Amazing Italy Trip from Rome, Sorrento, Amalfi to Sicily

  • 13 Days , 2 Countries , 10 Cities
  • From $9,360
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Eryx, one of the major cities of the Elysian people, is one of the three indigenous native groups of Sicily. Eryx is mentioned by Latin poets, like Virgilio, as a mountain of the first order of magnitude, and is associated with gods like Athos and Athena. On its summit stands a celebrated temple of Venus or Aphrodite, founded, according to the current legend, by Aeneas.
Countries Visited Italy, Vatican City
Places Visited Rome, Vatican City, Pompei, Capri, Palermo, Erice, , Syracuse, Catania
Suggested Duration 13 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Rome, Italy!

    Arrival at Rome airport and private transfer to the hotel. Dinner at your leisure and overnight at the hotel.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    Rome - Sightseeing the Eternal City

    Hotel breakfast and meet with English-speaking guide for a full-day tour of Rome, the capital of Italy, and also of the Lazio Region. Rome’s history spans more than 2500 years, since its legendary founding in 753 BC and it is referred to as “The Eternal City”. In the ancient world, it was successively the capital city of the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire, and is regarded as one of the birthplaces of Western civilization. You will see the Fori Imperiali, the Colosseum, Constantine’s Arch, and all the other most astonishing sights of Ancient Rome. Lunch on your own. Time for a stroll in Piazza di Spagna, with world-famous Trinità dei Monti steps, take a picture by the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and, finally reach the Pantheon. Return to the hotel, have dinner at your leisure, and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 3

    Sorrento - Visit the Vatican Museums

    The morning visit to the Vatican Museums originated as a group of sculptures collected by Pope Julius II (1503-1513) and placed in what today is the “Cortile Ottagono” within the museum complex. Continue your sightseeing with the visit to the Sistine Chapel, without doubt, one of the greatest art treasures of all time, one of the most celebrated masterpieces in the world, with amazing frescoed ceilings by Michelangelo. It’s the last stop on the Vatican Museum tour and is the most ardently awaited moment for millions of tourists from around the world. Late afternoon transfer to Sorrento, hotel check-in, dinner at leisure, and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 4

    Sorrento - Explore the antich city of Pompeii

    Leave the hotels for Pompeii, visit the archaeological museum and see how life was before the Volcano Vesuvius hit in 79 B.C.: the alleys, the town forum, the bakery, the spas, the homes, a perfect reconstruction of family life at that time. Lunch on your own, in the afternoon panoramic tour of Naples the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy, after Rome and Milan. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Bronze Age Greek settlements were established in the Naples area in the second millennium BC. Naples’ historic city center is the largest in Europe, is enclosing 27 centuries of history, is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Naples has long been a major cultural center with a global sphere of influence, particularly during the Renaissance and Enlightenment eras. Back to your hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 5

    Sorrento - Admire one of the most spectacular islands, Capri

    Transfer to the pier where you will embark on the ferry going to Capri, one of the most spectacular islands on the Mediterranean Sea, right in front of the Sorrentino Peninsula. Enchanting and picturesque, Capri is an island made of limestone rock, a favorite of Roman emperors, the rich and famous, artists, and writers, it’s still one of the Mediterranean’s must-see places. The island’s top attraction is the famous Blue Grotto, Grotta Azzurra. Beaches are scattered around the island. There are only two towns, Capri, just above Marina Grande, and Anacapri, the higher town. Lemon trees, flowers, and birds are abundant and altogether provide that special Capri atmosphere. Spend the whole day on the island where you will have a panoramic tour and lunch on your own. You will also enjoy some spare time to do some shopping in the small boutique shops the world’s jet setters love so much. Return to the mainland for dinner at your leisure and overnight at your hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
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  • DAY 6

    Palermo - Discover the Amalfi Coast

    Today, excursion to the Amalfi Coast. Panoramic tour along a coastal stretch with an explosion of Mediterranean colors and scents, stop in Amalfi, Positano, and Sorrento.

    In the afternoon, transfer to Naples Airport to Palermo in Sicily. Private transfer to your hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 7

    Palermo - City tour

    In the morning, half-day guided tour of Palermo. Its original name (Panormus) means large port and it was a meeting point between East and West. You will see the Cathedral, which houses the tomb of the Norman Kings and the Swabian Emperor Frederick II, and the Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti. Lunch on your own and depart to Monreale, to visit the astonishing Duomo, which, thanks to its mosaics, is often called “The eighth wonder of the world”. Return to Palermo, dinner at your leisure and overnight in the hotel

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 8

    Agrigento - Visit one of the major cities of Elysian

    Departure for Eryx, one of the major cities of the Elysian people, one of the three indigenous native groups of Sicily. Eryx is mentioned by Latin poets, like Virgilio, as a mountain of the first order of magnitude, and is associated with gods like Athos and Atena. On its summit stands a celebrated temple of Venus or Aphrodite, founded, according to the current legend, by Aeneas. Free time for lunch and then reach Selinunte for a guided tour of the “Collina Orientale”, home of many temples and the Acropolis. Transfer to your hotel in the Agrigento area. Check-in and overnight

