After your arrival at Rome’s airport you will be greeted by your private English speaking driver for a direct transfer to your hotel: Hotel Degli Artisti 4****. We will book 1 double superior room. Check in and free time at leisure. Degli Artisti Hotel is a cozy, elegant 4-star hotel in the heart of Rome, in the lovely neighborhood of the Ludovisi district on the Pincian Hill, a stone’s throw from the city’s main destinations. It has 35 large rooms and suites all featuring classic furnishing, exquisite fabrics and modern technologies. The Terrace Bar, on the rooftop, serves drinks, aperitifs, cocktails and delicious dinners in an exclusive location overlooking the beautiful garden of Saint Isidores College. Highly-qualified staff is always ready to assist with anything guests might need, including tickets and reservations for shows, events or restaurants.
Day 2 - Rome free day and Rome “By Night” tour
After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy your free morning and afternoon at leisure. In the evening meet your English speaking driver for a direct transfer to a lovely restaurant in the wonderful Trastevere neighborhood. There you will sample a traditional menu carefully selected by the chef made with only the freshest of ingredients. After dinner you will meet up again with your private English speaking driver, who will delight you with stories, legends and some history of the most famous Roman monuments. You will be able to admire, photograph and learn about their incomparable history by moonlight: this is a unique experience that Dragonfly Tours has reserved exclusively for you. After the tour your driver will accompany you back to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Today you will be free to enjoy Rome on your own.
Day 4 – Rome / Naples / Pompeii / Sorrento
After breakfast and check out from your hotel, you will meet your private English speaking driver who will escort you to the railway station for departure by fast train to Naples. Here you will be met by your private English speaking driver who will transfer you to Sorrento. Along the way, you will stop in Pompeii for an excursion at the incredible excavations. Here, together with your private English speaking guide, you will visit the archeological site and admire the ruins of this famous city that, in AD 79 was submerged by lava and ashes from the nearby volcanic eruption of Mt Vesuvius. You will be able to examine right close up the daily life of this Roman population and how it was devastated by one of the worst natural disasters in ancient history. The excavations of Pompeii are, due to their importance and relevance, the most visited archeological site in the world. After the visit, your driver will bring you to a winery close to Pompeii. Here, you will enjoy a guided tour inside the 4 hectares of the property, besides historical witnesses visit the vineyards and elegant cellars, and also the Museum of Wine in an Ancient Building from the 16th century. The tour winds up with a Wine Tasting together with some traditional Neapolitan dishes. After this experience your driver will accompany you to your hotel in Sorrento: Hotel Corallo 4****. We will book 1 superior with sea view and balcony. Check in and rest of the day at leisure. Located in the town of Sant’Agnello, just 2 km from the center of Sorrento, the Hotel Corallo is built on a cliff on the sea, with scenic terraces overlooking the Gulf of Naples, Mount Vesuvius and the Sorrento Peninsula. An elegant aristocratic home, the hotel was once a meeting point for intellectuals and artists, such as writer Luigi Pirandello, who stayed there in the Thirties. An exclusive blend of past and present, the hotel has 53 rooms, all elegantly furnished and equipped with a balcony or terrace with chaise lounges. The restaurant serves Mediterranean specialties from an à la carte menu featuring delicious, sophisticated dishes. Guests have access to the beach of La Marinella, just 50 m away, which can be reached via elevator or a walkway. Other facilities include a splendid infinity Jacuzzi on one of the scenic terraces, a solarium, a meeting room that can host up to 150 guests and a magnificent banquet hall.
Day 5 – Sorrento: free day
After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a free day in Sorrento.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, you will have the chance to enjoy the splendid sea surrounding the strip of land of the Sorrentina Peninsula and discover the secrets of the Island of Capri on board a private boat. Reach the port of Sorrento by private car service and here you will be met by your Captain. After a pleasant boat ride (of about 30 minutes) during which you are able to admire the gorgeous Sorrento Coastline, you will arrive in Capri. Only a boat trip will give you the most beautiful views of the island, many of which are inaccessible by land. By boat you can reach small hidden coves where you can swim or get a suntan and enjoy the island to the full extent of its beauty. The excursion includes the circumnavigation around the island where you can enjoy the blissful sceneries, like the Faraglioni Rocks, the numerous caves like the White Grotto, the Emerald Grotto and the Blue Grotto, famous all over the world for its intense azure color; entrance into the Grotto, is always subject to excellent weather conditions. The ticket, about 15 Euro per person, can only be paid on the spot, directly to the staff of the rowing boats that you need to take to enter the Grotto. During the tour, you can stop for a pleasant swim in the crystal-clear waters and if you wish, you can stop off for a walk in Capri and Anacapri and discover the Island. On your boat, you will find snorkeling equipment, drinks (water, beer, coca cola, limocello) and a classic Panino with fresh tomato and mozzarella. Your return to Sorrento is planned for 05:00 pm. Transfer back to your hotel, where you will have plenty of time to relax. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 7 – Sorrento to Positano
After breakfast and check out from your hotel, you will meet your private English speaking driver for a full day tour along the Amalfi Coast. You will discover the enchanting route of the “Divine Coast”: along the way and have stops at the panoramic viewpoints to take some breathtaking pictures. On the way to Amalfi, you will visit a Ceramic shop in Conca dei Marini with beautiful pottery of local production. At the end of your visit, your driver will bring you to Amalfi, one of the oldest Maritime Republics. Here you will have free time to wander through the labyrinth streets and alleys 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 where you will have free time to enjoy lunch at leisure. After lunch you will visit the small village, for relaxing moments on the picturesque square where you will be able to admire the magnificent panorama that has inspired poets, philosophers and beauty lovers for many centuries. After the tour, your driver will be ready to take you to your hotel in Positano: Hotel Buca Di Bacco 4****. We will book 1 double comfort room with sea view. Check in and the rest of the evening will be at leisure. The Buca di Bacco hotel enjoys a unique position in the heart of Positano, just a few steps from the crystal waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, whose beauty always enchants. This refined hotel offers well-appointed rooms and a wide range of services designed for guest comfort, including an internet point for free use, an excellent restaurant, a bar and beautiful panoramic terraces. The hotel's strategic position will allow you to explore the surroundings, characterized by fascinating places, where traditions are influenced by ancient influences. At the Buca di Bacco hotel, guests can enjoy breakfast in the cozy lounge or on the Leoni's terrace, dine on dishes that will delight every palate, or sunbathe on comfortable loungers with a marvelous view of the sea.
Day 8 – Positano: free day
After breakfast at your hotel you will have free time to enjoy Positano on your own.
Day 9 – Positano: free day
After breakfast at your hotel you will have free time to relax in Positano or perhaps go shopping.
Day 10 – Naples departure
After breakfast and check out, meet your private English speaking driver at your hotel, for a direct transfer to Naples airport for your flight back home.