WONDERS OF ITALY: FROM THE AMALFI COAST TO VENICE

Specially designed for first time visitors and for those who love classic Italian destinations

LAZIO - CAMPAGNA - TUSCANY - VENETO
PRIVATE TRANSFER & TRAIN TRANSFER
4 STARS HOTEL - BOUTIQUE HOTEL
MIN. 2 - MAX 6 PEOPLE
ARRIVAL AT ROME (FCO) / DEPARTURE FROM VENICE (VCE)

WONDERS OF ITALY: FROM THE AMALFI COAST TO VENICE
Code: BIT-15000

Italy is a never ending love story and this tour contains all the ingredients to fall in love with the Bel Paese! 11 days to be enchanted by the timeless charm of the most iconic Italian destinations through exclusive private tours of Venice, Rome, Florence, the Chianti Valley, Pompei, and the Amalfi Coast, and live unforgettable experiences.

Join this tour and you will longer to visit Italy again and again...

 

Visit ICONIC ITALIAN DESTINATIONS and immerse yourself in authentic experiences, including:

 

  • Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St.Peter’s Basilica 3-hour with private guide
  • Pompeii 2-hour walking tour with private guide
  • Amalfi Coast Scenic Tour with private driver
  • Florence, “The Cradle of the Italian Renaissance”: Florence 3-hours walking tour of the city with private guide;
  • Chianti Valley Half-Day Private Tour including: private transfer, winery tour, hands-on cooking class, lunch and wine tasting;
  • Venice, the “Floating City”
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DAY 1  Pick-up at Rome Airport and drop-off to the Hotel

BENVENUTO, WELCOME TO ROME! After your arrival at Rome Airport, our driver will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. CHECK IN at the hotel and enjoy some time for relaxation after your long journey to the “Eternal City”. Lunch and dinner will be on your own. OVERNIGHT STAY IN ROME AT 4-STAR HOTEL ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 2 Vatican Museums, Sisitine Chapl & St. Peter's Basilica 3 hours' walking tour with private guide.

ENJOY BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL. After breakfast, our driver will transfer you to the Vatican Museums. Here you will be met by our expert guide who will lead you through the works of art, of the VATICAN MUSEUMS. Vatican Museums is a unique experience that must be experienced at least once in a lifetime. This visit is a long and interesting trip that will fill you with emotions through more than twenty centuries of history and art. Next we will visit THE SISTINE CHAPEL, including the rooms of Raphael and the art gallery Pinacoteca (just a small part of their extensive priceless collection). The Sistine Chapel is a must-see for your trip, as the site draws more than 5 million visitors per year (more than the population of Norway!). Last but not least, visit the ST. PETER’S BASILICA, the largest church in the world. The basilica which is home to the Holy See and considered the most important religious temple of the Catholicism. Lunch will be on your own. After the morning tour, you will have leisure time to explore the city center. Enjoy some of the best shopping in the world while immersing yourself in the architecture and history of Italy’s capital. Rome will keep you intrigued long after you have left. We recommend that you visit the Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, or Piazza di Spagna. Enjoy Dinner on your own. OVERNIGHT STAY IN ROME AT 4-STAR HOTEL ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 3  Leisure time in Rome

ENJOY BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL. Leisure time to explore Rome city center. Enjoy some of the best shopping in the world while immersing yourself in the architecture and history of Italy’s capital. Rome will keep you intrigued long after you have left.We recommend that you visit the Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, or Piazza di Spagna. Lunch and dinner will be on your own. OVERNIGHT STAY IN ROME AT 4-STAR HOTEL ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 4  Transfer to Sorrento

BREAKFAST and CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Rome train station by private transfer and catch the high-speed train to NAPLES (standard class seats, transfer time: approx. 1h and 30 min). Once arrived to Naples, you will be met by our driver and transferred to Sorrento. Spend your time exploring the stunning sights of Sorrento, famous for its ceramics, lacework, and woodwork. Find a new favorite local artist and take a piece of your trip with you to return home after your journey.This region is the home of limoncello, a traditional lemon digestif alcohol, which you can enjoy in countless cafes as you gaze out at cliffs plunging into the sea. Enjoy dinner on your own in the city. OVERNIGHT STAY IN SORRENTO AT BOUTIQUE B&B ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 5 Pompeii 2 hours' tour with private guide

ENJOY BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL. After breakfast, our driver will transfer you to POMPEII ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE (transfer time: approx. 1h). Here you will be met by our expert guide who will help in collecting your entrance tickets to Pompeii Excavations. Imagine being able to take a look at the living past, as if stepping back in history with a time machine. On this 2-HOUR TOUR of the magnificent Pompeii, you will literally be able to walk through the actual streets where Roman history took place. Our expert guide will lead you down pathways where you will discover the architectural masterpieces of the past. After the tour, our driver will transfer you back to Sorrento. Lunch will be on your own. Leisure time in the afternoon. The dinner will be on your own. OVERNIGHT STAY IN SORRENTO AT BOUTIQUE B&B ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 6 Amalfi Coast scenic tour with private driver

