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$1426.61 Cultural & Theme Tours

FROM ROME TO AMALFI COAST VIA ANZIO BEACH AND MONTECASSINO ABBEY (OR VICEVERSA)

Pick up at your hotel in Rome and after one hour we reach the city of Anzio, the landing beach for the Allies Troops in January 1944.. After a short visit to the landing beach we move to the American Cemetery of Nettuno (the largest in Italy) that contains the graves of 7900 soldiers dead and nearly 3100 names on the walls of the missing. The majority of them died during the heavy battles for the South Italy Campagne which started in July 1943 with liberation of Sicily, September 1943 the landing in Salerno that ended with liberation of Rome in April 1944. From the Cemetery in less then two hours we reach the German difensive line called "The Gustav Line" on which stands the famous Benedictine Abbey of Monte Cassino. This Abbey original built in the 450AC was totally destroyed by the allied bombing in February 1944. Totally rebuilt after the war is today one of the most important Benedictine Abbey in Europa. The visit of the Abby is with an official guide. After the Abbey, the museum and lunch we continue to your hotel on the Amalfi coast

$117.70 Private & Custom Tours

WWII BATTLEFIELDS: Anzio and Nettuno D-Day from Rome

Begin the tour with a pickup from your accomodation in Rome. Start your 1,5-hour drive to Anzio and Nettuno, observing the landscape as you go. You will visit the Port of Anzio, the beaches of the landings and pay a visit to the war cemeteries: the commonwealth war cemeteries and the Sicily Rome American Cemetery. The tour include also the visit o one of f the largest WWII collection in Europe located some 30 miles south of Anzio.  The Piana delle Orme museum is a great museum with reconstruction of the Italian Campaing from North Africa to Rome and diaromas in grand scale collected by one person and testimonial today of the second world war in Italy. A 5 hours Licensed Guide Expert in World War II Central Italy Battelfields is possible to add to the Tour.Free time for a light lunch with local products before returning to Rome. Once you have finished your meal, the driver will bring you back to your accommodation in Rome.

$110.35 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Island of Ponza Cruise Trip from Anzio Including Lunch

Meet your tour leader directly at the port in Anzio just in time to check-in for your 1,5 hour ferry crossing to the island of Ponza! You'll meet the rest of your fellow travelers and will be briefed on what to expect in the day ahead.  After a fast and comfortable ferry crossing, we'll set foot in the stunning port of Ponza. The Port is lined with colorful homes, cafes, restaurants and more to explore. You'll have a very brief amount of free time to get oriented before we depart on our circumnavigation of this special island. Our boat trip for the day, shared with vacationing Italians and Ponzans alike -- will be an exciting trip through history, unique geological formations and little adventures to be had. Most of the day is spent in the water, swimming & snorkeling (optional - bring your own gear!) through grottoes, observing Ponza's rich marine life or just enjoying the marine breeze. Your captain, a native Ponzan will be sharing history, tales and legends about the Island throughout the trip - and your English speaking tour leader will be on hand to translate into English. Lunch is a simple picnic style pasta lunch and is prepared freshly on board by the captain and his first mate. Lunch is served with bottled water, table wine and even espresso coffee -- all directly on board in a spectacular setting. The boat excursion lasts 5 hours and concluded in the port, where you will have circa 1 hour of free time to explore, shop or just enjoy a traditional Italian aperitivo along with your group.  Departure time from the island is circa 5:30PM. The ferry ride back is also 1,5 hours.

$90.35 Cultural & Theme Tours

Montecassino Abbey & Anzio War Cemetery day-trip from Rome

An english speaking driver will pick you up at your central accomodation in Rome. You  will board an air-conditioned minivan Mercedes, then you make the way to South. You may enjoy a stop for coffee at a nice bar along the A1 Highway. Enjoying the contryside of Lazio region, afetr 1.5 you will arrive at the Montecassino Abbey and feel on your skin the history and the religious atmosphere. You silently will go through the cloisters and then up the big ramp to the Basilica at Saint Benedict and Scholastica's grave, like thousands of pilgrims and visitors from all around the world come to this threshold. Visit the Crypt is there beneath to be revealed with the astonishing golden mosaics, the museum where finally you can see the magnificent paintings, the wonderful manuscripts and ancient books. You will understand why Montecassino Abbey is known as the Lighthouse of Western Civilization. After this unique religious experience, you head on the way to Anzio. You may like having lunch before arriving to next destination which is the War Cemetery of Anzio. The site for this cemetery was selected not long after the landings  at Anzio and the burials here date from the period immediately following the landings. Anzio War Cemetery contains 1,056 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. Afterwards you will go back and be dropped off at your centrally-located accomodation in Rome.

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