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Cultural Capitals with Amalfi Lite

11 days4 cities
Italy1 country
Tour rating: 4.91 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews
Private tour to Italy

Traverse the highlights of Italy as you make your way from the northern city of canals, Venice, to the sunny southern Amalfi Coast via Florence and Rome. This 11-day private program has it all for an unforgettable adventure!

11 days4 cities
Italy1 country
From
$3,695
Venice, Italy
3
days
Italy

One of the most charming cities in the world, fairytale Venice, is a true paradise of romance and a dream destination for many travelers. This fabulous city on water is comfortably set on more than a hundred islands, pervaded by beautiful canals and connected by a myriad of beautiful bridges, which makes Venice one of a kind place in the whole world.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
1
day
Arrival in Venice

Today you arrive to the romantic Italian city standing on canals, Venice! Upon arrival, you check-in at your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Meals: not included.

Please, note: All airport/railway stations - hotel transfers are included only in the Full Package.

2
day
Venice Sightseeing Tour

Today you get to see the top landmarks of charming Venice with a local guide. The walking tour includes all the unmissable attractions.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: St. Mark's Basilica and Pala D'Oro altar, St. Mark's Square, Loggia dei Cavalli, Doges Palace.
3
day
Day at Leisure

After check-out you have this day to enjoy Venice by yourself. We recommend going on an optional trip to the islands of Murano & Burano or exploring Peggy Guggenheim Collection. In the afternoon you have a private water-taxi transfer to the railway station.

  • Meals included: breakfast.

Please, note: All airport/railway stations - hotel transfers are included only in the Full Package.

Al Theatro Palace, Venice
4

The amazing Al Theatro Palace is set right in the center of Venice, within walking distance from the picturesque St. Mark's Square. The property boasts impeccable service and cozy guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Florence, Italy
2
days
Italy

The capital of the Tuscany region, splendid Florence, is one of the most traveled to gems of Italy. Located at the top of the "bootleg" of the Italian peninsula, the city is famous for its spectacular views and striking cultural heritage.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
4
day
Florence Sightseeing Tour & Galleria dell'Accademia

Today you get to see the top landmarks of the artistic city of Florence with a local guide. The walking tour includes all the unmissable attractions and enter the legendary Galleria dell'Accademia.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Piazza del Duomo & the Baptistery, Piazza della Repubblica, Strozzi Palace, Santo Spirito Church and Convent, visit Galleria dell'Accademia.
5
day
Day at Leisure

You have this day to enjoy Florence and its Renaissance gems by yourself. We recommend visiting the Uffizi Gallery, the Pitti Palace or taking a trip to Pisa & Lucca.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
Cerretani Firenze MGallery by Sofitel
4

Set in the center of Florence, the 4-star Cerretani Firenze - MGallery hotel boasts spacious rooms.

Rome, Italy
3
days
Italy

It is not said in vain that “all roads lead to Rome” as the Italian capital still remains one of the most outstanding marvels in the world. Boasting an amazing more than 2500-year history and once being the capital of the great Roman Empire, the Eternal City has a unique character and plays a crucial role in the life of the state and entire Europe.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
6
day
Sightseeing Tour of Rome

After breakfast, you check-out from your Florence hotel and take a quick train ride to Rome. Upon arrival to the rail station, you meet your local guide. Together you leave your belongings in the hotel and have a walking tour of major Rome sights.

  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Fountain of the Four Rivers.

Please, note: All airport/railway stations - hotel transfers are included only in the Full Package.

7
day
Discovering Ancient Rome

In the morning you set off on a guided to discover the famous ancient treasures of the Eternal City on a walking tour.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Roman Forum, Temple of Caesar, Arch of Septimius Severus, the Colosseum.
8
day
Exploring the Vatican & Sistine Chapel

This day is devoted to a trip to the petite independent city-state, the Vatican, set within central Rome. Today you get to explore both the mighty St. Peter's Basilica as well as traverse the Vatican Museums.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Julius II apartments, Pinecone Courtyard, Gallery of the Maps, Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, St. Peter's Square, Castel Sant'Angelo.

Note: the Vatican is a sacred religious site thus the dress code for visiting it is applied just as when you visit any church in Italy: no shorts – no uncovered knees and shoulders, no backpacks. Due to religious services St. Peters Basilica may be spontaneously closed, thus entrance to St. Peters Basilica may not be guaranteed.

Hotel Dei Mellini, Rome
4

Hotel Dei Mellini is an amazing property, just a 15-minute walk from Saint Peter's Square. The hotel is housed in a 19th-century building and features elegant guest rooms.

train
Rome
Sorrento
2 hrs 40 min

Enjoy fantastic panoramas as you travel on a train from the capital city to Southern Italy's Amalfi Coast gem. The safe and modern bullet trains are fitted with modern amenities, a driver will take you to the rail station and meet you when you arrive.

Amalfi Coast, Italy
3
days
Italy

For the most scenic views in southern Italy, you definitely should head to the sun-kissed Amalfi Coast. And, for sure, one of the best places to feel the amazing local atmosphere is unmatched Sorrento, a gem of the Amalfi and a perfect resort for those wishing to combine a beach holiday with exploring the stunning nature.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
9
day
Arrival to Sorrento

After breakfast, you check-out from your Rome hotel and take a quick train ride to Naples. Upon arrival to the rail station, you meet your driver who takes you to the Amalfi Coast. After check-in, you have the remaining part of the day at leisure.

  • Transport: train to Naples, private transfer to Sorrento hotel.
  • Meals: breakfast.
10
day
Day at Leisure

You have this day to enjoy the Amalfi Coast by yourself. We recommend going on a city tour of Sorrento, taking a trip to Capri Island or going on an Amalfi Coast tour.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
11
day
Departure

This is the final day of your amazing tour in Italy! After breakfast, your driver meets you at the hotel lobby and takes you to Naples airport or Naples train station. We wish you a safe flight home and hope to work on your future vacations!

  • Meals included: breakfast.

Please, note: All airport/railway stations - hotel transfers are included only in the Full Package.

Isabella Sorrento
4

The 4-star Isabella Sorrento Hotel is set in the center of Sorrento and boasts recently renovated comfortable rooms.

What's Included

  • Stays at hand-picked 4 or 5-star hotels in Venice, Florence, Rome, Amalfi Coast (or Sorrento)
  • Buffet breakfasts at the hotels
  • Other transportation as indicated in the day-by-day program
  • Guided tours in English with local professional tour guides
  • Tickets for the high-speed train connections (1st class)
  • Support line available during your tour in case of emergency

Not included: international flights, airport and train station transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Important: In Italy, there are tourist city taxes, not all hotels may receive the city tax payment ahead of time, thus it is possible that you'll have to pay extra fees upon check-in to the hotel, as a rule, the fee is 1-7 Euros.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable itinerary which can be tailored around your preferences
  • Accommodation options of your choice
  • Only reliable guides and drivers
  • High-speed connections between cities
  • Sightseeing tours of Venice, Florence and Rome

What To Know

  • The currency in Italy is Euro, you may exchange USD or other currency in local banks upon arrival
  • Because you may do a lot of walking, it is reasonable to pack comfortable shoes