Semi escorted tour 8 days- 7 nights
English language available from April to October departure
from Tuesday to Sunday
French language available from May to October on request
Based on min.1 dbl/ twn
Departure TimeApril to October departure from Tuesday to Sunday
IncludedEmerald TourDeparture TaxesEntry FeesPersonal GuideBreakfast
Not IncludedBarbecue areaBus parkingWI – FIDrinks at mealsTips, extras5 Star Accommodation
Day 1 - Rome
Arrival at Rome Fiumicino airport and transfer to your hotel. Free time to explore the city on yourown. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 – Rome
Breakfast at hotel. Pick up at hotel with your English speaking guide for an half day guided tour to Eternal City including Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Navona Square, Castel Sant’ Angelo ( no visit inside ) and St. Peter Basilica (just outside when religiuos holidays are celebrating on Sundays and Wednesdays). The tour ends in St. Peter Square. Time free at leisure in the afternoon. Back to your hotel on your own and overnight.
Day 3 – Rome /Naples/ Pompei/ Sorrento
Breakfast at hotel, check out and pick up at hotel for a full day tour to Naples and Pompeii. Today you will enjoy exploring at first Naples towards the port of Mergellina and following the ancient fishing quarter of Santa Lucia with the impressive Castel dell’Ovo. Then proceed to the historical centre to see Piazza del Plebiscito, the RoyalPalace, the Basilica of San Francesco di Paola, the San Carlo Opera House, the Gallery of Umberto I and the Maschio Angioino. Crossing the fertile valley of Mount Vesuvius, passing the towns of Ercolano, Torre del Greco and Torre Annunziata before arriving finally at Pompeii where we will stop for lunch. In the afternoon a dedicated licensed local guide will lead you to this ancient city which was partially destroyed and buried following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Its excavation has provided an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city during ancient Rome. Proceed to your hotel in Sorrento by a private transfer. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 - Sorrento/Capri / Sorrento
After breakfast transfer to the harbourof Sorrento and board on a jetboard to reach Capri island. Once there take the minibus or chair lift to visit Anacapri where you will have the chance to admire Villa S. Michele and Augustus Gardens ( tickets included ) before board into a motorboat and visit the splendid Blue Grotto( optional excursionalso depending from weather conditions). Free time at leisure. Late afternoon back to the hotel in Sorrento by jetboat. Dinner and overnight
Day 5 - Sorrento
Breakfast at hotel. Today the entire dayis at leisure to explore the area on your own. Overnight at hotel
Day 7 – Vatican Museumsand Imperial Rome
Breakfast at hotel. At about 07:00 a.m. pick up at hotel for an half day tour ( 4 hours ) to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & S. Peter Basilica ( just outside on Papal audience on Wednesdays). The tour begins crossing Piazza delle Repubblica with the Fountain of the Nayads and Aurelian walls. On arrival at the Vatican Museums your guide will lead you to the beautiful Spiral staircase continuingthrough the Gallery of the Tapestries and finally in the famous Sistine Chapel. Free time to visit St. Peter Basilica. End of the tour and lunch on your own.
Day 8 – Rome / Leonardo da Vinci FCO Airport
Breakfast at hotel. Check out and private transfer to FCO airport for your flight back home.
The tour includes
- 7 nightsin 4**** selected hotels
- 2 dinnersin Sorrento
- Transfer from Fiumicino airport to Hotel in Rome R/T
- Sightseeing regular tours to Classical Rome, Vatican Museums and Imperial Rome
- Sightseeing regular tours to Naples & Pompeii from Rome
- 1 lunch in Pompeii
- Private transfer Pompeii / Sorrento
- Full day regular tour in Capri & Anacapri including transfer from /to hotel in Sorrento with hydrofoilto Capri R/T and minibus/ chairlift for Anacapri.
- Transfer from Sorrento to Naplesrailway station
- Frecciarossa train ticket on 2° class from Naplesto Rome
- Private transfer from Termini railway station to Hotel in Rome city center
- Licensed local guide ( Rome, Capri, Pompeii )
- Entrance fees to Pompeii excavations, Colosseum and Vatican Museums Augustus Gardens & Villa S. Michele in Anacapri.
The tour does not include
- Tips, extras
- Drinks at meals
- Anything not mentioned in " the tour includes "