This Rome and Amalfi Coast Italy tours package travel from Rome to the breathtakingly beautiful Amalfi Coast in the region of Campania. This escorted southern Italy tour includes 3 nights in Rome and 5 nights in southern Italy along the Amalfi Coast. This Italy vacation to southern Italy explores the roots of western civilization. Enjoy modern day la dolce vita while walking where the ancient Romans invented la dolce vita. For the daily trip itinerary click here. For informational about additional optional tours scheduled during what is otherwise free time click here. To book your Rome and Amalfi Coast southern Italy tour package submit the form or call us today 800-227-1577.
Rome and Amalfi Coast Tours Package Highlights:
Your Rome and Amalfi Coast tours package begins in Rome. You’ll be escorted on an evening walking tour of Rome’s Baroque fountains and piazzas. This package also includes a walking tour of Ancient Rome. You’ll tour the Roman Forum including the Colosseum. You’ll tour the Vatican Museum. Your guide will explain what is the most important art collection in the world. You’ll also visit the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. After your Rome tour, the Rome and Amalfi Coast tours package travel to Sorrento. Along the way, you’ll tour Pompeii. This area is where the ancient Romans flourished. When your eyes taste the beauty of the Amalfi Coast your brain will know why the ancient Roman Senators and Plutocrats settled here. Today Amalfi Coast holidays attract tourists worldwide.
Southern Italy Tour Highlights:
- Rome 3 Nights
- Amalfi Coast 5 Nights
- Regional wines with every included dinner.
- A local expert walks you through centuries of history during a visit to the National Archaeological Museum in Naples.
- Learn about ancient cultures and history during your visit to the Greek Temples of Paestum, UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Spend a leisurely five nights on the breathtaking Amalfi Coast (UNESCO), where the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains meet.
- A local expert walks you through the UNESCO site of Pompeii.
Southern Italy Tour Includes:
- Experience the benefits of personal audio headsets, designed for better communication between you and your guides throughout your tour.
- 13 meals: 8 buffet breakfasts, 4 dinners with wine, 1 lunch
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
- Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
- Services of local guides in all major cities
- Entrance fees per itinerary
- Wine & mineral water with all dinners
Rome and Amalfi Coast Tours Accommodations:
- 2 Nights Rome: Hotel Imperiale Rome
- 5 Nights Amalfi Coast: Raito Hotel
- 1 Night Rome: Arome Lifestyle Hotel
The following optional tours are available during what is otherwise free time.
Optional Tours & Excursions
Day 3: Rome By Night – $89 per person
“Dine with the Tenors” at a very popular Roman restaurant, where you’ll indulge in a hearty, traditional, four-course menu complete with wine. As you enjoy the delicious tastes of Italy, talented performers serenade you with favorite arias from best-loved operas. This lively, fun-filled evening will be an unforgettable part of your visit to Rome and an engaging immersion into Italian culture. After dinner, embark on the enchanting Rome by Night tour, seeing the famous landmarks of the “Eternal City” illuminated against the night sky. See the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Victor Emmanuel Monument, and many other highlights.
Day 3: The Vatican Museums And St Peters Basilica – $80 per person
The Vatican Museums are not only home to one of the world’s greatest collections of art, but also to the world-famous Sistine Chapel. Priceless artifacts from ancient Egypt, Etruscan Italy and cultures around the world are preserved in the Vatican’s palaces, galleries, halls, and rooms. Follow a local expert guide on a three hour, in-depth visit through this vast collection. Highlights include the Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of Tapestries and of course, a visit to the Sistine Chapel. The chapel’s famous ceiling frescoes took Michelangelo four years to complete. His brilliant Last Judgment, which rests on the altar wall, was a topic of controversy for centuries. Other walls feature paintings by Pietro Perugino, Sandro Botticelli, Cosimo Rosselli and Domenico Ghirlandaio. Your final stop will be at St. Peter’s Basilica, one of the most important churches in Christendom, and until recently, the largest in the world.
Day 8: Salerno By Night – $70 per person
Picturesque Salerno sits where the hills of the Sorrento peninsula plunge into the sea. Take a scenic drive to Salerno for dinner at one of its new, chic restaurants. Stroll through Salerno’s charming, narrow streets, arriving in one of the city’s historic buildings in the center of the old town. The Taverna Santa Maria de Domno was once a 10th-century church, Santa Maria de Dominabus. Enjoy an exquisite 4-course meal complete with local fine wines in a romantic, unforgettable atmosphere. Buon appetito!
Rome and Amalfi Coast Tours Daily Itinerary
Day 1 – Depart USA for Italy Vacation
Day 2 Rome, Italy – Tour Begins
After your arrival in Rome transfer to your hotel. Your tour opens in Rome. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner featuring local delicacies and wines.
Day 3 Rome
Today you have a free morning to enjoy Rome. This morning you may wish to 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 to the spectacular Colosseum. Contemporary Rome is highlighted through the legendary Piazza Navona.
Day 4 – Rome – Montecassino – Amalfi Coast
Depart Rome and journey to the Amalfi Coast. En route, ease your way into the local culture as your Tour Manager teaches you a few key phrases of the native language. Make a stop at the Benedictine monastery of Montecassino, perched on a mountaintop south of Rome. You’ll discover its rich history while exploring the monastery’s ornate chapel, peaceful courtyards, and fascinating museum.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 5 – Amalfi Coast – Sorrento – Amalfi – Minori – Amalfi Coast
Begin your day exploring the popular and charming seaside resort town of Sorrento. This afternoon, travel to the delightful town of Amalfi where you have time to explore. Next, continue to Minori where you will have the opportunity to sample some of the local specialties at a family-owned limoncello factory. You’ll also enjoy a typical Italian afternoon break at a local café and pastry shop. Your evening is at leisure.
Day 6 – 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. Your day continues with a visit to Paestum where a local guide will escort you through some of the best-preserved Greek temples outside of Greece. End your day with dinner at a popular local restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 7 – Capri Excursion
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 – Pompeii – Winery – Amalfi Coast
Today, experience the excavated ruins of Pompeii at the foothills of Mount Vesuvius. Soak in the history of the preserved original buildings of a typical Roman town 2,000 years ago. A local guide will provide an in-depth view of this remarkable archaeological site. Stop at a local winery at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius to savor the famous Lacryma Christo wines and enjoy a typical Neapolitan lunch.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 9 – Amalfi Coast – Naples – Rome
Bid farewell to the Amalfi Coast this morning and proceed 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 celebrating the completion of a marvelous trip to Italy.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 10 – Rome – Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close, leaving you with a lifetime of memories of this joyous part of Italy.
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