Luxury 13 Days: Rome Sorrento Venice Florence
- Excursion in Amalfi
- Wine tour in Chianti area
- Ferrari Museum
- Uffizi Gallery
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- 2 nights at the hotel Centurion Palace 5*****L in Venice
- 4 nights at the hotel St. Regis 5*****L in Rome
- 3 nights at the hotel Excelsior Vittoria 5*****L in Sorrento
- 4 nights at the hotel Villa Medici 5***** L in Florence
- 1st class Train tickets from Rome to Naples
- 1st class Train tickets from Venice to Florence
- Public Hydrofoil tickets for Capri island from Sorrento and back , including r/t car transfers hotel/ port
- Arrival and departure transfers with private luxury car equipped with A/C
- Transfer R/T with private luxury car and English speaking driver from Naples to Sorrento
- Full day private luxury car for excursion in Amalfi
- Welcome dinner in Florence in a local, choosy and good restaurant with a 3 courses Tuscan menu without wine
- Full day tour private luxury car and English speaking driver for the visits at the wineries
- Visit of 2 wineries in the Chianti area with wine tastings
- Private luxury car for the visit in Maranello , including entrance fee at the Ferrari Museum and lunch in a typical restaurant (3 courses without wine)
- Professional, personal English speaking guide for a half day tour in Florence at the Uffizzi Gallery
- Professional, personal, English speaking guide in Rome : half day tour of Colosseum and Imperial Fora and Half day tour of Vatican Museum
- Professional, personal English speaking guide for a half day tour in Venice including ‘Cicchetti’ tasting with wines
- No waiting lines entrance tickets For:
- Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel / Imperial Fora and Colosseum / Uffizi Gallery
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Municipality taxes at hotels that have to be paid on arrival directly at each hotel
- Flight tickets for 2 passengers from Naples to Venice
- 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 - Rome
Arrival at Fiumicino airport. Meet your personal English speaking driver at the airport for a transfer to your centrally located hotel. Check- in at the hotel and rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Rome, Hotel St. Regis Grand 5*****L.
Day 2 - Rome
Breakfast in Hotel. Meet your private English speaking driver at the hotel for a transfer to the Colosseum. Here you will meet your private English speaking guide for a walking tour of Rome: you will visit the Ancient part of the Eternal city: Colosseum and Imperial Fora. Then, after the tour, there will be a private car at your disposal (3 hours in total) and you can see the Palatin hill, the Gianiculum, Spanish steps, Trevi fountain and some other wonderful place of Rome. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Rome, Hotel St. Regis Grand 5*****L.
Day 3 - Rome
Breakfast in hotel. Meet your private English speaking driver at the hotel for a transfer to the Vatican Museums. You will meet with your private English speaking guide at the entrance of the Vatican Museums. There are no queues and no waiting as your specialist guide introduces you to the masterpieces of such great painters as Raffaello, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. This 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 of the Sala dei Candelabri ( "Room of the Candelabras" ), continuing on to the Cortile della Pigna ( "Court of the Pinecone") and the celebrated Borgia Apartment, and finally direct access into Saint Peter's Basilica. It is impossible to remain indifferent in the face of imperial Roman architecture, which conquers visitors at first glimpse thanks to the history that permeates even the 'sanpietrini' (literally small Saint Peters) the famous black , squared blocks, that forms the flagging of several streets in the city center, named in this way after the huge Basilica of the Vatican city. Lunch will be free at your leisure and then, you can continue to walk on your own to the nearby Castel Sant'Angelo, originally erected as the tomb of Emperor Hadrian and his family, Palazzo di Giustizia ( "Palace of Justice" ) in the Prati neighborhood, the Chiesa del Sacro Cuore del Suffragio ("Church of the Sacred Heart of Suffrage") in neo-gothic style, and concluding with the Ara Pacis ("Altar of Augustan Peace"), dedicated by Augustus in 9 B.C. for peace in the Augustan age. Overnight in Rome, Hotel St. Regis Grand 5*****L.
Day 4 - Rome/Sorrento
After breakfast and check out at the hotel in Rome, your personal driver will wait in the lobby of the hotel for a transfer to the Termini train station: we reserved for you high speed train tickets to get to Naples, where you will arrive in 1 hours and 5 minutes. At the train station in Naples meet your English speaking driver that will bring you by private luxury car to your hotel. Check in at the hotel and rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Sorrento, Excelsior Vittoria 5*****L (accomodation in a classic room sea view).
