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Best of Rome with Amalfi

Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 20 Reviews
Small group tour to Italy

Traverse the top attractions of Rome, often called the Eternal City, and then set off to the sun-kissed Amalfi Coast in a small group of travelers. Together with professional guides, see iconic places like the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, the Roman Forum, and the Trevi Fountain, enjoy the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel, as well as must-sees of Sorrento and Positano.

Best of Rome with Amalfi

7 days2 cities
Italy1 country
Small group tour to Italy
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$2,398
Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 20 Reviews

Traverse the top attractions of Rome, often called the Eternal City, and then set off to the sun-kissed Amalfi Coast in a small group of travelers. Together with professional guides, see iconic places like the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, the Roman Forum, and the Trevi Fountain, enjoy the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel, as well as must-sees of Sorrento and Positano.

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Rome, Italy

Rome

first destination

The capital of Italy, Rome, obtains an unrivaled and unfathomable collection of historical treasures. This safe and welcoming region one of the most popular tourist destinations around the globe.

4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
4 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Rome
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Rome - one of the most charming cities and capital of Italy. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Highlights of Rome
City tour
City tour

Today you have the morning at leisure. In the afternoon you meet your group and guide and embark on a tour to discover the famous ancient treasures of the Eternal City.


You see the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers, as well as witness the masterpieces by Bernini, Borromini, and many others.


After the tour, your guide takes you back to the hotel and you have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Discovering Ancient Rome
City tour
City tour

In the morning after breakfast, you meet your guide to discover the famous ancient treasures of the Eternal City on a walking tour. Your first stop today is the iconic Roman Forum, situated on low ground between the Palatine and Capitoline hills. Dating back to the 3rd century A.D., the landmark served as the key political and ritual center of ancient Rome.

Today you can see columns and remains of ancient temples, arches, and buildings, such as the Temple of Caesar and the Arch of Septimius Severus, as well as the adjacent Palatine Hill, which was the site of the city’s first settlements.

The next place you discover today is Rome's hallmark site - the Colosseum. Originally known by the name of Flavius amphitheater, it was the biggest and most imposing building of its kind in the Roman world, designed as an arena for the fights of Roman gladiators and could hold up to 70 thousand spectators.

After the tour, your guide takes you back to the hotel and you have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 4
Vatican Sightseeing
City tour
City tour

In the morning after breakfast, you meet your guide and walk to a walled enclave and the world’s smallest independent state - Vatican*. When inside the Vatican, you visit private apartments of Julius II, Pinecone Courtyard, Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of the Tapestries and Gallery of Candelabra.


Next, you proceed to the Sistine Chapel, where you have enough time to admire Michelangelo's famous frescoes and learn about the intense relationship between Pope Julius II and Michelangelo that drove the artist to create the greatest work of art the world has ever known.


After a coffee break, your tour continues in the vast open spaces of St. Peter’s Basilica where you see a stunning Pieta - a world-famous work of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo, and Bernini's impressive Papal Canopy, a legacy left to the Basilica by the Barberini family.


The ending point of your tour is in St. Peter’s Square, where you can admire Michelangelo's Dome and the gorgeous colonnades designed by Bernini. 


After the tour of the Vatican, you enjoy a leisurely walk to the hotel with your guide and have a photo stop at the legendary Castel Sant'Angelo, built originally as a mausoleum, and then used by the popes as a fortress, refuge and a prison.

Upon your return to the hotel, you have the rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the beauty of Rome on your own.

  • Please 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.

Breakfast is included.

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Hotel Dei Mellini, Rome
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Set within a walking distance from Saint Peter’s Square, the beautiful hotel is housed in an 19th-century building and offers comfortable air-conditioned guestrooms, fitted with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

train
Rome
Sorrento
2 hrs 40 min

At the train station, you board the train to Naples and set off on a scenic trip to the Italian south on a comfortable train. Upon arrival, your private guide-driver meets you at the station.

Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento

second destination

Situated on the shores of the Bay of Naples, Sorrento is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful colorful places both in the Amalfi Coast region and in Italy.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Pompeii Tour and Arrival in Sorrento
Day tour
Day tour
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast, you check-out from the hotel in Rome and your driver takes you to the rail station to board the train to Naples. Upon arrival, you are met by your guide and driver who takes you on a sightseeing trip to Pompei.

Today you discover the archeological sites of ancient Pompeii, set near the foot of a picturesque mountain. Being one of the greatest and richest cities of the Roman age, Pompei was tragically completely destroyed as a result of the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

During the 2-hour tour of this unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, you see the artifacts, city walls, and other excavated finds, buried alive under 4 to 6 m (13-20 ft) of volcanic ash almost 2000 years ago. The trip will give you a detailed insight into the life of the city.

After the tour of Pompeii you arrive in Sorrento and have a check-in to the hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 6
Amalfi Coast Tour
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast in the hotel, you meet your private guide and driver at the hotel lobby for a scenic 6-hour trip around the scenic Amalfi Coast. During this tour, you stop at the Belvedere of Madonnina to take in the breathtaking views of Positano from above.

Then you proceed to the old picturesque Positano center where you enjoy a walking tour and marvel at splendid panoramas of the Amalfi Coast.

One more highlight of the tour is a visit to the medieval Cathedral of Saint Andrew and adjacent to it Cloister of Paradise in the city of Amalfi. 

After the tour, you are transferred to the hotel in Sorrento.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Departure from Naples
Transfer
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!

Breakfast is included.

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Hotel Isabella, Sorrento
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The charming 4-star hotel Isabella is gracefully set on the scenic coast of Sorrento. Being recently renovated, the property offers great facilities and top-notch service for a perfect getaway on the Amalfi Coast.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4 or 5-star hotels in Rome and Sorrento;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Rome - Naples;
  • Sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides in Rome and Sorrento;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Comprehensive city tour of Rome with guided tours inside Colosseum, Forum;
  • Tour of the Vatican & seeing the Sistine Chapel;
  • Guided tour to the famous Pompeii - a town destroyed and preserved at the same time by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius;
  • Drive along the scenic route of Amalfi coastline with tours in Positano and Amalfi.

What To Know

  • You can expect to find some shops and restaurants closed from 1-4 p.m. as it is "Riposo" time, Italy’s midday siesta. Most places will be also closed on Sundays
  • Most restaurants won’t open until 7 p.m. or later
  • Tipping in restaurants is included in the bill, the cover charge is called ”coperto”. A charge from $1 to $3 will be noted on the menu
  • Make sure you have coins, in Italy, you will be typically charged from 1 to 2 Euros to enter a public restroom
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