Highlights of Italy’s Amalfi Coast

From: $2125

per person dbl*

LIMITED HOTEL STAYS

• 5 Nights One Hotel 
• 1 Night Rome
• The Amalfi Coast
• Pompeii
• Sorrento
• Amalfi
• Positano
• Limoncello Demonstration
• Cheese Factory Visit
• Two Optional Excursions  
Isle of Capri & Naples 

6 Nights First Class Hotels, 10 Meals: 6 Breakfast & 4 Dinners, Professional Tour Director, Hotel Transfers, Motorcoach Transportation, Admissions per Itinerary, Sightseeing per Itinerary, Baggage Handling at Hotels

March 19
$2125 dbl**
April 9
$2325 dbl**
October 1, 8
$2395 dbl**
October 22, 29 November 5, 14
$2175 dbl**

5 Night(s)  – Hotel Mary, Vico Equense, Art Hotel Grand Paradiso or BW La Solara  – Sorrento area
1 Night(s)- Grand Hotel Palatino, Hotel Milton or Hotel Diana Roof Garden, Rome

BOOKING DISCOUNT SAVINGS* – UP TO $200 PER COUPLE/$100 PER PERSON

Highlights of Italy’s Amalfi Coast

8-DAYS

DAY 1: DEPART USA 
Board your overnight flight to Italy.

DAY 2: ARRIVAL IN ROME ITALY – SORRENTO COAST
Welcome to Italy! After clearing customs, meet your Tour Director who will assist with your transfer to the Amalfi Coast.  A Welcome Dinner is included this evening.
(D)   Overnight: Sorrento Coast

DAY 3: SORRENTO COAST – RAVELLO
Start the day with a Sorrento Walking Tour, a coastal town facing the Bay of Naples on the Sorrentine Peninsula perched atop cliffs that separate the town from its marinas. Sorrento is known for sweeping water views and Piazza Tasso, a cafe-lined square filled with artisan shops selling local wares. The historic center is home to the Chiesa di San Francesco, a 14th-century church and is the birthplace of the Limoncello liqueur.  Next visit a Cheese Factory for an opportunity to taste the freshly made mozzarella cheese.  Free time to explore, shop and enjoy lunch on your own. Return to the hotel with the evening at leisure.
(B,D) Overnight: Sorrento Coast

DAY 4: SORRENTO COAST – POSITANO – AMALFI (UNESCO)
After breakfast meet your Tour Director for a full day excursion of the Amalfi Coast. The Amalfi Coast claims to be Europe’s most magnificent stretch of coastline and extends from Positano in the West to Vietresul Mare in the East. Today we see why with its breathtaking scenery,glamorous resorts hidden away on the spectacular corniche that winds its way past citrus plantations, vineyards and tiny villages clinging on to jagged cliffs that plunge straight into the sea. Continue to Amalfi named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The first view of Amalfi is unforgettable, with its tightly packed villas and palaces seeming to tumble down the cliff side into the fishing port and beach below. Amalfi was once a maritime power to rival Venice, and its golden age is symbolized by its stunning cathedral and the Piazza Duomo. Enjoy a Limoncello Demonstration on how it’s made followed by a tasting, it goes down easily, Salute! We’ll also visit picturesque Positano, a town full of fashionistas, celebrities, wealthy jet setters and upscale shops. 
(B,D) Overnight: Sorrento Coast 

DAY 5: SORRENTO COAST 
Enjoy a day at leisure or join the full day optional excursion to the Isle of Capri. Capri is an enchanting and picturesque island, a favorite with Roman emperors, the rich and famous, artists, and writers; it’s still one of the Mediterranean’s must-see places. Transfer to the harbor to board a jetfoil boat for your journey across the Bay of Naples to the Isle of Capri. Upon arrival to the port of Capri you’ll transfer to Ana Capri with free time to explore on your own or visit Villa San Michele, the home of Swedish doctor and writer Axel Munthe. Later we return to Capri with free time to explore and have lunch on your own. Return to the hotel later today.
(B) Overnight: Sorrento Coast

