Affordable tours: 12 days Rome amalfi coast and Venice
- Private tour of Ancient Rome
- Private tour of Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
- Private tour of the Amalfi Coast
- Private guided tour in Capri
- Gondola ride
- “Cicchetti” tasting
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- 4 nights at Hotel Maison Tofani 4**** in Sorrento – 1 double classic room
- 4 nights at Hotel Trevi Collection 4**** in Rome – 1 double classic room
- 3 nights at Hotel Antiche Figure 3***S in Venice – 1 double classic room
- Breakfast at the hotels
- Private transfers with luxury car and English speaking driver for all mentioned transfers
- Private transfers with water taxi and English speaking water chauffeur for all mentioned transfers
- Private driver-guide for a full day tour along the Amalfi Coast
- Private English speaking guide in Capri (3 hours)
- 2nd class train tickets from Naples to Rome
- Private English speaking guide in Rome for “Ancient Rome” tour (3 hours)
- Private English speaking guide in Rome for “Vatican City” tour (3 hours)
- 2 skip the line tickets for Colosseum and Imperial Fora
- 2 skip the line tickets for Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
- 2nd class train tickets from Rome to Venice
- Private English speaking assistant at your arrival in Venice
- Private porter at your arrival in Venice
- Private English speaking guide in Venice (2 hours)
- Gondola ride in Venice (30 minutes)
- Cicchetti tasting and bottle of Prosecco during gondola ride
- Private English speaking guide in Venice (2 hours)
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Municipality tax at hotels: they have to be paid directly at hotels
- All meals not mentioned in the program
- All transfers not mentioned in the program
- All that is not expressly listed in "THE TOUR INCLUDES"
Day 1 – Naples arrival / Sorrento
After your arrival at Naples airport, you will be greeted by your private English speaking driver for a direct transfer to your centrally located hotel in Sorrento: Maison Tofani 4****. Check in and rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 2 – Private tour of the Amalfi Coast
After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your personal English speaking driver for a full day tour along the Amalfi Coast. He will drive you to the enchanting rout of the “Divine Coast”: along the way, you will have stops for panoramic viewpoint to make some breathtaking pictures. Then, you will have free time to discover and relax on the top of Positano, a small village with Mediterranean styled pure white houses with bougainvillea plants that cover part of the facades. On the way to Amalfi, you will visit a Ceramic shop in Conca dei Marini. At the end of your visit, your driver will bring you to the nearby Amalfi, one of the oldest maritime republics. Here, you will have free time for lunch, at your leisure. You can choose a lunch overlooking the sea or in a typical little Italian “piazza” surrounded by typically southern Italian scenery. After lunch, free time to wander through the labyrinthine streets and admire the magnificent and imposing facade of the cathedral of Saint Andrea with her unique Arab Norman and Romanesque Style. Later, your driver will escort you to Ravello for relaxing moments on the pittoresque square where you will admire the magnificent panorama who inspired poets, philosophers and beauty lovers of any time. After this tour, your driver will be ready to take you back to your hotel in Sorrento. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 3 – Sorrento/Capri, full day tour in Capri
Breakfast at the hotel. On this day, you will have the chance to enjoy the splendid sea surrounding the strip of land that is the Sorrentina Peninsula and discover the secrets of the Island of Capri. You’ll get to the port with your English speaking driver for embarkation on the Ferry boat for a transfer to Capri (approx. 30 minutes). During the journey you will be able to breathe in the healthy brackish sea water while admiring the gorgeous Sorrento Coast. After the arrival at the western coast of Capri, you will meet your personal English speaking driver together with your personal English speaking guide that will escort you on a private trip around the island so to appreciate at its best the beautiful sceneries, like the Faraglioni Rocks, the numerous caves like the Blue Grotto, famous all over the world for its intense azure color, “Tiberius’s Leap”, where, according to legend, the Roman emperor used to throw down to the rocks disobedient servants and unwelcome guests. You will discover the centre of Capri and Anacapri and stroll around visiting the famous and elegant ‘ Piazzetta’. At the end of the tour, your private driver will drive you to the main harbor of Capri. There you will take the public hydrofoil or fast ferry for a return to Sorrento port (30 minutes approx). Transfer from the port to the hotel on your own. Overnight in Sorrento
Day 4 – Sorrento
Today you will have a free day at your leisure
Day 5 – Sorrento / Naples / Rome
After breakfast and check out, meet at your hotel your private English speaking driver for a direct transfe to Naples railway station, to get your fast train to Rome. At your arrival reach on your own your centrally located hotel: Trevi Collection 4****. Check in and free time at your leisure. Overnight in Rome.
Day 6 – Rome, Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
After breakfast at the hotel, reach on your own the Vatican Museum, where you will meet your private English speaking guide. There are no queues and no waiting in long lines as your specialist guide introduces you to the masterpieces of such great painters as Raffaello and Michelangelo. This is one of the greatest collections of art in the world, a collection gathered over the centuries by the Popes of the Catholic Church. You will be enthralled and enchanted by the stunning vision of the Sistine Chapel and also continuing on to the “Cortile della Pigna” ("Court of the Pinecone") and the celebrated Raphael’s rooms. Finally you will have direct access into Saint Peter's Basilica. After the tour you will be free to spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Rome.
Day 7 – Ancient Rome guided tour
After breakfast reach on your own the Ancient part of the Eternal city: Colosseum and Imperial For a, where you will meet your private English speaking driver. With direct access to this remarkable landmark and no waiting in long lines; you will be awestruck even before entering. Once inside, your personal guide will bring to life the ancient world of the various emperors, noblemen, aristocrats, gladiators and wild beasts that once populated this building. At the end of the tour lunch will be served in a really nice restaurant with a stunning view of the Colosseum. After lunch you will be free to enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Rome.
Day 8 – Rome free day
Today you will be free to enjoy Rome at your leisure.
Day 9 – Rome / Venice
After breakfast and check out at the hotel. Reach on your own Termini railway station in Rome. You will arrive in 3 hours and 45 minutes in Venice, at Santa Lucia train station. Upon arrival, you will meet your personal English speaking assistant and porter, and together you will reach your hotel: Antiche Figure 3***superior. Check in at the hotel and rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 10 – Venice free day
Today you will be free to enjoy Venice at your leisure.
Day 11 – Venice walking tour and gondola ride with cicchetti tasting and Prosecco
After breakfast, meet at your hotel your private personal guide at the “stazio” and start a perfect tour for those who want to know the history of Venice starting from the most important site of the city: Saint Mark’s Square. The tour consists of a visit of Saint Mark’s Square and the explanation of its main monuments: Basilica (outside), Doge’s Palace (outside), Bridge of Sighs, Clock Tower, Bell Tower. At the end of the tour your guide will accompany you to the “stazio” to get your private gondola for a romantic and amazing ride around the neighborhood of San Tomà. Throughout the tour you will make some appetizing stops, enabling you to sample "cicchetti" (classic Venetian appetizers) made with the best ingredients found in the city accompanied by a bottle of Prosecco. At the end of the ride meet your A gastronomic and historical tour of this wonderful ancient city on the lagoon; perfect for those who want their journey to be a unique, unforgettable experience. From now you will have the rest of the afternoon at your free disposal.
Day 12 – Venice departure
After breakfast and check out, according to your departure flight, meet at your hotel your private English speaking driver for a direct transfer to Venice airport to get your flight back home.