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Rome, Sunshine Italy and Sicily: Escorted tour

10 days / 9 nights
ROME - POMPEII - SORRENTO - CAPRI - CALABRIA - TAORMINA - ETNA - SYRACUSE - AGRIGENTO - MONREALE - PALERMO - ROME
   
DEPARTURE Rome to Rome
TOUR TYPE Escorted tour

   
         Capri                     local transport             Pompeii                                          Rome
   
ITINERARY  
Day 1   Rome
   

Upon arrival at Rome Fiumicino airport, meet and greet  and transfer to hotel. Time at leisure in the afternoon. Overnight.

     
Day 2   Rome : Optional Vatican Museums tour ($)
    After breakfast you'll have a guided tour of Rome. Classic sites include: Coliseum (from outside), Trevi Fountain, Castle of St. Angelo and St. Peter's Basilica (from outside). In the afternoon possibility of Vatican Museums optional tour ($). Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight. (B)
     
Day 3   Rome - Pompeii - Sorrento (270 km)
   

After breakfast, departure to Sorrentine Peninsula, visit of cameo factory before arrive in Pompeii where you will  take your time for lunch on your own. Possibility of optional tour of excavations ($) of the ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. In the afternoon arrive in Sorrento.  Dinner and overnight. (BD)

     
Day 4   Capri Excursion (50 km)
    After breakfast, transfer to the harbour and departure to Capri by hydrofoil. Ticket to the funicular included. The tour Escort can suggest how visit on your own, this marvellous island. Return to Sorrento and free time at leisure. Dinner and overnight. (BD)
     
Day 5   Sorrento - Calabria Region (314 km)
   

After breakfast time at leisure for shopping and personal discoveries. In the afternoon, depart to Calabria region. Dinner and overnight. (BD)

     
Day 6   Calabria Region - Taormina (270 km)
   

After breakfast depart to the beautiful town of Taormina, a favourite of worldwide tourists. Free time for personal discoveries, for shopping or for a leisurely stroll along the panoramic terrace. Dinner and overnight. (BD)

     
Day 7   Etna & Syracuse excursion (270 km)
 
   

After breakfast depart for an excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe, up to the "Rifugio Sapienza", 1900 meters above sea level, and time to enjoy the suggestive view. Continue to Syracuse, for a guided visit of the Neapolis Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Ear of Dionysus, an ear-shaped grotto. Dinner and overnight. (BD)

     
Day 8   Taormina - wine tasting - Agrigento (215 km)
   

After breakfast leave to Agrigento. Upon arrival guided visit of the splendid Valley of Temples. Then depart for a farm nearby for an amazing tasting of Sicilian products. Check in at hotel where dinner and overnight. (BLD)

     
Day 9   Agrigento - Monreale - Palermo - Rome (150 km)
   

After breakfast leave to Palermo. First stop in Monreale for a guided visit of the outstanding moorish-norman-style Duomo (inside), extensively decorated with mosaics and fine gold. Today a Farewell Lunch, consisting of typical local products, will be served. Continue to Palermo and, after a panoramic visit of the city, transfer to the airport for your flight to Rome. Upon arrival in Rome, transfer to hotel nearby the airport. Overnight. (BL)

     
Day 10   Rome departure
   

After breakfast transfer to Rome Fiumicino airport for your return flight home. (B)


INCLUSIONS




 

• Deluxe Coach • Headset and Licensed Professional English speaking tour escort from day 3 to day 10 • 9 nights in Selected 4* hotels • 9 breakfasts • 1 lunch • 6  dinners • 1 wine tasting with light lunch • Admission fees: The Archaeological Park in Syracuse; Temple's Valley in Agrigento; Dome of Monreale • Baggage handling: 1 piece of luggage per passenger • Dedicate licensed local guides (Rome, Syracuse, Agrigento, Monreale and Palermo) • Hydrofoil to Capri R/T • Domestic flight from Palermo to Rome in coach class

     
EXCLUSIONS
 

•Tips • Extras • Drinks at meals • Hotel city taxes must be paid on spot  • Optional excursions • Anything not mentioned in "Price Includes"

     
NOTES



 

For operational reasons, the order of excursions may be changed. Optional excursions not specified in our Itinerary, will be suggested by our tour leader.

Suggested tipping: Driver: 3 euro per person per day: Tour escort: 3 euro per person per day

     

     

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