Treasures of Italy

Upgraded, Venice to Rome
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Tour description

Artists have always travelled to Italy to lift their spirits, and this 2-week adventure offers you the same opportunity. Connect with the ancients at the ruins of Pompeii and in Rome and marvel at the Renaissance in Venice and Florence. You’ll explore villages, boat off the coast of Cinque Terre, and walk with the gods in Amalfi. We’ve taken care of the planning so you’ll have plenty of time for solo exploring and optional activities. Connect with the culture—past and present—and discover what visitors have always known: the heart beats faster in Italy.

What's included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Florence Your Foodie Moment: Limoncello Tasting, Sorrento Your Discover Moment: Rome
  • Orientation walk in Venice, Florence and Rome
  • Aperitivo tasting in Florence
  • Cinque Terre boat trip
  • Guided tour of the ruins of Pompeii
  • Visit to limoncello factory with tasting
  • Day hike of the famous Walk of the Gods on the Amalfi coast
  • Lunch at a local agriturismo
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Connect with an ancient civilization in historic roman cities
  • Feel inspired by the tuscan landscapes
  • Ponder ash-covered pompeii under the shadow of mt vesuvius
  • Learn how limoncello is made before sneaking a taste
  • Taste the difference at a local agriturismo in amalfi

Itinerary

Day 1: Venice Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Venice Take an orientation walk through the local markets and neighbourhoods of Venice. Opt to visit museums, churches, and the Doge's Palace, or take a gondola ride.

Day 3: Venice/Cinque Terre Head to Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Mediterranean. Enjoy an overnight stay in a charming village perched on the rocky coast and a boat ride on the crystal clear Ligurian Sea.

Day 4: Cinque Terre/Florence Travel to Florence, the capital of the Tuscany region. Take an orientation walk with the CEO through the lively yet ancient streets and enjoy an included aperitivo experience at a local bar.

Day 5: Florence Enjoy a free day with a multitude of options including a day trip to the beautiful Tuscan town of Lucca, a visit to the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery, the medieval Ponte Vecchio, and the Medici Chapels, or take an excursion to Pisa.

Day 6: Florence Enjoy a free day with a multitude of options including a day trip to the beautiful Tuscan town of Lucca, a visit to the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery, the medieval Ponte Vecchio, and the Medici Chapels, or take an excursion to Pisa.

Day 7: Florence/Naples Catch the train to Naples with the option to enjoy a fantastic meal in the birthplace of pizza. Opt to to visit the National Archaeological Museum.

Day 8: Naples/Sorrento This morning, take an excursion to the ruins of ancient Pompeii with the option to visit the ruins of Herculaneum. Continue by private bus to Sorrento and be welcomed to the south with a visit to a local limoncello producer to learn about this delicious liqueur and enjoy a tasting.

Day 9: Sorrento Enjoy a free day in Sorrento. Opt to visit the nearby islands of Capri or Ischia.

Day 10: Sorrento/Amalfi Travel to the stunning Amalfi coast with lunch at a local agriturismo that specializes in home grown, delicious produce. Continue to the hotel, which offers spectacular views of the coastline.

Day 11: Amalfi Hike the famous 'Walk of the Gods,' following ancient paths and trails linking isolated farms, villages, churches, and monasteries.

Day 12: Amalfi/Rome Travel to Rome and take an orientation walk with the CEO.

Day 13: Rome Enjoy a free day to explore Rome. Opt to visit the Colosseum and Roman Forum, the Vatican, or just wander the streets and palazzos, taking time for a café or gelato.

Day 14: Rome Depart at any time.