Day 5 - Sorrento/Capri
After breakfast you will meet your English speaking driver for a transfer to the port and take the hydrofoil to Capri. The day is at your full leisure in Capri: you will have time to visit the island and, if you want, also the incredible “grotta azzurra”. In the afternoon get the hydrofoil back to Sorrento and at the port meet your driver that will transfer you back to your hotel. The rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Sorrento, Excelsior Vittoria 5*****L (accomodation in a classic room sea view).
Day 6 - Sorrento/Amalfi
After breakfast you will meet your English speaking driver for a day at your leisure in Amalfi. In the afternoon transfer back to Sorrento, at your hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Sorrento, Excelsior Vittoria 5*****L (accomodation in a classic room sea view).
Day 7 - Sorrento/Naples - Venice
After breakfast and check out at the hotel your personal driver is waiting for you for a transfer to the Naples Airport where you will have a flight to Venice. You will arrive at Venice airport , meet your English speaking driver with water taxi and transfer to your hotel :Centurion Palace 5*****L. Check in and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel Centurion Palace 5*****L.
Day 8 - Venice
After breakfast, meet your personal English speaking guide at your hotel and begin to discover the Lagoon city, including the most famous Canals. Explore a wealth of hidden sights not normally granted to visitors of this spectacular city: while walking with your private guide around the city, you will discover an array of fascinating "campi" (squares), buildings and Venetian churches, which will reveal a lesser-known aspect of this incredible city. Allow yourselves to be soothed by the magical imperfection of the Venetian streets and cast under the spell of its evocative atmosphere. Throughout the tour you will make some appetizing stops, enabling you to sample "i cicchetti" (classic Venetian appetizers) made with the best ingredients found in the city accompanied by well-known wines. Overnight at the hotel Centurion Palace 5*****L.
Day 9 - Venice/Florence
After breakfast, meet your private English speaking driver with water taxi for a transfer to S. Lucia train station. High speed train tickets are reserved for you to get to S. Maria Novella train station in Florence. Out of the train station in Florence, you will meet your personal English speaking driver with a private car will transfer you to your hotel. After check-in you will have the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel Villa Medici 5*****L.
Day 10 - Florence/Maranello /Florence
After breakfast, meet your private English speaking driver with for a direct transfer to Maranello. The road that link Florence to Maranello will be a real ' experience of a lifetime' for you: you will enjoy the outstanding views of several and interesting natural landscapes. Once arrived in Maranello there will be the visit at the Ferrari Museum. It has an exhibition area of 5 main halls (the Competition Hall, Cittadella Ferrari and Formula Uomo, the Victories Hall, the Grand Tourer Hall and the Temporary Exhibitions Hall) and also includes other areas offering different services (Ferrari Store, the café, driving simulators and photo point). After this interesting visit it is time to have lunch. The restaurant we reserved for you is in a walking distance from the museum. You will be able to taste dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients of the Emilia Romagna region, mixed together with a very good local wine. Moreover, being in touch with the staff of the restaurant you could come to know the legendary kindness and the experience in gastronomy of the Emilia Romagna region . After this delicious meal you will be ready, to come back to Florence with your private car and driver. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel Villa Medici 5*****L.
Day 11 - Florence
After breakfast you will meet your personal English speaking guide in the lobby of the hotel and will depart for a walking tour that will certainly remain in your heart: the Uffizi Gallery. The Gallery houses a superb collection of priceless art, originating in great part from the Medici family collection, enriched over the centuries by endowments, exchanges and donations, among which an important group of religious works stands out, resulting from the suppression of the monasteries and convents between the XVIII and XIX centuries. Here, you will find the richest collection in the world of works of the Tuscan school, Florentine in particular, among which: Cimabue, Michelangelo, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffaello. Without parallel is the collection of works by Sandro Botticelli. After this visit you will have the rest of your day at leisure. Overnight at the Hotel Villa Medici 5*****L.
Day 12 - Florence / Chianti area
There is a place in Tuscany that is synonymous with wines of excellence; this place is Chianti. Along with its "nectar of the Gods,” the Chianti region hills provide a spectacular view of pristine nature. You will meet your personal English speaking driver at your hotel for a direct transfer to the Chianti area. Your first stop will be at a property that extends over about 20 hectares (16 of Vineyard) and began its activities in 1974. You will have the tour of the premises and a delicious wine tasting. Later, your driver will take you to an ancient winery, dating back to 1,000 A.D. where you will have the opportunity to taste further varieties of Chianti, including their famous “Chianti Riserva”. Finally, you will be chauffeured in luxury back to your hotel in Florence and have the rest of your day at leisure. Overnight at the Hotel Villa Medici 5*****L.
Day 13 - Florence - departure
After check-out meet your personal English speaking driver in the lobby of the hotel, for a transfer from your hotel to Florence airport for your flight back home.