX 3D can do them justice… and that’s only a taste of the many stops in store. (B)

  • Private guided walking tour with a local connoisseur through Rome’s Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona... and more!
  • Private guided visit inside the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, with our local specialist

Day 3 - Pompeii & Sorrento
Tour through time with a walk in Pompeii as you embark up the Amalfi Coast, stopping next for a farm-fresh lunch overlooking the idyllic Bay of Naples from sweet Sorrento. (B, L)

  • Private walking tour with a local guide of Pompeii, the ancient Roman colony destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD
  • Visit a farmhouse above the Sorrento hills and enjoy an authentic lunch of local specialties
  • Learn how to make mozzarella and limoncello

Day 4 - Capri
Travel by boat to the island of Capri – known around the world for its breathtaking natural beauty, chic shopping scene, and fine-dining options (i.e. the classic Italian pairing of tomatoes and mozzarella takes its name from here!) This magical island has been attracting celebrities from Ernest Hemingway, Audrey Hepburn to nowadays Harrison Ford and Tom Cruise. (B)

  • Jetfoil round trip Sorrento to Capri 
  • Private guided visit of Capri & Anacapri
  • Entrance to the Gardens of Augustus

Day 5 - Amalfi Coast
Let the Mediterranean Sea breeze guide you through the colorful coastal villages of Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi, where an air of ease and elegance graces charming old chapels, cute little cafés, and the quintessentially-quaint main streets that house them. (B)

  • Private drive along one of the most romantic, scenic drives in all the world: the famed “Divine Coast”
  • Entrance to Villa Cimbrone, where a special view of the Tyrrhenian Sea from the “Terrace of Infinity” awaits

Day 6 - Florence
Now with the wind at your back, travel to the rolling hills of Tuscany, where the warm sun will have Florence – cradle of the Renaissance – blossom before you. (B)

  • A city-walk through the Piazza Santa Croce and its Basilica, the famous Signoria Square, the fantastic Duomo and Giotto’s Gothic Bell Tower, the Baptistery’s ornate “Gate of Paradise” bronze door, the beloved “Ponte Vecchio” stone bridge, and the Palazzo Vecchio, within which you’ll find artistic masterpieces and the incredible Loggia Dei Lanzi courtyard

Day 7 - Siena & San Gimignano
Marvel at the memory of medieval life: Siena’s thirteenth-century Piazza del Campo and the historic towers of San Gimignano, perched above Tuscany’s miraculous Elsa Valley, will complement your local wine-tasting experience with a dreamy, authentic, and imaginative flair. (B)

  • Visit Piazza del Campo, where the medieval-style Palio horse races still take place
  • Visit the medieval city of San Gimignano, “Town of Towers,” known around the world for its Vernaccia grapes
  • Wine tasting at a local Tuscan vineyard

Day 8 - Orvieto & Rome
Return to Rome, though not without first stopping for the must-see city of Orvieto, center of the Etruscan civilization, where the past three thousand years are ever on display off Umbria’s tufa cliffs. (B, D)

  • Visit a 14th-century Gothic Cathedral
  • Farewell lunch and goodbye toasts
  • Private travel to Rome for your last night

Day 9 - Rome
Time to pack your bag, enjoy your final espresso and… Arrivederci Roma! (B)

  • Complimentary private travel to Rome Fiumicino Airport FCO 
 
(B)reakfast, (L)unch or (D)inner included