DAY 6: SORRENTO COAST 
Enjoy a full day to explore on your own today or join the optional guided tour to Naples. Here we will enjoy a panoramic Naples City Tour seeing the Cathedral with its treasure chapel and basilica, dating back to the 4th century. You’ll also drive to Plebiscite Square to see the Royal Palace, the beautiful church of St. Francesco di Paula, the Town Hall Square and the New Castle built by the French Family of Anjou. Enjoy an included lunch at a local Naples pizzeria. The afternoon is free to shop and explore Naples on your own before returning back to the hotel.
(B) Overnight: Sorrento Coast

DAY 7: SORRENTO COAST – POMPEII – ROME
This morning after breakfast depart the Sorrento area for Pompeii, one of Italy’s most unique and famous archaeological sights.  Enjoy a fascinating guided visit to this site. Imagine, a city perfectly preserved as it was on that fateful day 2,000 years ago, when Mt. Vesuvius erupted covering the city in deadly volcanic ash and lava, literally stopping time it in its tracks. You’ll see the tragic fossils of people attempting to escape and the haunting ruins. Continue onto the “Eternal City” of Rome, the capital and largest city in Italy. The center of power, culture and religion, Rome has exerted influence over the world in its 2800 years of existence. Check into your hotel. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner tonight with new found friends including wine.
(B,D) Overnight: Rome

DAY 8: ROME – BUON VIAGGIO – FLIGHT HOME – USA
Transfer to the airport for your journey home with wonderful memories of your Highlights of the Amalfi Coast tour. Those adding the optional two-night Rome extension will continue sightseeing in Rome today.  
(B)


OPTIONAL ROME EXTENSION

Inclusions: Two nights Smooth Hotel Rome West or similar, 2 Breakfasts, Tour Director, Deluxe Motorcoach, Rome City Tour, Entrance into Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel & St. Peters Basilica, Sightseeing & Admissions per Itinerary, Baggage Handling & Airport Transfers.

**Extension must be booked with your initial $500 tour deposit. Due to group air policies outbound air could be a different schedule than the rest of your group for Rome extension passengers. • 20 passenger minimum

Single Room Supplement + ($1250) Triple Room Reduction  – ($50) per person **Rates are Land only, per person double

Call for Roundtrip Air Package Rates and details

Land only rates do not include hotel transfers.
Roundtrip air package includes hotel transfers
On some dates alternate hotels may be used

* Booking Discount Details –  Make your Final Payment by check & receive $200 per couple/$100 per person savings on Air Inclusive Bookings. Land Only/Own Air Bookings receive $100 per couple/$50 per person savings.

OPTIONAL ROME EXTENSION

DAY 8: ROME – VATICAN MUSEUM – SISTINE CHAPEL – ST. PETER’S
Enjoy a Rome City Tour to see some of the highlights of the city such as, the Colosseum, The Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus, Piazza Venezia, the Pantheon and more. Next it’s off to visit another country – Vatican City. With our expert local guide we’ll tour the Vatican Museums – a massive collection of ancient Greek sculptures, medieval tapestries and Renaissance paintings. Our visit ends in the Sistine Chapel, it’s ceiling painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512. This room, receives more than five million visitors each year and is also where the Pope is elected. Next visit St. Peter’s Basilica, by far one of the worlds largest churches. We’ll see Michelangelo’s Pieta, sculpted when he was just 24 years old, as well as Bernini’s seven story bronze canopy located above the main altar and more. Enjoy the evening at leisure in Rome.
(B -from regular tour) Overnight: Rome

DAY 9: ROME AT LEISURE
The entire day is free to explore the ‘Eternal City’ on your own. Perhaps a tour inside the Colosseum, a walk on Via Veneto, indulge in an espresso or cappuccino in the Piazza Navona, climb up the Spanish Steps, sample some gelato at a local café or shop for souvenirs to bring home.
(B) Overnight: Rome

DAY 10: ROME – FLIGHT HOME
Transfer to the airport for your journey home with wonderful memories of Rome and the Amalfi Coast.
(B)

OPTIONAL ROME EXTENSION: **RATES: $799 PP DBL / +$400 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT