Rome and Sorrento 8 day tour

A wonderful program that starts in Rome where you will discover the most famous sights of the Eternal city. Visit the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and more.Then it's on to Sorrento and the scenic Amalfi Coast where you will enjoy breathtaking natural beauty, friendly people and wonderful food. Our first class private Italy tours are a nice blend of private guided visits and free time offering English speaking drivers and guides and centrally located first class hotels.

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DAY 1 — Rome

Arrival in the beautiful and exciting city or Rome where our local representative will meet you for your private transfer to your hotel. Free day on your own.

DAY 2 — Ancient Rome

Explore the world of the Caesars on half day private guided tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, St. Peter in Chains church, Circus Maximus and a the Palatine hill. Afternoon will be at leisure.

DAY 3 — Vatican Tour

Today with your private guide, avoid all the line ups as you enter the amazing Vatican Museum. You will visit several rooms that house some of the most spectacular collection of art in the world. You will then proceed to the Sistine Chapel where you will have time to view the incredible masterpiece ceiling by Michelangelo. Your tour continues into the imposing Basilica of Saint Peter and ends in the beautiful Saint Peter’s Square. Your afternoon is free to shop or perhaps try a delicious gelato!

DAY 4 — Rome - Pompeii - Sorrento

Today you will depart Rome with your English speaking driver heading south for the Bay of Naples and the charming town of Sorrento. On the way you will stop in Pompeii famous for its wonderfully preserved Roman town which was buried under ashes when the Mount Vesuvius volcano erupted in AD79. In Sorrento you will have free time in the afternoon to explore on your own.

DAY 5 — Amalfi Coast

Today be sure to remember your camera as you set off with your private driver along one of the most amazing coastal drives in the world, the Amalfi Coast. The road follows the dramatic coastline where from many scenic stops you will be able to take breathtaking photos. You will visit the towns of Positano, Ravello and Amalfi before returning to Sorrento in the late afternoon.

DAY 6 — Capri

Enjoy a wonderful day on the bustling and scenic Island of Capri. Together with your private guide,you will be transferred to the pier where you will board the ferry across the Bay of Naples.
Upon arrival at the Marina Grande you will take the Funicular to Capri.In the main square, Piazza Umberto, there is a pretty white church and several open-air cafes where you can sit and watch the world drift by. Leading off the square are medieval looking alleyways and arcades full of shops selling the island’s handicrafts such as clothing, coral and gold jewelry, shoes and ceramics. Admire the colorful gardens of Augustus overlooking the famed Faraglioni Rocks and Marina Piccola where Gracie Fields once lived.
Return to Sorrento by ferry.

DAY 7 — Sorrento

Today is a free day to enjoy in charming Sorrento.

DAY 8 — Arrivederci Italia

After check out from the hotel, our representative will pick you up for your private transfer to the Naples Airport for your departing flight.

Accommodations

  • Rome 3 nights
  • Sorrento 4 nights

Sightseeing

  • Private half day guided tour of Ancient Rome, including Colosseum entrance fees
  • Private half day guided tour of the Vatican, including Museum entrance fees
  • Visit of Pompeii including entrance fees and local guide
  • Private full day excursion to the Amalfi coast visiting Positano, Ravello and Amalfi
  • Private full day excursion to the Isle of Capri, including transportation and ferry tickets

Transfers

  • All transfers are private from and to airports and rail stations with assistance
  • Private transfer from city to city as per itinerary with English speaking drivers

Meals

  • Breakfast at hotels daily
  • Wine tasting and lunch in Castel Gandolfo Castelli Romani

Services

  • Assistance from our Road to Italy office in Rome and local representative offices throughout Italy
  • Local emergency contact number daily

Does not include

  • Airfare
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Tips and gratuities to drivers and local guides

Highlights

Cities Visited:

  • Rome
  • Pompeii
  • Sorrento
  • Positano
  • Amalfi
  • Ravello
  • Capri

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For a quote on this tour please contact us 1 800 848 8163

The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.


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