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Tour Description

This tour combines the very best of central and southern Italy, introducing you to The Eternal City of Rome and the luxurious hotspots named Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. You will be able to part with celebrities, taste the best wines in this region and explore the mythical places in South Italy such as the Amalfi Coast which is known as the finest mix of ancient culture, tradition and modern tourism.

The landscapes, sunsets, sunrises and looks on Italy from the blue waters are amazing. Even when you are in Rome, you will feel like a true Italian and enjoy a private tour of the city's main sites. From the Trevi Fountain to the Pantheon, the guided and underground tours will satisfy anyone's taste for luxury.

And just in case you are wondering what Sorrento and Pompeii are all about, they are both ancient cities and one of the biggest archaeological sites that date back to the Roman empire, protected by UNESCO as world heritage sites.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Rome Your arrival in Italy will begin at the airport in Rome of your choosing. Once disembarked, proceed through the passport control area and be sure to collect your luggage from the customs area. Once cleared for travel, you’ll enjoy a private transfer to your hotel in Sorrento. You’ll enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure before your grand adventure begins in the morning. Guests arriving on overseas flights are strongly urged to enjoy an early dinner before turning in for a goodnight’s sleep at their hotel in Sorrento.

Day 02: Capri Guided Tours with Limoncello and Blue Grotto Tours Your first full day in Italy will begin with breakfast at your hotel before you’ll embark on a private guided tour of Capri. This classical tour includes a stop at Marina Grande and the village of Anacapri, which is located 1,800 feet above sea level. Here you’ll take a chairlift to Monte Solaro where you can visit Villa San Michele and the famed Axel Munthe Gardens. Tours continue on to the town of Capri with stops at the Gardens of Augustus, La Piazzetta and Faraglioni. You’ll also enjoy a chance to visit with a Limoncello maker, where you’ll learn how Capril’s famed “digestive” is made. The afternoon will include lunch at a traditional Caprese restaurant and a stop at Blue Grotto where you can take in the renowned Faraglioni rocks and caves. After leaving the luxury of Capri, you’ll return to your hotel in Sorrento.

Day 03: Amalfi Coast Guided Tours Be sure to fuel up on breakfast at your hotel in Sorrento before meeting up with your driver in the hotel’s lobby. Today, you’ll get to take in the beauty that makes Italy’s Amalfi Coastline one of the most famous on the planet. You’ll get to see Amalfi, Ravello, Positano and the region’s small houses, awe-inspiring cliffs, olive and lemon trees, beaches and the Saracen watch towers, among other attractions. This region’s beauty, narrow roads and rich history combine to make it so unique and precious, it’s even recognized by UNESCO World Heritage. On the morning leg of your tour, you’ll visit Positano. This little village has made a big name for itself in the fashion industry. After that, you’ll continue on to Amalfi before visiting Villa Rufolo in Ravello. A return to Sorrento for an overnight stay will top off the day.

Day 04: Sorrento Villages Tour and Terranova Farm Tours this day start off with breakfast at your hotel before the adventure turns to The Terranova Farm. This delightful farmhouse is a favorite holiday destination that is located near the Le Tore nature preserve in Santa Agata dei Due Golfi. Covering 6 acres, the farm boasts staircase terraces that gently lead toward the sea. This luxury tour also includes a chance to see Li Galli and the Vetara Islands where legend says mermaids made themselves known to the brave Ulysses. Once you arrive at the farm, you will be greeted by the owner for quick refreshments before you enjoy a private stroll around the grounds to take in the scenery. You will be able to pick provisions for lunch and then find yourself treated to a hands-on cooking lesson where you’ll learn the art of creating mozzarella. Southern style pizza-making is also on the lesson plan. Lunch will include fresh farm produce. After saying goodbye to the farm, your tour will continue in the afternoon. Stops will include Nerano Village and Marina del Cantone, along with the Massa Lubrense coastline and its stunning view of Capri Island. You’ll top off the day with a sampling of true Italian gelato before overnighting at your hotel in Sorrento.