ENJOY BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL. After breakfast, our driver will take you to a breathtaking scenic tour along the AMALFI COAST, a scenic part of the coastline that extending from Positano to Vietri sul Mare through Amalfi. Imagine perfect turquoise water, plunging cliff lines, and warm-hued homes clinging to the cliffs— the Amalfi Coast will take your breath away.The first stop is POSITANO, a colorful small village is perched on the steep rocks of Monti Lattari overlooking the clear blue waters of the Gulf of Salerno. Here, you will enjoy beautiful views over unique landscapes from almost every corner of the city. After Positano, our next destination will be AMALFI, one of the most historic towns along the Amalfi Coast boasting, having had a glorious history as a maritime republic whose status joined the ranks of coastal powerhouses like Pisa, Venice, and Genoa. This history is reflected in the unique Arab-Sicilian architecture throughout the region. RAVELLO is our last stop before coming back to the hotel. This tiny village that sits back from the coast, perched at the top a cliff overlooking the sea with verdant gardens spilling over cascading clifflines. This enchanting city has been the inspiration of countless composers, musicians, and authors over the centuries. After the tour, you will be transferred back to the hotel and have time to enjoy dinner on your own. OVERNIGHT STAY IN SORRENTO AT BOUTIQUE B&B ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 7 Transfer to Florence, Florence 3 hours' walking tour with private guide

BREAKFAST and CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Naples train station by private transfer. From Naples Central Station you will catch the high-speed train to FLORENCE (standard class seats, transfer time: approx. 3h). After your arrival to Florence train station you will reach the hotel in your own. Lunch will be on your own. In the afternoon, you will be met at the lobby of your hotel by our expert guide who will lead through the beauties of Florence, the “cradle of the Italian Renaissance”: the Piazza Duomo with Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and Giotto’s Bell Tower (external visit), Piazza del Signoria with the imposing Palazzo Vecchio (external visit), the Ponte Vecchio (the old bridge) and the area of Santa Croce. Dinner will be on your own. OVERNIGHT STAY IN FLORENCE AT 4-STAR HOTEL ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 8  Chianti Valley private, half-day food tour experience: Chianti winery tour, hands-on cooking class, lunch, and wine tasting

BREAKFAST and CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL. After breakfast, our driver will transfer you to CHIANTI VALLEY - one of Italy’s main wine areas known all over the world for its iconic and prestigious Chianti wine. You will visit a family-run winery nestled in the heart of Chianti hills, where you will learn about their production process and see the wine at various stages of aging and enjoyment. You will then enjoy the wine through an AUTHENTIC HANDS-ON COOKING CLASS followed by lunch (with wine, of course!) Discover time-tested techniques for creating the best meal, including from-scratch pasta and perfectly simmered sauces. These techniques have remained secret in this valley for centuries, and we will unlock their traditions to create and enjoy the perfect meal. After lunch, you will be transferred back to Florence. OVERNIGHT STAY IN FLORENCE AT 4- STAR HOTEL ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 9 Transfer to Venice

BREAKFAST AND CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL. After breakfast, you will reach Florence train station on your own and catch the high-speed train to VENICE (standard class seats, approx. 2h). After your arrival at the Venice train station, you will be transferred to your hotel by private transportation. Lunch will be on your own. Leisure time in the afternoon. Dinner will be on your own. OVERNIGHT STAY IN VENICE AT 4-STAR HOTEL ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 10  Leisure time in Venice

ENJOY BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL. After breakfast, we recommend to visit one of the following places:

Venice main island: take in the sights of this distinguished marble city situated over 400 bridges and 150 canals. Enjoy lunch on your own, whether you want to hustle and bustle of a busy plaza or a quiet side-street serving up authentic Italian fare. Visit “must-see” areas like St.Mark Square and Ponte di Rialto Brindge

Venice Islands (Murano & Burano): Known as the glassmaking capital of Italy, Murano’s glassblowing tradition dates back to the 13th century. Check out the glass jewelry as well as chandeliers and lamps that are unique to this region. Burano, an archipelago of four islands linked by bridges, is a picturesque island known for its intricate lace artwork.

Vicenza, the City of Palladio: Famous for its 16th-century architecture by famed architect Andrea Palladio. Stroll its quaint streets to glimpse iconic architectural wonders and stop by the Olympic Theater to see a part of history.

Lunch and dinner will be on your own.

OVERNIGHT STAY IN VENICE AT 4-STAR HOTEL ACCOMMODATION, DOUBLE ROOM (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) WITH BED AND BREAKFAST SERVICE.

