- ACCOMMODATION 4* HOTELS ARRIVAL TRANSFER FROM THE FCO/CIA AIRPORTS TO THE HOTEL IN ROME
- 3 HRS GUIDED WALKING TOUR IN ROME
- ACCOMMODATION IN 4* HOTELS
- DAILY BUFFET BREAKFAST
- 4 DINNERS (DRINKS NOT INCLUDED)
- 2 LUNCHES (DRINKS NOT INCLUDED)
- FULL DAY EXCURSION TO POMPEII
- FULL DAY EXCURSION TO CAPRI
- GROUND TRANSPORTATION BY DELUXE MOTOR COACH WITH AIR CONDITIONING
- RETURN TO ROME BY TOUR BUS
- SERVICES AND TAXES INCLUDED
- MULTILINGUAL TOUR
- ENTRANCE FEES
- TIPS, DRINKS, PORTAGE, EXTRAS
- MANDATORY CITY TAX (1.5-3 EURO, PER PERSON PER NIGHT)
- EVERYTHING THAT IS NOT MENTIONED UNDER “INCLUSIONS”
DAY 1 – ROME
Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight. Dinner is not included.
DAY 2 – ROME
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you will enjoy a 3 hrs “Discovering Rome”, walking tour (English only).You will be picked up at your hotel at about 9.00am. The tour will start from Largo Argentina and continue to Campo de’ Fiori, Piazza Farnese, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight. Dinner is not included.
DAY 3 – ROME/NAPLES/POMPEII/SORRENTO
American buffet breakfast. Pickup at 7.00am at the hotel and departure from Rome to Naples by coach with a multilingual Tour Escort. Upon arrival in Naples our local guide will take you for a walking tour of the historical center to admire Piazza del Plesbicito Royal Palace, Gallery of Umberto I, and the San Carlo Opera House. Continue to Pompeii, and enjoy a short visit to a coral and cameo factory. Lunch in a typical Restaurant, followed by a visit of the excavations of this ancient Roman city which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvio in 79 b.C. and buried under 4 to 6 meters of ash and stones. Proceed to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 4 – SORRENTO/CAPRI/SORRENTO
American buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure at 8.00am to the island of Capri. You will board the ferry and arrive in Marina Grande. Once on the island, you will visit the Blue Grotto (weather permitting), the Augustus Gardens and stop at the famous “Piazzetta”. A Minibus will take you up to ANACAPRI. After lunch in Anacapri, you will return to Marina Grande where you will board the ferry for your transfer back to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 5 – SORRENTO/CASTELLANA CAVES/LOCOROTONDO/ALBEROBELLO/NOCI
7.30am, pick up at your hotel or at the meeting point in Sorrento and departure for Apulia. Along the way you will visit the Castellana Caves discovered in 1938. The Grottos of Castellana are one of the most important attractions of Puglia and a natural heritage of inestimable value to Italy. The tour winds along a distance of 3 km, a unique guided tour of the caves to more than 60 meters deep in an amazing scenario made of stalactites, stalagmites, concretions, incredible shapes, fossils, canyons and caves with fantastic names; calcifica- tions from conformations and amazing colors solicit the imagination of children and adults. Time at leisure for lunch. After the visit to the Caves , will continue our journey to Locorotondo where you’ll enjoy a wine tasting in the local wine cellar. The journey continues to Alberobello the town of the “TRULLI” which is part of the Unesco Heritage list. The trulli are typical houses with a cone roof, used as homes and to store farmer utensils. Proceed to Noci. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6 – NOCI/LECCE/GALLIPOLI/OSTUNI/NOCI
Buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to Lecce famous for his baroque arts & architecture developed between the end of the XVI century and the first half of the XVII century. During the tour you will admire the rich and beautiful decora- tion of the St. Oronzo church, the basilica of Santa Croce and the Celestini palace and the roman amphitheatre. The tour will continue to Gallipoli, from the Greek Kallipolis meaning beautiful city, is a fishing village on the coast in southern Italy’s Puglia region. Gallipoli has a good old town built on a limestone island and linked to the mainland by a 16th century bridge. Its harbors are used by fishing boats and there’s plenty of fresh seafood. Free time for lunch and proceed to the village of Ostuni, also called “white town” because of its white walls and white painted houses. Return to the hotel in Noci. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 7 – NOCI/ MATERA/ SORRENTO (OR) ROME
Buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to MATERA. This town is internationally known for the “SASSI” (Stones), originated from a prehistoric (troglodyte) settlement, and are suspected to be the first settlements in Italy. The Sassi are houses into the tuff rock itself, which is characteristic of the Basilicata & Apulia regions. One of the peculiarities of this ancient city is that there is a great similarity with the ancient sites in and around Jerusalem. This caught the eye of film directors and movie studios and the Sassi were the set of various films such as “The Gospel according to St. Matthew”(Pasolini 1964), “King David” (Bruce Beresford 1985), “The Passion of the Christ” (Gibson 2004) and the “Nativity story” (Hardwicke 2006). Matera is also part of the Unesco Heritage List. Time for a snack in Matera and return via Pompei where you will board a bus to Sorrento or Rome. Arrival in Rome at about 9.00pm. Overnight at the hotel, dinner not included.
DAY 8 – ROME
American buffet breakfast, and end of the tour.
NOTE: 1) Participants must bring with them only 1 piece of luggage (which will be stowed in the bottom compartment of the coach bus, during check-in and check-out from accommodation) Only one carry-on or purse is permitted on board. 2) In Sorrento, when dinner included in the program, we highly recommend to wear long trousers, in order to be admitted to the restaurant hall.
All Saturday Departure(s)
MONTH (2015) APRIL 18 25 MAY 02 09 16 23 30 JUNE 06 13 20 27 JULY 04 11 18 25 AUGUST 01 08 15 22 29 SEPTEMBER 05 12 19 26 OCTOBER 03 10 17
SATURDAYS DEPARTURES from MAY 03, 2015 to OCTOBER 18, 2015:
4 STAR | DOUBLE from $1,650 | TRIPLE from $1,493 | SINGLE from $2,130
…………CHILD (under 12) from $1,320
*Prices are in CAD Dollars, per person for specified package, in specified room type.
DOUBLE: Based on 2 adults sharing one room (1 Queen/King -OR- 2 Individual Single/Twin Beds as per clients request)
TRIPLE: Based on 3 persons sharing one room (1 Queen with 1 Single Bed OR 3 Individual single beds as per clients request, confirmed at the time of booking)
SINGLE: Based on 1 person sharing the room (1 Single Individual bed OR 1 Double Bed depending on availability)
Hotels used on Tour or Similar
COMO – HOTEL GIOBERTI 4*
SORRENTO – HOTEL VESUVIO 4*
NOCI – HOTEL CAVALIERE 4*
Hotels listed are based on availability, and are confirmed at the time of booking.
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