Southern Pearls from Rome – 2019
Explore Italy’s South with guided visits to Naples and Pompeii. Taste typical Neapolitan food. See the infamous Blue Grotto and the Amalfi Coast.
Itinerary – Rome – Naples – Pompeii – Sorrento – Capri – Positano – Rome
Day 1 – ROME-NAPLES-POMPEII-SORRENTO
Upon arrival in Naples our local guide will take us for a walking tour of the historical centre to admire Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, Piazza del Municipio, the Gallery of Umberto I, the San Carlo Opera House. Upon leaving the city, continue to Pompeii. After lunch in a typical restaurant with Neapolitan specialities, visit a coral and cameo factory where we will have the opportunity to admire and purchase items made with a technique dating back to the Greek times. Visit Pompeii – the ancient Roman city that was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AC. This archaeological journey through the ancient city will give you an understanding of the Roman culture at that time. Proceed to Sorrento, the gateway of Amalfi coast with colourful historical centre and pretty waterfront with fishing boats and new Marina Grande cruise pier. Check in at the hotel in Sorrento, dinner and overnight.
Meals: L D
Day 2 – SORRENTO – CAPRI – SORRENTO
American buffet breakfast at the hotel, and departure at 07.30/7.45am to the island of Capri. You will board the ferry and arrive in Marina Grande. Once on the island you will visit, the Blue Grotto (weather permitting), and stop at the famous Piazzetta. A Minibus will take you up to Anacapri. After lunch in Anacapri, you will return to Marina Grande where you will board the ferry for your transfer back to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B L D
Day 3 – SORRENTO – POSITANO
American buffet breakfast at the hotel, and departure at 9.30 am to Positano via the breathtaking Amalfi Coast drive Check in at the hotel and time at leisure in Positano. Overnight. Dinner is not included
Day 4– POSITANO
American Buffet breakfast at the hotel and time at leisure to spend the day on the beach, have shopping or visit the near historic center of Amalfi. You can also visit the picturesque Ravello with the beautiful Villa Ruffolo and magnificent gardens of Villa Cimbrone. Have a romantic dinner in one of the pretty restaurants all around the harbor or in the center.
Overnight in Positano
Day 5 – POSITANO – POMPEII – ROME
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. Meeting point at the hotel at 2.30/3.00pm and transfer to Pompeii where you will join the bus to come back to Rome. Arrival in Rome around 9PM.
- 2 Accommodation in 4* hotels in Sorrento
- 2 accommodation in 4* hotels in Positano
- 4 American buffer breakfast
- 2 dinners (drinks NOT included) in Sorrento
- 1 lunch in Naples/ Pompeii (1 soft drink included)
- 1 lunch in Capri (drinks not included)
- Guided tour of Pompeii including entrance fee
- Full day excursion to Capri
- Visit of the BLUE GROTTO (weather permitting/ entrance fee oncluded)
- Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air-conditioning
- Multilingual Tours English – Spanish – French
*City Tax not included and must be paid directly at the hotel on check out