Day 05: Sorrento, Pompeii and Rome – On this day, your tours will include some of the classical sites that make Italy such an important historic treasure. Fuel up with breakfast at your hotel before enjoying a private transfer to your new hotel in Rome. Once settled in, you’ll go on a private guided tour of ancient Pompeii. Here you will be able to walk upon this ancient city’s streets while gaining an understanding of what life might have been like in Roman times. Pompeii is considered one of the most significant archaeological sites in all of Italy and the world. Given its distinction, it is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is the city that felt the wrath of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Buried under ash and lava for centuries, the city’s public baths, amphitheater, brothels and Roman temples were all well-preserved. Now meticulously uncovered, these sites will give you a chance to journey into the ancient past and truly see how people once lived in the shadow of Vesuvius. Once you’ve taken in Pompeii’s sights, you’ll return to your hotel in Rome for the rest of the day at your leisure and an overnight stay.

Day 06: Vatican and Rome After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll enjoy a morning transfer to the Vatican Museum where your private guide will await to take you on a tour of this important classical site. You’ll explore the museum and get to take in the beauty of the Sistine Chapel, including its famed Raphael rooms. Boasting artworks created by Michelangelo, Bernini, Giotto, Raffaello and others, the Vatican Museum contains one of the most important artistic collections found anywhere in the road. After seeing the museum, you’ll enjoy lunch at your leisure before meeting up with your guide for a private tour of Rome’s most notable sites. You’ll get to see the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, the Spanish steps and the church of Trinita dei Monti, among other landmarks. You’ll return to your hotel for an evening at your leisure in the late afternoon.

Day 07: Ancient Rome and Underground Tours This day’s tours will kick off with breakfast at the hotel before you’ll meet your private driver for adventure. The morning will encompass a whirlwind trip into the past as your guide transports you back to the time when Roman legions protected the city and powerful emperors sat upon its thrown. You’ll see the Circus Maximus, the Roman Forum and the incomparable Colosseum where gladiators once fiercely battled for the glory of Rome. The morning’s tours will end with a relaxing lunch at your leisure. The afternoon will take you on a luxury private guided tour of the famed Roman underground. The tour will begin at the Basilica of San Clemente where you’ll learn about this ancient structure before descending into the depths below to see the treasures hidden within, including the Mithraeum, which is an underground area devoted to the god Mithras. You’ll return to your hotel in the late afternoon to enjoy your last overnight stay in Rome.

Day 08: Your Departure Home Your luxury tour of classical Italy will come to a close on this day. Following breakfast at the hotel, you’ll enjoy a private transfer to your airport in Rome.

Tour Inclusions
  • 4 Nights in Sorrento
  • 3 Nights in Rome
  • Assistance and Porterage at Airports, Train Stations and Hotels
  • Private Transportation by Mercedes E or V Class with English Speaking Driver
  • Private Guided Tours with Professional Local Guides | Door to Door Service
  • Entrances to Museums, Galleries, Archeological Parks and other Venues
  • Breakfast at Hotels, All Food & Wine Tours/Enogastronomic and Most Lunches.
  • 24/7 Assistance and Support from our Ground Operational Office in Italy
  • Details up on request
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€ 5,185 per person

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€ 6,785 per person

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  • Thank you for coordinating such a wonderful trip in Italy. Terence and I learned many things about Italy. The weather was great and we had so much fun. All hotels, staff and guides were superb! We especially appreciated our driver who served us from Venice through our time in Florence, I believe his name was Lorenzo. Again, thank “you” for doing such a great job in planning our vacation.
    Melissa R. xxxxx.Wassenaar, NL
  • Hope, you are doing well. My wife and I had a great trip to Italy. The place, the people, and the food and wine were out of this world. Warm and kind people including hotel staff, tour guides and drivers went beyond their ways to help us and make this visit very special for us. It was very hard to leave Italy. You, your staff and company did an extraordinary job. You over delivered. Bravo!
    Barry and Paula J. xxxxxx. Omaha, Nebraska
  • We have just returned from our trip to Italy since we took a cruise after the program you and I put together. I just wanted to let you know that everything you planned worked out perfectly. Both hotels were excellent and the rooms were fine. All the drivers were on time and got us to our destinations promptly. We were especially glad to have someone meet us at the train station with the tickets in hand and directions to our car in Milan. The best part of the trip was the all day private boat trip in Bellagio with the great restaurant on the private island. So thanks for your help and hopefully we can do it again.
    John B. xxxxx. Collegeville, Pennsylvania