Highlight’s of Italy & Amalfi Coast – Smart

Duration:
10 days
Transport:
Car
Group size:
20

2.300,00

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Daily Itinerary and suggested activities

Day 1: Venice 20min boat ride

Arrival at international airport Marco Polo. Welcome by your tour escort.

Transfer by private water taxi to the hotel located on the Grand Canal. Orientation tour

nearby your hotel given by your tour escort. Rest of day free.

Dinner in a traditional local restaurant. (B,D)

Day 2: Venice

After breakfast, meet your tour guide and take a cruise to the Island of Murano. You will

enjoy a nice cruise along the Venetian Lagoon. Visit to a Murano glass blowing factory

including a demonstration work where you will see how they make unique glass objects.

Continue by boat to Venice, meet you local guide for a walking tour of the city.

Visit Piazza San Marco, the St. Mark Basilica, the Campanile and the Doge’s Palace.

Conclude the tour with a gondola serenade if you wish. (Optional to be paid on the

spot). Rest of day free. (B)

Day 3: Venice – Bologna – Florence (266km-3h) with confort stops in between

Departure transfer to your Hotel in Florence. Stop on route in Bologna. Bologna

is considered the seat of the oldest Universities of Europe. Visit the faculty of Medicine

and the Torre degli Asinelli. Shopping under the “portici bolognesi” and enjoy the

magnificent Piazza Maggiore with the Neptune fountain. Free time for lunch. Continue

to Florence, the city of the Renaissance, check-in at the Hotel. Dinner at local

restaurant and evening at leisure. (B,D)

Day 4: Florence

Meet your local guide at your hotel to start your tour of Florence. Visit at the Accademia

Gallery to see Michelangelo’s masterpiece, The David. Continue to the Duomo, than

reach Piazza della Signoria, the most elegant square of Florence embellished with

statues, where you will admire Palazzo Vecchio. Stop to see Ponte Vecchio, filled with

artisan jewelry shops and finish your tour at Santa Croce Square, where you can shop for

leather manufactures. Free time for lunch. (B)

Day 5: San Gimignano and Chianti Classico winery

Meet your driver at your hotel and drive on the “Strada del Vino” (road of the wine)

through the hills of Tuscany to San Gimignano, Italy’s most beautiful medieval city. Once

inside the city walls make your way to the stunning 12th-century Duomo and continue

though the winding streets to Piazza della Cisterna. San Gimignano is known for its

medieval walls, towers and smart boutiques. Spend your afternoon exploring the

charming center with extraordinary views of the surrounding countryside.

Return to Florence and free time for shopping. (B)

*** Wine tasting with snacks and tour of the historical cellar at famous Chianti Winery

(50€ per person included)

Day 6: Florence -> Naples – Sorrento – by train

Board the bullet train FrecciaRossa to Naples. Meet your driver at the end of platform at

Naples train Station. Private transfer to your hotel in Sorrento. Drive along the

spectacular coast road of the Bay of Naples to Sorrento. Check in at your hotel. Dinner

at traditional Neapolitan restaurant. (B,D)

Day 7: Sorrento – Amalfi Coast

Full day on the Amalfi coast, a natural Unesco Site, known worldwide for its

breathtaking road on high cliffs overlooking the sea. Stop in Amalfi, visit St Andrew’s

Church and the maritime Museum of Ancient Republic of Amalfi. Do not miss the chance

to get the famous Amalfi paper as souvenir. Taste some “Limoncello” at one of local

small factory.

Continue to the village of Ravello, famous for the music festival. Suggested visit to the

wonderful gardens of Villa Cimbrone and its amazing view of the coastline.

Lunch suggested in Ravello at Ristorante “Da Salvatore”. (B)

Day 8: Sorrento-Capri Island

The island of Capri is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world, rich of

natural beauty and breathtaking panoramic views. You will sail across the Tyrrhenian sea

by hydrofoil, having the chance to cherish the view of Li Galli islands.

Approaching the pier of Capri you will surround and admire the massive cliffs from the

bottom and appreciate the crystalline water of the island. You will dock at Marina

Grande, than take the funicular to the famous Piazzetta, center of town. Walking along

the narrow streets you will reach the Caesar Augustus Gardens.

Get your kodak moment of “I FARAGLIONI”. Free time for lunch and shopping before

returning to the pier by funicular to board the hydrofoil back to Positano. (B)

Day 9: Sorrento – Pompei – Rome – (280km-3h15) with confort stops in between

Meet your driver at your hotel and be ready for your transfer to Rome. Stop on route to

visit the ancient roman city of Pompei. Visit the highlights of this unique archeological

UNESCO site. Enjoy the hidden secrets of of Rome on your own. Walk to Spanish Square,

enjoy Shopping and la “Dolce Vita”. (B)

Day 10: Rome – Ancient Rome

In the morning meet driver at your hotel for your transfer to the site of Ancient Rome for

aguided visit of the Roman Forum, the Coliseum and the Capitoline Hill. Dinner

suggested at local restaurant in Trastevere. (B)

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