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Italian Holiday: Rome, Sicily, Calabria & Sorrento

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9 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

Discover the beauty of Southern Italy

Take a guided multi-city holiday and immerse yourself in the enchanting sights and iconic landmarks of Southern Italy. Begin your adventure in Rome, then set sail on an overnight ferry to Sicily, and continue your journey through Calabria, concluding in the idyllic coastal beauty of the Sorrentine Peninsula.

This is an escorted tour which provides many extra benefits, including:

  • Stress-free: Everything is planned – transportation, accommodations, tours/sightseeing, some meals, and more.
  • Insider knowledge: Expert tour guides with prime understanding of the area's culture and safest, most convenient travel routes.
  • New friends: Group tours are a great way to meet new people with similar interests.

What's Included
  • 9 nights in Italy
    • 2 nights in Rome at Hotel Marc'Aurelio, or similar
    • Overnight ferry from Civitavacchia or Naples to Palermo (Sicily)*
    • 2 nights in the Taormina area (Giardini Naxos) at Nike Hotel, or similar
    • 1 night in the Tropea area at Villaggio Cala di Volpe, or similar
    • 2 nights in the Sorrento area at Grand Hotel Due Golfi, or similar
    • 1 night near Rome Airport at Best Western Hotel Rome Airport, or similar
  • Tours & Excursions
    • Full-day Ancient Imperial Rome & Vatican tour with local guide
    • Half-day Classic Rome tour with local guide
    • Full-day Palermo and Cefalù tour
    • Full-day Etna and Taormina tour
    • Gelato tasting in Scilla 
    • Visit to a buffalo farm in Cilento with mozzarella tasting 
    • Full-day Sorrento & Amalfi Coast tour
    • Full-day Pompeii and Naples tour, includes entrance to Pompeii excavation site
  • Transportation, Meals & More
    • Transfers to/from airport
    • Breakfast daily, 2 dinners
    • Coach transportation throughout the trip**
    • Local English-speaking tour manager at the group's disposal throughout the trip
    • Headsets throughout the trip to hear the tour guides clearly
    • 24-hour emergency telephone support via the local office in Italy

Not Included:

  • Local city taxes (apx. €2-6 per person, per night and must be paid directly to hotels in destination)
  • Porterage at hotels
  • Entrance fees/meals other than those mentioned above
  • Gratuity (Suggestions below but note exceptional circumstances may warrant a higher tip)
    • €3 per person for local guides on half-day tours, €5 on full-day tours
    • €5 per person per day for drivers
    • €5 per person per day for Tour Director

*Due to logistical reasons and pending ferry schedules, on Day 3 the group may travel to Palermo from Civitavecchia (apx. 15 hour ferry + 1 hour transfer) or from Naples (apx. 12 hour ferry + 2 hour transfer). This does not affect the itinerary or price in any way. Ferry embarkation will be at apx. 8pm or 9pm.

**Passengers are asked to limit themselves to one full-size piece of luggage and one personal item (i.e handbag, small tote bag, camera bag) per person.

Please Note: This is a fully escorted group tour with a maximum of 44 passengers. Departures are guaranteed.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Discover the charming town of Sorrento, renowned for its delightful limoncello.

  • Enjoy an inclusive tour of the archaeological ruins of Pompeii .

  • Witness magnificent landmarks like Vatican City and the Colosseum.

  • Sample in fresh mozzarella cheese directly from the buffalo farm!

  • Explore the iconic Mount Vesuvius. 

Package Overview

Set out on an unforgettable 9-night adventure, immersing yourself in the captivating landscapes of southern Italy. Your journey commences in Rome, the "Eternal City," where you'll unveil its awe-inspiring treasures, including the Imperial Palace Complex, Palatine Hill, and the majestic Colosseum. Explore the sacred Vatican City before heading to Sicily.

Discover the vibrant city of Palermo, with its iconic Palatine Chapel, and meander through the enchanting fishing village of Cefalù. Your Sicilian sojourn includes an exploration of Mount Etna and the picturesque beauty of Taormina, where the Greco-Roman Theatre stands as a remarkable landmark.

After savoring delightful gelato in Scilla and indulging in buffalo mozzarella tastings in Cilento, you'll venture to Calabria. The Sorrentine Peninsula awaits, offering a multitude of attractions, including the charming Piazza Tasso and the distinct Amalfi Coast. Here, you can relish the iconic limoncello and savor tantalizing local cuisines.

The final leg of your holiday returns you to the "Eternal City," with stops in Pompeii and Naples. During this inclusive tour, you'll explore the Forum, the temples of Zeus and Apollo, and the towering Mount Vesuvius.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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