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14 Day Romantic Italy with Amalfi


Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-Milan, Naples-NYC
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 12 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Como
    • 2 nights Venice
    • 2 nights Florence
    • 3 nights Rome
    • 3 nights Sorrento
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 19 meals: 12 breakfasts, 7 dinners with wine
  • 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

Special Features

  • Excursion to Bellagio
  • Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper, Milan
  • Doge's Palace, Venice
  • Wine tasting with local specialties at Tuscan countryside farm
  • Michelangelo's David, Florence
  • Basilica of St. Francis, Assisi
  • Evening Walking Tour of Rome
  • Forum & Colosseum, Rome
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Dinner with Opera Singers, Rome
  • Visit to the excavations at Pompeii
  • Scenic Amalfi Drive
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

DAY 1, Sunday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Italy. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Monday - Arrive in Milan, Transfer to Como
Arrive in Milan and transfer to your hotel in Como. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour escort, followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight: Como
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Tuesday - Lake Como Cruise to Bellagio
Today, cruise the scenic waters of Lake Como to the quiet village of Bellagio. With the Italian Alps in view to the north, enjoy time at leisure to saunter the slender streets and alleyways, lined with craft shops, villas, boutiques and caf├ęs. This afternoon, sail back to Como and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure
Overnight: Como
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Wednesday - Milan City Tour, Travel to Venice
This morning, depart for an exciting city tour of Milan, famous for its La Scala Theatre. Upon arrival, begin your tour of the city at Sforza Castle, and continue for a visit to Santa Maria delle Grazie to view Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. Proceed to Duomo Cathedral Square and walk the Victor Emmanuel Galleria, a pedestrian mall built in the 1800s, featuring a large arched glass ceiling. Continue to Venice
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Thursday - Venice City Tour
Today begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known throughout the world for its fine glasswork industry. Then, visit St. Mark's Square to begin a guided walking tour of romantic Venice. View the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs and visit the Doge's Palace, whose facade features a massive late-Gothic gate, known as the Porta della Carta. Take the remainder of the day to explore Venice on your own
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Friday - Pisa Sightseeing En Route to Florence
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany to Pisa. On arrival, view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, the Baptistery, the Duomo, and the Monumental Cemetery. The four monuments of this extraordinary piazza make for a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. En route to Florence, visit a local Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting with local specialties. Evening at leisure
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Saturday - Florence City Tour
Today's morning tour begins with a visit to the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed. Walk to the Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Continue to explore the open air art museum of Signoria Square ending at Ponte Vecchio, known as the "Old Bridge." Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Florence. This evening, dine at an authentic Tuscan restaurant in the countryside
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, $65): **available for purchase Only in Italy from your tour escort. **
Florence and the fine arts are synonymous. This guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery provides insight to the history of the structure and its collections. Originally the private collection of the Medici family, the palazzo was opened to the public in 1765. Your tour highlights exceptional examples of Florentine painting with an aim to help you better understand the works of masters including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. Following the tour, enjoy a refreshment break and complimentary beverage at the museum's cafe, which features a breathtaking view of the city. Tour participation guarantees immediate entry to the Gallery, with no lengthy waits in oftentimes two-three hour queues. ** Important: Please note that the Museum has a limited maximum capacity and therefore reserves the right to restrict admission. In this case we may not be able to offer the tour. Price is based on minimum number of passengers.
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Sunday - Sun Route Via Assisi to Rome
Today travel along the famous "Sun Route" motorway to the medieval city of Assisi, renowned for its 13th-century Basilica of St. Francis and Giotto's frescoes. Continue to your hotel in Rome
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Monday - Tour Ancient Rome
This morning, a historic tour of "ancient Rome" takes you to the Roman Forum, the political center during the Roman Republic, the triumphal Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus and the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire. Afternoon at leisure
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Tuesday - Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel
Today begins with the visit to the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's breathtaking Sistine Chapel. Stroll through St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade, to visit St. Peter's Basilica, where you will view Michelangelo's Pieta. This highly-finished marble sculpture depicts the body of Jesus in the arms of Mary after the Crucifixion and is considered to be among the most compelling of all works of art in the Western world. Afternoon at leisure. Tonight, dine in a typical Roman restaurant with wine and music, then enjoy an illuminated tour of the city
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Wednesday - Pompeii Tour, Travel to Sorrento
Drive south, passing by the famous Monte Cassino Abbey, founded by St. Benedict of Norcia in 529. Destroyed on four separate occasions, it was last rebuilt after being the site of fierce fighting during the Second World War. View Mt. Vesuvius in passing the Bay of Naples, before reaching Pompeii. Visit the ruins of this best preserved Roman city, including the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter, and the Forum. Continue to Sorrento
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12, Thursday - Full Day in Sorrento
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Sorrento. Strikingly beautiful and picturesque, even by Italian standards, Sorrento is set along the sea, with stunning escarpments plunging into the Gulf of Naples. Take a walk to see firsthand why this town has long been beloved by poets and artists
Optional: Full Day Capri
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13, Friday - Scenic Amalfi Drive
Today, enjoy panoramic view of the enchanting towns along the scenic Amalfi Coast. Pass the distinctive white Moorish homes of Positano on this legendary road overlooking the Mediterranean, to reach the coastal town of Amalfi: a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Saturday - Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport in Naples for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

    Gondola Ride with Music

    Day #5 01 Jun 2013 - 31 May 2014         $65
    One of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride).

    Pick-up details to be advised locally.

    Piazzas of Rome

    Day #9 01 May 2013 - 30 Apr 2014         $44
    This half day walking tour takes you to explore the grand piazzas of the Eternal City. Stand in awe in front of the majestic Spanish Steps, the longest and widest decorative steps in Europe, and with your local guide stroll through the most characteristic "piazzas and vias " of Rome. Stop to admire the breathtaking grandeur of the Trevi Fountain and take the opportunity to toss in one, two, or three coins, each of which is supposed to bring a unique kind of good fortune. View the monumental Pantheon, the best preserved of any Roman building and admire the baroque Piazza Navona, which follows the shape of the ancient Roman Diocletian Stadium, with Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers and the Egyptian Obelisk. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

    Full Day Capri

    Day #12 01 May 2013 - 30 Apr 2014         $114
    Enjoy a full day journey to the colorful Isle of Capri by boat. Visit the lovely Anacapri and explore the charming shops and chic boutiques as you stroll the island's narrow streets. Continue to see "La Piazzetta," the social heart of the island, on your way to the open-air Gardens of Augustus, from where you will appreciate breathtaking views of the famous Faraglioni rocks. Tour includes: local guide, round trip transportation to port, round trip transportation by fast boat, minibus or cable car transportation on the island. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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    *Not Included:
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    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

    Milan Linate Airport to Como transfers available at an additional cost.

    May 12 departure will be accommodated at Hotel Principe or Amadeus in Venice. Sep 15 departure will be accommodated at Hotel Viktoria Palace in Venice Lido, Sep 22 departure will be accommodated at Hotel Plaza in Venice Mestre.

    Some departures may stay at the Hotel Cristina in Sorrento


    Entry Requirements:
    Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.




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