Day 1: Rome
After you arriving at the airport, make your way to your hotel in Rome. Check in and enjoy your first day in Italy.
Day 2: Rome
After having breakfast at your hotel, spend the day at leisure in Rome. At 8.30 pm, you will join a night tour of Rome. Return to the hotel on your own and overnight.
Day 3: Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento
After breakfast, pick up at your hotel from 6:45 am approximately. Your journey begins heading south along the so-called Sun Highway, crossing the fertile Roman countryside and the area known as Castelli Romani, dotted with enchanting medieval villages and arriving in Naples, one of the largest and famous cities in Italy. Short panoramic tour climbing to Vomero hill to enjoy beautiful views of the Gulf of Naples with the Vesuvius, Capri, Ischia and Procida and the city below; time to take some nice pictures and then return to Mergellina where you will have time for a short walk to the marina, before being boarded to the bus heading to the restaurant for lunch. The lunch break will be served in a first class hotel in Ercolano, set in magnificent grounds with one of the best examples of what eclectic gardens were during the 1700s. After lunch, you will reach Pompeii to enter into the world-famous site with skip the line tickets. Visit the haunting ruins of Pompeii, traveling back in time to the tragic days in 79 AD when the silent Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, covering the prosperous. Roman city in deadly volcanic ashes and poisonous gasses.
Day 4: Sorrento
Breakfast at the hotel and free time to discover Sorrento or, if you want, you may opt in for a visit to the island of Capri (not included - weather permitting). Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay.
Day 5: Sorrento, Rome
Breakfast at your hotel. Time at your leisure going for shopping or tasting some nice Limoncello. As an option, you may go for a short excursion to the Amalfi coast (not included). In the afternoon, at around 3:00 pm, departure back to Rome. Check in at your hotel and overnight stay.
Day 6: Rome, Florence
Pick up at your hotel from 6:45 am aprox and transfer to the train station. Departure by train and arrive in Florence, where you will take in the sights around the city with a visit to the Duomo, the Baptistery with the bronze doors by Ghiberti, Giotto's bell tower, Uffizi Gallery (with Skip the Line tickets) and Piazza della Signoria. After lunch, spend the afternoon exploring the "Cradle of the Renaissance" on your own. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Florence
Venture out into Florence on your own after breakfast at your hotel, purchasing jewelry on the Ponte Vecchio, wandering through the Boboli Gardens, and walking along the Arno River. If you'd rather take a day trip to adjacent Pisa or San Gimignano, you may book a separate voyage. Return to your hotel in Florence for your last overnight in Italy. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 8: Florence, Venice
Breakfast at your hotel and, then,you will have the entire morning to get some last-minute souvenir in Florence. In the afternoon, at the time indicated, you will head to Florence train station to reach Venice. Once there, make your way to your Venetian hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 9: Venice
Meeting at 8:45 am under the clock tower in St. Mark's Square, near the "Yex" exchange office for the walking tour that starts at 9:00 am. With the group, you will surely be amazed by the impressive Piazza and the Cathedral, before going next door to Doge's Palace (exterior only), a symbol of the glory and authority of Venice as it once housed the residence of the Dukes, the seat of government, and the Court of Justice. Nearby, you will see the legendary Bridge of Sighs. Spend the afternoon at your leisure, crossing bridges and canals in the most romantic city in the world. Overnight stay.
Day 10 : Venice
Enjoy the breakfast the next before the tour comes to an end.
Other tours from Rome
If you are interested in other escorted tours from Rome you can have a look at look at our 3-Days Escorted Tour from Rome to Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri, that will let you discover the Amalfi Coast in only 3 days. Visit the main Italian cities with our 5 days Escorted Tour to discover Tuscany, Venice and Bologna departing from Rome: departing comfortably from Rome and you will have the chance to discover Assisi, Venice, Florence and Bologna with transfer and skip the line tickets included!