DAY 11 Transfer to Venice Airport

BREAKFAST and CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) according to your flight schedule. Arrivederci and we hope to see you again!

PRICE:

  • on request.

SERVICES INCLUDED:

  • Pick-up at Rome Airport (FCO) and drop off to the hotel in Rome by private transfer (Day 1);
  • 3 nights in Rome at 4-star hotel accommodation, double room (double occupancy) with bed and breakfast service (Day 1-4);
  • Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica 3-hour Tour with private guide from 9:00 am to 12:00 am: pick-up at the hotel and drop off to Vatican Museums, Vatican Museums 3-hour tour with private guide, entrance tickets to Vatican Museums. NOTES: Comfortable shoes suggested - we regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility - entrance to Churches requires a strict dress code. We cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress (Day 2);

  • Pick-up at the hotel and drop-off to Rome Train Station by private transfer, high-speed train from Rome to Naples (standard class seats, transfer time: approx. 1h and 15 min.), pick-up at Naples Train Station and drop-off to Sorrento by private transfer (Day 4);

  • 3 nights in Sorrento at Boutique B&B accommodation, double room (double occupancy) with bed and breakfast service (Day 4-7);

  • Pompeii Half-Day Tour: private transfer, Pompeii Archeological Site 2-hour walking tour with private guide (Day 5);

  • Amalfi Coast Scenic Tour with private driver (Day 6);

  • Pick-up in Sorrento and drop off to Naples Train station, high-speed train from Naples to Florence (standard class seats, transfer time: approx.3h), Florence 3-hour walking tour with private guide (Day 7);

  • 2 nights in Florence at 4-star hotel accommodation, double room (double occupancy) with bed and breakfast service (Day 7-9);

  • Chianti Valley Half-Day Tour including: private transfer, winery tour, hands-on cooking class, lunch and wine tasting (Day 8);

  • High-speed train from Florence to Venice (standard class seats, transfer time: approx.2h), private transfer to the hotel in Venice (Day 9);

  • 2 nights in Venice at 4-star hotel accommodation, double room (double occupancy) with bed and breakfast service (Day 9-11); 

  • Private transfer to Venice Airport (Day 11).

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:

-Flight ticket;
-Visa;
-City tourist taxes;
-Lunch and dinners not included in the section “SERVICES INCLUDED”;
-Basic medical insurance: on request;
-Tips and everything not mentioned in the section “SERVICES INCLUDED”.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Period: from April to November. Other months on request;

  • Prices have been calculated with a minimum of 2-6 pax;

  • Prices have been calculate with an occupancy of two pax each room;

  • Private transfers during the trip: during the trip, the private transfers will be arranged by car/minivan. The car/minivan can contain max. 1x20/23kg luggage per person and 1x10kg hand luggage per person;

  • We create our quotes based on the best possible options for accommodations and experiences currently available, taking into account your budget and timeframe of travel. Italy is a popular destination for travelers and the availability may change while you are making your final decision. If any of the accommodations and services listed above are no longer available, we will do out best to place them with others of the same quality; however, the itinerary presented above includes the best options currently available. We recommend reviewing the program and returning your acceptance, changes, or rejection as soon as possible;

  • The order of the day trips could be changed according to the supplier’s availability;

  • If some suppliers/travel experiences are not available they will replaced by others

  • of the same quality;

  • The travel agency is not responsible for extra costs due to delays/strikes;

  • We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility and difficulties in walking;

  • We reserve the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of our control;

  • Booking: advance booking is recommended;

  • Cancellation Policies: please see our Terms and Conditions.

PAYMENT:

-30% deposit at the time of booking (non-refundable).
-Balance 30 days prior to the departure date;
-In case of refund, the refund costs will be charged to the customer.

CONDITIONS & TERMS:

  • In case of cancellation after the booking, the organizer will keep the amount equal to 25% of the price referred to Article. 6, paid pursuant to art. 5 and can hold an additional sum equal to 5% of the price paid, as penalty for the reimbursement of the cost of individual practice management, cost of insurance coverage required at the time of conclusion of the contract or other services already given, except, in each case, the claim of the major damage pursuant to Art. 1382, paragraph 1, of Civil Code;

  • in case of withdrawal from 30 days to day of departure an amount equal to 100% of the price paid will be retained to the tourist.

  • It is, however, expressly excluded - pursuant to art. 32, paragraph 2, Code of tourism - the right of withdrawal of the customer as provided for in Art. 64 and ss. Legislative Decree no. 206/2005.

Services not included:

  • Flight ticket;
  • Visa;
  • City tourist taxes;
  • Lunch and dinners not included in the section “SERVICES INCLUDED”;
  • Basic medical insurance: on request;
  • Tips and everything not mentioned in the section “SERVICES INCLUDED”.