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 9

    Catania - Valley of Temples

    Morning guided tour of the Valley of Temples, which boasts one of the greatest treasures that Greek civilization created in the ancient city of Acreages, during its most glorious period (5th Century B.C.) The most important temples are dedicated to the goddesses Juno and Concordia, to The Legend of Hercules, to Olympic Jupiter, and the twin's Castor and Pollux. Free lunch and then continue towards Piazza Armerina, one of the most important archeological sites in Sicily. About two miles from where the town is presently situated, visit Villa Casale, a Roman villa adorned with astonishing mosaics from the Roman Imperial Period. Transfer to your hotel in the Catania area. Check-in, dinner, and overnight

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 10

    Catania - Explore Syracuse with Ortigia island and Neapolis

    Depart to Siracusa (Syracuse), rich in historical findings, a city divided into 2 parts: Ortigia Island (the ancient center) and Neapolis, the archeological site. See the Greek theatre, Latomie, the artificial Cave called “Dionysus’s Ear” and the Roman amphitheater dating from the 3rd Century AD. Free lunch and travel to Noto, the triumph of Sicilian baroque style. Guided visit of the historical city center with the churches San Carlo Borromeo and San Domenico and numerous noble palaces. Back to hotel, dinner, and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 11

    Catania - City tour and the Cyclops Coast

    Morning panoramic tour of Catania, located right at the foot of the Volcano Etna. See Piazza Duomo, the very heart of Catania with the Cathedral and the Elephant Fountain, Via Crociferi, Municipal Palace, Chierici Palace, the Benedictine Monastery, and Villa Bellini, with its beautiful gardens.
    In the afternoon panoramic tour along the Cyclops Coast with Aci Castello, Aci Trezza, and Acireale. Hotel check-in, dinner at your leisure, and overnight

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 12

    Palermo - Visit the famous city, Taormina and Cefalu

    Morning departure for Taormina, in the world-famous Naxos Bay, site of the first Greek colony in Italy, with spectacular views of the Etna and the Calabrian Coast. Short visit of its Hellenic theatre, and then free time in the beautiful downtown with Piazza Corvaja and the Arab Tower. Travel to Palermo with shortstop in Cefalù. Of Greek foundation, it is a lively and beautiful town, as well as a major tourist attraction in Sicily, right at the very foot of the Monte Madonie. Late afternoon arrival in Palermo. Check-in, dinner at your leisure, and overnight

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 13

    Goodbye to Italy!

    Today is the last day of our journey. After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport in appropriate time for your return flight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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Starting from $9,360 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
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Price excluding international flights
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What’s Included?

  • 12 nights stay First Class Hotel accommodation with buffet breakfast
    2 nights in Rome
    3 nights in Sorrento
    2 nights in Palermo
    1 night in Agrigento
    3 nights in Catania
    1 night in Palermo
  • Mercedes V class with speaking English driver for the entire tour
  • English speaking guides as per the program
  • Cabin accommodation on ferry-boat trip to Capri Island
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking assistance by phone 24/7

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Rome
    • Full-day guided tour in the capital city
    • During the tour, you will see the Fori Imperiali, the Colosseum, Constantine’s Arch, and all the other most astonishing sights of Ancient Rome
    • Stroll in Piazza di Spagna, with world-famous Trinità dei Monti step
    • Take a picture by the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona and, finally reach the Pantheon
    • Visit of the Vatican Museums
    • Sightseeing with the visit of the Sistine Chapel
  • Pompeii
    • Visit the archeological museum and see how life was before the volcano Vesuvius hit in 79 B.C.:  the alleys, the town forum, the bakery, the spas, the homes, a perfect reconstruction of family life at that time
  • Naples
    • Panoramic tour of Naples, the capital of the Italian region Campania
  •  Capri
    • Take a ferry to Capri Island
    • Spend the whole day on the island where you will have a panoramic tour do some shopping in the small boutique shops the world’s jet setters love so much.
  • Visit the city of Eryx, the town of Sicily
  • Visit Selinunte for a guided tour of the “Collina Orientale”
  • Guided tour of the Valley of Temples
  • Explore Piazza Armerina, one of the most important archeological sites in Sicily
    • Visit Villa Casale, a Roman villa
  • Visit the city of Siracusa (Syracuse)
    • See the Greek theatre, Latomie, the artificial Cave called “Dionysus’s Ear” and the Roman amphitheatre dating from the 3rd Century AD
  • Travel to city of Noto, the triumph of Sicilian baroque style
    • Guided visit of the historical city center with the churches San Carlo Borromeo and San Domenico and numerous noble
  • Panoramic tour of Catania, located right at the foot of the Volcano Etna
    • Visit Piazza Duomo, the very heart of Catania with the Cathedral and the Elephant Fountain
    • Via Crociferi
    • Municipal Palace
    • Chierici Palace
    • The Benedictine Monastery
    • Villa Bellini
  • Panoramic tour along the Cyclops Coast with Aci Castello, Aci Trezza and Acireale
  • Visit Taormina, in the world famous Naxos Bay
    • Short visit of its Hellenic theatre
    • Spend time in beautiful downtown with Piazza Corvaja and the Arab Tower.
  • Visit Palermo with short stop in Cefalù

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