"Rome was not built in a day"... and one cannot enjoy all its beauty in a day either. Our tour Eternal Rome with the incomparable Amalfi Coast makes for a one-of-a-kind vacation that will give you the chance to enjoy the marvelous Eternal City. Add to it the magical isle of Capri and the uniquely preserved ancient city of Pompeii. This popular package may be personalized with your arrival to and departure from Naples and may be combined with our "Sicilian Fever" or “Baroque Treasures of Puglia” for a more in-depth discovery of la Bella Italia! Featuring Rome (3 nights), Amalfi (3 nights), Sorrento (2 nights) with visits to Capri, Positano, Ravello and Pompeii.
- Eight nights’ accommodation in select centrally located hotels
- Buffet breakfast daily, hotel taxes and service
- Airport and rail station transfers by private car and driver Rome, Naples, Amalfi & Sorrento
- Rome collective guided sightseeing including the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel
- First-class rail Rome to Naples
- Excursion to Pompeii
- Full day Amalfi Coast Excursion with Positano and Ravello
- Full day Capri Island Excursion
- Optional VIP Luggage Assistance at Rome Termini Station and at Naples Centrale Rail Station
DAY 1 - ROME
Arrival by private car with driver from Rome FCO Airport to Rome Hotel. After checking in to your centrally-located hotel, you will have ample time to unpack, relax and freshen up prior to jump starting your visit with an independent stroll through Rome to see the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and many other sites of Baroque Rome.
DAY 2 - ROME
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, enjoy an early afternoon collective guided tour of Ancient and Imperial Rome, highlighting the Circus Maximus, the Arch of Constantine, Trajan's Column, the Roman and Imperial Forums and an interior visit to the Colosseum.
DAY 3 - ROME
Buffet breakfast at hotel and depart for a collective tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, where you will have a chance to admire Michaelangelo's recently restored frescoes with skip the line access. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore this cosmopolitan city at your own pace. Perhaps enjoy a tartufo ice cream in Piazza Navona or window shop along the Via del Corso.
Day 4 – ROME / NAPLES / AMALFI
Buffet breakfast at the hotel and check out. Private car transfer to Rome Termini Rail Station. Board your first class high speed train to Naples. Upon arrival, transfer to Amalfi, one of the four former Italian Maritime Republics. Check in and room assignment. Dinner on own arrangements and overnight.
Day 5 – AMALFI / CAPRI / AMALFI
Buffet breakfast at hotel and depart for a full day small group collective island tour to Capri. Pass the Natural Arch, Santa Croce Bay and Furore Fjord. Stop at Marina di Praia for a photo stop. Cruise past Praiano and Positano and the Li Galli Islands where Ulysses encountered mermaids. We circumvent the Island of Capri by sea, viewing the White Grotto, the Faraglioni Rocks, Marina Piccola, the Green Grotto and optional visit to the famous Blue Grotto (weather and sea conditions permitting). Disembark in Marina Grande.
DAY 6 – AMALFI / POSITANO / RAVELLO / MINORI / MAIORI / AMALFI
Buffet breakfast at hotel and enjoy a full day private car, driver and local English speaking guide to tour along the Amalfi Coast with visits to Positano, Ravello, Minori and Maiori. “La Divina Costiera” with its high cliffs descending to the sea, its small resort towns dramatically hugging the coast, its hospitable people rich in history and tradition will leave you breathless!
DAY 7 – AMALFI / SORRENTO
Buffet breakfast at hotel and check out. Private car transfer from the Amalfi hotel to your Sorrento hotel. Check in and room assignment. Balance of the day at leisure. Perhaps explore the historic center of Sorrento with its impressive Dome and 13th century cloister, enjoy shopping or bask by the pool and sip a spritz!
DAY 8 – SORRENTO / POMPEII / SORRENTO
Buffet breakfast at hotel and depart for a half day excursion to Pompeii with a collective tour service. Enjoy a guided tour of the excavation site, a once-thriving Roman seaside resort buried under molten ash during the 79 A.D. eruption of nearby Mt. Vesuvius. Return to Sorrento in the afternoon.
DAY 9 – SORRENTO / NAPLES
Buffet breakfast at hotel and check out. Private car transfer to Naples Capodichino Airport, central rail station, port, or extend your stay in Italy.
Accommodation, Departure Dates and Prices
FIRST CLASS PACKAGE
Hotel Empire Palace, Veneto Palace in Rome
Hotel Luna Convento, La Bussola in Amalfi
Hotel Central, Cristina in Sorrento
PRICING PER PERSON, DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
VALID FOR TRAVEL APRIL 1, 2020 - JUNE 30, 2020 & SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 - OCTOBER 31, 2020*
PARTY SIZE FIRST CLASS PACKAGE
Single Supplement $1,500.00
VALID FOR TRAVEL JULY 1, 2020 - AUGUST 31, 2020
PARTY SIZE FIRST CLASS PACKAGE
Single Supplement $1,400.00
*Easter departures are available for a supplement
Extra nights at any of the included hotels are available upon request at a supplementary cost based on travel dates. Vacation may be personalized to suit. Larger parties welcome. Please contact us for a price quote and details. Larger parties welcome, contact us for a price quote.