Embrace the rich scenery, art, culture, food and wine of Southern Italy. Uncover Classic Rome's myriad treasures and embark on an in-depth guided visit of the spectacular Colosseum. Explore the breathtaking scenery of Italy's coastline, from the dramatic beauty of the Amalfi Coast to the charms of seaside Sorrento. Board a ferry to the Isle of Capri and bear witness to vistas that capture the shimmering allure of this beautiful island. Visit the renowned National Archaeological Museum and the monastery of Montecassino. See the ancient Greek temples of Paestum and discover Pompeii's ruins. Stop at a local winery at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, learn how mozzarella cheese is made, and sip on some real-deal limoncello. Every day brings another incredible experience on your tour of Rome and the Amalfi Coast.
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2019
- 9 Days
|Day 1||Rome||Overnight Flight: Your adventure begins with an overnight flight to Italy. Journey through southern Italy and experience its rich scenery, art, culture, food and wine.|
|Day 2||Rome||Rome, Italy - Tour Begins: Your tour opens in the 'Eternal City' of Rome! Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner featuring wines and local delicacies.|
|Day 3||Rome||Rome: This morning you may join an optional tour* to the magnificent treasures of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Later, we set out on a panoramic tour of Classical Rome featuring the Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, the Circus Maximus, and the Arch of Constantine, followed by an in-depth, guided visit of the spectacular Colosseum. Then, contemporary Rome is highlighted through the legendary Piazza Navona.|
|Day 4||Rome||Rome - Montecassino - Amalfi Coast: Journey to the Amalfi Coast.** En route, make a stop at the Benedictine monastery of Montecassino which is perched on a mountaintop south of Rome. Discover its rich history while exploring the monastery's ornate chapel, peaceful courtyards and fascinating museum.|
|Day 5||Amalfi Coast||Amalfi Coast - Sorrento - Amalfi - Minori - Amalfi Coast: Begin your day exploring the popular and charming seaside resort town of Sorrento. This afternoon you'll do a double-take as you travel to one of Italy's most-spectacular destinations, Amalfi. Spend some time on your own to explore this stunning seaside town before continuing on to Minori, where you'll get to sample some of the local specialties at a family-owned limoncello factory. Savor a traditional Italian afternoon break at a local cafe and pastry shop, then enjoy an evening at leisure.|
|Day 6||Amalfi Coast||Amalfi Coast - Paestum - Amalfi Coast: After breakfast, discover one of Italy's most surprising products during a tour of a local buffalo milk mozzarella factory. Visit Paestum next, where a local guide escorts you through some of the best-preserved Greek temples outside of Greece. Enjoy dinner at a popular local restaurant.|
|Day 7||Amalfi Coast||Amalfi Coast - Capri - Amalfi Coast: Explore a Mediterranean paradise on the sparkling Bay of Naples when you embark from the port of Salerno and cruise to the wonderful Isle of Capri. Pass the hill towns, colorful homes, lush gardens, and architectural marvels that dot the dramatic Amalfi Coast. On Capri, enjoy a locally guided minibus tour before setting out on your own to admire the charming town of Anacapri and its grand views of the island and the Bay of Naples. Afterward, ride the funicular back toward the Marina Grande, where the ferry waits to return you to the Amalfi Coast.|
|Day 8||Amalfi Coast||Amalfi Coast - Pompeii - Winery - Amalfi Coast: Today, experience the excavated ruins of Pompeii at the foothills of Mount Vesuvius. See the preserved original buildings of a typical Roman town from 2,000 years ago as a local guide provides you with an in-depth historical tour of this remarkable archaeological site. At the foot of Mount Vesuvius, stop at a local winery to savor the famous Lacryma Christo wines and enjoy a typical Neapolitan lunch.|
|Day 9||Amalfi Coast||Amalfi Coast - Naples - Rome: Bid addio to the Amalfi Coast and head to colorful and vibrant Naples. Enjoy a visit to the fascinating National Archaeological Museum, one of the finest in the world. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner and salud to the completion of a marvelous visit to Italy.|
|Day 10||Rome||Rome - Tour Ends: Your tour comes to a close today.|
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- * NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.