Trip Overview

Cultural Capitals with Amalfi

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!

Cultural Capitals with Amalfi

11 days4 cities
Italy1 country
Private tour to Italy
From
$4,195
Tour rating: 4.91 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews

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!

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Day-By-Day
Venice, Italy

Venice

first destination

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.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Venice
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

Today you arrive to the romantic Italian city standing on canals, Venice! Upon arrival, you have a private water-taxi transfer to the centrally-located hotel for the check-in. The rest of the day is free.

  • Transport: airport transfer.
  • Meals: not included.
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Day 2
Venice Sightseeing Tour
City Tour
City 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.
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Day 3
Day at Leisure
Free Day
Free Day

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.

  • Transport: hotel - rail station - hotel transfer.
  • Meals included: breakfast.
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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.

train
Venice
Florence
2 hrs 10 min

Traveling Italy on a train is a great time-saving experience. The modern bullet trains are equipped with comfortable seats with tables, footrests, and power sockets, provide free WiFi and generous luggage space. Your drivers will take you to the rail station and meet you upon arrival.

Florence, Italy

Florence

second destination

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.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Florence Sightseeing Tour & Galleria dell'Accademia
City Tour
City Tour
Museum Visit Included
Museum

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.
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Day 5
Day at Leisure
Free Day
Free Day

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.
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Hotel De La Ville, Florence
4

The 4-star Hotel De La Ville boasts a central location, only a 3-minute walk from Florence Cathedral and a 5-minute walk from the Uffizi Gallery, and perfectly combines luxury and classic-style décor.

train
Florence
Rome
1 hr 30 min

Among the easiest ways to travel between Florence and Rome is on a high-speed train, connecting the cities from one center to another. Italian trains are modern, designed for high-comfort travel, have several classes onboard, and are equipped with comfortable seats.

Rome, Italy

Rome

third destination

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.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Sightseeing Tour of Rome
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
City Tour
City Tour

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.

  • Transport: hotel - rail station - hotel.
  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Fountain of the Four Rivers.
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Day 7
Discovering Ancient Rome
City Tour
City Tour

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.
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Day 8
Exploring the Vatican & Sistine Chapel
City Tour
City Tour
Museum Visit Included
Museum

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.

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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

Sorrento

fourth destination

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.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 9
Arrival to Sorrento
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

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: hotel - rail station - hotel.
  • Meals: breakfast.
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Day 10
Day at Leisure
Free Day
Free Day

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.
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Day 11
Departure
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

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!

  • Transfer: airport transfer.
  • Meals included: breakfast.
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Hotel Plaza, Sorrento
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Hotel Plaza is a modern property, located near Piazza Tasso in Sorrento. The hotel features a swimming pool, air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Guests of the Hotel Plaza are welcome to eat in the restaurant or have a snack and a drink at the Plaza Café.

What's Included

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
  • Airport-hotel-airport transfers
  • 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, multiple arrival/departure 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
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